Gothenburg extras!

Discover the new R/V Svea and experience Swedish nature, coral reefs, and innovative research facilities.
Published: 18 July 2019

​​​Along with the exciting scientific programme that is in place for the upcoming 2019 Annual Science Conference in Gothenburg, participants are invited to take part in ​​extra events are that are being held alongside the main conference:

Training and advances in size spectrum modelling is the subject of a two-day workshop will offer participants the chance learn and discuss advances in size spectrum modelling from 6–8 September in Lysekil. Spaces are limited for this free event, so please register your interest via the course website.​

On Monday morning, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences' (SLU) have arranged for conference participants to visit their new research vessel, R/V Svea. Scientists from SLU, and the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), as well as members of the crew from the Swedish Maritime Administration, will show the ship and scientific equipment.​ 
If you are interested in this trip, you must​ register your interest via ASC online registration​, as places are limited.

The Baltic and North Sea Coordination and Support Action (BANOS CSA) presents a dialogue to define future Baltic and North Sea research and innovation needs on Wednesday afternoon. ICES science community is invited to enter into a dialogue with the drafting team to provide feedback and consider further research needs and relevant topics that could act as 'connectors' between the Baltic and the North Sea.  

Taking place on Thursday evening, after the official conference closing ceremony, IPBES will host "A transdisciplinary ​approach for biodiversity, marine ecosystems, and sustainability: IPBES and ICES perspectives". This seminar will explore collaborative work opportunities between IPBES and ICES for a transdisciplinary approach to advance our understanding of marine ecosystems and the services they provide at both regional and global scales. 

On Friday, take the opportunity to discover Swedish nature, coral reefs, and innovative research facilities. The University of Gothenburg offers ASC participants a full day excursion to Kosterhavet National Park and Tjärnö Marine Biological Laboratory. If you are interested in this trip, you must​ register your interest via ASC online registration​, as places are limited. Deadline to register is 15 August.
Also taking place on Friday in the ASC venue, Rediscovering pelagic biodiversity: Progress, promise, and challenges of metabarcoding 
of microbes to mammals​
is a a one-day symposium organized by the Scientific Committee for Ocean Research (SCOR). ​

Find out about early career scientist events on ICES ASC website.

​Follow @ICES_ASC​ and #ICESASC19 for all the latest news on ICES Annual Science Conference 2019.​


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