The Ultimate International Gathering for Ocean Enthusiasts
OCEANEXT 2024 is back after its success in 2016 and 2019.
The International University of the Sea and Coastal Research Institute (IUML) is delighted to announce the much-anticipated third edition of OCEANEXT, set to take place from June 12 to 14, 2024, in the picturesque city of Nantes, France. With the overarching theme “Meeting the challenges of maritime and coastal socio-ecosystems together,” OCEANEXT 2024 promises to be a pivotal event for experts and enthusiasts of marine and coastal sciences. Professor Franck SCHOEFS from the GRRIP community will lead a special session dedicated to “Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in Maritime,” providing valuable insights into the responsible and sustainable facets of maritime research.
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
The theme for OCEANEXT 2024 is: “Meeting the challenges of maritime and coastal socio-ecosystems together”.
For Everyone, By Everyone
Started in 2016 by COSELMAR, OCEANEXT brings together people from different fields to talk about how to solve ocean problems. This conference is all about sharing ideas and coming up with solutions that make sense.
Meet the Leaders
This year, Justine Dumay and Sophie Pardo are leading the charge.
OCEANEXT 2024 covers an array of themes, catering to a diverse range of interests in maritime and coastal science. The event is characterized by its commitment to fostering dialogue and exploration across disciplines.
Themes of the Conference:
New practices, new uses: how are professions evolving?
Art and science
Nature-based solutions to climate change
Biodiversity and the exposome
Underwater acoustics: noise and communication
Eco-materials at sea
Threats and cybersecurity in the maritime sector: technological and human challenges
Technological innovation and regulation
Floating wind turbines
Decarbonization of maritime transport
Renewable marine energies: production, distribution and storage
Sharing maritime space
Coastline in 2100
Environmental integration of marine renewable energies
Sea and health
Imaginations of the sea
l Sport and the sea
Public engagement in science and participatory science
For more information and registration details, please visit the official OCEANEXT 2024 conference website