OCEANEXT 2024 Conference: Solving Maritime Challenges Together

By Mak Loncar on October 18, 2023 in News Articles

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:

Coquillage New practices, new uses: how are professions evolving?

Coquillage Art and science

Coquillage Nature-based solutions to climate change

Coquillage Biodiversity and the exposome

Coquillage Underwater acoustics: noise and communication

Coquillage Eco-materials at sea

Coquillage Threats and cybersecurity in the maritime sector: technological and human challenges

Coquillage Technological innovation and regulation

Coquillage Floating wind turbines

Coquillage Decarbonization of maritime transport

Coquillage Renewable marine energies: production, distribution and storage

Coquillage Sharing maritime space

Coquillage Coastline in 2100

Coquillage Environmental integration of marine renewable energies

Coquillage Sea and health

Coquillage Imaginations of the sea

Coquillagel Sport and the sea

Coquillage Public engagement in science and participatory science


For more information and registration details, please visit the official OCEANEXT 2024 conference website