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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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February 2014
March 2014
April 2014
April - May 2014
May 2014
June 2014
July 2014
July - August 2014
August 2014
August - September 2014
September 2014
September - October 2014
October 2014
November 2014
December 2014
April 2015
September 2015
November 2015



MARCH 2014

-1 March 2014: 2014 Annual Environmental Conference, Worchester, Massachusetts, USA.

-3-6 March 2014: Fishery Dependent Information 2014 Conference, Rome.

-4 March 2014: Arctic Summit 2014, London, United Kingdom.

-5 March 2014, 7 PM AST: Webinar: NOAA’s Data on the Ocean Economy, with NOAA Economist Jeff Adkins.

-4-6 March 2014: Marine and Offshore Engineering Technology Conference, Kuwait City, Kuwait.

-7 March 2014: 10th Annual Sustainability and Environmental Research Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-10 March 2014: Catch The Next Wave Conference, London, United Kingdom.

-10-11 March 2014: Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan Amendment Public Workshops, Boston and Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA. - new

-11 March 2014: Climate Change and Aquaculture: A science symposium to communicate current research and science activities to the Atlantic Region’s aquaculture industry, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

-12 March 2014: Socio-Economic Analyses of Coastal Ecosystem Resilience, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

-11-13 March 2014, Oceanology International 2014, London, United Kingdom.

-12 March 2014, 10 AM: Webinar - Stratégies et évaluation du rendement des ensemencements de saumon atlantique au Québec, Julien April (Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement, de la Faune et des Parcs).

-13 March 2014 : TECTERRA: Investing in Innovation, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-13 March 2014, 1 PM EDT: Webinar on the Global Ocean Refuge System to Protect Marine Life Worldwide (GLORES) by Lance Morgan of the Marine Conservation Institute.

-14-16 March 2014: Science Atlantic Aquaculture & Fisheries and Biology Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-14-16 March 2014: Science Atlantic Environment Conference, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-18 March 2014, 2 PM ADT: Webinar, World Resources Institute on Ecosystem Valuation to Inform Decision Making in the Caribbean, with Richard Waite, Lauretta Burke, and Erin Gray.

-18-20 March 2014: State of the Coast, New Orleans, Louisiana USA.

-22 March 2014: 3rd Bi-Annual Atlantic Canada W.A.T.E.R. Symposium and Planning Forum, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. 

-March 24-25, 2014: MEOPAR OBSERVATION CORE TECHNICAL WORKSHOPS: Toward Shared Ocean Data Management & Glider Operations in Canada, Québec, Montreal, Canada.

-25-28 March 2014: Offshore Technology Conference Asia 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

-25-28 March 2014: Indian Ocean Futures Conference 2014, Fremantle, Australia.

-26 March 2014, 10 AM: Webinar - Watershed Planning: Template tool for watershed-based habitat restoration, Amy Weston (NSLC Adopt A Stream).

-28-31 March 2014: PowerShift Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-29-31 March 2014: Offshore Technology Conference Brasil 2013, Rio De Janeiro, Bazil.

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APRIL 2014

-5-11 April 2014: Arctic Science Summit Week & Arctic Observing Summit, Helsinki, Finland. - new

-10-11 April 2014: DredgDikes Conference: South Baltic Conference on Dredged Materials in Dike Construction, Rostock, Germany.

-11-12 April 2014: 2014 Sustainable Oceans Conference: Transforming a Sea of Knowledge into Effective Management, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-14-16 April 2014: 3rd IAHR Europe Congress, Porto, Portugal. The conference theme is: Water, Engineering and Research

-15-18 April 2014: FUTURE (Forecasting and Understanding Trends, Uncertainty and Responses of North Pacific Marine Ecosystems) Open Science Meeting, Kohala Coast, Big Island, Hawaii, U.S.A.

-21 April 2014: 2014 Gulf Coast Restoration Summit, New Orleans, Louisiana USA.

-22-25 April 2014: Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth, The Hague, The Netherlands.

-22-25 April 2014: IOC Sub-Commission for the Western pacific (WESTPAC) 9th International Scientific Symposium, Nha Trang, Vietnam. The conference theme is: A healthy Ocean for Prosperity in the Western Pacific: Science Challenges and Possible Solutions.

-23 April 2014, 10 AM: Webinar - Engaging communities in water stewardship: experiences from a transboundary watershed, Simon Mitchell (Meduxnekeag River Association & World Wildlife Fund).

-23-25 April 2014: Workshop: Economic viability of Small-Scale Fisheries in Africa, Bagamoyo, Tanzania.

-24-30 April 2014: 8th Annual International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change, Kathmandu, Nepal.

-29-30 April 2014: International Conference on Closed-Containment Aquaculture, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada. - new

-29-30 April 2014: 25th Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference, Newport, Rhode Island.

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APRIL - MAY 2014

-27 April - 2 May 2014: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vienna, Austria.

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MAY 2014

-4-6 May 2014: 1st Water Initiative for the Future (WatIF): 2014 Graduate Conference, Kingston, ON.

-5-8 May 2014: Offshore Technology Conference 2014, Houston, Texas, USA.

-5-9 May 2014: 46th international Liège colloquium on ocean dynamics - Low oxygen environments in marine, estuarine and fresh waters, Liège, Belgium.

-7-8 May 2014: ACZISC Meeting #72, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

-12-14 May 2014: GIS and Water Resources VIII - Data to Decisions,  Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

-13-16 May 2014: 9th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

-18-23 May 2014: Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon, USA.

-20-22 May 2014: 12th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition 2014 - Innovative solutions to global trends, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

-21-22 May 2014: Nova Scotia Energy Research & Development Forum 2014, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-21-23 May 2014: Joint Geological Association of Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada Annual Meeting, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Field Trip B7 is: Tide-Dominated Sedimentation in the Bay of Fundy, with a Focus on the Nature of Muddy Deposits. Special Session SS1 is: The Dynamics and Facies Characteristics of Tidal Mud Deposits.

-21 May - 18 July 2014: International Ocean Institute Training Programme on Ocean Governance: Policy, Law and Management, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-24-30 May: Congress 2014, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. The conference theme is: Borders without Boundaries. - new

-25-30 May 2014: 16th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding, Cairns, Austrailia.

-26–30 May 2014: International Symposium on Contribution of Glaciers and Ice Sheets to Sea Level Change, Chamonix, France.

-May 27-29, 2014: 12th Annual Headwaters to Ocean (H2O) Conference, San Diego, California, USA.

-27-29 May 2014: International Workshop on Industry-Science Collaboration and Ocean Industry Data Collection in Canada, Montreal, Canada. - new

-29-31 May 2014: Resilient Cities 2014 - 5th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, Bonn, Germany.

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JUNE 2014

-1-5 June 2014: 2014 Congress of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Rimouski, Quebec, Canada.

-1-5 June 2014: 33rd PIANC World Congress, San Francisco, California, USA. The conference theme is: Navigating the New Millennium.

-2-4 June 2014: Symposium - Ecological basis of risk analysis for marine ecosystems, Porvoo, Finland. 30 March 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-2-5 June 2014: 15th international user group conference - Developing the Blue Economy, Brest, France.

-5-6 June 2014: DredgDikes conference: South Baltic Conference on New Technologies and Recent Developments in Flood Protection, Gdansk, Germany.

-7-9 June, 2014: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) 2014 Conference, Beijing, China. The conference theme is: Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A Tool for Sustainability.

-7-11 June 2014: World Aquaculture 2014, Adelaide, Australia.

-9-12 June 2014: 4th JCOMM Workshop on Advances in Marine Climatology, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

-9-13 June 2014: SCIECONF 2014, the conference will be held online as virtual conference.

-10-12 June 2014: Green Tech 2014, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

-11-14 June 2014: 3rd International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications (EORSA 2014), Changsha, China. Theme is: Global Change and Sustainable Development: A Remote Sensing Perspective.

-13 June 2014: 1st ICOADS Value-Added Database Workshop, Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

-15-19 June 2014: Coastal Zone Canada 2014, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The conference theme is: Our Coasts: Legacies and Futures.

-16-18 June 2014: Climate Change Symposium on Sustaining Coastal Cities, Cambridge, MA, USA.

-17-18 June, 2014: Baltic Maritime Spatial Planning Forum - PartiSEApate Final Conference, Riga, Latvia.

-19-21 June 2014: Halifax Oceans Film Festival, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-20 June 2014: COINAtlantic Geospatial Tools Training Workshop, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

-15-20 June 2014: 34th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Seoul, Korea.

-16-21 June 2014: XXV FIG International Congress in Malaysia "Engaging the Challenges, Enhancing the Relevance", Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

-23-27 June 2014: 6th International Workshop on Modeling the Ocean, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

-23-27 June 2014: The IMBER Open Science Conference - Future Oceans, Bergen, Norway.

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JULY 2014

-1-3 July 2013: AfricaGEO, Cape Town, South Africa

-4-9 July 2014: Reseau d’excellence des territoires insulaires (RETI) Annual Meeting - Livable Islands: Culture, Politics, Economy and Environment, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 31 May 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. 

-7-25 July 2014: Leadership for Fisheries Management Course, Coastal Resources Center and the Fisheries Center, Graduate School of Oceanography University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island, USA.

-9-11 July 2014: 1st Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference North America, Newark, Delaware, USA. 1 April 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-13-18 July 2014: IGARSS 2014 & 35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, Québec City, Québec, Canada.

-21-23 July 2014: 2nd International Conference on Oceanography, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The conference theme is:  Ocean changes and its ecological impacts.

-28-30 July 2014: 3rd International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Change, San Francisco, California, USA. The conference theme is: An Insight into the Recent Advancements in Geoscience and Climate Change Control.

-30-31 July 2014: International Conference on Fisheries Science 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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-28 July - 1 August 1, 2014: Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration.

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-4-9 August 2014: IMBER Summer School: ClimEco4 - Delineating the Issues of Climate Change and Impacts to Marine Ecosystems: Bridging the Gap Between Research, Assessment, Policy and Management, Shanghai, China.

-14-18 August 2014: 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress, Glasgow, Scotland. 

-25-29 August 2014: 6th International Symposium on GIS/Spatial Analyses in Fishery and Aquatic Sciences, Tampa, Florida, USA. 30 May 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.


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-26 August - 11 September 2014: 10th International Training Workshop on Integrated Coastal Management in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea (MEDCOAST Institute 2014), Dalyan-Aegean Coast, Dalyan (Turkey).

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-8-11 September 2014: 1st International Geomatics Applications “GEOMAPPLICA” Conference, Skiathos Island, Greece. 20th March 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-14-19 September 2014: Oceans 2014 - MTS/IEEE, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. The conference theme is: Oceans: Where Challenge Becomes Opportunity. 26 March 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-14-20 September 2014: 22nd ICID Congress and 65th IEC meeting, Gwangju Metropolitan City, South Korea. The Theme of the Congress is: Securing Water for Food and Rural Community under Climate Change.

-15-19  September 2014: ICES Annual Science Conference 2014, A Coruña, Spain. ICES ASC 2014 will present new marine science and addresses today's most challenging issues. 14 April 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-21-25 September 2014: 2nd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress in Merida, Mexico. 31 March 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-22-26 September, 2014: 12th coastal conference Littoral 2014, Klaipeda, Lithuania. The conference theme is: Facing Present and Future Coast Challenges. 30 April 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-22-26 September 2014: 5th Bio-logging Science Symposium, Strasbourg, France.

-22-27 September 2014: International Small Islands Studies Association Islands of the World XIII: Penghu archipelago, Taiwan. The conference theme is: Small is Beautiful: Island Connections and Innovations. 31 March 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

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-29 September - 2 October 2014: Coastlab14, Varna, Bulgaria.

-28 September - 2 October 2014: 11th International Conference on Hydroscience & Engineering: "Hydro-Engineering for Environmental Challenges" Hamburg, Germany.

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-13-17 October 2014: The Climate Symposium 2014 - Climate Research and Earth Observations from Space, Darmstadt, Germany

-14-17 October 2014: 3rd International Symposium on Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Antalya, Turkey. 30 April 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-16-18 October 2014: 4th Annual World Congress of Marine Biotechnology-2014, Dalian, China.

-19-24 October 2014: 17th Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas, Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco, Brazil.

-26-31 October 2014: Ocean Optics XXII, Portland, Maine, USA. 15 May 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

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-1-5 November 2014: 7th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and 24th Biennial Meeting of The Coastal Society, "Inspiring Action, Creating Resistance" in Washington, DC, USA.

-2-5 November 2014: International Conference on Data Sharing and Integration for Global Sustainability 2014, New Delhi, India.

-3-5 November 2014: Geomatics Atlantic 2014, St. John's, Newfoundland. - new

-4-6 November 2014: 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The conference theme is: Advancing an International Ocean Energy Delivery Industry. 1 April 2014 is the extended deadline for submitting abstracts

-4-7 November 2014: Pan Ocean Remote Sensing Conference (PORSEC) 2014 the 12th Biennial Conference, Bali, Indonesia. The conference theme is: Ocean Remote Sensing for Sustainable Resources. 28 April 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

-6-8 November 2014: 2nd International Urbanization and Global Environmental Change Conference, Taipei, Taiwan.

-12-19 November 2014: IUCN World Parks Congress, in Sydney, Australia.

-17-21 Novemebr 2014: 2nd International Ocean Research Conference: One Planet One Ocean, Barcelona, Spain.

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-1-5 December 2014: Symposium and Training Workshops on: Global Environmental Change & Small Islands: Economic & Labour Market Implications, Valletta, Malta. 30 June 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.

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APRIL 2015

-April 2015: CoastGIS2015, South Africa.

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-September 2015: Coastal Management 2015 "Changing Coast, Changing Climate, Changing Minds" The Netherlands. 30 June 2014 is the deadline for submitting abstracts - new

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-6-9 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.

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