2020 Events

Update on 4/22/20: Several international meetings are currently being postponed or switched to virtual meetings amid global efforts to contain coronavirus. We will update this page on a periodic basis as new information is available.

Jun 2020

A Changing Arctic

  • June 2-5, 2020
  • Tromso, Norway
  • (Update on 3/28/20: This conference has been postponed. An alternative date is not yet confirmed.)

United Nations Ocean Conference

  • June 2–6, 2020
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • (Update on 3/28/20: Organizers have announced that the conference will be postponed to a later date.)

Capitol Hill Ocean Week

  • June 9, 2020
  • Washington, D.C.
  • (Update on 4/4/20: This conference has switched to a virtual format.)

Jul 2020

International Coral Reef Symposium

  • July 5–10, 2020
  • Bremen, Germany (Update on 4/10/20: Organizers have postponed the conference to July 18-23, 2021.)

International Marine Conservation Congress

  • July 21–27, 2020
  • Kiel, Germany (Update on 4/10/20: Organized have cancelled the in-person meeting and are exploring a potential virtual format.)

August 2020

Our Ocean Conference

  • August 17-18, 2020
  • Palau

2020 UN Biodiversity Conference

  • October 5-10, 2020
  • Kunming, Yunnan Province, China
  • (Update on 4/4/20: This conference has been postponed.)

UNFCCC COP26

  • November 9-20, 2020
  • Glasgow, UK
  • (Update on 4/4/20: The COP26 has been postponed.)

2021 Events

January 2021

IUCN World Conservation Congress

  • January 7-15, 2021
  • Marseille, France
  • (Update on 4/4/20: This conference, originally scheduled for June 2020, has been postponed to January 2021.)