The 2020 Our Coastal Futures conference will bring together voices from researchers, practitioners, Indigenous peoples, activists, businesses, youth, and decision-makers. This transdisciplinary, multi-format international conference will share and co-produce knowledge and enable effective action with the aim of inspiring a transition towards respectful custodianship of our oceans and coasts.
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.
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.
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.
**Please note this event was originally scheduled for 13-14 May 2020 in Montpellier (France), but was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The details on this page have been updated to reflect details for the confirmed online conference taking place 6-9 October 2020.**
Please note that this conference has been postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis. The conference was originally scheduled to take place from 7-11 September 2020.
Update - Due to the current situation with Covid-19, the SOPHIE Project conference has been cancelled / postponed indefinitely. However, the Strategic Research Agenda on Oceans and Human Health in Europe will still be launched on 30 March via webinar, from 15.00-16.00 CET. Details on how to access the webinar can be found on the Conference Website.