Where in the World is Big Ocean?

With several significant international fora coming up in the next three years Big Ocean members will be busy. Exactly how the network will engage at each event is still in discussion but be sure to look for possible Big Ocean presence at the following conferences:


Human Dimensions Think Tank

  • Honolulu, Hawaiʻi––February 8-10
  • Hosted by Big Ocean, NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, the University of Washington, University of Guelph, University of British Columbia, Colorado State University, and the University of Victoria.
  • For more information contact naia@bigoceanmanagers.org

7th Network Business Meeting

13th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS)

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

  • Honolulu, Hawai’i, September 1-10
  • Learn about updates by following the Congress on Facebook
  • Big Ocean will post information about its WCC presentations and related events by July

8th Network Business Meeting

  • Honolulu, Hawaiʻi––September 6
  • Held in conjunction with the 2016 World Conservation Congress


4th International Marine Protected Area Congress