Challenger Society 2014 Conference
The Challenger Society for Marine Science 2014 Conference
Plymouth University, 8-11 September 2014
The Challenger Society for Marine Science's Conference 2014 will be held at Plymouth University located in the centre of Plymouth, with shops, facilities and attractions nearby and surrounded by spectacular countryside and beaches.
This biennial conference attracts over 300 leading UK marine scientists and science managers, as well as showcasing cutting edge marine science and technology.
The conference is noted for its training of young scientists and networks, and includes a fantastic optional 3 course dinner at Plymouth Guildhall, and a public lecture by an eminent authority on relevant societal marine issues.
Keynote speakers include:
- Prof Jason Hall-Spencer—Ecosystem effects of ocean acidification
- Prof Icarus Allen— Towards next generation of marine ecosystem models
- Dr Isabelle Rombouts–Pelagic biodiversity: from patterns to emerging processes
- Dr Emily Shuckburgh—The polar oceans in a changing climate
- Dr Adrian Glover—Environmental futures in the deep-sea mining frontier
Please join us on the Plymouth University campus between September 8 - 11th 2014 (inclusive) for a truly memorable conference. Quality campus accommodation is available as part of the booking process.
Please book early to avoid disappointment.
General information about the sessions and speakers can be found here
The full conference handbook can be downloaded here (14mB)
News items from the NOC Association and the Marine Facilities Advisory Board
The details of the membership of the Decade Working Group (DWG), that was announced at the May 2021 AGM of the NOC Association, are now available:
NOC Association of Marine Science National Capability Beneficiaries | National Oceanography Centre
The March 2021 minutes of the Marine Facilities Advisory Board are available here: Marine_Facilities_Advisory Board_March_2021_minutes.pdf (noc.ac.uk)
Are your institution’s details up to date on the The UK Marine Science and Technology Compendium? If not, please let the Secretary know.
Secretary to the NOCA and MFAB: Jackie Pearson, email@example.com National Oceanography Centre
Report on Impacts of Covid-19
Summary Report on the Impacts of Covid-19 available from the NOCA AGM
Cancellation of 2020/21 Challenger Conference
Sadly, the postponed 2020 Challenger Conference to be hosted at SAMs from 6th September 2021 has also been cancelled.