[Coral-List] EXTENDED Call for Sessions: 2018 Symposium - Effects of Climate Change on World's Oceans

Roger Griffis - NOAA Federal roger.b.griffis at noaa.gov
Fri Jun 9 09:46:52 EDT 2017

*Call for Sessions/Workshops EXTENDED to June 23.*Save the Date!  Spread
the Word! June 2018  //  Washington D.C.  //  4th International Symposium
on The Effects of Climate Change on The World's Oceans
for Session and Workshop Topic Proposals (EXTENDED deadline June 23, 2017).

The Symposium Organizers invite proposals (*submit your proposal here
for session and workshop topics addressing the causes and consequences of
changing climate on marine ecosystems within the context of evolving
ecosystem drivers as outlined in the *Symposium Scope

We are looking for a broad range of topics and approaches to sharing,
synthesizing and discussing information. We encourage applicants to
consider innovative ways to communicate results and engage the scientific
community, decision-making community and the public in dialog on the
effects of – and responses to - changing climate on the world’s oceans
including marine resources and resource dependent sectors, communities and

Deadline for submitting proposals for Session and Workshop topics is June
23, 2017.  Applicants will be notified concerning acceptance; if accepted,
applicants will be asked for more detailed information for each Session or
Workshop including speakers etc.

The following are some  *Key Topic Areas
interest to the Symposium Organizers to help inspire and guide proposals
for sessions and workshops:

(1)  Characterization of ocean changes and the climate-ocean system

(2)  Extreme and abrupt changes in ocean systems

(3)  Impacts of changing climate on ocean physical, chemical and biological

(4)  Impacts of changing climate on ocean-dependent sectors, societies and

(5)  Responding to climate-related changes in ocean conditions –
Governance, institutional and sectoral adaptations

(6)  Advancing methods to project climate-related impacts in ocean

*We look forward to seeing you June 2018 in Washington D.C.!*

Symposium Convenors

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