Conferences

Dates Title Location Description Link
Mar 23 2020 to Mar 30 2020 CLIMATE2020 Conference Virtual This is a 100% carbon-neutral online climate conference organized by the Research and Transfer Centre Sustainability and Climate Impact Management (FTZ-NK) of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany. The conference's mission is to communicate current research results on climate change and its consequences.  https://dl4sd.org/
Apr 20 2020 to Apr 24 2020 10th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas Pacific islands "to review progress on the achievement of global conservation targets (Aichi targets) and to influence the global vision for conservation beyond 2020." https://www.icriforum.org/meet…
May 11 2020 to May 13 2020 International Symposium on Human Health and the Ocean in a Changing World Monaco Providing an update on the risks that human activities pose to the oceans, and the threats that those activities and the resulting ocean degradation pose to human health. This conference will also consider the benefits that the ocean can bring to the health and well-being of populations. http://www.oceanhealthmonaco.o…
May 18 2020 to May 20 2020 International Conference on Ecosystem-Based Management and Marine Sciences Sydney, Australia "[Aims] to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Ecosystem-Based Management and Marine Sciences." https://waset.org/ecosystem-ba…
May 25 2020 to May 29 2020 MSEAS 2020 Yokohama, Japan T​he focus of the symposium is on the integrated assessment of multiple ocean uses across sectors including fisheries, renewable energy, coastal development, oil and gas, transport, and the need for conservation. http://mseas.net/conferences/y…
Jun 7 2020 to Jun 11 2020 2020 ASFPM Annual National Conference Fort Worth, Texas Flood-risk professionals from all over the world attend ASFPM’s annual floodplain management conference. https://asfpmconference.org/
Jun 11 2020 to Jun 19 2020 IUCN World Conservation Congress Marseille, France The Programme includes all official sessions within the Forum, Members’ Assembly and Exhibition components of the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020. https://www.iucncongress2020.o…
Jun 14 2020 to Jun 19 2020 14th International Conference on Copepoda Kruger National Park, South Africa The conference will be held over five days in Skukuza, the main tourist centre of the world famous Kruger National Park. https://files.constantcontact.…
Jul 1 2020 to Jul 3 2020 5th Caribaea Initiative Research & Conservation Conference Barbados, West Indies The conference is intended to be a forum for discussing research on animal biodiversity and wildlife management in the insular Caribbean region. It represents a unique opportunity to bring together researchers and conservationists from various horizons. The program will include plenary talks by invited speakers, and oral and poster presentations organized in thematic and general sessions on the study and conservation of the Caribbean fauna. http://caribaea.org/en/worksho…
Jul 1 2020 to Jul 3 2020 VII International Symposium on Marine Sciences (ISMS) Barcelona, Spain ISMS is considered the flagship event for marine sciences in the Hispanic world. ISMS 2020 will also serve as an umbrella event for additional topic-focused activities, including the XX Iberian Seminar on Marine Chemistry (SIQUIMAR 2020) and workshops on Marine Litter (BAMAR 2020) and Marine Reserves (REMAR), all of which are open to international participation. https://isms.cat/en/
Jul 5 2020 to Jul 10 2020 14th International Coral Reef Symposium Bremen, Germany The overarching theme of ICRS 2020 is “Tackling the Challenging Future of Coral Reefs”. http://www.icrs2020.de/about-i…
Jul 13 2020 to Jul 17 2020 International Marine Educators Conference Honolulu, Hawai'i Nana I Ke Kumu - Look to the Source https://www.marine-ed.org/conf…
Aug 17 2020 to Aug 21 2020 IMBeR ClimEco7 Summer School Vancouver, BC, Canada The ClimEco7 Summer School aims to foster excellence in interdisciplinary ocean science. Drawing on the expertise of lecturers from the natural, social and economic sciences, participants will develop a strong theoretical and applied understanding of interdisciplinary ocean science through lectures and interactive practical sessions and workshops. http://www.imber.info/en/event…
Aug 17 2020 to Aug 18 2020 Our Ocean Conference 2020 Palau The seventh Our Ocean Conference will draw partners globally to identify solutions to sustainably manage marine resources, increase the ocean’s resilience to climate change, and safeguard its health for generations to come. The six areas of focus at the conference will be climate change, marine pollution, marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, sustainable blue economy, and maritime security.  https://www.ourocean2020.pw/
Aug 24 2020 to Aug 27 2020 IMCC6 Kiel, Germany The meeting brings together marine conservationists from many walks of life including but not limited to scientists, practioners, educators, policy-makers, artists and journalists. https://conbio.org/mini-sites/…
Aug 30 2020 to Sep 3 2020 4th Applied Shallow Marine Geophysics Conference Belgrade, Serbia "The 4th conference will cover the widest range of topics of applied high-resolution geophysics in all types of aquatic settings..." https://eage.eventsair.com/nea…
Aug 30 2020 to Sep 3 2020 American Fisheries Society 150th Annual Meeting Columbus, Ohio Come celebrate 150 years of fisheries ecology, conservation, and management with fisheries students and professionals from across the world. https://afsannualmeeting.fishe…
Aug 31 2020 to Sep 4 2020 20th Biennial IIFET Conference Vigo, Galicia, Spain Note new dates! IIFET provides an international forum for the exchange of research, information, and ideas on the economics of fisheries management, seafood trade, and aquaculture. https://www.iifet2020.org/
Sep 7 2020 to Sep 10 2020 5th Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World Lima, Perú "The 5th symposia will maintain the traditional focus of the four previous symposia and look at ocean acidification and associated impacts on marine organisms, ecosystems, and biogeochemical cycles." http://www.highco2-lima.org/in…
Sep 7 2020 to Sep 11 2020 ECSA 58 - EMECS 13: Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene Hull, UK Addressing issues in the science (natural and social) and management of estuaries and coastal seas in a rapidly changing world. http://www.estuarinecoastalcon…
Sep 17 2020 to Sep 19 2020 CoastGIS 2020 Raseborg, Finland Theme is "sustainable coastal planning in a changing world" https://www.novia.fi/coastgis2…
Sep 20 2020 to Sep 22 2020 15th Pan Ocean Remote Sensing Conference Johor Bahru, Malaysia Will gather all groups of ocean geospatial community within Malaysia and international working on various aspects of ocean and atmosphere using geospatial technology for discussing their results and innovations. https://www.geoinfo.utm.my/por…
Sep 28 2020 to Sep 30 2020 International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region Reykjavik, Iceland Note new dates! "[The] symposium is expected to build a foundation of science and deliver information and advice for decision makers." https://www.arcticplastics2020…
Oct 4 2020 to Oct 8 2020 2020 Summit: The National Coastal & Estuarine Conference Providence, Rhode Island In Providence, you’ll hear from experts in our field, visit nearby Narragansett Bay, Buzzards Bay, and Cape Cod, but most importantly, you'll have the chance to spend time with fellow coastal enthusiasts from across the country. https://estuaries.org/summit/
Oct 4 2020 to Oct 10 2020 Climate change in the Asia-Pacific region Quy Nhon, Vietnam Note new dates! The conference will focus on interdisciplinary studies, and will regroup specialists from all of the disciplines involved in the study of climate change impacts. https://www.icisequynhon.com/c…
Oct 6 2020 to Oct 7 2020 EPIgenetics in MARine biology congress (EPIMAR) Montpellier, France Note new dates! This first edition will explore cutting-edge aspects of epigenetics in marine biology : environmental epigenetics, developmental epigenetics and epigenetics in aquaculture. http://epimar.univ-perp.fr
Oct 11 2020 to Oct 15 2020 World Fisheries Congress Adelaide, Australia The conference encourages all commercial, recreational and Indigenous fishers, researchers, managers, students, NGOs and the broader community to join us to discuss issues facing world fisheries and key developments needed to ensure a sustainable future. https://wfc2020.com.au/
Oct 25 2020 to Oct 30 2020 Ocean Optics 25th Conference Norfolk, Virginia "We attract a diverse audience of active practitioners in this field including oceanographers, ecologists, limnologists, optical engineers, resource managers, and policy professionals from around the world." https://oceanopticsconference.…
Dec 13 2020 to Dec 16 2020 5th World Conference on Marine Biodiversity Auckland, New Zealand Our focus will be to prioritise contributions that are of general appeal and wide interest and, to minimise the number of parallel sessions and maximise inclusivity, participants can expect to be restricted to one presentation per speaker. https://www.wcmb2020.org/
Apr 29 2021 to Apr 30 2021 International Conference on Marine Spatial Planning and Management Jerusalem, Israel "[Aims] to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Marine Spatial Planning and Management." https://waset.org/conference/2…
May 16 2021 to May 17 2021 International Conference on Ecosystem-Based Management and Marine Sciences Sydney, Australia "...aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Ecosystem-Based Management and Marine Sciences." https://waset.org/conference/2…
Jun 14 2021 to Jun 18 2021 EcoSummit 2020 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia  Note new dates! "Building a sustainable and desirable future: Adapting to a changing land and sea-scape" http://ecosummitcongress.com
Sep 26 2021 to Sep 30 2021 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) Vancouver, BC, Canada Stay tuned for more info.  https://impac5.ca