NorthSeaConferenceCall for Abstracts and Registration for the North Sea Open Science Conference is NOW OPEN and runs until May 1st 2016. Early bird registration until June 30th 2016. Please visit for details.

The event takes place in Ostend, Belgium from 7-10 November 2016. The conference is open to fundamental and applied research, lessons-learnt from both successes and failures in marine management, and innovative measurement and data handling concepts from within and beyond the North Sea. The conference will equally cover biodiversity and physico-chemical environmental aspects of the North Sea. The conference will make use of innovative formats, encouraging other types of presentations than traditional powerpoints and promoting participatory methodologies (i.e. Fish bowls) stimulating real dialogue amongst participants.

Come and join us for a unique science-policy-society trialogue on the North Sea!