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

9-12 Feb 2022
One Ocean Summit (Brest, France)

9 Feb 2022
Caribbean Fishery Management Council Meeting on MPAs in US Caribbean (Hybrid – Carolina, Puerto Rico and virtual)

14-16 Feb 2022
International Ocean Data Conference (Hybrid – Sopot, Poland and virtual )

27 Feb – 4 Mar 2022
Ocean Sciences Meeting (Virtual)

1-3 Mar 2022
The Economist World Ocean Summit (Lisbon, Portugal)

7-18 Mar 2022
4th session of the Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (New York City, New York, USA)

18-19 Mar 2022
Blue Economy Summit (Durham, North Carolina, USA)

21-26 Mar 2022
Monaco Ocean Week (Monaco)

22-23 Mar 2022
Accelerating Solutions for a Resilient Coast (Virtual)

22-23 Mar 2022
EU-Life Platform Meeting (La Rochelle, France)

5-7 Apr 2022
Conference of the European Cetacean Society (Hybrid – Ashdod, Israel and virtual)

13-14 Apr 2022
Our Ocean Conference (Palau)

25-29 Apr 2022
Island Finance Forum 2022 (Virtual)

25 Apr – 8 May 2022
UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) (Kunming, China)

26-28 Apr 2022
Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference (Virtual)

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)