[MARMAM] ICMMPA5 Awards at the European Cetacean Society 2018 conference

info_ICMMPA5 info_ICMMPA5 at wwf.gr
Thu Nov 30 04:31:05 PST 2017

The 5th International Conference of Marine Mammal Protected Areas (http://icmmpa.org)<UrlBlockedError.aspx> entitled  "Celebrating a Decade of MMPA Collaboration" will be co-organized with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Greece and it will be held for the first time in the Mediterranean region, and specifically in Greece, between the 8-12th of April 2019.

The International Committee of Marine Mammal Protected Areas announces three Awards to be awarded to 3 participants selected among the presenters (oral presentation, short talk, poster) at the 32nd European Cetacean Society (ECS) conference in La Spezia, Italy (http://www.europeancetaceansociety.eu/conference/32nd-annual-conference-italy), fulfilling the following criteria:

·       Maximum age: 30

·       Marine mammal conservation focus

·       Connotation to place-based conservation

·       Commitment to attend ICMMPA5 and present their work (either as a talk or a poster)

     Priority will be given to scientists and practitioners of countries from Southeastern Europe Mediterranean countries, Middle East, North Africa

The 1st Award winner will receive a FREE conference registration, transportation and accommodation for attending the ICMMPA5.
The 2nd and 3rd Awards winners will receive a FREE conference registration.

The selection of the Awards will be made during the 32nd ECS conference in La Spezia Italy between the 6-10th of April 2018 by members of the ICMMPA Planning Committee. All Awards will be announced at the ECS Awards ceremony. Candidates are encouraged to attend the ceremony.

Those who have received a message from the ECS confirming their abstract acceptance by the ECS Conference Organizers and who are willing to be considered for the ICMMPA Award and fulfill the eligibility criteria should contact Amalia Alberini, (info_ICMMPA at wwf.gr<mailto:info_ICMMPA at wwf.gr>) with their abstracts and personal details (Name, ECS Presentation type, Affiliation, Country, Age at the time of the Conference).

For more information about the ICMMPA Awards and ICMMPA: Amalia Alberini, Conference Co-Host, WWF Greece (info_ICMMPA5 at wwf.gr<mailto:info_ICMMPA5 at wwf.gr>), WWF Greece or Naomi McIntosh, Chair, ICMMPA (naomi.mcintosh at noaa.gov<mailto:naomi.mcintosh at noaa.gov>)

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