Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


1 Save the DATE Deniz VuralYOUMARES is an international conference for early career researchers in ocean-related fields. It serves as a platform for bachelor, master, and PhD students, as well as young ocean enthusiasts, to present ongoing research and build a network with fellow researchers worldwide.

Since its inception in 2009, the conference has explored different scientific topics in marine sciences. The UN has identified pivotal objectives to achieve by 2030, encompassing various ocean-related domains aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As we navigate the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and have previously explored the theme of the Ocean Decade in YOUMARES'13, we welcome your insights to help shape the theme of YOUMARES'14. Share your ideas on how to address the challenges our oceans face today and actively contribute to intelligent preservation and sustainable ocean management.

You can provide feedback on the next YOUMARES'14 theme and express your interest in joining the conference team through this form.

We eagerly anticipate YOUMARES'14 and are excited to have you be a part of it! For additional information, please visit our website at or follow us on our social media channels.

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