Satellite events

The 2024 Ocean Decade Conference

will be part of an entire

Ocean Decade Week in Barcelona

from 8 to 12 April 2024

Satellite Events are partner-led and partner-resourced events of a diverse type that are action-oriented and contribute in a tangible way to one or more of the Conference outcomes.

To complement the formal Conference programme, partners are invited to submit applications for a limited number of Satellite Events that will be held prior to, and in the sidelines of, the Conference. Applications for Satellite Events will close on 30 October 2023.

Satellite Events can take diverse forms and may include, but are not limited to, the following types of events:

  1. Workshops
  2. Meetings of working groups or committees
  3. Training sessions
  4. Seminars or symposium
  5. Panels or dialogues
  6. Cultural events, e.g. cinema, theatre, concerts, etc.
  7. Networking events including lunches, dinners or receptions
  8. Exhibitions or artistic displays

To learn more about Satellite Events, please read the Guidance Note.

Applications for Satellite Events can be made via this link.

Booth Sponsorship

Would you like to sponsor a booth at the 2024 Ocean Decade Conference and have a space to present your activities to Conference participants? A small number of booths will be available for partners and more information on the logistics and costs of booths can be obtained by contacting

Posters and Session Presentations

Stay tuned for information on calls for posters and for presentations during the parallel sessions of the Conference!

The 2024 Ocean Decade Conference is co-organised by: