EuroMarine 2018 General Assembly Internal

Activity Overview

Type: EuroMarine General Assembly meeting
Start Date: January 17, 2018
End Date: January 18, 2018
Venue: CIIMAR, Porto (Portugal)
Contact: EuroMarine Secretariat
E-mail: secretariat [at]
Decision Body: EuroMarine Steering Committee

Application/registration deadline: November 30, 2017
Registration website:


In 2018, the EuroMarine General Assembly (GA) meeting will take place in Matosinhos (Porto), Portugal, on 17 January (afternoon) and 18 January 2018 (all day). It will be hosted and co-organised by CIIMAR.

It will be followed by a (closed) EuroMarine Steering Committee meeting, on Thursday 19 Jan. AM.


All GA representatives (or substitutes) and all invited participants are invited to register by 30 Nov. 2017 and to plan their travel.

All other potential participants are invited to register by 30 Nov. 2017. Their registration will be confirmed in December (within room capacity limits).

Call for candidates and election of three new Steering Committee (SC) members

Three new SC members should be elected during the GA meeting (as prescribed by SC renewal rules). The call for candidates opens on 21 Nov. and closes on 31 Dec. 2017. While their term will officially start in July 2018, the three new SC members will be invited (if present) to attend the SC meeting that will be held on 19 Jan. AM after the GA meeting, and to participate in any online SC meeting or email exchanges prior to the official start of their term.


A provisional programme will be posted here soon. The overall structure of the meeting is as follows:

  • Wed. 17 Jan. morningSide-event: ELIXIR Workshop (details and registration method to be posted here shortly)
  • Wed. 17 Jan. afternoon: registration and half-day GA meeting (reporting, presentation of outcome of selected EuroMarine activities, discussion...)
  • Thu. 18 Jan. morning: GA meeting (continued)
  • Thu. 18 Jan. afternoon: GA meeting (formal business / decision-making session)
  • Fri. 19 Jan. morning: closed Steering Committee meeting (SC members only).

Practical information

To be posted here shortly.