Gas Hydrate and Offshore Geohazard

The Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas Intergroup organises a discussion on offshore geohazard on 22 June 2017 at the European Parliament in Room ASP 3 H 1.

Offshore geohazards impede the development of blue economy and pose threats to ecosystem functioning. While resource exploration moves further offshore, it is essential to improve the tools and knowledge for identifying risks and set out a strategy for hazard mitigation.

6th Congress of the International Society for Applied Phycology

After Almería-Spain in 2002, Kunming-China in 2005, Galway - Ireland in 2008, Halifax–Canada in 2011 and Sydney-Australia in 2014,  the committee presiding the International Society of Applied Phycology ( decided to trust a scientific team of western France to organize the 6th congress of the society in Nantes at La Cité Nantes Events Center from June 18th to 23rd 2017. Indeed, with over 300 people working in its universities and research centers and more than 100 businesses, W

4th International Conference on Environmental Specimen Banks (ESBs)

The Biscay Bay Environmental Specimen Bank (BBEBB) will host in Bilbao during the first days of October 2017 the 4th International Conference on Environmental Specimen Banks (ESBs). BBEBB is located in the Plentzia Marine Station (PiE-UPV/EHU) of the University of the Basque Country.

Previous meetings were held in Nancy (2015), Shanghai (2013), Berlin (2010), Matsuyama (2009) and Charleston (2005).

Multilateral Science-Policy Partnerships: Generating the Evidence to Underpin SDG Implementation

To set the ocean on a path of sustainable development and preserve the essential ecosystem goods and services it provides, humankind does need to bring about a step-change in the way it understands and manages the marine environment. A step-change that can only be achieved if rooted in a sound scientific evidence base for decision-making.  

ECBS 2017 - 5th European Chemical Biology Symposium

The meeting ECBS 2017 brings together chemical biology researchers from screening and drug discovery, systems biology and therapeutic innovation. It builds on the success at the 5th ICBS 2016 in Madison, WI and the 4th ICBS/ECBS 2015 joint meeting in Berlin and will enable the exchange of research and professional collaboration and drive important discoveries in chemical biology. The program features contributions from European scientists and part of the presentations will be selected from the submitted abstracts.

3rd International Symposium on Nematodes as Environmental Bioindicators

The Institute of Technology Carlow, in collaboration with the Association of Applied Biologists, and the Organising Committee of the 3rd International Symposium on Nematodes as Environmental Bioindicators, are delighted to invite colleagues to participate in this event, which will take place on 28th and 29th of June 2017 at the Institute's Main Campus.

Restoring fish abundance by protecting Essential Fish Habitats

A Debate on the progress on the protection of Essential Fish Habitats under Article 8 of the EU Common Fisheries Policy and its contribution to rebuilding European fish stocks by 2020. This discussion will take place in the context of implementing the ecosystem-based approach of the CFP and particularly the delivery of multiannual plans. It will offer the possibility to better understand the potential and challenges of this fisheries management tool, as well as case studies for European regions. The event will be followed by a cocktail.