ALL Atlantic Side Event: Harnessing Marine Microbiome & Biotechnology for a Changing World – 03 June 2022, Online

This virtual side event of the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum 2022 hosted by the AORA Marine Microbiome Working Group and AANCHOR Joint Pilot Action BiotechMar will discuss marine microbiome/marine biotechnology research, management, and industry perspectives to serve the pending All Atlantic Research & Innovation Alliance Declaration. The Scientific Main Event will take place May 31-June 2, 2022. Outcomes from the Scientific Event will […]

Deadline Extended: Call for Abstracts: 7th Argo Science Workshop – 11 – 13 October 2022, Belgium, Brussels

This international workshop is hosted by Euro-Argo in the framework of the Euro-Argo RISE and EuroSea H2020 European Union projects.  One of the main objectives of the workshop is to foster synergies between ARGO, ocean colour, and  the BGC modelling communities. The workshop will take place in the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, […]

Webinar: Integrating Climate Change into Marine Protected Area (MPA) Management Plans – 06 July 2022, Online

Presented by: Vincenzo Corelli of l’Institut national de la recherche scientifique Date/Time: Wednesday, July 6, 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC Description: The highly dynamic shifts in species distributions and transformations of marine ecosystems due to climate change present significant management challenges to marine protected areas (MPAs). While climate change projections can be incorporated […]

Call for Abstracts: 2nd Climate Observation Conference – Deadline 01 June 2022, Online

Climate observations are of fundamental importance for reconstructing, monitoring, understanding, attributing, predicting, projecting, mitigating, and adapting to climate change. They are instrumental for assessments and policy implementations, such as the IPCC and the 2015 Paris Agreement. The need for systematic climate observations is increasing with the growing urgency for adaptation and mitigation measures that can […]

EMB Third Thursday Science Webinar – 16 June 2022, Online

On Thursday 16 June 2022, EMB is hosting its 21th Third Thursday Science webinar on the topic ‘New developments in research vessel capabilities and technology’. This webinar will build on the science presented in EMB’s Position Paper 25 on ‘European Research Vessels: Current Status and Foreseeable Evolution’, and will include a talk from Per Wilhelm Nieuwejaar, Project […]

How to engage with the Mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030″ – 13 – 14 June 2022, Marseille, France and online

The hybrid high-level Conference ‘How to engage with the Mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030” – A Mediterranean Lighthouse’ will gather a wide range of stakeholders, including youth to discuss how to engage with the Mission 4Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030′ and its Mediterranean lighthouse. The event will focus on the […]

Call for Session: ASSW 2023 Science Symposium – Deadline 05 June 2022

Never before has the Arctic experienced such a high pressure by human impact either by local environmental disturbances or by global climate change leading to long-term changes and massive challenges to the resistance and resilience of polar ecological systems and Arctic societies. The Arctic Science Summit Week 2023 will bring together scientists, Indigenous people, Arctic […]

Seaweed Around the Clock – 2 June 2022, Online

‘Seaweed Around the Clock’ is the second edition of the largest global seaweed event uniting people and businesses of all backgrounds in order to talk about the growing seaweed industry. It will be all about raising awareness, showcasing innovations and funding organic seaweed farming. The objective: with the support of the non-profit Seaweed First, the […]

All-Atlantic Ocean Research Forum 2022 – 31 May – 2 June 2022, Brasilia, Brazil and online & 12 – 14 July 2022, Washington, DC, United States and online

The All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance 2022 Forum will be co-hosted by the United States and Brazil, in collaboration with the European Commission, over two events between May and July 2022. From May 31-June 2, Brasilia will host the Scientific Event in a hybrid form. This event will focus on scientific meetings and side events amongst […]

UN Ocean Decade Satellite Activity: Resilient aquatic food systems for a productive ocean – 01 June 2022, Online

WorldFish leads the 2030 Research and Innovation Strategy ‘Aquatic Foods for Healthy People and Planet,’ which includes a focus on identifying research to policy and investment pathways on aquatic foods and how can they contribute to productive ocean systems for food, nutrition as well as livelihood security in Asia, Africa and the Pacific. In celebration of the […]

EMB Third Thursday Science Webinar – 19 May 2022, Online

On Thursday 19 May 2022, EMB is hosting its 20th Third Thursday Science webinar on the topic ‘ Critical research needs for informing environmental management of deep-sea mining’. The webinar links to the EMB Working Group who will soon start writing a publication on the topic of ‘Deep Sea and Human Health’ and will feature a […]

Webinar: Applying Behavioral Insights to Improve Marine Conservation – 17 May 2022

Presented by: Claudia Quintanilla and Katie Heffner of Rare Date/Time: Tuesday, May 17, 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC Description: Environmental challenges are also behavioral challenges; solving them requires behavioral solutions. Rare and its Center for Behavior & the Environment (BE.Center) applies behavioral science to help tackle some of the world’s most pressing environmental […]

CLIVAR-GOOS Workshop: From global to coastal: Cultivating new solutions and partnerships for an enhanced Ocean Observing System in a decade of accelerating change – 15-17 August 2022

Background In order to meet growing societal and scientific demand for climate information, forecasting, and prediction, the ocean observing community — through CLIVAR, GOOS, and partners — have recently conducted major reviews of several regional Ocean Observing Systems (e.g. AtlantOS, TPOS2020, IndOOS-2). Through these reviews communities are recognising the overarching need for: 1) Expansion of long-term observations into the coastal zone, where humans interact with the ocean; […]

SOLAS Open Science Conference 2022 – 25-29 September 2022, hybrid in Cape Town, South Africa

Register for the early rate, submit your abstract or discussion session proposal, or send an application for travel support by 10 June 2022! • Submit an abstract (talk or poster) here Participants may submit a poster abstract and express their wish to be considered to give a talk (15 min + 5 min for questions) in one of […]

Mandy Joye joins Dive In with Liz and Sylvia – May 26 2022, Online

Samantha “Mandy” Joye is an American oceanographer who is well known for her work studying the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. She is a professor (Athletic Association Professor in Arts and Sciences) at the University of Georgia in the Department of Marine Sciences.  Joye has made fundamental contributions in ocean biogeochemistry and microbial ecology, and is […]

Workshop on Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study in Southeast Asia Workshop 31 May 2022, Online

SOLAS together with the Centre for IDEA and the Marine Ecosystem Research Centre (EKOMAR), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is organising an online workshop on Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study in Southeast Asia on 31 May 2022, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (UTC+8). This workshop aims to introduce and discuss SOLAS’s related research and activities among the […]

EMB Third Thursday Science Webinar – 19 May 2022, Online

On Thursday 19 May 2022, EMB is hosting its 20th Third Thursday Science webinar on the topic ‘ Critical research needs for informing environmental management of deep-sea mining’. The webinar links to the EMB Working Group who will soon start writing a publication on the topic of ‘Deep Sea and Human Health’ and will feature a […]

European Research and Innovation Days 2022 – 28 – 29 September 2022, Online

European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. This year’s European Research and Innovation Days gives you the opportunity to discuss and shape new solutions to […]

5th International Symposium on the Ocean in a High CO2 World – 13 – 16 September 2022, Lima, Peru and online

The 5th Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World is being organized by the Pedro Ruiz Gallo National University in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The 5th symposium will maintain the traditional focus of the four previous symposia and look at Ocean acidification and associated impacts on marine organisms, ecosystems, and […]

Ocean Week high-level event: There is no Ocean B – 13 June 2022, Online

Under the umbrella of Ocean Week, NGOs’ high-level event brings together decision makers and relevant stakeholders to discuss what can be done at EU level to protect and conserve our ocean and its ecosystems. “There is no Ocean B. What we Must do to Restore our Blue Planet”, invites you to: Discover collective actions you—EU […]

Ocean Decade Laboratories on small fish and fjord research – 1 June 2022, Online

On 1 June, the University of Bergen presents two Ocean Decade Laboratories as part of our contribution to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Both labs are virtual, free, and open to all interested parties. The first lab deals with the impact of small fish to secure sustainability and improve nutrition in […]

EMD Side-event | SEA’TIES – BLUE CITIES ROUND TABLE – 18 May 2022, 10 AM, Ravenna, Italy and online

In order to foster new international relationships during Covid-19, Den Helder decided to start a new series of meetings by the name of Sea’Ties – Blue Cities Round Table as a side-event to the EMD. The mayors of Ravenna, Cork and Brest have embraced this initiative. The Blue Cities Round Table meeting is inspired by […]

Blue-Cloud at European Maritime Day EMD 2022 – 19 May 2022, Ravenna, Italy & Online

The European Green Deal and its key objectives require actions, investments, stakeholder input and also public/private support. The new approach for a sustainable blue economy presented by the Commission in May 2021 highlighted the opportunities offered by blue economy in the context of the green recovery. European Maritime Day EMD 2022 will be the occasion […]

Introductory Webinar: Monitoring Aquatic Vegetation with Remote Sensing – July 12, 14, & 19, 2022, Online

DESCRIPTION Aquatic vegetation (AV) provides a habitat for numerous small invertebrate and fish species. Kelp forests, for example, are the dominant coastal ecosystem in temperate waters. The presence of AV in coastal waters is a normal occurrence, as it is an important component of the natural marine environment. Nevertheless, in the last decades, the appearance […]

Call for Papers: ‘Assessing Social Change and Ranking Outcomes in Support of Ecosystem-Based Management – Deadline 18 July 2022

There is widespread recognition that ecosystems are socioecological in nature, as well as an impetus to assess ecosystem status against explicit socially defined goals and objectives using indicators of performance. Recognizing that management must focus not only on ecological aspects, but also on the social, cultural, and economic outcomes, the concept of Ecosystem-based Management is […]

Call for Bids to Host 3rd IMBeR Open Science Conference in 2024 – Deadline 01 June 2022

IMBeR is seeking a host for its next Open Science Conference – Future Oceans3 – which will be held in 2024. The five-day conference will be preceded by two days of workshops and will provide a focus for the integration and synthesis of IMBeR research activities with the goal of providing new understanding and quantification of […]

Susan Brawley joins Dive In with Liz and Sylvia – May 12, 2022

Description Susan Brawley is a marine ecologist at the School of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine and is known for her research on algae, especially algal reproduction.  Brawley’s early research examined the biology of the brown algae Fucus and macroalgal reproductive ecology, and the role of grazers in determining community structure on coral […]

SEArica Conference on Blue Skills – 23 May 2022

SEArica Vice-Chair Ms Carmen Avram warmly invites you to the SEArica Conference on Blue Skills, taking place online on Monday 23 May 2022 from 14.00 to 16.00 (Brussels time). The event is organised in the framework of the Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas (SEArica) Intergroup of the European Parliament, together with the the support of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions. […]

2nd International Ocean Health Symposium – 29 – 31 Augustus 2022, Kiel, Germany

The 2nd Symposium is hosted by Kiel Marine Science (KMS) at Kiel University and GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre as an in-person event in Kiel, Germany. You can pre-register your expression of interest until 15 May 2022. Click here for more information. via GEOMAR Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to […]

ICYMARE 2022 – 13 – 16 September 2022, Bremerhaven, Germany

The International Conference for Young Marine Researchers (ICYMARE) will take place from 13 to 16 September 2022 as an in-person event in Bremerhaven, Germany. You can submit your abstract and present your research as a talk or a poster in one of the more than 30 sessions of ICYMARE 2022. The deadline is 31 May […]

MSP Stakeholder Conference – Planning for the future of Europe’s Marine Space – 14 – 15 June 2022, Brest, France

The MSP Stakeholder Conference, on ‘Planning for future of Europe’s Marine Space‘ will be organized back-to-back with the 22nd Meeting of the Member States Expert Group (MSEG) on MSP. The aim of the conference is to review the progress and achievements in relation to MSP since the adoption of the MSP Directive in 2014 and […]

Ocean-Observing Co-Design Workshop – 7 – 9 June 2022, Online

The Ocean Observing Co-Design Programme will host an online Ocean Decade Co-Design Workshop on June 7, 8 and 9. This workshop will kick-start the development of transformative co-design processes and will shape plans for advancing co-design projects. You will hear lessons learnt from co-design across GOOS and other sectors. Teams will work on the development […]

Webinar: Blue Heritage – The Role of Ocean Art and Culture in Ocean Science and Management – 7 June 2022, Online

It is important to give attention to the human-cultural dimension of the Ocean and its use. Learn more from the experts at the ‘Blue Heritage: The Role of Ocean Art and Culture in Ocean Science and Management’ webinar on June 7th. Click here to register. via OOH Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences […]

Webinar: Expanding ocean data interoperability between Europe and Asia – 11 May 2022, Online

The webinar on ‘Expanding ocean data interoperability between Europe and Asia’, organized by EMODnet, will take place on the 11th of May at 11am (CEST/GMT+2). This is an event organized in the framework of the international EMOD-PACE and CEMDnet Ocean data partnership projects and an approved satellite activity of the UN Ocean Decade laboratory “A […]

Call for Papers: Rising tides for early career scientists

Rising tides – voices from the new generation of marine scientists looking at the horizon 2050 is a new collection of articles, jointly developed by ICES Strategic Initiative on Integration of Early Career Scientists (SIIECS) and ICES Journal of Marine Science. The new collection is dedicated to and will be written by early career scientists. […]

CommOcean 2022 – 29 November – 1 December 2022, Sète, France

The European Marine Board Communication Panel (EMBCP) and the University of Montpellier will organize the 5th international marine science communications conference: CommOCEAN 2022. This conference, organized as a hybrid event, will take place in Sète (France) and will be hosted by the University of Montpellier (member of French Marine Universities Network), and the MARBEC Research […]

Brown Bag Lunch N°5 on Offshore Groundwater – 13 June 2022, Scotland House in Brussels, Belgium

On Monday 13 June 2022, EMB is hosting its 5th Brown Bag Lunch on the topic of ‘Offshore freshened Groundwater: An unconventional water resource in coastal regions‘. This event includes lunch, offered by EMB, followed by a presentation from Prof. Aaron Micalef, Senior Scientist at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre in Kiel, Germany, and ending with […]

European Maritime Day – 19 – 20 May 2022, Ravenna, Italy and Online

At European Maritime Day, on 19 May 2022 at 14:00 CEST, the EMB Secretariat is co-organizing a workshop on ‘Exploring the future of MSP in the light of the European Green Deal‘, together with Eurisy and CORILA. The workshop will discuss what would need to be included in the processes of implementation of the European […]

Call for Abstracts: 2nd Climate Observation Conference – 17-19 October 2022, Darmstadt, Germany

Climate observations are of fundamental importance for reconstructing, monitoring, understanding, attributing, predicting, projecting, mitigating, and adapting to climate change. They are instrumental for assessments and policy implementations, such as the IPCC and the 2015 Paris Agreement. The need for systematic climate observations is increasing with the growing urgency for adaptation and mitigation measures that can […]

Call for Abstracts: 7th Argo Science Workshop – 11 – 13 October 2022, Belgium, Brussels

This international workshop is hosted by Euro-Argo in the framework of the Euro-Argo RISE and EuroSea H2020 European Union projects.  One of the main objectives of the workshop is to foster synergies between ARGO, ocean colour, and  the BGC modelling communities. The workshop will take place in the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, […]

Webinar: Ocean Governance for MPA Managers: Exchanging experiences between South-East Asia and the Atlantic – 5 May 2022

Presented by: Purificaciò Canals, Team Leader of the Ocean Governance Project Date/Time: Thursday, May 5, 10 am US EDT/7 am US EDT/2 pm UTC/4 pm CEST Description: The European Union Ocean Governance project brings together partners from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia to improve the work of MPA managers in the field. The Ocean Governance […]

New seminar series on evaluating and implementing conservation science – 03 May – 06 December 2022

A new virtual seminar series on “Conservation Impact Evaluation and Implementation Science” will be hosted by Johanna Eklund and Paul Ferraro in coordination with the Impact Evaluation Working Group of the Society for Conservation Biology. The series seeks to revolutionize the way conservation programs and policies are designed and delivered. The seminars are targeted at […]

Call for Abstracts: EBUS: Past, Present & Future and the Second International Conference on the Humboldt Current System – Deadline 03 May 2022

The call for talks has been extended until 3 May (11:59 PM, UTC-7), apply now! The abstract call is for “Recent surprises of fisheries and ecosystem dynamics of EBUS: known and unknowns” in the topic of “living resources, fisheries and adaptations to environmental variability”. For more details visit here. via EBUS Have any news or […]

Call for Abstracts: 13th YOUMARES Conference Future Oceans : Science for resilient marine ecosystems’ – Deadline 31 May 2022

This year’s conference on Science for resilient marine ecosystems, is to take place in Berlin’s Museum für Naturkunde, 11 – 14 October. Since 2009, the successful conference YOUMARES has taken place each year with different scientific topics related to the marine sciences. It is an important meeting point for bachelor, master, PhD students and young […]

Automated Underwater Vehicles (AUV) 2022 Symposium, Singapore – 19 – 21 September 2022

Have some exciting findings in marine robotics that you want to share with the world ? Share your research at the IEEE OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Symposium, 2022 scheduled to be held in-person during 19 – 21 September (subject to prevailing Covid-19 restrictions). What’s more, after the conference, you get to watch budding AUV engineers […]

The Canadian Polar Data Workshop IV will be held 23 – 27 May, in Victoria, British Columbia

This workshop will include an early career day, plenary talks and presentations followed by working meetings and hackathons. There will also be opportunities for student/early career mentoring in both the policy and technical workshop streams. Details on the event and registration are here. via CCADI Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send […]

The UN Ocean Conference this year is taking place 27 June – 1 July in Lisbon, Portugal

Are you planning to attend? The ECOPs group initiative is starting to build a database of ECOPs heading to Portugal to participate in the Ocean event of the year. If you are interested on participating, fill out this short form so you can connect! via ECOPs Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to […]

ICES PICES Early Career Scientist Conference – 18-21 July 2022

The stage is set for the 4th Early Career Scientist Conference during 18 – 21 July 2022 in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Brought to you by International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), and hosted by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), this event will encourage greater involvement of […]

The Canadian Hydrographic Conference (CHC2022) – 6 – 9 June, in Gatineau, Ottawa

CHC2022 is the biennial conference hosted by the Canadian Hydrographic Association (CHA). It is the premier hydrographic conference in North America, and an opportunity to meet players and stakeholders in hydrography from North America and worldwide. During this four day event, there are plenty of chances to discuss different issues related to hydrography, from dynamic objects to […]

2nd Climate Observation Conference – 17 – 19 October 2022, Darmstadt, Germany

The 2nd GCOS Climate Observation Conference will focus on activities and solutions that help to achieve a fully implemented, sustainable, and fit for purpose global observing system for climate. The Conference will also provide the occasion to celebrate GCOS 30th Anniversary and take stock of the progress achieved by the global observing community in the […]

Workshop EBRII: Bringing together marine biodiversity, environmental and maritime boundaries data in R – 30 May 2022, Brussels, Belgium and Online

As part of the EBR2022, LifeWatch VLIZ organizes the workshop on ‘Bringing together marine biodiversity, environmental and maritime boundaries data in R’. In this workshop you will learn about the different steps in a workflow to query and combine data from European marine databases, visualize and get them ready for further analysis. To find out […]

Webinar: Test the Virtual Labs – Marine Environmental Indicators – 25 May 2022, Online

After the Blue-Cloud Hackathon, which involved teams from all around the world, they have launched a new webinar series to invite the entire marine research community to test the Blue-Cloud Virtual Labs. The Marine Environmental Indicators Virtual Lab has a specific focus on data related to the marine environment. To find out more, follow this link. […]

B-BLUE Final Conference – 5 May 2022, Bari, Italy and Online

This Conference will be dedicated to the presentation of the main results of B-BLUE & to the Co-design of the Mediterranean Innovation Alliance on the Sustainable Blue Bioeconomy (MedIASSBE). Click here to find out more. via B-BLUE Have any news or opportunity in ocean sciences to share? Send it to info_at_nf-pogo-alumni.org

International Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit #DITTO22 – 4 – 5 May 2022, London, UK and Online

Building on the outcomes of the UK G7 Presidency 2021, the UK Government will host an International Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit in London, led by the Digital Twins of the Ocean (DITTO) programme of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, with support from the G7 Future of the Seas and […]

Call for contribution at the UN Ocean Conference

The members of the One Ocean University Working Group are pleased to invite the early career researchers  (PhD students and post-docs) of different networks to join their initiative. They are currently working on the definition of an in-person side event at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, to present their work and raise the voice […]

EMB Third Thursday Science Webinar – 19 May 2022, Online

On Thursday 19 May 2022, EMB is hosting its 20th Third Thursday Science webinar on the topic ‘ Critical research needs for informing environmental management of deep-sea mining’. The webinar links to the EMB Working Group who will soon start writing a publication on the topic of ‘Deep Sea and Human Health’ and will feature a […]

CommOcean 2022 – 29 November – 1 December 2022, Sète, France

The European Marine Board Communication Panel (EMBCP) and the University of Montpellier will organize the 5th international marine science communications conference: CommOCEAN 2022. This conference, organized as a hybrid event, will take place in Sète (France) and will be hosted by the University of Montpellier (member of French Marine Universities Network), and the MARBEC Research […]

Brown Bag Lunch N°5 on Offshore Groundwater – 13 June 2022, Scotland House in Brussels, Belgium

On Monday 13 June 2022, EMB is hosting its 5th Brown Bag Lunch on the topic of ‘Offshore freshened Groundwater: An unconventional water resource in coastal regions‘. This event includes lunch, offered by EMB, followed by a presentation from Prof. Aaron Micalef, Senior Scientist at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre in Kiel, Germany, and ending with […]

3rd African Bioacoustics Community Conference – 2-7 October 2022, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Registration and abstract submission for the 3rd African Bioacoustics Community Conference are now open. The African Bioacoustics Community was initiated in March 2018. It aims to provide a networking forum for people working on all aspects of bio-acoustic research in Africa.   Conference Announcement Registration: Registration | African Bioacoustics Abstract Submission: Abstract Submission | African Bioacoustics via […]

12th Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Scientific Symposium – 10th – 15th October, South Africa

The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), the Sustainable Seas Trust and the Nairobi Convention are pleased to make the second announcement and call for abstracts for the Twelfth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium. The Symposium will be held as a hybrid virtual/ in-person Symposium at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa […]

Sea Level 2022 Conference: Advancing Science, Connecting Society – 12th – 16th July, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore – onsite and online

This conference will provide an opportunity to share the present status and future of climate-related sea-level research with a strong focus on the application of sea-level science for adaptation and stakeholder needs. All presenters must register and complete full registration payment by 15th June. Abstract submission is now open. via WCRP Have any news or opportunity […]

UN Ocean Conference Youth and Innovation Forum – 24th -26th June, Cascais, Portugal

The UN Ocean Conference Youth and Innovation Forum will take place on the days preceding the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon: 24th -26th June. In cooperation with CEiiA, Cascais, Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE), Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA), and with support from UN DESA, the event aims to bring together 150 global young leaders between the ages […]

Ocean Frontier Conference 2022 – 16th – 19th May in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Global leaders in science, industry, policy, and philanthropy will unite to identify priorities and pledge action to solve the next frontier of ocean-climate challenges. Climate is at the top of the international policy agenda and is creating massive risks and opportunities in the commercial sector.  Understanding the changing ocean is critical to predicting the future […]

Future Earth South Asia Webinar Series: Addressing Malnutrition, Risk to Coastal Communities, Regional Planning and Associated Health Risks in South Asia – 19-29 April 2022

Description:  The Future Earth South Asia Global Hub is initiating its flagship Regional Program, which aims to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement climate targets to accelerate change necessary to address issues related to Food Security, Coastal Resilience, Sustainable Urban Development and Associated Health Risks in South Asia. Many of these concerns transcend […]

Webinar: Applying Behavioral Insights to Improve Marine Conservation – 17 May 2022

Presented by: Claudia Quintanilla and Katie Heffner of Rare Date/Time: Tuesday, May 17, 1 pm US EDT/10 am US PDT/5 pm UTC Description: Environmental challenges are also behavioral challenges; solving them requires behavioral solutions. Rare and its Center for Behavior & the Environment (BE.Center) applies behavioral science to help tackle some of the world’s most pressing environmental […]

Webinar: Ocean Governance for MPA Managers: Exchanging experiences between South-East Asia and the Atlantic – 5 May 2022

Presented by: Purificaciò Canals, Team Leader of the Ocean Governance Project Date/Time: Thursday, May 5, 10 am US EDT/7 am US EDT/2 pm UTC/4 pm CEST Description: The European Union Ocean Governance project brings together partners from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia to improve the work of MPA managers in the field. The Ocean Governance […]

Call for MagellanPlus workshop proposals – Deadline 15 May 2022

The ECORD/ICDP MagellanPlus Workshop Series Programme aims to foster the development of new IODP/ICDP drilling projects, and invites scientists from ECORD/ICDP member countries to propose workshops for the elaboration of compelling drilling proposals. MagellanPlus welcomes proposals for workshops aimed at generating MSP drilling proposals, either as stand-alone projects or as part of land-to-sea transects that integrate marine […]

Help the corals! Get trained in tracking coral bleaching – 21 April 2022

About this event Massive coral bleaching events are becoming more severe and frequent due to extreme marine heat waves caused by climate change. A united global response from marine scientists, practitioners, and citizen scientists is urgently needed. This training will provide guidance in conducting three types of field surveys to assess coral bleaching. This information […]

African Conference on priority setting and partnership development for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development – 10-12 May 2022

The African Conference on Priority Setting & Partnership Development for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is hosted by the Government of Egypt through its Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, and co-organized with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO through its Sub-Commission […]

ICES PICES Science Conference – 23 – 27 October 2023, Seattle, USA

From 23–27 October 2023, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) invite you to Seattle, USA, for their first-ever joint science conference! The conference will be hybrid with options for both on-site and online participation. To find out more, follow this link. via ICES Have any news […]

UN Ocean Conference Youth and Innovation Forum – 24 – 26 June 2022, Lisbon, Portugal

In alignment with the 2022 UN Ocean Conference theme, “Scaling up ocean action based on science and innovation for the implementation of Goal 14: stocktaking, partnerships and solutions”, and with the aim of giving youth the opportunity to contribute to the implementation of SDG14, the Governments of Portugal and Kenya and the UN Global Compact […]

GO2DAT Hackathon – 2 – 5 May 2022, Online

The Hackathon on “Generating and Exploring Ideas for Developing a Global Ocean Oxygen Database and ATlas (GO2DAT)” encourages ocean oxygen data sharing, the use of new digital technologies and an entrepreneurial spirit. It will improve the oxygen data quality assurance and quality control. To find out more, follow this link. via GOOD Have any news […]

Future MARES: Call for knowledge needs for Policy Development and Implementation – Deadline 13 May 2022

FutureMARES is opening the opportunity to receive requests from policy makers of specific products to fill knowledge gaps related to the implementation of nature based solutions to safeguard marine biodiversity and ecosystems in a future climate. FutureMARES’ call represents a unique opportunity to request the development of specific knowledge products that are of interest to policy […]

EMB Third Thursday Science Webinar – 21 April 2022, Online

On Thursday 21 April 2022, EMB is hosting its 19th Third Thursday Science webinar on the topic ‘Can early career scientists make a difference in achieving the Ocean we want? – Experiences from the EMB Young Ambassadors’. The webinar will feature the research and experiences of the two outgoing EMB Young Ambassadors, Dr Natalija Dunić and Dr […]

Conference on Islands and Cohesion Policy – 28 April 2022, online

The SEArica Intergroup is pleased to organise a Conference on Islands and Cohesion Policy with the support of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions. The COVID-19 crisis has had a severe impact on the islands of the European Union, whose economies were already vulnerable on account of their insularity and other permanent structural challenges. Characterised by a […]

SOLAS Session at EGU 2022 – 23-27 May 2022, Vienna, Austria

Due to the changing regulations on events in Austria and concerns over high infection rates in Europe, European Geosciences Union (EGU) is moving the dates of the  General Assembly 2022 online and onsite in Vienna, Austria to 23-27 May 2022. You are cordially invited to join the SOLAS co-sponsored session: AS2.9 Air-sea Chemical Fluxes: Impacts on Biogeochemistry and Climate (Convener: […]

Register for SOLAS Seminar Ⅰ on Interconnections Between Aerosols, Clouds and Marine Ecosystems – 29 April 2022

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. Join us in the 1st […]

EU4Ocean Ocean Literacy Summit in Ravenna, Italy – 19-21 May 2022

The EU4Ocean Coalition‘s Ocean Literacy Summit will take place with EU Maritime Day (EMD) in Ravenna, Italy, from 19-21 May 2022. On 19 May, you can visit the EU4Ocean Coalition booth and exhibition space. On 20 May, you can join the Ocean Literacy EU4Ocean Summit. On 21 May, you can take part in the Ocean Literacy Festival. The agenda is available here. You can […]

Webinar on offshore aquaculture as market for ocean renewable energy – 26 April 2022

Topic: Study of Offshore Aquaculture as a Market for Ocean Renewable Energy Description Ocean Energy Systems (OES) is hosting a public webinar from 12:00 – 1:00pm PDT (7:00 – 8:00pm UTC) on 26 April 2022. This webinar will provide an overview of the findings in the Study on Offshore Aquaculture as a Market for Ocean […]

Free online course on EBM and MSP – 19 April 2022

The learning program “Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM) and Marine Spatial Planning (MSP)” will blend learning activities: mixing pre-recorded videos, live webinars, reading suggestions, peer-to-peer exchanges, and self-evaluation tests. It will conclude with a final assignment on the topics covered during the four weeks of activities. A tutor will assist participants during the course and seek networking […]

Updates from the 7th International Marine Debris Conference – 18-23 September 2022

Please find below some important updates on the 7th International Marine Debris Conference (7IMDC), which is scheduled to take place from 18-23 September 2022 in Busan, Republic of Korea. The Call for Abstracts and Posters is open until Friday the 29 April, 2022. 115 technical sessions in 9 thematic tracks have been selected. Read descriptions here. The 7IMDC will be optimized to be primarily an in-person event, however […]

Webinar: Using Regulatory Data to Inform Marine Spatial Planning Efforts – 28 April 2022, online

Presented by: Deirdre Brannigan of ProtectedSeas Description: Being able to access rules and regulations in marine protected areas (MPAs) is critical to understanding which MPAs or OECM (other effective conservation measures) have restrictions in place to meet conservation goals. The ProtectedSeas Navigator mapping project is a one-stop resource for policymakers to find out where MPAs […]

Seychelles Island Foundation/Aldabra Research Station host research symposium – 21 April 2022, online

The Seychelles Island Foundation is hosting a research symposium on April 21 to celebrate the Aldabra Research Station’s 50 years. The symposium looks at future science and conservation. The event is a hybrid event taking place in London and online. Practitioners, conservationists, scientists, and researchers are welcome. There will be sessions on managing iconic species for […]

Cohost an event on MPAs, ethical community engagement, environmental justice? – Deadline 15 April 2022

To anyone planning to attend the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, would you be interested in joining the MPA Collaborative Network in hosting a side event related to marine protected areas, ethical community engagement, and environmental justice? The deadline to submit a side event (in-person or virtual) is May 8. Please email aubrie@MPAcollaborative.org by April 15 if interested in partnering! via UN Have any […]

XMAS-VI Call for Session/Event Proposals – 9-12 January 2023 , online, Xiamen, China

The SOLAS co-sponsored Sixth Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS-VI) will be held in Xiamen, China and online from 9-12 January 2023 with the theme focusing on Multidisciplinary and Solution Sciences for a Sustainable and Healthy Ocean. The symposium will consist of various interconnected sessions covering physical oceanography, marine biogeochemistry, biological oceanography, geological oceanography, and […]

Ocean Governance In The Un Decade Of Ocean Science: Key Issues And Challenges – 11th April – 2nd June 2022

The International Ocean Institute is hosting a free webinar-based course Ocean Governance in the UN Decade of Ocean Science: Key Issues and Challenges from 11 April – 2 June 2022. This course will challenge participants from around the world to explore key issues in three core areas of ocean governance — Law of the Sea, State of […]

2nd Climate Observation Conference – 17-19 October 2022, Darmstadt, Germany

Description Climate observations are of fundamental importance for reconstructing, monitoring, understanding, attributing, predicting, projecting, mitigating, and adapting to climate change. They are instrumental for assessments and policy implementations, such as the IPCC and the 2015 Paris Agreement. The need for systematic climate observations is increasing with the growing urgency for adaptation and mitigation measures that […]

Webinar: Shawn Slevin of the Swim Strong Foundation joins Dive In with Sylvia & Liz – April 14, 2022

Description Shawn Slevin is the Founder of the Swim Strong Foundation.  The Foundation’s mission is to save and change lives through water safety education and teaching swimming skills.  It provides affordable swim programs to STOP drownings. They guide students from age three through adulthood toward healthy lifestyles via exercise, proper nutrition, and competitive sports. Their […]

9TH PRIMaRE Conference 2022 – 6 – 7 July 2022, Cornwall, United Kingdom

The 9th PRIMaRE conference on marine renewable energy will take place on 6th and 7th July 2022 at the University of Exeter Penryn campus in Cornwall. You are welcomed on the campus to enjoy an inspiring and interesting programme of talks, posters and discussion. Find out more via this link. via PRIMaRE Have any news […]

Baltic Sea Parliamentary Youth Forum – 11 June 2022, Online and Stockholm, Sweden

In collaboration with the Swedish delegation to the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference, the Council of the Baltic Sea States is co-organizing the 2022 Baltic Sea Parliamentary Youth Forum. The event will take place on the 11th of June, with connection to the 31st Annual Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference, held on 12 – 14 June. Click […]

Webinar: The Role of Human Rights and Arts in Ocean Research for Inclusive and Integrated Governance – 27 April 2022, Online

Social Sciences and Humanities Working Group presents ‘The Role of Human Rights and Arts in Ocean Research for Inclusive and Integrated Governance’. They will explore how human rights and the arts can support inter- and transdisciplinary Ocean research that responds to the needs, and integrates the knowledge systems of different groups. To register, click here. […]

Atlantic Action Plan Workshops – 26 & 27 April 2022, Online

Workshop 1: Towards Digital and Blue Careers, 26 April Digital skills have been highlighted in previous initiatives of the Atlantic Action Plan as a transversal priority. Another skill gap that has been identified regards the preparation to contribute to the ambitious European Green Deal that, in particular, maritime workers should be able to understand and […]

Webinar: Launch of the Southern Ocean Action Plan – 12 April 2022, Online

For the Launch of the Southern Ocean Action Plan, the Southern Ocean Task Force will be hosting a webinar to present the content of the Action Plan and the future of the Southern Ocean community’s engagement in the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. Through the publication of this Action Plan, the Southern […]

Webinar: The ONo Index: Detecting novel ocean conditions for MPA management – 09 June 2022

Presented by: Steven Mana‘oakamai Johnson of Arizona State University 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 a simple and intuitive way to understand how […]

GOOS Webinar: IOC/UNESCO information and data related resources and the Ocean InfoHub Project – 12 April 2022

Topic: GOOS Webinar: IOC/UNESCO information and data related resources and the Ocean InfoHub Project Description by Lucy Scott The IOC/UNESCO has a long history of supporting Member states in their management of the oceans. This webinar covers a short history and review of IOC/UNESCO contributions to this landscape, and introduces the Ocean InfoHub Project (OIH). […]

CATCH Open Science Workshop 2022 – 09-13 May 2022

The Cryosphere and ATmospheric CHemistry (CATCH) Open Science Workshop 2022 will be held online during  9-13 May 2022, with a focus on natural processes specific to cold regions of the Earth. SOLAS is a co-sponsor of this virtual event. Please register online here. The workshop will host invited talks, social interactions, and contributed posters on CATCH […]

Call for Sessions: VI Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Science: Multidisciplinary and Solution Sciences for a Sustainable and Healthy Ocean – Deadline 15 June 2022

To promote interdisciplinary studies in marine environmental science and to foster the next generation of ocean scientists, the State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science, Xiamen University (MEL) initiated the first Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS) in 2014. Since then, XMAS has grown to become one of the largest international conferences in the […]

UN Ocean Decade Safe Oceans Lab Satellite Activity: 100% of at-risk communities recognized Tsunami Ready – 07 April 2022

📅 Save the date! As part of the 5th #OceanDecade Laboratory (5-7 April) you’re invited to join the ​​”100% of at-risk communities recognized Tsunami Ready” Satellite Activity. Be part of this virtual forum to learn about the importance of #tsunami preparedness to protect lives and achieving a safe ocean​​ and discover emerging experiences in implementing #TsunamiReady. 📅 7 April 2022 […]

Call for Abstracts: Workshop on “Ocean Prediction and Observing System Design – Deadline 20 April 2022

Overview This workshop is organized by OceanPredict and EuroSea “Improving and integrating the European Ocean Observing and Forecasting System”, funded through the European Commission research funding programme Horizon 2020. The workshop will link EuroSea with the international activities of OceanPredict through some of its specialised task teams, in support of connecting, exploring and advancing observation and ocean […]

Webinar: Marine Biodiversity Networking Friday on IOC/WESTPAC and coral reef survey, recovery activities – 08 April 2022

Description On April 8th, 2022, 8-9 AM UTC (3-4 PM in Thailand, 4-5 PM in the Philippines, 5-6 PM in Japan) we will have the Marine Biodiversity Networking Friday on IOC/WESTPAC and coral reef survey and recovery activities. The IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC) was established in 1989 by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission […]