EuroMarine 2018 General Assembly Internal

Activity Overview

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


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

It will be followed by a (closed) EuroMarine Steering Committee meeting, on Thursday 18 Jan. PM.


Registration is not yet open but all GA representatives are invited to already plan their travel.

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 will open in Fall. GA representatives or other individuals afflilated with a EuroMarine Full Member Organisation willing to join the Steering Committee to serve the EuroMarine community can for the time being refer to last year's (2016) call for candidates. 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 18 Jan. afternoon 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: registration and full-day GA meeting (reporting, presentation of outcome of selected EuroMarine activities, discussion...)
  • Thu. 18 Jan. morning: GA meeting (formal business / decision-making session)
  • Thu. 18 Jan. afternoon: closed Steering Committee meeting (SC members only).

Practical information

To be posted here shortly.