Decade for Ocean Sciences Conference – Brest – 6 July 2022

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The symposium dedicated to the Decade for Ocean Sciences proposed by the French Ministry of Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion and Océanopolis is being held on 6 July 2022 at Océanopolis (Brest).

Subscriptions for face-to-face participation open until 24 June.

To follow the conference remotely, via its retransmission on the Océanopolis Youtube channel, registrations are open until July 1st (the link will be sent to you from July 4th).

This event will give the floor to French actors who are carrying out projects and programmes labelled as the UN Decade of Ocean Sciences.

Yves-Marie Paulet, Professor, member of LEMAR and Vice President for the Sea of UBO will speak during round table 1: TOWARDS APPROPRIATE KNOWLEDGE: OBSERVE, STUDY, MEASURING THE OCEAN.

Download the full programme (in French) here.

15th conference of the French Association of Halieutics in Brest

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The 15th conference of the French Association of Halieutics, will take place at the end of June in Brest, on the theme “Fisheries systems facing crises“.

Workshops will be held on 27 (at IUEM in Plouzané) and 28 June 2022 (at Pôle numérique du Bouguen, in Brest).

The conference itself will be held from 29 June to 1 July 2022, also at the Pôle numérique du Bouguen in Brest.

The programme can be downloaded here, and the registration file here.

Link to the AFH website (take the opportunity to join AFH!).

“Polar Bathyfolage” exhibition

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Our colleague Erwan Amice exhibits his photographic work as part of the Vincennes ImagesF festival. during which several photographers will be exhibited, such as photojournalist Pascal Maître, honorary president of VIF 2022.

Find Erwan’s photos from May 17 to June 13 on the Parvis de l’Hôtel de Ville de Vincennes. Click here for the exhibition programme.

More information also on the PhotoTrend website.

Launch of the High Council for the Climate in Brittany (HCBC)

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At the initiative of the Region, the Haut Conseil Breton pour le Climat (High Council for the Climate in Brittany) (HCBC) will be responsible for informing the political choices of regional elected officials in terms of climate change. This consultative body, bringing together 20 experts, whose creation was acted during the Regional Council meeting of 24/02/2022 to 26/02/2022, was installed this Friday 13 May in Rennes, for 6 years, by President Loïg Chesnais-Girard.

Among the experts, two are members of the IUEM, Anne-Marie Tréguier CNRS oceanographer at LOPS, and Luis Tito de Morais marine ecologist from IRD, former director of LEMAR.

Anne-Marie Tréguier co-chairs the HCBC with Vincent Dubreuil, Professor of Geography at Rennes 2 University.

Find some of the media coverage here:


Workshop on transdisciplinary cooperation for the resilience of socio-ecosystems

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From 26 to 28 April, the UBO will host around twenty researchers from SEA-EU universities as part of a workshop devoted to cooperation between scientists and local actors around the resilience of coastal zones and the sustainable future of local socio-ecosystems. This was an opportunity to discuss the activities carried out in the Zone Atelier Brest Iroise (ZABrI), a member of the European Long-Term Ecosystem Research Network (eLTER), which aims to understand the functioning and evolution of the coastal socio-ecosystem.

More information here

and here a look back at these days,

on the UBO website.