[Coral-List] 5th International Marine Debris Conference - March 2011

Kris McElwee kris.mcelwee at noaa.gov
Fri Jun 25 16:29:20 EDT 2010

   Dear colleagues,
   We  invite you to participate in the Fifth International Marine Debris
   Conference, which will take place March 20-25, 2011, in Honolulu, Hawai’i.
   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the United Nations
   Environment Programme are co-organizers of the conference, which will bring
   together international marine debris researchers, natural resource managers,
   policy makers, industry representatives, and the nongovernmental community.
   This  conference  will  highlight  research advances, allow sharing of
   strategies and best practices to assess, reduce, and prevent the impacts of
   marine debris, and provide an opportunity for the development of specific
   bilateral or multi-country strategies.
   Proposals for conference sessions are due 28 June
   The co-organizers of the 5IMDC are currently soliciting session proposals
   for the conference. [1]Click here for details and more information.
   Proposals are due Coordinated Daylight Time (UTC) 23:59 on Monday, 28 June
   Call for workshop proposals is now open
   CLOSES/DUE: 30 July 2010
   NOTIFICATIONS will go out: 16 August 2010
   Details and more information are posted on the [2]website.

   Call for Oral Presentation and Poster Abstracts will open 26 July!
   CLOSES/DUE: 20 September 2010
   NOTIFICATIONS will go out: 15 November 2010
   Details and more information will be posted on the [3]website on 26 July.

   Waves of Change: Global lessons to inspire local action
   Learn more about the conference theme [4]here.

   Help spread the word!
   If you know someone who may be interested in receiving updates on this
   conference, ask them to please send an email to [5]5IMDConf at gmail.com with
   “International MD Conference” in the subject line. Tell them to include
   their full name, title, organization/agency, country, and email address.


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   Kris McElwee, IMSG
   Pacific Islands Marine Debris Coordinator
   NOAA Marine Debris Program
   737 Bishop Street, Suite 2250
   Honolulu, HI 96813-3213
   Phone: 808-532-3207
   Fax: 808-532-2002
   20-25 March 2011 - Mark Your Calendar!
   Fifth International Marine Debris Conference


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   1. http://www.5imdc.org/program/proposals/
   2. http://www.5imdc.org/program/workshops/
   3. http://www.5imdc.org/program/abstracts/
   4. http://www.5imdc.org/about/theme
   5. mailto:5IMDConf at gmail.com
   6. http://twitter.com/5imdc
   7. http://www.5imdc.org/

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