8th Annual World Congress of Ocean

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 2 November 2019 to 4 November 2019

Where: Xiamen, China

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The 8th Annual World Congress of Ocean (WCO-2019) will be held in Xiamen, China. WCO-2019 intends 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 and raise their awareness of marine environmental protection. It has been the most definitive and professional ocean event in China.

This conference will be an outstanding experience, both scientifically and socially. 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.

High qualified speakers will be Selected from all over the world, and they usually be the distinguish leaders of their organizations. These presentations will identify or offer solutions to problems, utilize case studies, fill the knowledge gaps or forge collaboration opportunities, and discuss broader applications and implications.