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Dates Title Location Description Link
Apr 7 2014 to Apr 12 2014 Mangroves as Fish Habitat Symposium Mazatlan, Mexico

Sharing knowledge on the links between fisheries, ocean health, and the growing need for protecting the mangrove ecosystem

http://www.fishconserve.org/th...
Apr 7 2014 to Apr 10 2014 OCEANS'14 MTS/IEEE Conference Taipei, Taiwan

Conference theme of "Oceans Regeneration" speaks to promoting scientific methods and research to address environmental concerns about the preservation and betterment of our living oceans

http://www.oceans14mtsieeetaip...
Apr 7 2014 to Apr 11 2014 Rethinking Fisheries Sustainability – The Future of Fisheries Science Mazatlan, Mexico

Sharing knowledge on the links between fisheries, ocean health, and the growing need for protecting the mangrove ecosystem

http://wdmeeting2014.wordpress...
Apr 13 2014 to Apr 17 2014 13th International Coastal Symposium (ICS) 2014 Durban, South Africa

Conference theme is "Rivers to the Sea"; will include sessions on coastal management, policy, and planning

http://ics2014.org/
Apr 15 2014 to Apr 18 2014 PICES Open Science Meeting: FUTURE (Forecasting and Understanding Trends, Uncertainty and Responses of [North Pacific marine] Ecosystems) Hawai'i, US

Examining the topics of ecosystem resilience and vulnerability, ecosystem response to natural and anthropogenic forcing, and future ecosystem change in the North Pacific

http://www.pices.int/meetings/...
Apr 22 2014 to Apr 25 2014 Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth The Hague, The Netherlands

The Summit will demonstrate measurable steps towards critical internationally agreed targets for fisheries, aquaculture, habitat protection and pollution reduction. The Summit will also highlight the need to address the next frontiers of successful integrated approaches that include public-private partners, secure financing and catalyze good ocean governance while reconciling tensions and balancing priorities between (i) growth and conservation, (ii) private sector interests and equitable benefits for communities and (iii) ABNJ (Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction) and EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zones within the 200-mile limit from the coast). Moreover, the Summit will take stock of previous important regional and thematic ocean conferences and delivers a pathway towards prime positioning for the oceans on the international development agenda. 

http://www.globaloceansactions...
Apr 27 2014 to Apr 30 2014 Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference Bonito, Brazil

Providing practical solutions to advance sustainability goals for the tourism industry

http://www.ecotourism.org/
May 5 2014 to May 9 2014 46th International Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics - Symposium on low oxygen environments in marine, estuarine and fresh waters Liège, Belgium

Investigating new developments and insights related to the critical problem of ocean deoxygenation, low oxygen zones in marine and freshwater systems

http://modb.oce.ulg.ac.be/coll...
May 12 2014 to May 15 2014 2nd International Conference: Climate Change - The environmental and socio-economic response in the southern Baltic region Szczecin, Poland

Exploring management and decision-making on the regional and local level to help mitigate negative effects of climate change to the environment and society

http://www.baltex-research.eu/...
May 12 2014 to May 16 2014 ECSA 54: Coastal systems under change - tuning assessment and management tools Sesimbra, Portugal

Discussing how climate and anthropogenic impacts interact and affect hydrodynamic, geomorphological, geochemical, biological and ecological processes in coastal areas

http://ecsa54.fc.ul.pt/
May 13 2014 to May 16 2014 29th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium: Fisheries Bycatch - Global Issues and Creative Solutions Anchorage, Alaska, US

Discussing new technologies, advancements toward full accounting of fishing mortality into harvest control rules, approaches to industry-derived solutions, incentive programs, new regulatory solutions, and studies on social and economic implications related to bycatch issues

http://seagrant.uaf.edu/confer...
May 18 2014 to May 23 2014 2014 Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting Portland, Oregon, US

Joint meeting of four leading aquatic sciences organizations - Society for Freshwater Science, Phycological Society of America, Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, and the Socuety of Wetland Scientists

http://aslo.org/meetings/portl...
May 21 2014 to May 23 2014 A Technical Conference on Coastal Resilience: The Environment, Infrastructure, and Human Systems New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

The conference will bring together members of the international technical community of scientists, engineers, industry, and government to consider and discuss the challenges and opportunities to enhancing the resilience of our coastal systems. The conference will include a series of plenary presentations from representatives of the international technical community and panel discussions that are designed to share information about the science and engineering relevant to coastal resilience.

http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/...
May 26 2014 to May 29 2014 6th IEEE/OES Baltic Symposium 2014 Tallinn, Estonia

Symposium theme "Measuring and modeling of multi-scale interactions in the marine environment" highlights research towards improved understanding of the marine environment as a system

http://baltic2014.msi.ttu.ee/
May 26 2014 to May 30 2014 International Symposium on Contribution of Glaciers and Ice Sheets to Sea Level Change Chamonix, France

Bringing together experts in cryosphere, climate and oceanography, from both the observation and modeling sides

http://www-lgge.obs.ujf-grenob...
Jun 2 2014 to Jun 4 2014 ICES/PICES Symposium on 'Ecological basis of risk analysis for marine ecosystems' Taidetehdas, Porvoo, Finland

Discussing approaches, case studies and outcomes relevant to effective and efficient interdisciplinary marine ecosystems risk analysis, particularly in relation to resource use and risks of overexploitation

http://www.ices-ecoknows.eu/
Jun 9 2014 to Jun 12 2014 Fourth JCOMM Workshop on Advances in Marine Climatology Asheville, North Carolina, US

Assessing the state of the marine climate data component of the global climate observing system, identify gaps, and provide guidance on how to address them

http://icoads.noaa.gov/climar4...
Jun 12 2014 to Jun 13 2014 Global Sustainable Finance Conference Karlsruhe, Germany

Providing a platform for sharing best practices in the field of sustainable finance and investments, including in the context of environmental management

http://eosd.org/en/academic_gs...
Jun 15 2014 to Jun 19 2014 Coastal Zone Canada Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Canada's premier international conference on coastal and ocean issues, bringing together participants from around the globe to assess benefits and threats to coasts and oceans

http://www.czca-azcc.org/czc%2...
Jun 16 2014 to Jun 19 2014 ICES Symposium “Effects of fishing on benthic fauna, habitat and ecosystem function” Tromsø, Norway

Reviewing the physical and biological effects of fishing activities on sea bottom ecosystems, looingk at various technical conservation measures designed to mitigate these effects, and quantifying the overall ecosystem impact

http://www.ices.dk/news-and-ev...
Jun 17 2014 to Jun 18 2014 Baltic Maritime Spatial Planning Forum - PartiSEApate Final Conference Riga, Latvia

A platform for discussions among practitioners, stakeholders and researchers on further developement and enhancement of MSP in the Baltic Sea Region

http://www.vasab.org/index.php...
Jun 23 2014 to Jun 27 2014 IMBER Open Science Conference: Future Oceans Bergen, Norway

IMBER stands for Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research; this conference will highlight IMBER research results and develop a plan for the next phase of IMBER science

http://www.imber.info/index.ph...
Jun 23 2014 to Jun 27 2014 3rd Asia-Pacific Coral Reef Symposium Kenting National Park, Taiwan

Sharing knowledge and experiences on all aspects of coral reef biology, ecology, management, and conservation

http://www.apcrs2014.com/
Jun 24 2014 to Jun 26 2014 Innovative Technologies for a Resilient Marine Transportation System: 3rd Biennial Research & Development Conference Washington, D.C.

Examining the use of emerging and innovative technologies and practices in marine transportation and waterways management, including for the purpose of environmental stewardship

http://www.cvent.com/events/in...
Jul 6 2014 to Jul 11 2014 Ocean Global Change Biology Conference Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, US

Addressing two questions: "How will ocean biota respond to fundamental and concurrent alterations of their environment?", and "How will their cumulative responses affect ocean productivity, biodiversity, and biogeochemistry?"

http://www.grc.org/programs.as...
Jul 15 2014 to Jul 17 2014 22nd Annual Hawai'i Conservation Conference Honolulu, Hawai'i, US

Addressing the challenge of ridge-to-reef conservation while recognizing the broad connection of islands and oceans

http://www.hawaiiconservation....
Jul 15 2014 to Jul 18 2014 IAME Conference: International Association of Maritime Economists Conference 2014 Norfolk, Virginia, US

Topics will include environmental management and sustainable management in the context of the shipping industry

http://iame2014.org/index.html
Jul 21 2014 to Jul 23 2014 2nd International Conference On Oceanography (Oceanography 2014) Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Discussing the latest research and developments in oceanography and marine sciences

http://www.oceanographyconfere...
Jul 28 2014 to Aug 1 2014 Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration New Orleans, Louisiana, US

Theme is "Elevating the science and practice of restoration"

http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu...
Jul 30 2014 to Jul 31 2014 International Conference on Fisheries Science 2014 Colombo, Sri Lanka

Discussing a broad range of technical, social, and legal topics pertaining to fisheries science, including the impact of climate change on the sustainability of fisheries resources

http://www.marinfish.org/
Aug 14 2014 to Aug 19 2014 International Marine Conservation Congress Glasgow, Scotland

Developing new and powerful tools to further marine conservation science and policy

http://www.conbio.org/mini-sit...
Sep 21 2014 to Sep 25 2014 2nd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress Merida, Mexico

Discussing the science and management of small-scale fisheries, including economic viability and environmental stewardship

http://2wsfc.wordpress.com/
Sep 22 2014 to Sep 26 2014 LITTORAL 2014 - Facing present and future coastal challenges Klaipeda, Lithuania

Sharing results and ideas from coastal research, conservation and management

http://balticlagoons.net/litto...
Sep 22 2014 to Sep 27 2014 International Small Islands Studies Association (ISISA) Islands of the World XIII Penghu archipelago, Taiwan

Discussing the unique cultures, connections, cultures, ethics, technologies, innovation and sustainability for the many possible futures of islands and archipelagos

http://2014isisa.npu.edu.tw/is...
Sep 24 2014 to Sep 26 2014 International Conference: Deltas in Times of Climate Change II Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Discussing the research and management of river delta ecosystems in the context of a changing climate

http://climatenl.m10.mailplus....
Oct 12 2014 to Oct 16 2014 The World Conference on Marine Biodiversity 2014 (WCMB2014) Qingdao, China

Discussing issues affecting the progress of marine biodiversity science, and identifying the challenges and opportunities facing the management of marine biodiversity

http://wcmb2014.csp.escience.c...
Oct 14 2014 to Oct 17 2014 Third International Symposium on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Antalya, Turkey

Promoting science and integration of knowledge for the sustainable management of coastal resources

http://www.iczm2014.org/
Nov 1 2014 to Nov 5 2014 7th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and 24th Biennial Meeting of The Coastal Society Washington, DC, US

Bringing together the restoration and coastal management communities for an integrated discussion to explore issues, solutions and lessons learned

http://www.estuaries.org/summi...
Nov 3 2014 to Nov 7 2014 67th Annual meeting of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Barbados

The theme is, "Small islands, big issues: applying fisheries and marine science to solve problems and create opportunities.”

http://www.gcfi.org/Conference...
Nov 12 2014 to Nov 19 2014 IUCN World Parks Congress Sydney, Australia

The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 is a landmark global forum on protected areas. The Congress will share knowledge and innovation, setting the agenda for protected areas conservation for the decade to come. Building on the theme "Parks, people, planet: inspiring solutions", it will present, discuss and create original approaches for conservation and development, helping to address the gap in the conservation and sustainable development agenda.

http://www.worldparkscongress....
Nov 17 2014 to Nov 21 2014 2nd International Ocean Research Conference: One Planet One Ocean Barcelona, Spain

Discussing and planning the coming decade of international collaboration in marine sciences and technology

http://www.imber.info/index.ph...
Nov 17 2014 to Nov 21 2014 Mares Conference on Ecosystem Health and Conservation Olhão, Portugal

Marine environments are generally considered as highly valuable and their health and conservation status are seen as top priorities. Marine wildlife and habitats are facing multiple anthropogenic threats ranging from eutrophication to overfishing and ocean acidification. There is an urgent need to advance our understanding of the menaces on the marine environment and to provide constructive guidelines for management strategies. The first Mares Conference will take place in this context, aiming to address the main issues dealing with both marine ecosystems health and conservation.

http://www.maresconference.eu/