OCEANS 2021 Porto, May 17-21, 2021

The event for global maritime professionals to learn, innovate, and lead in the
protection and utilization of the world’s largest natural resource – our Oceans.

Alfândega Congress Centre

(former Porto Customs House)

Conference Venue

Facing the Douro river and combining a unique urban and natural landscape, the hundred-year-old building served as the Customs House until 1987, when it was restored and converted into a Congress Center under the guidance of architect Eduardo Souto Moura, a Pritzker Prize award winning architect from the Porto School of Architecture. Conveniently located in the heart of Porto’s historic city centre, which has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Alfândega Porto Congress Centre is also within walking distance of the house of Henry the Navigator and a number of tourist attractions including the Dom Luís Bridge, the Clérigos Tower with its magnificent views of Porto, and the Livraria Lello & Irmão, which is considered the third most beautiful bookstore in the world.

Opening the Ocean Frontier: A New Age of Discoveries

Ocean science and technology for the benefit of humankind.

Important dates

Abstracts submission opening: September 18th, 2020
Deadline for abstract submission: December 18th, 2020
Announcement of results: February 19th, 2021
Opening registration: March 12th, 2021
Final paper submission: April 9th, 2021
Deadline for early bird registration fee: April 16th, 2021