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

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







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

Related upcoming events

  • 2018-09-17 All day

    Marine Responsible Research and Innovation in Science, Innovation and Society
    Science Centre AHHAA in Tartu, Estonia, 17 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. It will be hosted in the frame of Multi-conference RRI - SIS 2018.

    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 30, 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.