Upcoming Events


Performance Impact of Cold: Prediction, Adaptation, and Preparation - Dr. Stephen Cheung

Join at: https://mun.webex.com/mun/j.php?MTID=maca2f0c5bf707b4a0ba0d810c5a2d38c

Meeting Number: 2634 179 3555

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October 28
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Laurentic Forum (2021)

The 13th Annual Laurentic Forum (2021) will once again be hosted in a virtual setting for all of our international followers to enjoy! The online conference takes place on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th of November 2021.

The Forum supports an overarching theme that is focused on Sustaining Coastal Communities by exploring the challenges & opportunities that lay before them.

This year’s conference will address thematic key aspects of Sustainable Tourism and The Value of the Blue Economy in the North Atlantic.

The event will include themed collaborative sessions from regional & national stakeholders who represent the consortium’s four partner regions across the North Atlantic. These include:

  • The Canadian Provence of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • The Northwest of Ireland,
  • Iceland
  • North Norway

Each session will present informative insights into the various facets of sustainable tourism and Blue Economy in the North Atlantic area.

This includes relevant case studies, followed by an engaging panel discussion comparing the four North Atlantic Regions.

Contact: Laurentic Forum at

November 2-4
9:00 AM-6:00 PM

Propelling the Blue Economy: Connecting Our Oceans, Our People, Our Future

Propelling the Blue Economy: Connecting Our Oceans, Our People, Our Future

23-25 November 2021

St. John's, NL, Canada

The Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland presents Propelling the Blue Economy: Connecting Our Oceans, Our People, Our Future, a 3-day Virtual Symposium for scientists, researchers, government representatives, industry stakeholders, NGOs, Indigenous and coastal communities to exchange and share their experiences and ideas on all aspects of The Ocean Decade.

This event will provide an interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and solutions to assist in the development of a common framework that will contribute to the development of a sustainable blue economy for Canada and the world.

Register here.

To view the event schedule, visit www.miblueeconomy.com/ (please note, all session times are NST).


Toll-free: 1-800-563-5799


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November 23-25
12:01 PM-4:00 PM