News & Events

GEBCO Seabed 2030-South and West Pacific Regional Mapping Committee Inaugural Workshop

Wellington: 4-6 March, 2019

An open invitation has been issued for the inaugural Seabed 2030 South and West Pacific Mapping Meeting. The objectives of the meeting are as follows:

  • Establish a Regional Mapping Committee with representatives from relevant organizations,
  • Identify sources of bathymetric data,
  • Discuss methods and protocols of data sharing, and management,
  • Identify upcoming mapping expeditions; and
  • Discuss all matters related to the efficient and smooth operation of the project

If you are interested in attending please register here or for more information you can download the flyer.


GEOHAB 2019: Marine Geological & Biological Habitat Mapping

Saint-Petersburg: 13-17 May, 2019

GEOHAB (Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping) is an international association of marine scientists studying geological, biological, and physical oceanographic processes as indicators of benthic habitats and ecosystems and used as proxies for biological communities and species diversity.

Key dates:

  • TBC

This event will be live streamed from 14-16 May, 2019.


AMSA 19 Conference: Marine Science for a Blue Economy

Freemantle: 7-11 July, 2019

The theme of AMSA 2019 will focus on science that will contribute to safeguarding the health of our oceans and marine life while also sustaining the economic and societal benefits that accompany a growing nation. Invited national and international plenary speakers will impart their knowledge relating to the blue economy, and symposia topics will be inclusive of a wide range of disciplines including the critical blue economy challenges outlined in Australis's National Marine Science Plan.

Key dates:

  • August 2018 Call for Symposia Opens
  • September 2018 Call for Symposia Closes
  • December 2018 Early Bird Registration opens
  • Call for Abstracts open
  • March 2019 Call for Abstracts Closes
  • April 2019 Abstract Outcomes and Early Bird Registration closes
  • 7 - 11 July 2019 Conference

Please keep in mind that dates are subject to change, for more information please visit the AMSA 19 website.