Background and Objectives

ECCWO5 will host events on a diverse and exciting range of topics and disciplines within and across the natural and social sciences that can potentially contribute to; the Seventh Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (AR7), the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, implementation of actions identified in the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and the goals and climate negotiations in COP27.

We welcome you to be part of this exciting opportunity and to help lead these discussions. Your input will be critical to the success of this important forum and we invite you to contribute to the development of the program.

We are now seeking expressions of interest to convene theme sessions, workshops and other events. We encourage innovative thinking and alternatives to the normal conference formats, as well as diverse participation from all disciplines and sectors. We especially welcome proposals from early-career ocean professionals.

Please check the Key Topic areas and submit your proposal.

Key Topic Areas

The Symposium is a great opportunity to share information, highlight activities, build partnerships and shape the future of this important field.

Join us in Bergen, Norway, in 2023!
Important Dates
July 5, 2022
  1. Discounted Registration Fee
  2. Abstract submission
  3. CV and Financial support application
November 15, 2022
  1. Abstract submission
  2. CV and Financial support application
December 15, 2022
Abstract Notification Deadline
  1. Abstract acceptance notification
December 22, 2022
  1. Abstract acceptance notification
  2. Financial support grant notification
January 5, 2023
Confirmation Deadlines
  1. Confirm your presentations and attendance
January 15, 2023
  1. Discounted Registration Fee
Deadline for the manuscript submission to the ICES Journal of Marine Science for the Special Volume.
January 31, 2022