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Mediterranean opportunities       -       International conferences      -       International training courses

Mediterranean opportunities and Support Actions

Research organizations and marine technology companies are invited to access 15 ocean observatories to conduct scientific studies or to test technology prototypes with full financial and logistics support.
Deadline for proposals: 20th of July 2015
http://www.fixo3.eu/tna
TNA brochure

The International SeaKeepers Society is currently accepting research proposals for DISCOVERY Yacht expeditions.  The SeaKeepers DISCOVERY Yachts program provides marine scientists with a unique and cost effective platform for at sea research by placing researchers on privately owned vessels to conduct oceanographic research. SeaKeepers is committed to promoting ocean research, education and conservation. 
http://seakeepers.org/ProgramsPolicies/DiscoveryYachts/ResearchProposal

 


International conferences

European Conference on Ocean Literacy, 7-10 October 2017, Valetta, Malta
The conference themes will include 'The digital age of ocean literacy’, ‘Future scenarios and role for ocean literacy’, ‘Oceans and Human Health’ and ‘The promotion of ocean literacy within school curricula.,’

Details: https://www.um.edu.mt/events/emsea2017
Deadline for abstract submission: 15 June 2017


The GEOMAR Centre for Marine Biotechnology (GEOMAR-Biotech) at Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (Germany) cordially invites you to the 2nd International Conference of Marine Fungal Natural Products (MaFNaP) that will be held in Kiel (Germany) on 27-29 June 2017. This event aims at gathering an international consortium to discuss new developments and approaches within the field of marine fungal research.

Registration and abstract submissions will open on January 2nd 2017!
More details on the conference website : http://www.geomar.de/en/research/fb3/fb3-mn/symposia/mafnap2017

Conference Jacques Monod, Marine Eco-Systems Biology, Roscoff, France, 22-26 June 2015
http://www.cnrs.fr/insb/cjm/2015/Boyen_e.html

Our Common Future Under Climate Change Conference, Paris, France
Deadline: 8 June 2015
http://www.commonfuture-paris2015.org/

The 15th International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes will be held in Tübingen, Germany, on 2 - 6 August 2015.
http://www.ispp15.org/

The 3rd CLIOTOP Symposium on Future of oceanic animals in a changing ocean, San Sebastian, Spain, 14-18 September 2015
Call for abstracts - Submissions that take a comparative approach across taxa, regions, or temporal periods are encouraged.
https://www.imr.no/conferences/CLIOTOP/
http://www.imber.info/index.php/News/IMBER-future-events/
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"Sustained ocean observing for the next decade", a combined GO-SHIP/Argo/ IOCCP conference on physical and biogeochemical measurements of the water column, Galway, Ireland, 14 – 18 September 2015
http://www.gaic2015.org/

Marine Molecular Ecology Gordon Research Conference: Linking Molecular Mechanisms with Ecological Outcomes, 2-7 August 2015, Hong KOng, China
Deadline: 5 July 2015
https://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=15883

ICES Annual Science Conference 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, 21-25 September,
Call for papers is now open
The deadline for abstract submissions is 30 April 2015.
http://www.ices.dk/news-and-events/asc/ASC2015/Pages/default.aspx

8th Coastal Management Conference 2015 Changing Coast, Changing Climate, Changing Minds, the Netherlands, 7-9 September 2015
http://www.ice-conferences.com/coastal-management/

2015 ICES Annual Science Conference, Copenhagen, Danmark, 21-25 September 2015
Early bird registration deadline: 31 August2015
http://www.ices.dk/news-and-events/asc/ASC2015/Pages/Welcome.aspx

GeoSub International Conference 2015, Trieste, Italy, 13-17 of October.
Special session on 'Underwater Habitat mapping'.
Deadline for abstract submissions is the 5th of July 2015.
Read more : instruction to submit an abstract

The final conference of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Initial Training Network Monitoring Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas (MMMPA) will be jointly organised in collaboration with the CIESM Committee V (Coastal Ecosystems and Marine Policy). This is a unique opportunity to create synergies between young and established researchers as well as with stakeholders, opening a discussion about the actual needs of MPAs' managers and decision makers while proposing innovative approaches at local, national and regional level to meet such needs. 
For conference registration and abstract submission: 

IMBER IMBIZO lV Marine and humans systems. Addressing multiple scales and multiple stressor, San Sebastien, Spain, 26-30 October 2015
Registration deadline: 1 August 2015
http://www.imber.info/index.php/News/IMBER-future-events/

10th International Carbon Dioxide Conference, Interlaken, Switzerland, 20-25 august 2017  
http://www.oeschger.unibe.ch/events/conferences/icdc10/index_en.html

 

International training courses

The 2015 OCB (Ocean Carbon and biogeochemistry) Summer Science Workshop will be held July 20-23, 2015 at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
Deadline: 15 June 2015
http://www.whoi.edu/workshops/ocbworkshop2015/

Chemical Oceanography, Gordon Research Seminar for students and postdocs, 25-26 July 2015, Holderness School, Holderness, NH, USA) 
Application deadline: 27 June 2015
http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?id=16980

Training course "Effects of Ocean Acidification and Global Warming on Mediterranean Marine Organisms" (2-10 September 2015, La Spezia, Italy) 
Deadline for applications: 15 July 2015
http://www.marinetraining.eu/content/effects-ocean-acidification-2015

Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic & Caspian Seas, November 8th - December 10th 2015, Malta
Application deadline: 11th September 2015
Pease visit http://oceania.research.um.edu.mt/cms/ioicourse/
For downloads of the course flier and full application form: http://oceania.research.um.edu.mt/cms/ioicourse/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4&Itemid=104
Contact for further information: IOITraining@ioihq.org.mt  and info@ioihq.org.mt