10th WESTPAC International Scientific Conference: Advancing Ocean Knowledge, Fostering Sustainable Development From the Indo-Pacific to the GlobeExternal

Activity Overview

Type: Conference
Start Date: April 17, 2017
End Date: April 20, 2017
Venue: Shangri-La Hotel in Qingdao, China
Website: IOC WESTPAC10 website
Contact: Ms. Haiyan WANG
E-mail: iocwestpac10 [at] fio.org.cn

Abstract submission deadline: November 15, 2016
Early registration deadline: November 15, 2016
Application/registration deadline: January 15, 2017
Registration website: http://www.iocwestpac10.com/customPage/customPagePreview

The IOC1 Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC) has been committed to its mission to promote international cooperation in marine research, observations, services and capacity development in the Western Pacific and its adjacent regions, in order to generate and advance ocean knowledge for marine environment protection, ocean governance, and sustainable development of marine and coastal resources.      

The 10th WESTPAC International Scientific Conference entitled "Advancing Ocean Knowledge, Fostering Sustainable Development: from the Indo-Pacific to the Globe" will take place in Qingdao, China, 17-20 April 2017.      

This Conference will offer an essential opportunity in the region for marine scientists, ocean institutions and their countries to advance marine scientific knowledge, catalyze multi- and cross-disciplinary collaborations with a view to addressing challenges that countries in this region are facing, including these in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly the dedicated Goal 14 for the ocean: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.