Participation | MCBES16

Participation | MCBES16

2nd #MCBES Program Participate Sponsor Contact


There are a number of ways you can participate in 2nd Marine Conservation and Blue Economy Symposium.


Attend the Symposium

Register today to attend the events of 2nd Marine Conservation and Blue Economy Symposium on 2nd June, 2016 in BRAC Center Inn, Dhaka. Visit the Meeting Registration page to register.


Submit an Abstract

Want to share your marine and coastal research with national and global conservation professionals, communities, businesses, policy makers and students? MCBES is the platform for you. If accepted, your submission will be published in the symposium proceedings, or you will be invited for oral presentation, or for rapid talk, or for poster presentation based on the decision of Editorial Board. Visit Call for Abstract page for details.


Be an Organizer

If you find yourself as interested and skillful you can volunteer as a member of Program  Committee or Editorial Board. As a knowledge-gathering event, MCBES totally based on voluntary efforts. Express your interest to join the cause as an organizer via this Commitment Form. The more detail info you share with us about you, the more possibility you create for yourself to be an organizer.


Sponsor the program

Join us at 2nd Marine Conservation and Blue Economy Symposium as a proud sponsor. You’ll find MCBES as the most important forum where stakeholders develop innovative and socially-led tools for progress in marine conservation and sustainable progress. Particularly, MCBES16 will start the process for reshaping policy and management to unlock the future for Bangladesh outlined in the Ocean SDGs. Visit this page for more info on Sponsorship.


Key Dates:

Call for abstracts opens: 17 March 2016
Call for abstracts closes: 22 April 2016
Decisions on abstracts: mid April 2016

Early-bird registration starts: 25 March 2016
Deadline for early bird registration: 25 April 2016
Start of regular registration: 26 April 2016
Deadline for regular registration: 25 May 2016

2nd Marine Conservation and Blue Economy Symposium: 1st – 2nd June 2016


Program Chairs

Ishtiaq Uddin Ahmad, Co-chair
Country Representative, IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature.

A K M Fazlul Hoque Majumder, Co-chair
President, Save Our Sea.


Editorial Board

Bushra Nishat, South Asia Manager, International Water Association
Enamul Hoq PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute
Nick Wehner, Project Manager, Open Channels, Marine Affairs Research and Education (MARE)



Feel free to ask if you’ve any queries regarding participating in 2nd #MCBES 2016. Email Save Our Sea‘s Program Associate, Fuad Murshed.


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