[Coral-List] 5th International Marine Debris Conference - March 2011
kris.mcelwee at noaa.gov
Fri Jun 25 16:29:20 EDT 2010
We invite you to participate in the Fifth International Marine Debris
Conference, which will take place March 20-25, 2011, in Honolulu, Hawaiâi.
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. 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 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 website on 26 July.
Waves of Change: Global lessons to inspire local action
Learn more about the conference theme here.
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conference, ask them to please send an email to 5IMDConf at gmail.com with
âInternational MD Conferenceâ in the subject line. Tell them to include
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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
20-25 March 2011 - Mark Your Calendar!
Fifth International Marine Debris Conference
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