Monday 6 September 2021 to Friday 10 September 2021


During the 12th International Conference on the Environmental Management of Enclosed Coastal Seas (EMECS 12) in Pattaya, Thailand, representatives from ECSA and the EMECS Science and Policy Committees approved a joint ECSA 58-EMECS 13 Conference to be held in Hull, UK in 2020. Due to Covid19 this has been postponed to the 6th - 10th September 2021 and will now be held online. Further information can be found here.

We invite you to submit abstracts here on a broad range of topics covering the diversity of threats and opportunities facing estuarine, coastal and marine ecosystems and the people they support. 

Abstracts should be submitted by 9th April 2021.

NOTICE (updated 18 June 2021): Attendance grant applications are still open - for delegates with an accepted oral or poster who have not yet registered for the conference. We promise fast processing of your application despite the mentioned deadlines in the form.

For further details please contact: K.L.Nicholson [at] (Karen Nicholson) 

ECSA provides grants to support members’ (especially from ODA countries) and student members’ attendance at the ECSA58 – EMECS 13 conference. Applicants must be a member of ECSA and have submitted an abstract for an oral or poster presentation at the conference. If you are an ECSA member and require assistance please complete the form(s) below.

Photo: EMECS 12 opened with formal evening dinner, attended by the Governor of the Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.

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