View of Birsay, Orkney with a whale bone in the foreground.
Scotland is home to one third of the global population of grey seals
University student holds her catch following a scallop diving trip in Oban.
Scotland harbours the world's most important nesting grounds for Northern gannets.
Join us at IMCC 3
To conserve the world’s oceans we must go beyond science, and use it to inform policy and management, and ultimately to catalyze change. The Society for Conservation Biology's International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) brings together conservation professionals and students to develop new and powerful tools to further marine conservation science and policy.
IMCC3 Online Program
The Online Program for the 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress is available for the main scientific program. (The official IMCC3 Program pdf will be available soon.)
Information on Special Events and Sessions is also available, including the Opening Reception on 14 August and the Closing Party on 18 August.
Pre-Order IMCC3 Commemorative Souvenirs
Puffins and shot glasses, t-shirts and hip flasks! Pre-order IMCC3 commemorative merchandise and souvenirs now to ensure your items are reserved. These commemorative items are delightful souvenirs from Scotland. You can pre-order with ease online from the registration page, under Commemorative Congress Options. (You can use the online registration system just for add-ons, even if you've already registered.)
IMCC3 Registration is Open
You can register for IMCC3 online at the Meeting Registration page. You can view a complete list of registration options here. The deadline for regular registration rates was 30 June 2014. The deadline for refund requests was 14 June 2014, as per the Meeting Registration page. (Substitutions for attendees are accepted any time.)
For press registration and members of the media covering IMCC3, please contact Communications Chair Samantha Oester.
Important Items to Pack for IMCCC3
To reduce waste and cost, we are asking delegates to please bring their own lanyards and bags. Don't forget to pack your reusable water bottle! Delegates who register before 30 June will receive a mug to keep, so you can reuse it during coffee breaks.
IMCC3 Call for Abstracts is Closed
If you are presenting at IMCC3, please read the important Presenter Information.
The IMCC3 Blog is accepting guest posts. Want to expand on the importance of your symposium, workshop or focus group? Want to exclaim how much you love IMCCs? Want to discuss a featured theme of IMCC3? Write a guest blog post!
The full blog can be viewed at the IMCC2014 WordPress site.
Workshop, Focus Group, Short Course Information
Find fascinating invertebrates, bird species and even large mammals like roe deer and badgers in Glasgow's city parks. Leave Glasgow to explore its rugged interior including Loch Lommond and Cairngorms National Parks. Of course everyone knows about wild coasts of the UK. The islands off the west coast are a great place to watch sea birds.
Download the IMCC3 Exhibitor's Prospectus
Sponsor, exhibit and advertise at IMCC3 and get your name, products and services in front of more than 1,200 marine conservation professionals and students from science, management, policy and public sectors.
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