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Mark your calendar! OFI supports various events — from workshops to lectures and community-based activities — that provide learning opportunities about our ocean.

Coming up ...

An ocean of opportunity: a discussion with HSH Prince Albert ll of Monaco
May 8, 2018, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Marion McCain Arts and Social Sciences Building (Scotiabank Auditorium) 
6135 University Ave., Halifax

Join His Serene Highness to discuss our changing ocean and solutions that will generate social, economic and environmental opportunity. The informal, Q&A event, will be moderated by Dalhousie University President, Richard Florizone and Wendy Watson-Wright, CEO of OFI.

HSH Prince Albert II has shown global leadership in addressing environmental issues and promoting sustainable development, especially as it relates to ocean management.

RSVP at ofi@dal.ca



  • Healthy Ocean, Healthy People! Ocean School's Boris Worm talks about how the ocean supports our daily lives. Monday, April 23, 7 pm at St. Andrew's United Church, 1390 Robie St., Halifax.
  • Oceans Research in Canada Alliance (ORCA) is hosting a free event, April 24 and 25, Ottawa. The event is focused on improved co-ordination of ocean-related science and technology in Canada through superior collective knowledge, aligned efforts and stronger collaborative ties. For more information, contact the ORCA Secretariat
  • CURAC2018 Conference is being held in Halifax on May 24. OFI CEO Wendy Watson-Wright is a guest speaker at the event. Learn more ...
  • An international conference that highlights community conservation and sustainable livelihoods is being held in Halifax from May 28 to 30. Visit the conference web site for more information ... 
  • The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society’s 52 Congress and annual meeting will be held from June 10 to 14 at the new Halifax Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This year’s congress theme is “marine and environmental risks and impacts." The congress will bring together a wide range of scientists and other professionals from across Canada and other countries with a focus on topics in atmospheric, ocean and earth sciences. More info here ...
  • Navigating Canadian Ocean Literacy, July 13-15 in St. John's, NL. OFI CEO Wendy Watson-Wright is a guest speaker.