The MCC calendar aims to provide an overview of meetings, conferences and events related to the MSFD, related policies and the marine sciences. It includes events organised within the MSFD common implementation strategy and related policy frameworks, and conferences and workshops on relevant scientific topics. If you would like to announce an event, please send an e-mail with the dates, title, short description, location and web address of the event to the functional mailbox:

14th meeting of Working Group on Data, Information and Knowledge Exchange (WG DIKE)
Date: 01/03/2017 to 02/03/2017
Location: BU-5/9: DG ENV building, 5, avenue de Beaulieu, B-1160 Brussels
The Working Group focusses on the challenges of data, information and knowledge exchange in the context of the MSFD implementation.

Working Group on Good Environmental Status (GES)
Date: 10/03/2017 to 10/03/2017
Location: Conference Centre Albert Borchette, Rue Froissart 39, 1040 Brussels (Room 2/B)
Working Group on Good Environmental Status (GES).
Link GES

Date: 14/03/2017 to 16/03/2017
Location: ICES HQ, Copenhagen, Denmark
Advice Drafting Group on second stage of development of D3.3 - Guidance on development of operational methods for the evaluation of the MSFD criterion D3.3, Phase 2.
Link D3

Date: 23/03/2017 to 23/03/2017
Location: ICES HQ, Copenhagen, Denmark
Workshop on scoping stakeholders on production of operational guidance on regional management and assessment of benthic pressure and impact from bottom fishing.
Link D6

Date: 28/03/2017 to 31/03/2017
Location: ICES HQ, Copenhagen, Denmark
Workshop to evaluate trade-offs between the proportion of impact on seafloor habitats and provisions of catch/value.
Link D6

15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology
Date: 31/08/2017 to 02/09/2017
Location: Island of Rhodes, Greece
The International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology is one of the worldwide leading environmental conferences. This biennial conference brings together engineers, scientists, researchers, students, managers and other professionals in orde
Link Conference

The Sixth International Marine Debris Conference (6IMDC)
Date: 12/03/2018 to 16/03/2018
Location: San Diego, California, USA
6IMDC will build upon the partnerships and successes of the Honolulu Strategy which was developed at the last conference in 2011 to promote new partnerships, further raise public awareness and support, and inspire new actions toward a world free from the
Link D10, Marine Litter