8-9 September 2014


IMSCC 2014 is the first interdisciplinary and international meeting on Marine Science Communication and it aims to:

  • Understand the power of marine science outreach: objectives, motivations, relevance and audiences
  • Develop key messages related to marine science communication
  • Promote a dialogue on the role of marine science and technology in society
  • Discuss new projects and actions to be undertaken to involve different audiences
  • Showcase the latest advances in marine science communication
  • Study current and new tools for communicating marine science, including social media and new opportunities of the Internet era

About Porto

    Porto is an ancient beautiful city situated in the north of Portugal, facing the Atlantic Ocean and on the right bank of river Douro. Porto is the second largest city of the country and one of the most beautiful in Europe. In 2001, Porto was the European Cultural Capital and was elected the Best European Destination in 2012.

    Porto has a truly unique appearance and its historic center (Ribeira) has already been classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. The 'granite city' is also known for its striking bridges and the much celebrated Port wine, which is stored and savoured by wine lovers all over the world. [Learn more]