Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional (V.ECOP) Day

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01/06/2021 - 02/06/2021

The Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional (V.ECOP) Day will start on June 1, 2021, as a 24-hour livestream event following the sun around the world. It is hosted by and for early career ocean professionals from around the world and from a variety of ocean disciplines to showcase their work, activities, and contributions to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

The UN Ocean Decade is a once-in-a-generation opportunity and the first global campaign to catalyze transformative ocean science solutions for sustainable development. V.ECOP Day will follow immediately from the 1st International Conference of the UN Ocean Decade for Sustainable Development beginning at approximately 13:00 UTC on June 1, 2021.

V.ECOP Day is organized by the German Marine Research Consortium in cooperation with the ECOP Program and is supported by Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the EU’s Framework Program for Research and Innovation as an officially endorsed UN Ocean Decade Activity.


How can you contribute?

Presenters: Review the Call for Contributors for more information about the tasks and application process.
Film Makers: Showcase your short or feature film in our virtual event cinema. Whether five minutes or two hours, we welcome ocean and science related videos to entertain and inform our attendees. Contact us directly at for details.
Exhibitors: Want to showcase your organization or activities at our virtual booth for FREE? Space is limited so contact us soon at for details.

For more information, click this link.