Below is a list of upcoming ocean conservation and management-related conferences. If you have know of additional conferences, please send them to

2-3 Jun 2022
UN Earth Summit: Stockholm + 50 (Stockholm, Sweden)

7-9 Jun 2022
Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) (Hybrid – Washington, DC, USA and virtual)

22-25 Jun 2022
Ocean Past IX Conference (Seattle, Washington, USA)

27 Jun – 1 Jul 2022
UN Ocean Conference (Lisbon, Portugal)

3-8 Jul 2022
International Coral Reef Symposium (Bremen, Germany)

1-5 Aug 2022
Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals (Hybrid – West Palm Beach, Florida, USA and virtual)

7-12 Aug 2022
World Seagrass Conference and International Seagrass Biology Workshop (Annapolis, Maryland, USA)

2-8 Sep 2022
5th International MPA Congress (IMPAC5) (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

12-16 Sep 2022
Littoral 22 (Costa da Caparica, Portugal)

18-23 Sep 2022
International Marine Debris Conference (Busan, Republic of Korea)

26-30 Sep 2022
Reef Futures (Key Largo, Florida, USA)

26 Sep – 2 Oct 2022
Virtual Island Summit 2022 (Virtual)

27-30 Sep 2022
Aquaculture Europe 2022 (Rimini, Italy)

10-15 Oct 2022
Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Scientific Symposium (Port Elizabeth, South Africa)

11-14 Oct 2022
EPIgenetic in MARine biology symposium (EPIMAR) (Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA)

14-21 Oct 2022
Biennial International Whaling Commission Meeting (Portorož, Slovenia)

7-11 Nov 2022
Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) Conference (Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA)

7-18 Nov 2022
UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) (Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt)

14-25 Nov 2022
Convention on International Trade in Endangerd Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Conference of the Parties (Panama City, Panama)

17-21 Apr 2023
Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans (Bergen, Norway)