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

More information about the selected applications will be available in December.

Get a booth and/or become a sponsor

To provide partners with the opportunity to present their activities, foster knowledge-sharing and strengthen collaboration, a small number of booths will be available at the Conference venue.

To learn more about the logistics and costs of booths, please click here.

We are also inviting prospective sponsors to contribute to the success of the Conference by supporting essential components, including catering services, livestreaming of key sessions and travel support.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please click here.

Posters and oral presentations

We are inviting submissions of Posters focused on initiatives, projects, organizations, or groups that work to contribute to the fulfillment of the Ocean Decade Challenges and enhance cooperation and collaboration within the Ocean Decade.

To learn more about the call for posters, please click here.

Deadline for submission is 1 December 2023.

As part of the Conference, four thematic sessions will address science and solutions across the Decade Challenges. During the parallel sessions within each of these sessions, oral presentations are being solicited to showcase innovative science and solutions relevant to the Challenges.

To learn more about the call for oral presentations, please click here.

Deadline for submission is 1 December 2023.

The 2024 Ocean Decade Conference is co-organised by: