COAST-Bordeaux 2017 - Systemic and Biodiversity Evolution of Marine Coastal Ecosystems under the Pressure of Climate Change, Natural and Anthropogenic Local Factors

The COAST-Bordeaux 2017 event will take place this year in Domaine du Haut Carré, France. Running from 7-10 November 2017, the event will bring together an international scientific symposium on coastal and coastline zones. It will also bring together a forum where scientists, professionals of maritime activities, community services and elected officials will be able to discuss isssues related to the impacts of global changes on these areas.

Side events for The Ocean Conference: Guidelines for Organizers Now Available

Side events sponsored by Member States, UN system and other Inter-Governmental Organizations as well as Major Groups and other stake holders, will be organized daily at the UN Headquarters in New York, in the margins of the official meetings of the Ocean Conference. The proposed side event should be closely related to the overarching theme of the Conference “Our oceans, our future: partnering for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14”. The side event should constitute a potential contribution to the outcome of the Ocean Conference.

Fourth International Conference on Earth System Modelling

The 4ICESM will advance discourse around four themes related to the World Climate Research Programme's Grand Science Challenges. Invited cross-cutting presentations on the history, philosophy and sociology of Earth system science and a conference keynote lecture will complement presentations and posters on each of the themes, as outlined below.

The keynote speaker for the event is Thomas Stocker from University of Bern, Switzerland.


The conference will revolve around 4 main themes;

EMODnet Stakeholder Conference: Stress tests on marine data - Towards a European Ocean Observing System

The Conference aims to mobilise a wide group of interested stakeholders to consider joint issues, present common findings as well as highlighting differences between the Sea-basins as identified by the EMODnet Sea-basin Checkpoints in terms of existing and future monitoring and observation activities, data availability and usefulness to address real problems.

The main objectives of the EMODnet Checkpoints Stakeholder Conference are to:

4th Coastal and Maritime Mediterranean Conference CM2

The fourth Coastal & Maritime Mediterranean Conference CM2 follows up the third Coastal & Maritime Mediterranean Conference held in Ferrara (Italy) in 2015 planned by the Centre Français du Littoral and Pôle Mer Méditerranée but with a stress on corporation activity and intended for both French-speaking and non French-speaking Mediterranean countries. The management of the conference is conducted in parallel with the host country: Croatia in 2017.