The Mediterranean: Scientific Expertise for Decision-Makers

The Mediterranean research conglomerates MISTRALS and MedECC have announced a major three-day conference in 2020 for all decision-makers of the Mediterranean countries, hosted by Aix-Marseille University (AMU-MIO). Inspired by the achievements of science-policy interfaces such as the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), from which it takes up several objectives, this conference will be an opportunity to review existing scientific knowledge and the issues that the M

5th Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences

The Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS) was established by Xiamen University's the State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science (MEL) in order to promote interdisciplinary studies in marine environmental science and to foster the next generation of ocean scientists, with the overarching theme The Changing Ocean Environment: From a Multidisciplinary Perspective.

15th International Symposium on the Interactions between Sediments and Water

The organizing committee of the International Symposium on the Interactions between Sediments and Water and the International Association for Sediment Water Science (IASWS) have announced registration and abstract submission are open for the 15th Symposium, which will be held in Portorož, Slovenia. The general objectives of these IASWS meetings are to:


The ARESMA project, in collaboration with the University of Mayotte (CUFR de Mayotte) hase announced the MangSES symposium, focusing on ‘Mangroves as socio-ecological systems with an interdisciplinary perspective’. 

EMODnet Second Open Conference and Jamboree

The EMODnet Second Open Conference and Jamboree follows up on the first edition, which took place 5 years ago. During this iteration, EMODnet partners, data providers and users will take stock of EMODnet achievements over the past 10 years, connect across stakeholder communities and set goals for the future. To start the week, the Open Conference will focus on use cases and requirements for developing essential open marine data services for blue economy actors, the public sector, civil society and the research community.

Kick-Off Conference of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research will launch the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) with an international Kick-Off Conference in Berlin from 31 May 2021 to 2 June 2021.

Please save the date. Further information will be added here about this event in April 2020.

ParaFishControl final conference

The H2020 project ParaFishControl, which examined and developed strategies to control parasites in aquaculture farms, will be holding its final conference on 11 March 2020. 

This conference will not only summarise the findings and outputs of the project, but will also present attendees with access to the latest information on emerging and newly-established tools and strategies for diagnosing, preventing and treating parasitic diseases in farmed fish.