Save the date for the 9th EuroGOOS International Conference, 5-6 May 2021, Brest, France

The EuroGOOS conference provides a forum of interaction between marine scientists and technologists developing operational oceanography products, and the users of these services including decision and policy-makers as well as the private sector. The EuroGOOS conference is an opportunity to review the present ocean monitoring and forecasting capacities and their services, and to identify new challenges and the underpinning science and technology priorities. The event facilitates dialogue, experience sharing and future planning with international partners and stakeholders, towards a more coordinated response to global challenges and societal needs related to seas and the global ocean.

The two-day meeting will include plenary, splinter and poster sessions, as well as round tables with focused discussions. The main outcomes of the conference will be summarized during the last day and key messages will be formulated. Participants will be invited to submit abstracts for their presentations, while full papers will be published in the EuroGOOS conference proceedings.

The conference is foreseen to take place in Brest, France, hosted by Ifremer and SHOM. Abstract submission call will open in October 2020.