The Sixth China-Southeast Asian Countries Marine Cooperation Forum will be held in Beihai, China on 16-17 November 2018. The Ministry of Natural Resources of China (State Oceanic Administration of China) will co-host the Forum with the Guangxi Provincial Government. The First Institute of Oceanography (FIO) and the Fourth Institute of Oceanography (4IO) of the Ministry of Natural Resources will work together with the local governments as the co-organizers. IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC) will sponsor the Forum.

Based on the outcomes of the past five successful Forums, the Sixth China-Southeast Asian Countries Marine Cooperation Forum aims to further strengthening the communication of marine science and technology among the Southeast Asian countries and China. Participants from China and the Southeast countries will be invited to communicate with each other.

A few side events will be organized during the Forum.


Important Dates:

August 1, 2018               online registration and abstract submission open

October 20, 2018            deadline of DAU application

October 31, 2018         EXTENDED deadline of online abstract submission

November 5, 2018           final schedule announced

November 5, 2018        deadline of online registration

November 15, 2018         arrival and onsite registration

November 16-17, 2018     the Sixth China-Southeast Asian Countries Marine Cooperation Forum