BlueInvest Awards 2023 | Call for pitch candidates – Deadline 10 February 2023

SMEs and start-ups seeking investment opportunities are welcome to send an Expression of Interest for the BlueInvest Awards 2023. The 16 finalists will be pitching on stage for the awards at the BlueInvest Day 2023 taking place on 09 March 2023 in Brussels. Eligibility To be a candidate for the BlueInvest Awards 2023, your company […]

Beyond Net Zero: The Ocean’s role in climate repair – 18 October 2023, London, UK

How can we make most effective use of the Ocean’s capacity to sequester carbon to deliver net zero and beyond, while protecting the Ocean environment and the essential ecosystem services it provides?  What can be achieved through recovery of natural Ocean systems that contribute to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, or the use of […]

Fair Seas World Ocean Day Conference – 08 June 2023, Cork (Ireland)

Fair Seas will host its inaugural conference in Cork next June on World Oceans Day. They will bring ocean advocates, government, industry and key stakeholders together to map out the next steps for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Irish waters. Sessions will focus on the designation and management of Marine Protected Areas and learning from best […]

Atlantos Innovation Week – 20-23 March 2023, Azores (Portugal) & Online

Registration is open for the Atlantic Innovation Week 2023. The agenda includes sessions dedicated to Blue Economy, Digital Transformation, training sessions, presentations on the relevance of Azorean entities, and projects and initiatives of the AIR Centre and TERINOV. To find out more click here and to register in-person click here via AIRCENTRE Have any news or […]

Mission Restore our Ocean and Waters Annual Forum – 17 February 2023, Brussels, Belgium

The first Annual Forum of the EU Mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030” will take place on Friday, 17 February 2023 at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels. The Mission Forum will take stock of the first year of implementation of the Mission, showcasing the first portfolio of projects and actions to achieve the Mission’s objectives. […]

Information sessions for Ocean Decade Actions – 16 February 2023, Online

The Ocean Decade is pleased to invite endorsed Decade Actions to take part in the information sessions organized on 16 February 2023. Topics will include: • Update on Ocean Decade implementation • New Onboarding Manual • Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) rollout • And more! To register for session 1 (7:30-9:00h GMT) click here and for session […]

Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) – 3-9 February 2023, Vancouver (Canada)

The Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) is an opportunity for the global community of marine conservation managers, practitioners and decision makers to exchange knowledge, experience and best practices to strengthen the conservation of marine biodiversity and to protect the natural and cultural heritage of the ocean. The goals of IMPAC5 are: To demonstrate […]

AtlantOS Ocean Hour: Low Cost Ocean Observations – 30 January 2023, Online

AtlantOS Ocean Hour is organising a webinar on 30 January 2023 at 11:00 EST on the topic of “Democratizing Ocean Observation Through Low Cost Technologies and Citizen Science”. Registration is open via this link. via AtlantOS Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

ECOP Wednesdays: A Space to Connect – Ocean ArtScience Collaborations for a Shared Future – 01 February 2023, Online

In June 2022, EMB and the Young Ambassadors launched the online ECOP Wednesdays Event Series. The aim is to learn more about the European and international marine science policy landscape, and to interact with research and policy professionals and other relevant stakeholders in this landscape. In this edition of the ECOP Wednesdays event series, Julia Jung will speak about ‘A […]

Open Sea Lab 3.0 Hackathon – 27-28 March 2023, Online

The Open Sea Lab Hackathon is a unique event that brings together data and multidisciplinary scientists, software developers, social innovators, students, and businesses in Europe and around the world to harness the wealth of open-source, marine data offered by EMODnet to develop solutions to Ocean challenges. This third edition of the hackathon OSL 3.0 invites […]

Registration for the EuropaBON EBV workflows workshop is open! – 22-24 February, 2023

Within the scope of EuropaBON’s work package 4, Prof. W. Daniel Kissling and his team are hosting a virtual workshop on Essential Biodiversity Variable workflows between 22 and 24 February 2023. The workshop sessions will last for about 2-2.5 hours each day, probably around lunch time. This workshop aims to bring together experts in the field […]

Echinoderm Expert Rich Mooi joins Dive In with Liz & Sylvia – 26 January, 2023

Rich Mooi studies the origin and evolution of echinoderms; a group that includes sea urchins and starfish, and has spent decades charting the relationships between these highly diverse organisms. He is the Curator of Invertebrate Zoology and Geology at the California Academy of Sciences. For more than 30 years, Mooi has been steadily filling in […]

Networking Friday with Josep Pelegrí – Beyond global change: turning threat into opportunity – 27 January, 2023

The anthropogenic footprint is swiftly degrading many ecosystems and changing regional and global climates, resulting in a most serious threat to humankind and many other species. For the first time in the history of our planet, one single species is producing a global impact, threatening not only many other species but also impacting a large […]

Mission Restore our Ocean and Waters Annual Forum – 17 February 2023, Brussels, Belgium

The first Mission Forum, taking place on Friday 17 February 2023 at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels, will take stock of the first year of implementation of the Mission, showcasing the first portfolio of projects and actions to achieve the Mission’s objectives. The event will focus on the commitments to implement […]

INSITES Into Webinar: Biodiversity – 15 February 2023, Online

In 2023, the INSITE Programme is sharing insights arising from the most recent research through a series of webinars held throughout the year. Each of the webinars in this INSITE Webinar Series focuses on six impact themes identified by stakeholders. The first event of this webinar series will focus on ‘Marine Biodiversity’ and will uncover […]

Blue-Cloud 2026 Kick-Off Meeting – 13-15 February 2023, Pisa, Italy

The Blue-Cloud 2026 Kick-Off Meeting provides an opportunity for the consortium to discuss the work performed in the Blue-Cloud pilot project since 2019 and the upcoming activities to be done towards a successful implementation of the project. The KOM paves the way to develop a federated European Ecosystem to deliver FAIR & Open data and […]

Webinar: Financing Innovation Ecosystems for the Mediterranean Sustainable Blue Economy – 30 January 2023, Online

In the Mediterranean, a number of financing actions and support initiatives to foster innovative ecosystems for the Sustainable Blue Economy are available through the EU and other international investors. However, it is essential to foster greater awareness of such opportunities and of the related potential for local development across the basin. The webinar will also […]

AtlantOS Ocean Hour: Low Cost Ocean Observations – 30 January 2023, Online

AtlantOS Ocean Hour is organising a webinar on 30 January 2023 at 11:00 EST on the topic of “Democratizing Ocean Observation Through Low Cost Technologies and Citizen Science”. Registration is open via this link. via AtlantOS Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

DM QC workshop – 23-26 January 2023, Online

Next week, the IMEV – Institute de la Mer and the Biogeochemical Argo will host the DMQC (Delayed mode quality control) workshop from 23 to 26 January 2023. The meeting will include presentations of available tools, case studies and discussions with experts. To follow the workshop, use this Zoom link. via IMEV Have any news […]

EMB’s Third Thursday Science Webinar: “Sea ice – Ocean interactions in the Arctic” – 16 February 2023, Online

The next edition of EMB’s Third Thursday Science Webinar will feature Dr. David Docquier, who will discuss ‘Sea – ice Ocean interactions in the Arctic’. This is a topic which will be covered in EMB’s upcoming flagship publication, Navigating the Future VI that focuses on the marine science required to help us in understanding wider Earth […]

ECOP Wednesdays: A Space to Connect – Ocean ArtScience Collaborations for a Shared Future – 01 February 2023, Online

In June 2022, EMB and the Young Ambassadors launched the online ECOP Wednesdays Event Series. The aim is to learn more about the European and international marine science policy landscape, and to interact with research and policy professionals and other relevant stakeholders in this landscape. In this edition of the ECOP Wednesdays event series, Julia Jung will speak about ‘A […]

Webinar: Tools for designing and siting marine renewable energy – 19 January 2023

Join OES-Environmental for a webinar on 19 January 2023, from 3:30 – 5:00pm UTC (7:30 – 9:00am PST) that will include presentations on tools for designing and siting marine renewable energy (MRE; wave, tide, ocean current, salinity and temperature gradient) projects with environmental effects in mind. This webinar will highlight OES-Environmental’s Management Measures Tool, AZTI’s Wave Energy […]

Call for Abstracts: ASM Microbe 2023 – Deadline 25th January 2023

ASM Microbe, one of the largest microbial science meetings in the world, drives discovery, innovation and collaboration amongst microbiologists. Working on cutting-edge science? Gain visibility for your work and get meaningful feedback from peers and experts in your community at ASM Microbe 2023 from June 15-19, 2023, in Houston. With more than 200 cutting-edge sessions segmented […]

SEArica Event: The Baltic Sea Region – a key Region for European energy resilience in a challenging geopolitical context – 02 February 2023, Brussels

MEP Nils Torvalds, SEArica Vice-Chair in charge of Baltic, warmly invites you to a SEArica event on The Baltic Sea Region – a key Region for European energy resilience in a challenging geopolitical context taking place in Brussels at the Helsinki EU Office on Thursday 2 February 2023 from 13:30 to 15:30. Russia’s unprovoked aggression in Ukraine has exacerbated the unprecedented situation in the energy market […]

Networking Friday with David Ikpaya Development of SHACS for Global Atmospheric Carbon-Dioxide Monitoring – 20 January 2023, Online

On January 20th, 2023, 1-2 PM UTC, David Ikpaya (Nigerian National Space Research and Development Agency – NASRDA) will present his work for the development of a Spatial Heterodyne Atmospheric Carbon-Dioxide Spectrometer (SHACS) for Global Atmospheric Carbon-Dioxide Monitoring. Finding solutions to the continuous concerns over climate change has been of increased interest in recent times […]

Call for abstracts: Interdisciplinary conference on “Heritage turns blue – Glocal impacts on coastal cultural heritage” – 28 February 2023, Online

Within the project Research for Society, the University of Zadar is organizing a conference cycle on interdisciplinary research in Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability (SMUCS). This call is addressed to all EU-CONEXUS partner institutions and their researchers, with the purpose of coming together on topics of common interest. All conferences and roundtables will deal with the […]

Webinar: EU Space for plastic detection in ocean and waterways – 18 January 2023, Online

On 18 January at 15:30 CET, the EU agency for Space Programme is organizing a webinar with Mercator Ocean to introduce the CASSINI Maritime Prize. This webinar will talk about how EU Space data and the Copernicus Marine Service help track and remove plastics at sea. To register, follow this link. via MOI Have any […]

EMB Third Thursday Science Webinar – 19 January 2023, online

EMB’s 26th Third Thursday Science Webinar will feature Dr. Chris Fremantle who will speak about ‘Multidisciplinary understandings of indeterminacy, uncertainty and risk’. The webinar will explore some of his recent work on differences between disciplines (e.g. social and natural sciences, arts, humanities, law, economics) in the values, meanings and ways of working with indeterminacy and uncertainty, […]

Marine Biodiversity Networking Friday w/ ProtectedSeas: Using Regulatory Data to Inform Marine Spatial Planning Efforts – 13th January 2023, online

On January 13th, 2023, 1-2 PM UTC, the Marine Biodiversity Networking Friday with ProtectedSeas. Virgil Zetterlind, Director, and Deirdre Brannigan, Communications and Community Engagement Liaison will present Protected Sea’s work on using regulatory data to inform marine spatial planning efforts. Being able to access rules and regulations in marine protected areas (MPAs) is critical to […]

SOLAS Seminar IV – 27th January 2023

The SOLAS seminar series is a quarterly event, which is structured around SOLAS relevant topics covered by the SOLAS 2015-2025 Science Plan and beyond, with the aims of fostering discussions on cutting edge scientific questions, providing researchers at all career stages with the opportunity to interact and building SOLAS community across the globe. The 4th seminar of the […]

OCEANS 2023: Blue Ocean Planet Earth – 5-8 June 2023, Limerick, Ireland

The OCEANS conference is the flagship event of the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES). Global thought leaders and innovators in the areas of marine technology, engineering, science, research, and education will gather together at the University of Limerick to learn and experience cutting-edge technologies in the field of marine […]

International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions – 15-19 May 2023, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

The International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions (ICMB) is an international forum where scientists and policy makers from around the world meet to review current challenges in the global management of invasive marine organisms and to share new developments in science and policy. Researchers and students are welcomed to submit abstracts for poster or oral presentations […]

54th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics – 8-12 May 2023, Liège, Belgium

The 54th Liège Colloquium on the topic of ‘Machine Learning and Data Analysis in Oceanography’ will be organised into three sessions: (1) Learning from Numerical Models, (2) Learning from Observations, and (3) Cross-cutting approaches and integration. The call for abstracts remains open until 27 January 2023. For more information and registration, follow this link. via […]

SEArica Event: Opportunities and challenges for blue SMEs and maritime regions – 25 January 2023, online

SEArica Vice-Chair for SMEs and Digitalisation, MEP Josianne Cutajar warmly invites you to the SEArica event on opportunities and challenges for blue SMEs and maritime regions taking place at the European Parliament in Brussels and online on Wednesday 25 January 2023 from 09:30 to 11:30. Blue SMEs, active in sectors such as marine renewable energy, shipping, fisheries and aquaculture, coastal tourism and marine biotechnology, […]

Webinar: A New Toolkit for Engaging Youth in Ocean Health and Conservation – 15 March 2023

Presented by: Ajay Sawant of Apollo College of Veterinary Medicine, Julia Lara Navarrete of Autonomous University of Baja California, Rebecca Allen of Western Washington University, Serag Heiba of Chinese University of Hong Kong, Summer Snell of Brookes University, and Frances Lang of The Ocean Foundation Date/Time: Wednesday, March 15, 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm […]

Webinar: Do MPAs matter for climate change mitigation and adaptation? – 17 January 2023

Presented by: Joachim Claudet of the French National Center for Scientific Research Date/Time: Tuesday, January 17, 11 am US EST/8 am US PST/5 pm CET/4 pm UTC Description: Marine protected areas (MPAs) are increasingly being promoted as an ocean-based climate solution. These claims are controversial, however, because the literature on the climate benefits of MPAs is diffuse and […]

Call for IOCS-2023 Breakout Workshop Chairs & Associated Training Courses – Deadline 01 March 2023

The 5th International Ocean Colour Science meeting (IOCS-2023) for ocean and in-land water radiometry will take place from 14-17 November 2023 in St. Petersburg, FL, USA under the theme: Impact and Value of Ocean Colour Observations in a Changing World: Water in all its Colours, with associated training courses on 13 November 2023. The meeting […]

Webinar: What should we eat? Mapping the environmental footprint of food from the ocean and land – 02 March 2023, online

Webinar: What should we eat? Mapping the environmental footprint of food from the ocean and land Presented by: Ben Halpern of the University of California, Santa Barbara Date/Time: Thursday, March 2, 1 pm US EST/10 am US PST/6 pm UTC Description: Feeding humanity puts enormous environmental pressure on our planet. These pressures are unequally distributed, yet we have piecemeal […]

SEArica Event: Opportunities and challenges for blue SMEs and maritime regions – 25 January 2023, online

SEArica Vice-Chair for SMEs and Digitalisation, MEP Josianne Cutajar warmly invites you to the SEArica event on opportunities and challenges for blue SMEs and maritime regions taking place at the European Parliament in Brussels and online on Wednesday 25 January 2023 from 09:30 to 11:30. Blue SMEs, active in sectors such as marine renewable energy, shipping, fisheries and aquaculture, coastal tourism and marine biotechnology, […]

MBA Postgraduate Conference – 12-14 April 2023, Aberystwyth University (UK)

The 19th Marine Biological Association Postgraduate conference will be hosted at Aberystwyth University from the 12-14th April 2023. All masters and PhD students are invited to attend to share their research as either a presentation or poster over these three days. During this event attendees will have the opportunity to share and learn about current early career […]

Ocean Prediction Kick-off meeting – 11 & 12 January 2023, online

The Ocean Prediction Decade Collaborative Centre will be officially launched with a fully virtual kick-off meeting on January 11th & 12th 2023. You are invited to join this event hosted on its interactive platform, serving as a social tool to connect the ocean prediction global community. You can find out more here. via UNESCO Have any news or opportunity in […]

Brown Bag Lunch N°6: Carbon Capture and Storage – 23 February 2023, Brussels

On Thursday, 23 February 2022, EMB will be hosting its next Brown Bag Lunch on the topic of Carbon Capture and Storage. Brown Bag Lunches are informative events held over lunch in Brussels, where a scientific expert provides a short and provocative view on a specific policy topic, followed by an open discussion with the participants. Our […]

EMB Third Thursday Science Webinar – 19 January 2023, online

EMB’s 26th Third Thursday Science Webinar will feature Dr. Chris Fremantle who will speak about ‘Multidisciplinary understandings of indeterminacy, uncertainty and risk’. The webinar will explore some of his recent work on differences between disciplines (e.g. social and natural sciences, arts, humanities, law, economics) in the values, meanings and ways of working with indeterminacy and uncertainty, […]

Webinar: Explorer Wade Davis joins Dive In with Liz and Sylvia – 22 December 2022, Online

The next and only webinar from “Dive In” this month will be on December 22, 2022 and you are in for a treat. Ethnographer and anthropologist Wade Davis will be joining Liz and Sylvia for a deep discussion on biodiversity and indigenous cultures. Wade Davis is an Ocean Elder and an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society. He […]

Webinar: Ocean Tech for MPAs: A Look Forward to IMPAC5 – 13 December 2022, Online

Panelists: Julie Angus, CEO of Open Ocean Robotics; Emily Charry Tissier, CEO and Founder of WhaleSeeker; and Anna Sanders, Product Development Director for Global Fishing Watch Date/Time: Tuesday, December 13, Noon EST/9 am PST/5 pm UTC Description: Existing and emerging ocean technology have tremendous potential for helping global MPAs address critical management needs. In this webinar, experts from […]

Introductory Webinar: Connecting Citizen Science with Remote Sensing – 24, 26 & 31, January 2023

Citizen science projects provide the opportunity for community member volunteers to monitor the Earth. These projects have dramatically increased in the last decade and can provide great benefits to projects that combine Earth Observations with ground-based information in the fields of climate change, sustainable development, ecosystem monitoring and characterization, drought, and land cover or land-use […]

14th Symposium of the International Fossil Coral and Reef Society – 10-16 September 2023, Poland

The aim of the International Fossil Coral and Reef Society (IFCRS) conference is to promote the latest results of coral reef research conducted from a unique paleontological perspective. The IFCRS conferences (13 editions to date) are the most important global forum for scientists studying fossil corals, reefs and reef organisms in the contexts of climate change and the evolution of coral reef biodiversity. Find out more […]

UN 2023 Water Conference: Open call for side events – Deadline for application: 13 January 2023

Side events can be organized in connection with the UN 2023 Water Conference, either in-person or virtually, by Member States, the UN system, Intergovernmental Organizations and accredited non-governmental stakeholders. The side events will be an opportunity for all participants to share knowledge and solutions to accelerate implementation of SDG 6, identify new and emerging issues, […]

Ocean Data Analysis with R Programming for ECOPs – 6-24 February 2023, Belgium

The course serves as an introduction to R programming language and software environment (RStudio) for data exploration, cleaning, organizing, analysis and visualization. Relevant oceanographic (physical, chemical and biological) datasets will be used in the training, making it easy to relate, understand and apply the course concept. The course is designed for Early Career Ocean Professionals, […]

Info days for Horizon Europe Cluster 6 – 13-14 December 2022, online

Are you interested in research and innovation funding opportunities in the area of Food, Bioeconomy, Natural resources, Agriculture and Environment? Then don’t miss the Horizon Europe (HE) Cluster 6 Info days about the Work Programme 2023. This Work Programme includes 100 topics proposing over 880 Millions of EU funding to support the best actions. This […]

EMB Third Thursday Science Webinar – 15 December 2022, online

On Thursday 15 December 2022, EMB will host its 25th Third Thursday Science Webinar featuring Dr. Jean-Olivier Irisson who will speak on the topic of ‘Machine learning to unlock the potential of plankton imaging big data’. You can register for the webinar here. The webinar will also be live-streamed on the EMB YouTube page. via EBM Have […]

Webinar: Do MPAs matter for climate change mitigation and adaptation? – 17 January 2023

Presented by: Joachim Claudet of the French National Center for Scientific Research Date/Time: Tuesday, January 17, 11 am US EST/8 am US PST/5 pm CET/4 pm UTC Description: Marine protected areas (MPAs) are increasingly being promoted as an ocean-based climate solution. These claims are controversial, however, because the literature on the climate benefits of MPAs is diffuse and […]

Webinar: Ocean Tech for MPAs: A Look Forward to IMPAC5 – 13 December 2022, Online

Panelists: Julie Angus, CEO of Open Ocean Robotics; Emily Charry Tissier, CEO and Founder of WhaleSeeker; and Anna Sanders, Product Development Director for Global Fishing Watch Date/Time: Tuesday, December 13, Noon EST/9 am PST/5 pm UTC Description: Existing and emerging ocean technology have tremendous potential for helping global MPAs address critical management needs. In this webinar, experts from […]

CMCC Webinar: Monitoring and forecasting marine heat waves – 16 December 2022, Online

Marine heat waves (MHWs) occur when exceptionally warm Ocean temperatures persist for several days or more. They cause mass-mortality events of wild and farmed marine species, severely affecting marine conservation efforts and aquatic food sector activities. In many parts of the global Ocean, they are becoming more frequent, longer-lasting and more intense. In response, the […]

Webinar: Governing and protecting the Antarctic and Southern Ocean – 15 December 2022, Online

The webinar, co-organised by EU-PolarNet 2 and the European Polar Board, will give an overview of Antarctic Governance and various actors involved – the Antarctic Treaty and its related agreements including the Madrid Protocol; other international agencies and organisations that provide advice and support the work of the ATS; other conventions that are relevant for the […]

GO2NE Webinar on Ocean Deoxygenation – 8 December 2022, Online

The Global Ocean Oxygen Network (IOC Expert Working Group GO2NE) is organising a new session of its webinar series on Ocean deoxygenation. The 17th webinar will take place 8 December 2022, 14:00 CET, and will feature presentations by a more senior and an early-career scientist, 20 minutes each followed by 10 minutes moderated discussion sessions. […]

EuroGEO Workshop 2022 – 7-9 December 2022, Athens, Greece

EuroGEO combines the contributions of European members of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), a partnership of more than 100 national governments, over 100 participating organisations and the European Commission. GEO envisions a future where decisions and measures for the benefit of humankind are informed by coordinated, comprehensive and sustained Earth observations. This year’s annual […]

Webinar: Understanding Disaster Finance: New Tools for a More Resilient Future – 01 December 2022

Presented by: Carolyn Kousky of the Environmental Defense Fund Date/Time: Thursday, December 1, 1 pm US EST/10 am US PST/6 pm UTC Description: The frequency and intensity of natural disasters—such as hurricanes, floods, and storms—are on the rise, threatening our way of life and our livelihoods. Insurance, an often confusing and unpopular tool, is critical to recovery from […]

Webinar: Terry Gosliner joins Dive In with Liz and Sylvia – 29 November 2022, online

Dr. Terrence Gosliner received an A.B. degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Biological Sciences. His Master’s Degree is from the University of Hawai’i in Zoology and his Ph. D. is from the University of New Hampshire. He taught Zoology at the University of New Hampshire. He is Senior Curator at the California Academy […]

AN OCEAN OF LIFE: Knowledge and Solutions for Marine and Coastal Biodiversity under the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework – 16 December 2022

The post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework is the most ambitious global plan ever developed for biodiversity and will be the central focus of negotiations at the 15th Convention of Parties of the Convention of Biological Diversity to be held in Montreal, Canada, from 5 – 17 December 2022. A major contribution to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda, […]

Call for Abstracts: International Workshop on High-Resolution Thermal EO – Deadline 15 January 2023

Background High-resolution thermal Earth Observation (EO) has been identified as a major observational gap in our rapidly warming climate. Land-surface temperature is a key variable needed for understanding and adapting to climate variability, managing water resources sustainably for agricultural production, mitigating health stress during heatwaves, predicting droughts, monitoring coastal and inland waters and addressing natural […]

Annual Meetings of Indian Ocean Global Ocean Observing System (IOGOOS) – XVIII – 06-09 February, 2023

1.OVERVIEW INTERNATIONAL INDIAN OCEAN SCIENCE CONFERENCE 2023 comprising integrated annual meetings of International Indian Ocean Expedition-2 (IIOE-2) International Steering Committee (6th major meeting), Indian Ocean Global Ocean Observing System (IOGOOS) (18th major meeting), Indian Ocean Region Panel of CLIVAR/IOC-GOOS (IORP) (18th major meeting), Indian Ocean Observing System Resources Forum of IOGOOS (IRF) (17th major meeting), […]

Save the date: VLIZ Marine Science Day 2023 – 01 March 2023

VLIZ is pleased to announce that next year’s VLIZ Marine Science Day will again be a live event, hosted in Bruges (Belgium) on Wednesday 1 March 2023. The program will guide you through a variety of inspiring marine science. There will be two main opportunities for each of you to actively present your work: a five minute […]

Global Workshop on Source-to-Sea Management – 14-16 December 2022, Geneva & Online

While freshwater and marine specialists have largely worked in silos, nature has always worked as one: the land, freshwater, and ocean ecosystems are closely interlinked and interdependent. The source-to-sea approach aims at bridging existing gaps by connecting the ecosystems’ management and tackling maritime pollution at the source, upstream. This workshop will gather experts and policymakers […]

EU4Algae virtual event – 12 December 2022, online

Save the date for a virtual EU4Algae event. On 12 December, join this event for a deep-dive into legislation and regulation of algae projects in the EU. Registration is open until 9 December. For more information and to register click here. via EU4Algae Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

Webinar: Coastpredict: the power of science in support of global coastal communities – 05 December 2022, online

Presenter: Nadia Pinardi Moderator: Mairéad O’Donovan Date: 5 December 2022 12:00 UTC/GMT (See what time that is for you) The Global Coastal Ocean concept, at the center of CoastPredict, considers all coastal ocean regions as an interface area. The present definition is that the global coastal ocean is that region extending inshore from the estuarine […]

Dialogues with Industry: Dialogue 3: User driven ocean information services: Core and downstream services – 07 December 2022, online

The Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), Marine Technology Society (MTS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and industry partners launched a new Ocean Decade action – a forum for compact and meaningful dialogue with new and established companies, academia, and government. Through a successful and thriving mix of the public and private technologies and players, […]

Networking Friday on Climate Change: Opportunities on the Caribbean coast and in the riverside region of the Lower Amazon – 25 November 2022, online

On November 25th, 2022, 1-2 PM UTC ( 8-9 AM Colombia time), the Networking Friday on Climate Change: Opportunities on the Caribbean coast and in the riverside region of the Lower Amazon will have the participations from Faisal Bernal Higuit (UNICOSTA) on Food security and climate change in La Guajira, Colombia, and David McGrath (UFOPA) on […]

MedPAN Webinar: “Characterise fishing activities in Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas” – 30 November 2022, online

MedPAN, the network of Marine Protected Area managers in the Mediterranean, is organizing a 90-minute webinar on Wednesday 30 November from 15:00 to 16:30 CET. The main objective is to introduce the Methodological guide for fisheries monitoring in Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas and its 36 protocol sheets and provide some keys to facilitate their use. A second part […]

Workshop on reducing ocean noise associated with seismic exploration – 28 November 2022, online

The workshop “Practical Approaches for Reducing Ocean Noise Associated with Seismic Exploration” intends to foster a productive setting for stakeholders across international governing bodies, industry leaders, non-governmental organizations, and academia to debate, break down barriers, and ultimately develop data-informed and technologically advanced solutions. The focal topics of this workshop will include current status and future […]

Call for abstracts: Sustaining, knowing, and ‘living’ the Blue? Coastal communities as places to belong across generations – Deadline 08 December 2022

This interdisciplinary conference is related to the research project: Valuing the past, sustaining the future. Education, local knowledge and identities across generations in coastal communities at Department of Education and Lifelong Learning, funded by Research Council Norway. The conference welcomes contributions from different disciplines and fields such as (but not limited to) history, sociology, geography, anthropology, marine sciences, […]

Call for Abstracts extended: International Ocean Data Conference-II – Deadline 01 December 2022

The call for abstracts for the ‘International Ocean Data Conference-II’ is extended till 1 December 2022.  The International Ocean Data Conference will be held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France between 20-22 March 2023 (as a hybrid event). For more information click here. via IODE Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send […]

UN 2023 Water Conference – 22-24 March 2023, New York

The Conference will feature an opening and closing ceremony, six plenary meetings and five multi-stakeholder interactive dialogues. It will also feature a number of high-level special events and side events organized by Member States, the UN system and other stakeholders. The five interactive dialogues will address the following themes: Water for Health Water for Sustainable […]

Blue-Cloud Final Conference – Unlocking Open Science in support of the EU Green Deal – 08 December 2022, Brussels

Join the final conference of the Blue-Cloud pilot project for an opportunity to learn about the main results, achievements and the road ahead of this key component of the EU “Future of Seas and Oceans Flagship Initiative”.  Gain insight into the key conclusions stemming from this 3-year effort to build a “marine” thematic community within […]

Sustainable Blue Economy Partnership: Regional Workshop – Atlantic – 23 November, Cork (Ireland)

The objective of the workshop is to present the future work of the Sustainable Blue Economy Partnership and seek opportunities for R&I cooperation in the Atlantic basin between Partnership partners, with other existing EU Partnerships, as well as with a broader Atlantic community. Furthermore, the workshop will be an opportunity for an exchange with the […]

ECOP Wednesdays: Thoughts on the future regulation of Ocean observing in the EU – 07 December 2022, online

In June 2022, EMB and the Young Ambassadors launched the online ECOP Wednesdays Event Series. The aim is to learn more about the European and international marine science policy landscape, and to interact with research and policy professionals and other relevant stakeholders in this landscape. The 6th ECOP Wednesday series event will feature Dr Erik van Doorn who will speak about […]

EMB Third Thursday Science Webinar – 15 December 2022, online

On Thursday 15 December 2022, EMB will host its 25th Third Thursday Science Webinar featuring Dr. Jean-Olivier Irisson who will speak on the topic of ‘Machine learning to unlock the potential of plankton imaging big data’. You can register for the webinar here. The webinar will also be live-streamed on the EMB YouTube page. via EMB Have […]

The ONo Index: Detecting novel ocean conditions for MPA management – 16 November 2022

Presented by: Steven Mana‘oakamai Johnson of Cornell University Date/Time: Wednesday, November 16, Noon US EST/9 am US PST/5 pm UTC Description: A fundamental challenge in ocean conservation is translating the results of climate models into forms that managers and others can use to plan for the future. Using techniques from information theory, the Ocean Novelty (ONo) Index provides […]

Call for Abstracts: Third International Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium – Deadline 26 November 2022

The Executive Steering Committee and Scientific Programme Committee are pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for the Third International Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium (OSOS-3). The call for abstracts is now open with the deadline 26 November 2022.  Abstracts can be submitted online through the conference website. The Third International Operational Satellite Oceanography Symposium (OSOS-3) will be held from […]

How to provide enforceable protection for academic freedom at EU level? – 28 November 2022, Brussels & online

Academic freedom is a universal right and essential to quality education, teaching and research. It is a driver of innovation, enhances the capacity of scholars and students to acquire and generate knowledge, and thereby protects societies’ capacity for self-reflection. While states and universities throughout the world have long committed to respecting and protecting academic freedom, […]

Symposium on ecological connectivity and moving towards seascape scale restoration – 22-23 November 2022, London

The Zoological Society of London upcoming symposium on Ecological connectivity across temperate coastal habitats – moving towards seascape scale restoration is taking place 22nd-23rd November 2022 at the Zoological Society of London.  The aim is to push forward the science behind understanding ecological connectivity across temperate coastal habitats, moving towards seascape scale restoration. This event aims […]

The Use of Autonomous Vehicles and High Technology for Ocean Observation – 29 November 2022, online

You are invited to join the AtlantOS Ocean Hour on a discussion about high technology instruments for ocean observations. The speakers will share projects they are involved in, and address some of the current challenges expected in the coming years. To register follow this link. via AtlantOS Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? […]

Learning from mistakes: failures in citizen science – 16 November 2022, online

During this interactive webinar the speakers will present results from a conference workshop, during which participants discussed their experience of failures in citizen science projects and proposed anti-fail tips to enhance processes in the future. With this webinar, the speakers want to encourage an open exchange and thereby contribute to the establishment of an error […]

Horizon Europe information days for Climate, Energy & Mobility – 15-16 December 2022, online

The info days will present the research and innovation topics proposed for 2023 under the Work Programme 2023-2024 of Horizon Europe Cluster 5. They will give the opportunity to prospective applicants to learn more about the funding options under the new Work Programme with focus on twin green and digital transitions to achieve climate neutrality […]

CommOCEAN 2022 conference – 29 November – 01 December 2022, Sète (France) and Online

The 5th edition of the International Marine Science Communication Conference ‘CommOCEAN 2022‘ will take place on 29 November – 1 December 2022 in Sète, France and Online. Join the event to help build a strong community of marine science communication professionals across the world! The draft conference programme is available to download here. You can register […]

ECOP Wednesdays: Thoughts on the future regulation of Ocean observing in the European Union – 07 December 2022, online

In June 2022, EMB and the Young Ambassadors launched the online ECOP Wednesdays Event Series. The aim is to learn more about the European and international marine science policy landscape, and to interact with research and policy professionals and other relevant stakeholders in this landscape. The 6th ECOP Wednesday series event will feature Dr Erik van Doorn who will speak about […]

Webinar: CoastPredict: The Power of Science in Support of Global Coastal Communities – 05 December 2022, online

Presenter: Nadia Pinardi Moderator: Mairéad O’Donovan The Global Coastal Ocean concept, at the center of CoastPredict, considers all coastal ocean regions as an interface area. The present definition is that the global coastal ocean is that region extending inshore from the estuarine mouths to river and urban settlements and offshore from the surf zone to the continental […]

WCRP Webinar on Triple La Niña – 22 November 2022, online

The WCRP Explaining and Predicting Earth System Change Lighthouse Activity invites you to join the second webinar of the series that will provide a discussion forum on topics focused on predicting and explaining a range of different climate phenomena and events, while supporting the further development of a scientific agenda. This second webinar will focus on the Triple La Niña and will provide a […]

International Ocean Data Conference – 20-21 March 2023, Paris, France

The second edition of the International Ocean Data Conference will be held in Paris, France at the UNESCO headquarters on 20-12 March 2023. The call for abstracts for oral presentations is now open until 15 November 2022. You can find out more here and submit your abstract here. via IODE Have any news or opportunity […]

OceanPrediction online kick-off meeting – 11-12 January 2023, Online

Jointly announced by IOC-UNESCO and Mercator Ocean International during the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon in June 2022, OceanPrediction Decade Collaborative Centre will be officially launched with a fully virtual kick-off meeting on 11-12 January 2023. They are very pleased to invite you to this event hosted on its interactive platform, serving as a social tool to connect our ocean prediction […]

CoastPredict: The Power of Science in Support of Global Coastal Communities – 05 December 2022, Online

The Global Coastal Ocean concept, at the center of CoastPredict, considers all coastal ocean regions as an interface area. The key science paradigm to be developed and implemented should produce a quantum leap in the quality and effectiveness of predictions for the global coastal ocean. This new science requires an integrated approach of observing and […]

3rd EuroSea Anniversary Webinar – 24 November 2022, Online

To mark the 3rd Anniversary of the EuroSea project, they will be holding another webinar on 24 November 2022 from 10-12 CET with fantastic speakers and lively discussions. They would like to invite you to join the 3rd EuroSea Anniversary Webinar! You can find out more about the event here and register here. via EuroSea Have […]

COP27 Side Event: Observing and understanding climate change and biodiversity from the coast to the deep ocean – 15 November 2022, Blue Zone and Online

The participating global networks will discuss how developing capacity for observing and understanding marine ecosystems will support tracking, forecasting and stewardship of these ecosystems to address the intertwined threats of climate change and biodiversity loss from the coast to the deep ocean. The session will emphasise the importance of biological observations, their importance for ocean […]

The Ocean Pavilion and Ocean events at COP27 – 6-18 November 2022, Sharm El-Sheikh. Egypt and Online

For the first time, the ocean is taking center stage inside the COP Blue Zone at the COP27 conference. The Ocean Pavilion will bring together world leaders in ocean science, engineering, and policy to carry the message that the ocean matters to everyone, everywhere and that science must lead the way in our quest for […]

Webinar: Terry Gosliner joins Dive In with Liz and Sylvia – 29 November 2022, online

Dr. Terrence Gosliner received an A.B. degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Biological Sciences. His Master’s Degree is from the University of Hawai’i in Zoology and his Ph. D. is from the University of New Hampshire. He taught Zoology at the University of New Hampshire. He is Senior Curator at the California Academy […]

Webinar: Rebecca Johnson joins Dive in with Liz and Sylvia- 10 November 2022, online

Rebecca Johnson is a co-director of the Center for Biodiversity and Community Science at the California Academy of Sciences.  She is also a Research Associate in the Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Geology. For most of her academic career, she has focused on color pattern evolution and untangling the evolutionary history of nudibranchs. In her current work, […]

Online Workshop: Secure funding and forge your own career path – Deadline 07 November 2022

Securing funding for your work is a crucial skill for your scientific career. Writing applications is just the tip of the iceberg – many soft skills and actions are needed before you start writing to be efficient and effective in funding procurement. This FREE course will give you the tools to: Develop skills to self-fund your […]

Webinar: A Poison Like No Other: How Microplastics Corrupted Our Planet and Our Bodies – 02 November 2022, online

Presented by: Matt Simon of Wired magazine Date/Time: Wednesday, November 2, 2 pm EDT/11 am EDT/6 pm UTC Description: Matt Simon, science journalist at Wired magazine, has published the first book to fully explore the threat of microplastics. Publishers Weekly describes the book as a “lucid, distressing look at a growing environmental concern.” In this webinar, Simon will share […]

Webinar: A new toolkit for building climate-resilient fisheries – 08 December 2022

Presented by: Jeff Young of EDF Date/Time: Thursday, December 8, 2 pm US EST/11 am US PST/7 pm UTC Description: Climate change and overfishing are increasingly straining fisheries and the marine ecosystems that support them, putting marine biodiversity, the nutrition of people in coastal communities, and the global food supply at greater risk. To help address these critical […]

ECOP Webinar: Episode 2: The Blue Economy – 27 October 2022, online

The ECOP Programme is excited to share the details of their next webinar: Episode 2: The Blue Economy Thursday 27 October @ 5.30pm CEST Please register to participate of the webinar via this link. Didn’t manage to catch Episode 1: How to start an NGO?  You can watch the recording on our Youtube channel now […]