Call for Abstracts for Early Career Scientist ConferenceExternal

Fourth ICES PICES Early Career Scientist Conference

Call Overview

Call Category: Collaboration

Email: ECSC [at]
Opening: October 1, 2021
Closing: December 17, 2021

Deadline for pre-registration and abstract submissions: 17 December 2021

The confernce will take place 9–12 May 2022
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

Through this conference, early career scientists will have the opportunity to meet colleagues from around the globe who share similar interests and an enthusiasm to improve equality and diversity in marine science. The conference aims to foster the development of contacts, collaborations, and associations among early career scientists that will persist for decades, and to establish personal and institutional networks that will help to advance our understanding of the marine environment. The theme, Ocean sciences for the future we want, links to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030.

There are 10 theme sessions calling for absctracts. Visit the theme sessions page here.

Who can participate?

​An early career scientist must - at the time of the event in 2022 - be 35 years of age or younger or have finished a PhD no earlier than 2017. 

Limited travel funding will be available to participants.

Hosted by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) in St. John's, Newfoundland.