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The following is a listing of regional, national and international conferences, seminars, courses and other events of relevance to integrated coastal and ocean management (ICOM). Please click on the name of the event for further details, including a link to the event website. To post an event, please email the ACZISC Secretariat with the details.

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Choose a month of interest here, or browse the list of events below:

June 2015
July 2015
August 2015
September 2015
October 2015
November 2015
December 2015
January 2016
February 2016
March 2016
May 2016
September 2017




JUNE 2015

- June 2015: World Oceans Day 2015 Events in Atlantic Canada

-3-4 June 2015: Northeast Regional Planning Body Meeting, Mystic, Connecticut, USA. 

-3-5 June 2015: 2nd African Summit on Marine Debris, Cape Town, South Africa. 

-3-5 June 2015: The World Ocean Summit, "Blue Economy; Blue Growth," Lisbon, Portugal.

-8-11 June 2015: 36th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

-8-12 June 2015: ELAW 40th Anniversary Virtual Conference. Presentations are all in video format, and resenters will be available to respond to questions and comments via Twitter from June 8-12. - new

-11-12 June 2015: RemEAST 2015 "Challenges of Working in the North", Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.

-15-17 June 2015: 2015 Summer Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

-16-18 June 2015: MEOPAR's 2015 Annual Science Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 

-17 June 2015, 10 AM EDT: INDEEP-DOSI and MESP Webinar. The Oil Industry's Technological Advancements for the Ocean Environment: Chevron's Subsea Hydrocarbon Detection Efforts & BP's DELOS Project. - new

-17-18 June 2015: Ocean Literacy in Canada Conference 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

-22-24 June 2015: 3rd International Conference on Oceanography: "Ocean Science: Understanding its various Processes and Effects" Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

-23-25 June 2015: Marine Ecosystems Analysis & Prediction Workshop, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. - new

-24 June 2015: Socio-economic benefits of coastal and marine protected spaces in the Mediterranean. What impacts for the sustainable development of territories? Marseille, France. - new

-24-26 June 2015: MARE Academic Conference: People and the Sea VIII, "Geopolitics of the Oceans," Amsterdam, the Netherlands

-25 June 2015, 11 AM US EDT: Environmental Defense Fund EU Discard Reduction Manual: A Guide for Fishermen, Fishery Managers and Member States by Karly McIlwain and Erik Lindebo of Environmental Defense Fund. Webinar co-sponsored by EBM Tools Network and OpenChannels.org. - new

-26-27 June 2015: Global Ocean Science Education Workshop, Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA. - new

-29 June 2015 - 2 July 2015: NMEA 2015 National Conference, Newport, Rhode Island, USA. - new

-30 June 2015: The Coming Reality of Sea Level Rise in Nfld, Woody Point, Newfoundland and Labrador. - new

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JULY 2015

-7 July 2015, 1 PM EDT: EBM Tools Network and OpenChannels.org webinar "Global Fishery Recovery: Possibilities and pathways for the future" by Environmental Defense Fund.

-7-10 July 2015: Our Common Future Under Climate Change International Scientific Conference, Paris, France. 

-13-17 July 2015: 3rd Annual International Conference on Fish Telemetry, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

-14-15 July 2015: Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s Governing Council Meeting “Water and Climate Change: Adaptation through Green Infrastructure," Boston, Massachusetts, USA. - new

-16 July 2015, Noon EDT: Live Chat on the World Heritage Marine Programme with Fanny Douvere of UNESCO. - new

-17 July 2015: Maine Beaches Conference 2015, South Portland, Maine, USA

-25-29 July 2015: Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference 2015, Newark, Delaware, USA. - new

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-2-6 August 2015: StormCon 2015 - North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition, Austin, Texas, USA.

-13 August 2015, 1 PM US EDT: Solving the Mystery of MPA Performance: Linking Governance to Ecological Outcomes by Helen Fox of RARE and David Gill of the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center. Webinar co-sponsored by the NOAA National Marine Protected Areas Center, the EBM Tools Network, OpenChannels.org, and MPA News. - new

-17-20 August 2015: 2015 Canadian Quaternary Association (CANQUA) Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. 

-23-28 August 2015: 27th International Cartographic Conference and the 16th General Assembly of ICA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. - new

-24-25 August 2015: 2015 California Climate Change Symposium, Sacramento, California, USA. - new

-25-27 August 2015: ShipArc 2015: Safe and Sustainable Shipping in a Changing Arctic Environment, Malmö, Sweden.

-30 August - 2 September 2015: International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

-30 August - 3 September 2015: 9th Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, Iquitos City, Peru.

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-7-10 September 2015: Asian and Pacific Coasts 2015, Chennai, India, Canada.

-7-11 September 2015: INTERCOH2015, Leuven, Belguim.

-9-11 September 2015: Coastal Structures Conference '15 and the Solutions to Coastal Disasters Conference '15, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

-9-11 September 2015: Coastal Management 2015 "Changing Coast, Changing Climate, Changing Minds" The Netherlands.

-15-18 September 2015: Coasts & Ports 2015 Auckland, New Zealand.

-16-18 September 2015: International Conference on Advances in Extreme Value Analysis and Application to Natural Hazards (EVAN2015), Santander, Spain. - new

-16-19 September 2015: Building Resilient Communities Conference and North Atlantic Forum, Summerside, Prince Edward Island.

-21–25 September 2015: ICES Annual Science Conference 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.

-23 September 2015, 1 PM US EDT: Mapping Ocean Wealth by Rob Brumbaugh of The Nature Conservancy. Webinar co-sponsored by EBM Tools Network and OpenChannels.org. - new

-28 September- 1 October 2015: International Short Course and Conference on Applied Coastal Research, Florence, Italy. - new

-29-30 September 2015: 9th International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality, Montpellier, France.

-30 September- 4 October 2015: Indigenous Resources- Decolonization and Development, Nuuk, Greenland.

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-2–3 October 2015: Sustainable Oceans 2015 Conference - "Healthy Oceans, Healthy Canada", Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-5-6 October 2015: Fishermen's Forum 2015: Changing Oceans, Changing Coasts, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. - new

-6 October 2015: 2015 International Marine Spatial Planning Symposium: Sharing Practical Solutions. 14th Annual Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium, Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA.

-6-10 October 2015: 9th International Symposium on Digital Earth (ISDE9), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The conference theme is: Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet.

-6-10 October 2015: MEDCOAST 15, Varna, Bulgaria. 

-8-9 October 2015: Newleef, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Green Economy Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. 12 August 2015 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new

-12-14 October 2015: BioMarine 2015, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA.

-19-22 October 2015: Dredging 2015 Conference, Savannah, Georgia, USA.

-19-22 October 2015: MTS/IEEE OCEANS’15 Conference - Sea of Change: Dive into Opportunity, Washington, DC, USA.

-20 October 2015: EMODnet Open Conference: Consolidating the Foundations, Building the Future, Oostende, Belgium. - new

-21-23 October 2015: 6th International Oyster Symposium, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA.

-26-30 October 2015: IMBER IMBIZO IV, Trieste, Italy.

-27-29 October 2015: 2nd Polar Data Forum, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. 1 July 2015 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. 

-27 October 2015: Esri User Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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-2-4 November 2015: 5th International Conference on Coasts and Estuaries, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

-8-12 November 2015: Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation 2015 Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA. - new

-9-11 November 2015: World Ocean Council Sustainable Ocean Summit, Singapore. 31 July 2015 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-9-13 November 2015: 8th Annual International Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference 2015, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 15 June 2015 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-16-19 November 2015: National Working Waterfronts & Waterways Symposium 2015, Tampa, Florida, USA. - new

-18-19 November 2015: MEOPAR Expert Forum on Oceans Data Management, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 

-25-27 November 2015: 7th Canadian Science Policy Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. - new

-30 November - 11 December 2015: 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC, Paris, France.

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-1-3 February 2016: SeaWeb Seafood Summit, St. Julian's, Malta. 17 July, 2015 is the deadline to submit proposals. - new

-7-12 February 2016: 11th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics in Melbourne and 2th Conference on Hydraulics in Water Engineering, Melbourne, Australia. - new

-10–12 February 2016: Species on the Move International Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. - new

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MARCH 2016

-6-11 March 2016: International Coastal Symposium 2016, Sydney, Australia. - new

-7-11 March 2016: Island Cities and Urban Archipelagos 2016, Hong Kong, China. 31 August 2015 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. 

-17-18 March 2016: 14th International Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering, London, United Kingdom. 17 September 2015 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. 

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MAY 2016

-24-28 May 2016: 14th ‘Islands of the World’ Conference 2016, Mytilini, Lesvos Island, Greece. 1 September 2015 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new

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-4-7 September 2017: Littoral 2017 - The Anthropocene and the littoral - change, naturalness and people, Liverpool, United Kingdom. 

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