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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 ... 

Climate-Resilient Coastal Natural Infrastructure Workshop
May 6-10
St. Mary’s University

Participants engage in cross-disciplinary workshops around nature-based adaptations to climate change, live demonstrations, applied posters, and the latest coastal & estuarine research. Wednesday, May 8 offers a free Public & Practitioner Tech-Vendor Trade Show & Reception. Register now …  


H20 Home to Overseas Conference
June 6, 7, 2019
Halifax, Nova Scotia 

The H2O Conference is an ideal event to engage with the ocean technology industry. The conference will include: an ocean industry showcase, international delegates, research, development and commercialization presentations, networking events and the oceans gala dinner. This year’s conference will also include a day of on-water demos at the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship (COVE). Learn more ...


Sustainable Oceans Conference 2019 

Sept. 27 and 28, 2019
McInnes Room, second floor of the Dalhousie Student Union Building
6136 University Avenue, Halifax

The Sustainable Oceans Conference is a free public event that brings together an audience of students, faculty, members of the marine management community, and the general public. This conference is supported by the Sobey Fund for Oceans and is organized annually by the students of the Marine Affairs Program at Dalhousie University. It is the only student-led conference of its kind in Atlantic Canada, and is being held for the 8th consecutive year. Learn more ...