Save the date: UN Ocean Decade Conference 2024

Three years after the start of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), a global conference will bring together the Ocean Decade community and partners to celebrate achievements and set joint priorities for the future of the Decade. (...) Read more.

  • Date: April 10, 2023 - April 12, 2023
  • Place: TBD - Barcelona
  • Type: Open

FutureEUAqua final conference

The final FutureEUAqua conference aims to summarize the results and outcomes achieved during the project's four-year life, highlighting the challenges faced and accomplish issues and tasks. Moreover, it will be a discussion and debate platform for policy-makers and other regional (...) Read more.

  • Date: April 20, 2023
  • Place: CIHEAM Bari “Cosimo Lacirignola’s Campus - Valenzano
  • Type: Open

Mission ‘Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030’

From April to October 2023, the European Commission will organise a series of events taking place in: Hamburg (Germany): 25-26 April Palermo (Italy) 30-31 May and Salina (Italy) 1 June Genoa (Italy) 26 June Vigo (Spain) 10-11 October These high-level (...) Read more.

  • Date: April 25, 2023 - October 11, 2023
  • Place: TBC - Hamburg, Palermo, Genoa and Vigo
  • Type: Open

Mission ‘Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030’: Mission Baltic and North Sea lighthouse

The European Commission, in close cooperation with the German Ministries and with the support of the BlueMissionBANOS Co-ordination and Support Action for the Baltic & North Sea, will organise the event Mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030”: The Baltic (...) Read more.

  • Date: April 25, 2023 - April 26, 2023
  • Place: Factory Hammerbrooklyn - Hamburg
  • Type: Open


Since 2021, the Interreg Euro MED, Maritime Italy France and NEXT MED Programmes, have been working together to enhance sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean. The Programmes will present this joint pilot action on May the 4th 2023, in Florence, with the launch event “Towards (...) Read more.

  • Date: May 04, 2023
  • Place: TBD - Florence
  • Type: Open

International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions

The International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions (ICMB) is an international forum where scientists and policy makers from around the world meet to review current challenges in the global management of invasive marine organisms and to share new developments in science (...) Read more.

  • Date: May 15, 2023 - May 19, 2023
  • Place: University System of Maryland's, Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET), - Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Type: Open

Training course on Big Marine Data Analytics and Models

EcoScope, a four-year (2021-2025) research project, addresses ecosystem degradation and anthropogenic impact that cause fisheries to be unsustainably exploited in several European Seas and promotes efficient, holistic, sustainable, ecocentric fisheries management Within its Academy, the EcoScope project offers a series (...) Read more.

  • Date: May 16, 2023 - May 18, 2023
  • Place: KEDEK AUTH, Balkan Center, 10th km Thessaloniki-Thermi, 57001 - Thessaloniki
  • Type: Open

OCEANS 2023: Blue Ocean Planet Earth

The OCEANS conference is the flagship event of the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES). Global thought leaders and innovators in the areas of marine technology, engineering, science, research, and education will gather together at the University of Limerick (...) Read more.

  • Date: June 05, 2023 - June 08, 2023
  • Place: University of Limerick - Limerick
  • Type: Open

Fair Seas World Ocean Day Conference

Fair Seas will host its inaugural conference in Cork next June on World Oceans Day. They will bring ocean advocates, government, industry and key stakeholders together to map out the next steps for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Irish waters. (...) Read more.

  • Date: June 08, 2023
  • Place: Cork City Hall - Cork
  • Type: Open

United Nations World Oceans Day Annual Event

The United Nations marks World Oceans Day each year on 8 June through an annual event coordinated by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (Office of Legal Affairs). The inclusive event provides an opportunity to (...) Read more.

  • Date: June 08, 2023
  • Place: Online / TBD -
  • Type: Open

European Blue Economy Conference 2023

The Blue Economy sectors play an integral role in the transformation of Europe’s future economy, and helps support the EU meet its ambitions set out in the European Green Deal. Against the backdrop of a Europe-wide energy crisis and major disruptions in (...) Read more.

  • Date: June 21, 2023
  • Place: TBD - Brussels
  • Type: Open

International Conference on Sustainable Blue Economy

The International Conference on Sustainable Blue Economy takes place in Rome. Details on the venue will follow. The event aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on (...) Read more.

  • Date: July 17, 2023 - July 18, 2023
  • Place: TBC - Rome
  • Type: Open

Eurofleets+ Final Conference

The Eurofleets+ consortium is delighted to announce the Eurofleets+ Final Conference will take place on Wednesday, 13th September 2023 at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium. During the conference, the EUROFLEETS+ Transnational Access Funded projects will be (...) Read more.

  • Date: September 13, 2023
  • Place: Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences - Brussels
  • Type: By Invitation Only

Mission ‘Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030: EurOCEAN 2023 conference - One Ocean, One Voice

This is the final event of the “Mission ‘Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030" events. Under the Spanish Presidency, this high-level event is planned to take place in Vigo. The aim of the EurOCEAN 2023 conference is to highlight the synergies (...) Read more.

  • Date: October 10, 2023 - October 11, 2023
  • Place: Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos Mar de Vigo - Vigo
  • Type: By Invitation Only

Save the date! EurOCEAN 2023 conference

EurOCEAN conferences are major European marine science-policy conferences organized every 4-5 years. They provide a forum for the marine and maritime research and innovation community and wider stakeholders to interface with European and Member State policymakers and strategic planners. The (...) Read more.

  • Date: October 10, 2023 - October 11, 2023
  • Place: Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos Mar de Vigo - Vigo
  • Type: Open


This conference aims to reimagine the Blue Economy, not as a business-as-usual approach to economic development, but as an innovative framework that recognizes the diversity of economies, facilitates energized transdisciplinary dialogue and enables multi-stakeholder activation and empowerment in order to (...) Read more.

  • Date: November 08, 2023 - November 10, 2023
  • Place: University of Connecticut Avery Point Campus, Groton, Connecticut -
  • Type: By Invitation Only