Conference

Invasive species and associated socio-­environmental issues

Gaston Berger University and the West African Networks on Biological Invasions of the French Institute of Research for sustainable Development (IRD) have announced an international conference: Invasive Species and Associated Socio-Environmental Issues, to be held 22-25 September 2020 in Saint-Louis, Senegal. This conference, the first of its type in West Africa, aims to:

Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020

The Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) for the ocean sciences and ocean-connected community will take place in February 2020 in San Diego (USA).  the conference will gather the scientific community to raise awareness of the truly global dimension of the ocean, address environmental challenges, and set forth on a path towards a resilient planet. 

EWTEC 2019

The 13th biannual European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC) is being held in Naples, Italy from September 1st to the 6th. The EWTEC series has garnered international attendance and recognition as high-level technical and scientific conferences focused on the latest developments in ocean renewable energy while adhering to high standards of academic and industrial contributions. 

International symposium on human health and the ocean in a changing world

The purpose of the “Human Health and Ocean Symposium” is to provide an update on the various risks human activities expose the oceans to, and the threats that those activities and the resulting ocean degradation pose to human health, but also to consider the various benefits that the Ocean can bring to the health and wellbeing of populations.

9th EUROLAG Conference

The 9th EUROLAG conference on coastal lagoons and transitional environments will be held in Venice (Italy) on 20-24 January 2020. The conference is devoted to science, research and management issues that are related to lagoons and transitional areas. The theme of the conference will be future vision and knowledge needs for coastal transitional environments.

For more information on the conference, and to submit abstracts and register, please visit the EUROLAG9 website below.

 

Challenges and opportunities in large-scale conservation

The working group Pelagic from the Centre for the Synthesis and Analysis of Biodiversity (CESAB) will hold a symposium in Montpellier on Friday the 29th of November 2019. During this symposium a groups of international researchers will present the new challenges associated with monitoring both wildlife and human activities in Protected Area using up to date technologies. The list of speakers will be available early September.

Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe Conference

The Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE) Conference will showcase the findings of the two-year SOPHIE project and launch the Strategic Research Agenda for Oceans and Human Health research in Europe.

Running over two days at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, the conference will present conclusions from the various project work streams to a forum of international stakeholders.

Further details will be available shortly.

Open Science FAIR Conference

The second edition of the Open Science Fair will take place in Porto (Portugal) in September.The OS Fair Conference will critically showcase the services, e-infrastructures, policies and practices required for the transition to Open Science.

For more information on the event, including registration, please visit the website via the link below.

 

iMarCo2019

The 5th International Marine Connectivity Conference (iMarCo2019) is to be held at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, September 23-25, 2019.