Meetings and Workshops

POGO Plenary Meetings are held annually. Click here to read about previous POGO meetings.


Upcoming POGO-relevant meetings and workshops are listed below.



Feb 20-24 Marine Imaging Workshop 2017 Keil, Germany


  21- 23 Options for future European satellite OCR vicarious adjustment infrastructure for the Sentinel-3 OLCI and Sentinel-2 MSI series
Frascati, Italy
  22- 24 World Ocean Summit Bali, Indonesia tba
  26- 3 ASLO 2017: Mountains to the Sea Honolulu, Hawaii


Mar 3 VLIZ Marine Science Day Brugge, Belgium


  6 - 11 2017 Small Pelagic Fish Symposium Victoria, BC, Canada closed
  8-10 8th International Conference on Marine Bioprospecting Tromsø, Norway


  14-15 19th International Conference, Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation of Marine Ecosystems London, UK



SOOS West Antarctic Peninsula Working Group Workshop (WAP WG)

West Antarctic Peninsula Working Group Workshop 1 March
  30-31 Blue Symposium: Sponge, Corals and the    
April 17-20 10th WESTPAC International Scientific Conference 
Advancing Ocean Knowledge, Fostering Sustainable Development From the Indo-Pacific to the Globe
Qingdao, China closed

EGU 2017:

Coastal Carbon, from Vegetated Coasts to Sedimentary Stores

-"Ocean biogeochemistry: novel approaches and synthesis"

Vienna, Austria

International Conference on Arctic Science:Bringing Knowledge to Action

Virginia, USA closed
  24-28 Maritime Spatial Planning, Ecosystem Approach & Supporting Information Systems Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain


May 3 - 5 Energy transfers in Atmosphere and Ocean 2017 Hamburg, Germany closed


9 - 13 PAGES‘ 5th Open Science Meeting (OSM) Zaragoza, Spain open end
  14-18 International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety Galway, Ireland


  15 - 18 Third International Ocean Colour Science (IOCS) meeting Lisbon, Portugal open end
  15-19 Workshop on ‘Frontiers in ocean-atmosphere exchange: Air sea interface and fluxes of mass and energy’ Cargèse, Corsica, France Abstracts 15 March
  21 - 26  GEOTRACES - Sediments & Water Taormina, Italy closed
  22 - 27 The 49th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics Liège, Belgium


  30-2 PICES 3rd Early Career Scientist Conference: Climate, Oceans and Society: Challenges and Opportunities Busan, Korea closed
  31-2 3rd Blue Planet Symposium Maryland, USA  
June 5-9 European Climate Change 2017  Glasgow, UK closed
  11-15 ESSAS Open Science Meeting on Subarctic and Arctic Science Tromsø, Norway


  12-16 Coastal Dynamics 2017 Conference Helsingør, Denmark closed
  12-16 IBIS-2017 Conference, Silicon, Silica and their Isotopes: Biology, Biogeochemistry and Biotechnology Blanes, Spain


  12-17 11th Baltic Sea Science Congress, Living Along Gradients: Past, Present, Future Rostock, Germany closed
ESSAS Open Science Meeting 

Tromsø, Norway​
  19-22 Oceans'17 MTS/IEEE conference Aberdeen, UK closed
  20-21 AMT4SentinelFRM International Workshop Plymouth, UK


  26-29 OCB Workshop WHOI, MA, USA  
July 3 - 6 AMEMR:  Advances in Marine Ecosystem Modelling Research Plymouth, UK closed

Ramon Margalef Summer Colloquia

Barcelona and Begur, Spain 28 February

Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts

New York, USA


  23-28 Gordon Research Conference in Chemical Oceanography New London, NH, USA 25 June
Aug 13-18 Goldschmidt 2017 International Conference on Geochemistry and Related Subjects Paris, France tba


20 - 25 10th anniversary International Carbon Dioxide Conference (ICDC) Interlaken, Switzerland 28 February
  20-23 3rd International Workshop on Trait-based approaches to Ocean  Bergen, Norway tba
  21-25 10th International Carbon Dioxide Conference (ICDC10) Interlaken, Switzerland


28 February

  21-25 7th International Symposium on GIS/Spatial Analyses in Fishery and Aquatic Sciences Hokkaido, Japan  
  27-1 IAPSO-IAMAS-IAGA Assembly: Good Hope for Earth Sciences Cape Town, South Africa 12 March
  28-1 Fourth International Conference on Earth System Modelling Hamburg, Germany Abstracts 15 May 
Sept 4-6 SCOR annual meeting Cape Town, South Africa 1 July
  19-21 ACSIS-OSNAP-RAPID Joint Science Meeting  Oxford, UK


11 June

  25-29 52nd European Marine Biology Symposium Portorož, Slovenia

Abstracts 1 March;

31 August 


2 - 6

5th IMBER - IMBIZO  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA tba
  5 - 6 Our Ocean 2017 conference Malta  
  24-25 Conference on Shipping and the Environment - From Regional to Global Perspectives' Gothenburg, Sweden  
  30 - 4 Tenth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 


28 April

Nov 29 - 1

4th Coastal and Maritime Mediterranean Conference CM²

Split (Croatia) 31 March
Dec 13-15 European Coral Reef Symposium 2017 Oxford, UK


19 May

May 20-23 World Conference on Marine Biodiversity 2018 Montreal, Canada  
July 8-13

2018 Gordon Research Conference (and Seminar) on Ocean Biogeochemistry

Hong Kong, China

28 February 2017


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