30 October – 4 November 2017
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA), the Institute of Marine Science (IMS) and the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries (DASF) [both of the University of Dar es Salaam] and the Tanzania Fisheries Institute (TAFIRI) are pleased to announce the Tenth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium which will be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
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On behalf of the entire Western Indian Ocean Scientific Community and the friends of WIO region, we, a community of 500 coastal and marine scientists working in the Western Indian Ocean, meeting at the 9th biennial Scientific Symposium of the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (www.wiomsa.org) make this Declaration to the 21st COP of...
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It seems like just yesterday when the Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium was officially opened on Monday, 26th October! But we are on the fourth day of the Symposium and in between quite a lot has happened. Six very interesting and informative keynote presentations have been delivered, at least 150 oral presentations have been given in...
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What a successful DAY ONE we all had! The day started off quite literally with a bang…on a drum! The opening remarks from Dr Jaqueline Uku encouraged us all to celebrate the spirit of WIOMSA, and it has been clear to me that the delegates brought a lot of spirit with them this year. Remember...
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The First Issue of the Symposium Newsletter for the Ninth WIOMSA Symposium is out! The Newsletter consists of a number of announcements relating to the Changes in the Symposium Programme, Book launches and Special Sessions as well as articles on Social Media Engagement at the WIOMSA Symposium and arrival of double hulled canoe, Hōkūleʻa in...
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We will be producing two issues of Symposium Newsletter, prior to and during the Symposium as we did during the Eighth WIOMSA Symposium. The objective of the Newsletter is to provide an avenue for participants and interested parties to communicate information to delegates on news items, book launches, bursaries, courses, student adverts, invitations to special...
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It is now about 3 weeks until the 9th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium in the Eastern Cape (Oct 26-30 2015). We are looking forward to what is going to be an extremely important and productive conference. Here is some important pre-meeting information REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT OF THE CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEE: REGISTRATION DEADLINE 15 OCTOBER 2015 All...
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The Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium Programme for oral presentations is now available online (http://symposium.wiomsa.org/ninth-wiomsa-symposium-programme_summary-page/). The Symposium Programme provides details of when and where the abstracts accepted for oral presentation will be presented as well as themes and sessions in which they fall. Abstracts of the oral presentations will be included later this week. Also confirmed...
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Third Announcement of the Ninth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium is out! It contains important information regarding registration and payment of registration fee, keynote speakers, requirements of oral and poster presentations, list of special sessions and events, visa requirements and descriptions of the post-symposium tours. Download the full announcement.
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In conjunction with the 9th Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) Symposium, the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and WIOMSA will jointly host a one-day workshop on getting into print on October 25, 2015. This workshop will be directed at scientists interested in learning how to navigate the...
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