Conference

European Maritime Day 2018

The 2018 edition of European Maritime Day (EMD) will be hosted in Burgas, Bulgaria. The EMD serves as an annual meeting point for Europe's Maritime Community to discuss ideas, network with potential future partners, and help shape the future of the Aquaculture industry.

European Maritime Day 2018 promises to be a busy and worthwhile event, with over 19 stakeholder workshops planned to take place during the event. There will also be a high-level debate on "Big Bang Black Sea", as well as a plenary session on EU funds for Blue Growth and sea-basin cooperation. 

Mission: Plastic Free Ocean

Marine plastic pollution has attracted increasing scientific, political and public concern. Pictures of remote islands being covered with plastic, shocking figures such as more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050 and the immense quantity of the problem (more than 300 million tonnes of plastic being produced every year, of which between 8 to 12 million tonnes are being dumped into the oceans) have brought the marine and maritime dimension of plastic pollution to the top of the agenda.

The Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum

The Balkans and Black Sea Cooperation Forum is a rotating economic conference aimed at highlighting cross‐border cooperation, enhancing bilateral & multilateral relations, identifying economic & business opportunities and promoting sustainable development across entire Balkans and Black Sea region. The network aims to be a powerful networking tool between countries within the region, which comprises of 18 countries and approximately 370 million people.

Future Oceans 2

The second edition of the IMBeR Ocean Science Conference will take place in Brest, France, from 17-21 June 2018. The event will aim to build on the significant success of the first edition of the event, and build on the themes established. The committee assembled for this conference have backgrounds in multiple areas, and come from institutes and universities situated all across Europe. 

International Conference on Aquaculture & Marine Biology

The International Conference on Aquaculture & Marine Biology will take place in Rome, Italy, from 25-27 June 2018. With representatives from all the major aquaculture countries in attendance the atmosphere is exciting with open and friendly interaction between attendees. This is a conference, providing an opportunity for the aquaculture & marine biology industry to learn about current and upcoming issues, explore new developments in culture technology, and interact with others with similar interests.

Algal Research for Policy-Making and Biotech Symposium

Algal Research for Policy-Making and Biotech (ARPMB) provides an international forum for communicating recent advances in algal research and for promoting the link between science, policy and biotechnology. Addressing both academia and industry, this conference offers a unique opportunity for delegates to exchange information and ideas as part of an interdisciplinary audience. The joint event will comprise of:

OGC Announces Earth Observation Exploitation Platform Hackathon 2018

The Hackathon builds on results from the recently concluded OGC Testbed-13 initiative, and paves the way for Tested-14 and subsequent initiatives in the context of standards based deployment and execution of applications in cloud environments. The goal of the Hackathon is to demonstrate that the Testbed-13 results, described in the Engineering Reports OGC Testbed-13: Exploitation Platform Application Package, OGC Testbed-13: Application Deployment and Execution Service, and OGC Testbed-13: Cloud, are fit for purpose.

Debate on the Oceans as part of book launch

The health of the oceans has become an increasingly urgent topic related to the issue of the Earth's climate. Alongside the recent launch of two books, 'The Ocean Revealed' and 'Un Ocean de Promesses', the debate will last for approximately 2 hours, and will be followed by a lunch for all those in attendance.

To read more about the launch of both books, see: www.euromarinenetwork.eu/news/ocean-revealed.