The biennial Challenger Society for Marine Science's Conference is expected to attract 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 public lecture by an eminent authority on relevant societal marine issues.
Keynote speakers include:
- Professor Jason Hall-Spencer, Plymouth University: ecosystem effects of ocean acidification
- Professor 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.
Registration must be made via the University eStore (last booking date: 5 September 2014). NB: you must be a member of the Challenger Society to register for this conference. Visit the Challenger Society website to join.
The 28th Annual Plymouth Marine Science Lecture by Professor Ian Boyd (DEFRA) will be hosted by the Plymouth Marine Science Education Foundation in conjunction with this conference on 9 September.
Roland Levinsky Building and Main Hall, Plymouth University.
This event is part of the Plymouth Ocean City Festival and is supported by Plymouth University.