Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional DayExternal

Activity Overview

Type: Conference
Start Date: June 1, 2021
End Date: June 1, 2021
Venue: Online
Website: Event website
E-mail: vecop [at]

The Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional (V.ECOP) Day will start on June 1, 2021, as a 24-hour livestream event following the sun around the world. It is hosted by and for early career ocean professionals from around the world and from a variety of ocean disciplines to showcase their work, activities, and contributions to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

The UN Ocean Decade is a once-in-a-generation opportunity and the first global campaign to catalyze transformative ocean science solutions for sustainable development. V.ECOP Day will follow immediately from the 1st International Conference of the UN Ocean Decade for Sustainable Development beginning at approximately 13:00 UTC on June 1, 2021.

V.ECOP Day is organized by the German Marine Research Consortium in cooperation with the ECOP Program and is supported by Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the EU’s Framework Program for Research and Innovation as an officially endorsed UN Ocean Decade Activity.


Call for contributions:

  • Presenters: Review the Call for Contributors (PDF) for more information about the tasks and application process. More representation is needed for the Pacific.
  • Film Makers: All lengths of ocean and science related videos to entertain and inform attendees are welcome. Contact  infoatdeutsche-meeresforschung [dot] de for details.
  • Exhibitors: Contact  infoatdeutsche-meeresforschung [dot] de for details on showcasing for free via virtual booths.

To register for the event, or for more information, please follow the link below.

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