Upcoming Meetings/Events

November 2011

Workshop & Presentation on Big Ocean and Large Scale Marine Mammal Protected Areas at the Second International Marine Mammal Protected Area Conference (ICMMPA2)
November 7-11, 2011 (invited, TBC)
Fort De France, Martinique

Big Ocean has been invited to participate in a workshop and make a presentation at the Second International Marine Mammal Protected Area Conference (ICMMPA2).

www.second.icmmpa.org

For more information please contact: aulani.wilhelm@noaa.gov

 

December 2011

Big Ocean Business Meeting
December 1, 2011 (time and venue TBC)
Auckland, New Zealand

Big Ocean will convene its third business meeting in conjunction with the 25th Annual International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB).

ICCB meeting website

For more information please contact: naia@bigoceanmanagers.org

 

2011 Marine Conservation Think Tank on "Big Ocean Network: A Research Agenda and Science Dissemination Strategy for Large-Scale MPAs"
December 2-5, 2011 (Sky City Convention Center)
Auckland, New Zealand

The Think Tank session will seek to forward: 1) the design of a shared research agenda across Big Ocean sites, and 2) the investigation of how to best design large-scale MPAs using scientific principles. A key desired output is shared vision and strategy around which Big Ocean research can be conducted, inclusive of specific key issues and topics to be addressed over the next 2-3 years. The Marine Conservation Think Tank is being hosted by the Society for Conservation Biologyʻs Marine Section just prior to the 25th ICCB (see above for more information about the conference).

The Big Ocean Think Tank session summary/abstract can be downloaded at: summary/abstract

For more information please contact: randallkosaki@noaa.gov

 

September 2012

Big Ocean Business Meeting
September, 2012 (date(s), time and venue TBC)
Jeju, Korea

Big Ocean will convene its fourth business meeting in conjunction with the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress being held in Jeju, Korea from
September 6-13.

www.iucnworldconservationcongress.org/index.cfm

For more information please contact: naia@bigoceanmanagers.org

 

Big Ocean Learning Exchange
September, 2012 (date(s), time and venue TBC)
Jeju, Korea

Coupled with its fourth business meeting, Big Ocean will convene its second Learning Exchange also in conjunction with the 2012 IUCN World Conservation Congress. The topic of the Exchange will be selected by Big Ocean members based on the greatest collective interest and need.

For more information please contact: naia@bigoceanmanagers.org

 

TBA 2013

Big Ocean Business Meeting and Learning Exchange
TBA 2013 (date(s), time and venue TBC)
Marseilles, France

Big Ocean will convene its fifth business meeting and third Learning Exchange in conjunction with the Third International Marine Protected Areas Congress hosted by l'Agence des Aires Marines Protégées (AAMP) being held in Marseilles, France (exact dates TBA).

www.aires-marines.fr/c-france-organisation-du-prochain-congres-mondial-des-aires-marines-protegees-en-2013.html

For more information please contact: naia@bigoceanmanagers.org