1st – 6th July 2019

Symposium Information



Wild Coast Sun, Eastern Cape, South Africa

About 9TH WIOMSA Symposium


The Symposium is open to practitioners, managers, academics, researchers and students from within and outside the WIO region to share knowledge, experience and solutions to the challenges experienced in our coastal and marine environment. One could attend the Symposium to deliver a presentation or as an observer.

Guest Organisations

Space will be available for exhibits by organizations, programmes, projects and commercial companies. Organisations could also organize or sponsor special sessions or events during the Symposium.


The Symposium is open to members of the media from print, broadcast, Web, and general interest. Pre-registration for members of the media and freelance writers is mandatory. A letter of assignment is necessary.

Registered journalists must wear their press badges when attending the meeting and when covering events. All of the scientific sessions are open to the press. 

For Bloggers

WIOMSA will accept a limited number of requests for credentials from bloggers. Applicants must have track records of blogging on the topics being presented at the meeting. For more information, contact …………


The Local Organising Committee consists of the following people:

Dr Angus Macdonald (Chairperson)

Dr Louis Celliers (Co-chair)