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Events

2019

October

Oct 22

14th MEDCOAST Congress on Coastal and Marine Sciences, Engineering, Management & Conservation

22.10.2019 - 26.10.2019

Marmaris, Turkey

The fourteenth MEDCOAST congress in Marmaris (Turkey) takes place at a time when the European Commission is keenly involved in facilitating programs for Mediterranean and the Black Sea in the fields of Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP), Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) and Blue Growth (Economy). The Marmaris congress will provide excellent opportunities for discussing national and regional efforts and capabilities in these and related fields as well as the future needs and directions. The meeting will also be a good occasion for networking and collaboration initiatives.

The congress takes place at a time when the European Commission is keenly involved in facilitating programs for the Mediterranean and the Black Sea in the fields of Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP), Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) and Blue Growth (Economy) and this important event will be an excellent opportunity for discussing national and regional efforts and capacities, as well as for networking and collaboration. 

The deadline for abstract submission is 31 May 2019.

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Oct 23

Our Ocean Conference 2019

23.10.2019 - 24.10.2019

Oslo, Norway

The Our Ocean conferences focus on the key ocean issues of our time – marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and climate-related impacts on the ocean. More information about Our Ocean 2019 is forthcoming.

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November

Nov 19

Maritime Spatial Planning Forum “Global meets regional”

19.11.2019 - 21.11.2019

Riga, Latvia

How can we improve understanding of Marine/Maritime Spatial Planning worldwide?
We invite marine spatial planners, decision-makers, representatives of the private sector and civil society, researchers and other experts to save the date for the
Maritime Spatial Planning Forum: Global Meets Regional (MSPforum)!

By providing a space for sharing of experiences, analyses and best practices of different MSP processes worldwide, the MSPforum will empower stakeholders to identify solutions and commit to cross-sectoral actions to conserve our ocean and use its resources in a sustainable way.

It will serve as a joint event for the 4th International MSPforum, 3rd Baltic MSP Forum and final conference of the Pan Baltic Scope project. 

It is organized together by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, VASAB, Pan Baltic Scope and European Commission’s Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.

Stay tuned for more details on how to register for the MSPforum!

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Nov 20

Sustainable Ocean Summit - Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy

20.11.2019 - 22.11.2019

Paris, France

Mark your calendars for the next SOS – the annual gathering of the global ocean business community dedicated to advancing private sector action on ocean sustainable development, organized by WOC – the global Blue Economy Business Organization. With the theme of “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”, the SOS 2019 will be the first international ocean business conference dedicated to investment and innovation for sustainable development.

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2020

January

Jan 15

Marine Spatial Planning: an experience in the Maldives

15.01.2020 - 23.01.2020

Magoodhoo, Faafu Atoll, Maldives

The general objective of the training workshop is to test an MSP process through the creation of co-produced knowledge related to critical issues and opportunities of the Maldivian island/s by incorporating, socio-economic, cultural, and environmental aspects considering also climate change issues. The workshop is organized by the Planning Climate Change research group of the Iuav University of Venice. The participants and all the activities will be hosted by the Marine Research and High Education Center (MaRHE Center) of the University of Milano-Bicocca (www.marhe.unimib.it).    The deadline for the registration is the 1st October 2019.

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April

Apr 20

International Coastal Symposium

20.04.2020 - 23.04.2020

Seville, Spain

The symposium will be hosted by the Coastal Environments Research Group, Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla, under the auspices of the Coastal Education and Research Foundation (CERF) and the Journal of Coastal Research (JCR). The proceedings of the conference, published as peer-reviewed papers in the Journal of Coastal Research, represent an invaluable resource for coastal scientists, engineers and managers.

Please note that abstracts submission is already open until 2nd of April 2019.

For more information on how to submit an abstract, important dates and registration, visit the conference webpage: https://www.ics2020.org/

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