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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June - July 2013
July - August 2013
September - October 2013
October - November 2013
LIST OF EVENTS:
-2 May 2013, 1 PM EDT: Webinar Demonstration of Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES) by Ben Sherrouse and Darius Semmens of USGS.
-9-12 May 2013: The ACCESS (Atlantic Canada Coastal and Estuarine Science Society) 2013 conference, Lawrencetown, Nova, Scotia, Canada. The conference includes a special symposium "Advances in mapping techniques for the coastal zone" and special session "Invasive green crabs in coastal ecosystems".
-9 May 2013, 1 PM EDT: Webinar on Marine Protected Area Network Planning in the Bay of Fundy/Scotian Shelf, by Maxine Westhead of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
-9-11 May 2013: Nova Scotia Food Gathering, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The conference theme is: identify and animate actions to increase food security in Nova Scotia.
-10-12 May 2013: Island Studies: West Coast Canada & Beyond, The Haven, Gabriola Island, British Columbia, Canada.
-13-16 May 2013: Geospatial World Forum - Monetizing Geospatial Value & Practices, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The conference theme is: monetising geospatial value and practices.
-13-16 May 2013: 33rd annual conference of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
-13–17 May 2013: 45th International Liège Colloquium: Primary production in the ocean: from the synoptic to the global scale, Liège, Belgium.
-14-15 May 2013: 24th Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference, Burlington, Vermont, USA.
-14-17 May 2013: 16th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, Leuven, Belgium.
-14-17 May 2013: CSCE 21st Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
-14-17 May 2013: 6th International Marine Debris Conference "In the Wake of the Tsunami: New Urgency to an Old Problem", Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. - new
-15-16 May 2013: Species at Risk Recovery in Atlantic Canada: Best Practices, Collaborative Approaches, & Techniques that Work for Stewardship, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.
-15-17 May 2013: 6th International Conference on Integrated Management of Coastal Zones, CARICOSTAS 2013, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. The conference theme is: Integration for the sustainability of coastal ecosystems facing the climate changes.
-15-17 May 2013: 2nd Executive Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism, Los Cabos, Mexico.
-16 May 2013, 1 PM EDT: Webinar Demonstration of How to Apply CMECS to Existing Geospatial Datasets by Mark Finkbeiner and Chris Robinson of NOAA Coastal Services Center. - new
-20-24 May 2013: 4th IGCP 588: ‘Preparing for Coastal Change’ Conference, Chennai, India.
-22 May - 19 July, 2013: IOI Training Programme on Ocean Governance: Policy, Law and Management, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
-24-26 May 2013: Nature Nova Scotia's Annual General Meeting, South Milford, Nova Scotia, Canada.
-26-30 May 2013: 1st Joint Scientific Congress of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS), Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU) and Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The conference theme is: Bridging Environmental Science, Policy and Resource Management.
-27-28 May 2013: Canada / Norway Oil Spill Response Technology Seminar, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
-27-28 May 2013: Satellite Technology for Maritime Security, Venice, Italy.
-27-30 May 2013: IMPACTS WORLD 2013: International Conference on Climate Change Effects, Potsdam, Germany. The theme of the conference is: community-driven syntheses of climate change impact analyses.
-28-30 May 2013: 11th Annual Headwaters to Ocean (H2O) Conference 2013, San Diego, California, USA.
-29 May 2013: Spring into Geomatics Conference, Truro, Nova Scotia Canada. The conference theme is: Open Data
-29-30 May 2013: ACZISC Meeting #69, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.-31 May – 2 June 2013: 4th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation: Resilient Cities 2013, Bonn, Germany. Conference themes include: Risk and vulnerability assessment; Adaptation and resilience planning and policy making; Multi-stakeholder and community-based collaboration; Governance; Implementing specific solutions; and Financing resilience.
-2-5 June 2013: Aquaculture Canada 2013, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. The conference theme is: Farming Our Waters: Agrifood Innovations.
-3-6 June 2013: 33rd EARSeL Symposium "Towards Horizon 2020: Earth Observation and Social Perspectives, Matera, Italy.
-3-4 June 2013: Fostering Sustainable Behaviour Workshop, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
-4 June 2013: Canadian Geomatics Round Table Workshop, Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia 2012-2013 AGM, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
-4 June 2013: 4th EARSeL Workshop on Remote Sensing in Education and Training, Matera, Italy.
-4-7 June 2013: 6th SCACR International Short Course/Conference on Applied Coastal Research, Lisbon, Portugal.
-6-7 June 2013: 6th EARSeL Workshop on Remote Sensing of the Coastal Zone, Matera, Italy. The workshop focus is: the impact of our climate on coastal zones and inland waters; on climate change and its expected effects on European seas; and on the role of remote sensing for its study.
-6-7 June 2013: 4th EARSeL Workshop on Natural and Cultural Heritage, Matera, Italy.
-6-9 June 2013: 3rd Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy and the Environment, Osaka, Japan. The theme of the conference is: sustainability, society, and the environment: searching for synergies.
-8 June 2013: World Oceans Day Events in Atlantic Canada.
-8-14 June 2013: Rivers to Oceans Week.
-9-13 June 2013: 8th Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics, Santander, Spain.
-9-13 June 2013: The International Conferences on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions, Espoo, Finland.
-9-14 June 2013: The Association of State Floodplain Managers’ 37th Annual National Conference, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. The conference theme is: Remembering the Past - Insuring the Future.
-9-14 June 2013: 7th World Environmental Education Congress, Marrakech, Morocco. The congress theme is: Environmental Education in Cities and Rural Areas: Seeking Greater Harmony.
-9-14 June 2013: 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Nantes, France.
-10 June 2013: 9th Annual Elisabeth Mann Borgese Ocean Lecture with guest speaker, Nikolaus Gelpke.
-10-13 June 2013: OCEANS'13 MTS/IEEE Conference, Bergen, Norway. The conference theme is: The Northern dimension and Challenges.
-13 June 2013, 1 PM EDT: Webinar on Big Ocean MPA Network: addressing the common challenges of Large, Remote Marine Protected Areas by Aulani Wilhelm of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.
-13-15 June 2013: The North Atlantic Forum 2013 Conference "Rural Tourism: Challenges in Changing Times", Hólar, North Iceland.
-16-17 June 2013: 6th International Coastal Atlas Network (ICAN) Workshop: "Expanding Participation in Coastal Web Atlas Development and Use", Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
-16-19 June 2013: 7th Canadian River Heritage Conference: "Rivers: Building nations, sustaining peoples", Charlottetown, PEI, Canada. The conference theme is: the "significant link between a nation, its rivers, and its people".
-15-19 July 2013: World Conference on Stock Assessment Methods for Sustainable Fisheries, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. - new
-17-18 June 2013: Human Mobility and Urban Growth in Coastal Areas - conflict mitigation and spatial resilience, Lisbon, Portugal. - new
-17-20 June 2013: 11th Biennial International Conference of the Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The conference theme is: Aquatic Ecosystems at the Edge: Managing for Sustainability.
-18-21 June 2013: The 11th International Symposium for GIS and Computer Cartography for Coastal Zone Management: CoastGIS 2013 Conference, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The conference theme is: Monitoring and Adapting to Change on the Coast.
-19-21 June 2013: TransNav 2013: “Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation”, Gdynia, Poland.
-23-24 June 2013: International Workshop at the crossroad of Earth Information, Technology and Social Sciences "Information for Innovation and Socioeconomic Development", Florence, Italy.
-23-27 June 2013: INSPIRE Conference 2013 "The Green Renaissance", Florence, Italy.
-24 June 2013: 2nd International Energy & Meteorology Conference, Pre-Conference Seminar: "Uncertainty in meteorological data for the energy industry", Toulouse, France.
-24-26 June 2013: AGU Science Policy Conference: Preparing for Our Future, Washington, DC, USA.
-24-28 June 2013: 10th Asia Oceania Geosciences Society Annual Meeting, Brisbane, Australia.
-24-28 June 2013: 7th International Conference on Coastal Dynamics, Arcachon, France.
-25-27 June 2013: International Conference on Engineering & Ecohydrology for Fish Passage, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.
-25-28 June 2013: 2nd International Energy & Meteorology Conference: Weather and Climate for the Energy Industry, Toulouse, France. The conference theme is: Improving Weather and Climate Capabilities for Enhanced Energy Strategies
-26-28 June 2013: 7th MARE People and the Sea Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.The conference theme is: Maritime Futures.
-8 June - 6 July 2012: 64th Annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission, Panama City, Panama.
-12 July 2013: Maine Beaches Conference, South Portland, Maine, USA. - new
7- 9 July 2013: 3rd International Exergy, Life Cycle Assessment, and Sustainability Workshop & Symposium, Nisyros, Greece. The conference theme is: climate change, renewable energy systems, sustainable energy systems, and smart energy systems as they effect the sustainability of countries, regions and cities.
-8-11 July 2013: 2013 Annual Symposium of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles, Glasgow, United Kingdom. The Symposium theme is: deep sea biology. 31 May 2013 is the extended deadline for submitting abstracts.
-10-11 July 2013: Commission for Environmental Cooperation’s Annual Council Session, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Join the discussion in person or live via webcast with Mexican Environment Secretary Juan José Guerra, Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent, and Acting US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Bob Perciasepe. - new
-11 July 2013, 1 PM EDT: Webinar on SocMon: Social Science Monitoring in Coastal and MPA Management by Peter Edwards of the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program.
-15-17 July 2013: 3rd International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
-16-18 July 2013: The Hamburg Conference: Actions for Climate Induced Migration, Hamburg, Germany. The conference themes are: climate-induced migration and urbanization; climate-induced migration and rural livelihoods; climate-induced migration and rapid onset extreme events; and climate-induced migration and slow onset extreme events.
-16-18 July 2013: 21st Annual Hawai’i Conservation Conference, Honolulu, Hawai’i, USA. The conference theme is: Living Today, Sustaining Tomorrow: Connecting People, Places, and Planet.
-21-25 July 2013: 26th International Congress for Conservation Biology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The conference theme is: Connecting Systems, Disciplines and Stakeholders.
-21-28 July 2013: World Congress of Malacology Azores 2013, Ponta Delgada, Portugal. 31 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.
-22-26 July 2013: IAHS-IAPSO-IASPEI Joint Assembly, Gothenburg, Sweden.
-29 July to 3 August 2013: 3rd International Conference on Construction of artificial lands in the coastal and offshore areas, Irkutsk, Russia.
-29 July - 3 August 2013: Federal Water Resources Agency: Institute of the Earth's Crust 3rd International Conference: "Construction of artificial lands in the coastal and offshore areas", Lake Baikal, Russia.
-7-9 August 2013: 2013 Water Education: Developing 21st Century Solutions Conference in Denver, Colorado, USA.
-8 August 2013, 1 PM EDT: Webinar on Drawing the Line: visualizing global MPA distribution using practical protection categories with MPAtlas.org by Lance Morgan and Russell Moffitt of the Marine Conservation Institute.
-9-12 August 2013: Aquaculture Europe 2013, Trondheim, Norway. The conference theme is: knowledge management to support technological development and innovation.
-11-15 August 2013: The Canadian Association of Geographers 2013 Annual Meeting, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
-11-16 August 2013: 3rd International Conference on the Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life, Budapest, Hungary. - new
-14 August 2013, 1 PM EDT: Webinar Demonstration of Marine Valuation Databases by Marine Ecosystem Services Partnership, Earth Economics, and the Ecosystem Services Partnership. - new
-18-22 August 2013: STORMCON 2013, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA.
-19-20 August 2013: Statistical Downscaling of Global Climate Models: Using SDSM 5.1.1, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. - new
-20-22 August 2013: 8th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 10 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.
-21-23 August 2013: International Conference on Oceanography, Orlando, Florida, USA. - new
-27-29 August 2013: 2013 International Seminar and Workshop on Hydrography, Batam, Indonesia. 20 May 2013 is the extended deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-2-4 September 2013: United Nations/Indonesia International Conference on Integrated Space Technology Applications to Climate Change, Jakarta, Indonesia. - new
-3-6 September 2013: Flood Management Association 2013 Annual Conference and 2-D Modeling Symposium, Anaheim, California, USA. The conference theme is: Creating a Safer Tomorrow: Building Resilience through Integrated Flood Risk Management. 24 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-8-13 September 2013: 35th International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research World Congress "the wise find pleasure in water", Chengdu, China. Conference themes include: Water Engineering and Civilization; Hydro-Environment; Fluvial Hydraulics and River Management; Maritime Hydraulics and Coastal Engineering; Water Resources and Hydro- informatics; and Climate Change and Hazard Mitigation.
-9-11 September 2013: Northeast Beaches Conference, Galloway, New Jersey, USA. 15 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.
-9-12 September 2013: 4th BioMarine International Business Convention, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
-11-12 September 2013: ACZISC Meeting #70, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
-11-13 September 2013: Coasts and Ports 2013 Conference, Sydney, Australia.
-15-17 September 2013: International Marine and Offshore Engineering Conference, Alexandria, Egypt. - new
-17-18 September 2013: Coastal Cliffs and Lake Bluffs Symposium, Llandudno, North Wales, United Kingdom. The symposium theme is: conservation, management, and restoration of coastal cliffs and lake bluffs.
-17-20 September 2013: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013, From Sea to Shore - Meeting the Challenges of the Sea, Edinburgh, UK.
-18-20 September 2013: 1st International Short Conference on Advances in Extreme Value Analysis and Application to Natural Hazards, Siegen, Germany. 24 May 2013 is the extended deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-23-24 September 2013: 1st Climate Change and its implications on ecosystem services and society, Lecce, Italy. 20 May 2013 is the extended deadline for submission of short papers.
-23-25 September 2013: 3rd Annual International Congress of Marine Biotechnology, Hangzhou, China. the conference theme is: Development and Utilization, Draw the Blue Future. - new
-23-25 September 2013: International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems, Lucca Italy.
-23-25 September 2013: Geomatics Atlantic 2013, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. 30 April 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.
-23-26 September 2013: OCEANS 2013 MTS/IEEE San Diego, USA. 17 May 2013 is the extended deadline for submitting abstracts. The conference theme is: An Ocean in Common.
-23-27 September 2013: 3rd Advanced Training Course on Ocean Remote Sensing, Cork, Ireland. - new
-23-27 September 2013: ICES Annual Science Conference 2013, Reykjavík, Iceland.
-24-26 September 2013: 7th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts, Bali, Indonesia. The conference theme is: to promote scientific advancement, technological progress, information exchange, and cooperation among engineers and researchers in coastal, port, and ocean engineering and other related fields.
-25-27 September 2013: 15th Congress of the Quebec Association of Remote Sensing, "Surveillance and monitoring of global changes", Rimouski, Quebec, Canada. The Congress will include a thematic workshop "Water: Environmental, Economic and Societal Benefits of Earth Observation". 30 April 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.
-25-28 September 2013: 26th International Tsunami Symposium, Gocek, Turkey and Rhodes, Greece. - new
-26-29 September 2013: Water Innovation Lab 2013, Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada. - new
SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2013
-30 September - 4 October 2013: 1st Microwave Ocean Remote Sensing Training School, Barcelona, Spain. 28 June 2013 is the deadline for submitting applications.
-4-10 October 2013: 10th World Wilderness Congress, Salamanca, Spain.
-6-11 October 2013: World Conference on Ecological Restoration, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. 15 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-8-10 October 2013: Monitoring and Evaluation of Spatially Managed Marine Areas (MESMA) Final Conference, Lisbon, Portugal. 1 July 2013 is the deadline for abstracts.
-9-11 October 2013: 5th International Conference on Geoinformation Technologies for Natural Disaster Management, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
-11-13 October 2013: ScienceOnline Oceans, Miami, Florida, USA.
-15-16 October 2013: International Forum: Polar Data Activities in Global Data Systems, Tokyo, Japan. 15 June 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-21–24 October 2013: 12th International Conferrence on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes (INTERCOH), Gainesville, Florida, USA. 7 June 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-21-27 October 2013: 3rd International Marine Protected Area Congress, Marseille and Ajaccio, France. 10 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.
-22-25 October 2013: ASBPA 2013 National Coastal Conference “Responding to Waves of Change” South Padre Island, Texas, USA. 17 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-26-27 October 2013: 4th Journal Conference on Environmental Science and Development, Hong Kong, China. - new
-28-30 October 2013: International Conference on Oceanography and Sustainable Marine Production, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia. 15 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-28 October - 1 November 2013: 40th CIESM Congress, Marseille, France.
-30 October - 3 November 2013: 10th International Conference on Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas (EMECS 10) & The 11th International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment (MEDCOAST 2013). Global Congress on Integrated Coastal Management: Lessons Learned to Address New Challenges, Marmaris, Turkey.
-3-7 November 2013: Aquaculture Conference: to the Next 40 Years of Sustainable Global Aquaculture, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain. 24 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. The conference theme is: the next science accomplishments needed to double global aquaculture production.
-3-7 November 2013: 22nd Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF 2013), San Diego, California. The conference theme is: Toward Resilient Coasts and Estuaries, Science for Sustainable Solutions. 1 June 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.
-4-6 November 2013: 13th International Estuarine and Coastal Modeling Conference, San Diego, California, USA. 24 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-4-8 November 2013: International Water Week Conference: Integrated Water Solutions for a Green Economy, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 15 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-6-7 November 2013: World Ocean Power Summit, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
-19-20 November 2013: SIBE 2013: Sustainable Infrastructure and Built Environment, Bandung, Indonesia.
-4-6 December 2013: HYDRO 2013 International, Chennai, India. 30 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts. - new
-10-13 December 2013: Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2013, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 15 May 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.
-16-17 December 2013: International Conference on Bio-Diversity 2013, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The conference theme is: Water and Biodiversity. - new
-3-5 January 2014: Canadian Conference For Fisheries Research 2014, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.
-7-9 January 2014: 7th International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics 2014, Singapore.
-15-16 January 2014: ACZISC Meeting #71, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
-5-7 February 2013: 5th Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering, Goa, India. The conference themes are: measurement, analysis, theoretical, physical modelling, and validated numerical modelling of port and harbour engineering; ocean engineering; coastal dynamics; marine environment and resources; and disaster, risk, development, and management.
-23-28 February 2014: 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI, USA.
-25-28 March 2014: Indian Ocean Futures Conference 2014, Fremantle, Australia. 27 June 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.
-14-16 April 2014: 3rd IAHR Europe Congress, Porto, Portugal. The conference theme is: Water, Engineering and Research. 31 July 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts.
-7-8 May 2014: ACZISC Meeting #72, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
-15-19 June 2014: Coastal Zone Canada 2014, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
-16–21 June 2014: XXV FIG International Congress in Malaysia "Engaging the Challenges, Enhancing the Relevance", Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 12 December 2013 is the deadline for submitting abstracts
-23-27 June 2014: The IMBER Open Science Conference - Future Oceans, Bergen, Norway.
-14-19 September 2014: Oceans 2014 - MTS/IEEE, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. The conference theme is: Oceans: Where Challenge Becomes Opportunity.
- 19-24 October 2014: 17th Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas, Porto de Galinhas, Pernambuco, Brazil.
-12-19 November 2014: IUCN World Parks Congress, in Sydney, Australia.
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