Conference

CommOcean 2018: 3rd International Marine Science Communication Conference

The CommOcean conference will combine a hands-on approach with in science communication and dissemination, as well as expertise-sharing sessions and social interactions. CommOCEAN 2018 aims to provide communication skills and inspiration to communicators across a range of experience levels. Many sessions are suitable for all, but some elements of the programme will run simultaneously and are tailored for those looking to build their communications skills and to those looking to move their communications to the next level.

PESC-5 Pan-European stakeholder consultation for IPBES

The 5th Pan-European stakeholder consultation for IPBES (PESC-5) meeting will take place 6th-7th of June in Bern, Switzerland. You can now register online. The meeting includes the official uptake event and celebration of the European & Central Asian (ECA) Regional Assessment on the first morning.

The meeting would be interesting for those that want to contribute to the Global Assessment and also the first ideas for the second work program of IPBES. 

SOLAS Open Science Conference

The Surface Ocean–Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) is an international and interdisciplinary research project on biogeochemical-physical air-sea interactions and processes. With its Open Science Conference, SOLAS offers the ideal programme for scientists who wish to learn and exchange about cutting edge research in the field and present their own findings.

More information on the event will become available in May, including registration dates.

World Conference on Marine Biodiversity

The World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (WCMB) has become the major focal assembly to share research outcomes, management and policy issues, and discussions on the role of biodiversity in sustaining ocean ecosystems. Arranged on a 3 - 4 year cycle, prior WCMB meetings (Valencia, Spain; Aberdeen, Scotland; Qingdao, China) have each attracted leading specialists from around the world, and catalyzed numerous sidebar sessions on marine biodiversity issues.

Seafood Expo Global 2018

This event, titled "Food From the Oceans, a Look into Our Futures", will take place in the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. European Commissioner Karmenu Vella will be present, alongside other high-level speakers, to discuss the future of sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, on both an EU and global scale.