8th Annual World Congress of Ocean


Title: 8th Annual World Congress of Ocean
Xiamen, China
Date: November 2 - 4,
2019 UTC+00:00
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The 8th Annual World Congress of Ocean (WCO-2019) will be held during November 2-4, 2019 in Xiamen, China following the theme: Caring our Ocean, Sharing our Future. WCO-2019 intends to provide an unique international platform for exchange of ideas and experiences, to facilitate the healthy development of marine industries and to promote sustainable utilization of marine resources, and involves the participation of the public to raise their awareness of marine environmental protection. WCO-2019 will be jointly held with the famous World Ocean Week in Xiamen, which will make the conference more grander than ever before. World Ocean Week (WOW) in Xiamen serves as a platform for regional cooperation as well as for connecting marine and social science, technology, education, public awareness in making policies, management decisions and actions to achieve sustainable use of coastal and marine resources and for achieving sustainable development of the oceans. The World Ocean Week in Xiamen has been held for 12 years. In 2018, the event attracted more than 2,000 enterprise representatives and 200 officials and scholars from 45 countries and regions along the Maritime Silk Road.


Topics will include the following themes:

  • Voice of Decision Makers & Masters
  • Reshaping Ocean Economy &Finance
  • Coastal & Ocean Engineering
  • Ocean Energy
  • Oceanography, Marine Science & Technology
  • Sustainability of Ocean Nature Resoures & Environmental Protection
  • Smart Port, Green Shipping, Salvage & Rescue
  • Fishery & Aquaculture
  • Marine Biotechnology & Biopharmaceuticals

Past Events in the Series

  • 7th Annual World Congress of Ocean, Weihai, China, October 29, 1:00 - October 31, 12:00 2018 UTC+0000
  • 6th Annual World Congress of Ocean, Shenzhen, China, November 3, 8:00 - November 5, 17:00 2017 UTC+0800
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