9th EUROLAG Conference

The 9th EUROLAG conference on coastal lagoons and transitional environments will be held in Venice (Italy) on 20-24 January 2020. The conference is devoted to science, research and management issues that are related to lagoons and transitional areas. The theme of the conference will be future vision and knowledge needs for coastal transitional environments.

For more information on the conference, and to submit abstracts and register, please visit the EUROLAG9 website below.


Challenges and opportunities in large-scale conservation

The working group Pelagic from the Centre for the Synthesis and Analysis of Biodiversity (CESAB) will hold a symposium in Montpellier on Friday the 29th of November 2019. During this symposium a groups of international researchers will present the new challenges associated with monitoring both wildlife and human activities in Protected Area using up to date technologies. The list of speakers will be available early September.

Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe Conference

The Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE) Conference will showcase the findings of the two-year SOPHIE project and launch the Strategic Research Agenda for Oceans and Human Health research in Europe.

Running over two days at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, the conference will present conclusions from the various project work streams to a forum of international stakeholders.

Further details will be available shortly.

Open Science FAIR Conference

The second edition of the Open Science Fair will take place in Porto (Portugal) in September.The OS Fair Conference will critically showcase the services, e-infrastructures, policies and practices required for the transition to Open Science.

For more information on the event, including registration, please visit the website via the link below.



The 5th International Marine Connectivity Conference (iMarCo2019) is to be held at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, September 23-25, 2019.

49th WEFTA Conference

The 49th West European Fish Technologists Association (WEFTA) Conference will take place in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands in October 2019. The WEFTA conference provides a platform for food scientists, PhD students and fish processing industries to present their latest research achievements and share valuable experiences in the field of fish industry and aquatic products, quality and safety. This year's theme is 'Blue Value Creation, Bioeconomy, Health and Safety'.

Submissions for communications are invited for the following areas: 

International Conference on Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific Region

The international conference on 'Climate change in the Asia-Pacific region: from environmental aspects to socioeconomic impacts' will take place in Quy Nhon (Vietnam) in March 2020. The conference will focus on interdisciplinary studies, and will regroup specialists from all of the disciplines involved in the study of climate change impacts. The components of the regional socio-environmental system are strongly interconnected, with interactions within the climate system, as well as between environment and society.

CHEERS Conference 2019

Environmental global changes are occurring at unprecedented rates and scales. Worldwide studies and monitoring programmes have been collecting data that should be analysed in order to put in evidence long-term trends and to explore spatial and temporal comparisons.