MARINA at 5th EMSEA Conference, 7 – 10 October in Malta

2017-10-07 12:55 - 2017-10-07 12:55

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The 5th European Marine Science Educators Association (EMSEA) Conference will be held from 7 to 10 October 2017 at the University of Malta in Valletta, Malta.

The conference will address the following themes:

  • Promoting a further penetration of Ocean Literacy in school curricula : challenges and opportunities ;
  • The digital age of Ocean Literacy ;
  • Oceans and human health ;
  • Future scenarios and roles for Ocean Literacy ;
  • As well as any other topic whch does not fir into any of these topics (Open session)

The goals of EMSEA are:

  • Stimulate dialogue between European and international marine educators and scientists;
  • Provide training and teaching material to support marine educators;
  • Raise educators’ awareness of ocean issues and the need for a sustainable future for our coasts, seas and oceans.

The MARINA partnership will be represented by Nausicaa and World Ocean Network. They will make a flash presentation on Monday 9th October 2017 between 5pm and 6pm and display a poster “MARINA digital platform for sharing marine knowledge”  for the entire duration of the conference.

For more information, visit the conference website http://www.um.edu.mt/events/emsea2017/about

Related upcoming events

  • 2018-09-17 All day

    Marine Responsible Research and Innovation in Science, Innovation and Society
    RRI-SIS MARINA 2018
    Science Centre AHHAA in Tartu, Estonia, 17-19 September 2018

    The second annual conference of the MARINA project aims at presenting cases studies highlighting examples where the implementation of RRI dimensions, principles and topics, made a difference in the impact of the research and innovation in the context of the H2020 societal challenges.

    Specific themes of interest to RRI-SIS MARINA 2018 include but are not limited to:
    • Tourism and coastal cities
    • Pollution caused by human and sea pressures
    • Fisheries and aquaculture
    • Renewable energy (wave, wind, tidal)
    • Marine changes caused by climate
    • Marine Biotech
    • Sea Transportation
    • Deep Sea Mining

    The submitted papers are encouraged to discuss the specific theme(s) of marine challenges in the perspective of: Governance, Public engagement and Inclusion in the RRI process; Science education and communication in RRI actions; Gender and Ethical issues in RRI initiatives; Sustainability of RRI processes.

    Important Dates

    • July 10, 2018: Deadline for abstract submission
    • July 20, 2018: Deadline for paper submission
    • August 102018: Notification of acceptance
    • August 31, 2018: Submission deadline for the final version of the papers
    • September 2, 2018: deadline for conference registration
    • September 17, 2018: RRI-SIS MARINA Conference

    Find all details on the #MARINARRI2018 Conference and Call for Papers on the 2018 MARINA Conference website.