MASTS 10th Annual Science Meeting 2020

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Join the UK's largest Marine Science conference, from your own home!
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We will look back at the significant progress made by our partners and collaborators, and look forward to 2021, which sees the start of the decade of ocean science for sustainable development. We will examine the modern challenges that face our marine waters, and identify ways and means to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. 

Plenary speakers include:

  • Matthew Dawkins (Senior R&D Engineer, Kitware, USA) - Video and Image Analytics for Marine Environments (VIAME), an Open-Source Do-it-yourself AI Toolkit 
  • Peter Macreadie (Deakin University, Australia) -  Blue carbon and coastal environments 
  • Gideon Henderson (Chief Scientific Advisor at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK) 
  • Kerstin Forsburg (Founder & Director of Planeta Oceano, Peru) Multi-disciplinary and Participatory strategies for marine conservation

We can't wait for you to join our Annual Science Meeting. Everyone is welcome, wherever you are in the world, so please spread the word with #MASTSasm2020 .

Salvage, Decom and Wreck Removal Workshops

On Thursday and Friday, join the 8th Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) & MASTS Salvage, Decom and Wreck Removal Workshops - open to all to join and participate. Read more here for their program

Optional Workshops - NOW FULLY BOOKED
For more information about the training workshops please look here

We are delighted that IMarEST is sponsoring the student prizes for the 2020 ASM. Best Presentation - £200 first prize and a £100 second prize & Best Poster - £130 first prize and a £70 second prize.
Winners of the Best Presentation and Poster will be invited to attend the IMarEST Scottish Branch evening lecture to obtain their certificate and prize (travel cost to be reimbursed by IMarEST). You must be a student member of IMarESt to be eligible for these prizes. Join for free here.

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Event Schedule

· Stage
Welcome to the MASTS ASM by Prof. David Paterson
Let us introduce all the special sessions we have coming up and provide tips for getting the best out of the ASM
· Sessions
General Science Special Session 1
Our first General Science session!
· Expo
Eposters
Check out today's live eposters!
· Networking
Networking
Join our exclusive special networking carousel - 4 minute meeting max. Perfect for getting to meet other attendees.
· Expo
Exhibition booths
Everyday the exhibition hall will be live from 12:30 - 14:30 with reps and interactive features!
· Sessions
Governing Scottish Seas Special Session
Governing Scottish Seas: Theory, Practice and Future Horizons
· Sessions
General Science & Multiple Marine Stressors Special Sessions - 1hr each
Join the second live and open to all General Science Session at 9:45. Followed by Multiple Marine Stressors at 11:15
· Sessions
Invite only: Environmental interaction for floating offshore wind workshop
A private, invite only workshop. Day 1.
· Expo
Eposters
Check out today's live eposters!
· Expo
Explore Exhibition booths
Everyday the exhibition hall will be live from 12:30 - 14:30 with reps and interactive features!
· Sessions
Aquaculture & Technology and Methodologies Special Sessions - 1hr each
Join the open to all Aquaculture Session at 14:00; followed by Technologies and Methodologies at 15:30:
· Stage
Plenary talk from Dr Matt Dawkins (Senior R&D Engineer, Kitware)
"Video and Image Analytics for Marine Environments (VIAME), an Open-Source Do-it-yourself AI Toolkit", chaired by Mark James (MASTS Operation Director)
Matt Dawkins
· Networking
Evening Networking
BYOB and experience our networking carousel! 4 minute meeting max. - perfect for meeting more attendees!
· Stage
Plenary Talk: Prof. Peter Macreadie (Deakin University, Australia)
Join us as Prof. Peter Macreadie presents “Blue carbon and coastal environments”
Peter Macreadie
· Sessions
Invite Only: Environmental interactions of floating offshore wind
A private, invite only workshop. Day 2. 10:00-12:00
· Sessions
Coastal ecosystem-based solutions Special Session
Join and participate in the Coastal ecosystem-based solutions: Climate-change Adaptation and Mitigation:
· Expo
Eposters
Explore our third day of live eposters
· Networking
Networking
Join our exclusive special networking carousel - 4 minute meeting max. Perfect for getting to meet other attendees.
· Expo
Explore Exhibition booths
Everyday the exhibition hall will be live from 12:30 - 14:30 with reps and interactive features!
· Sessions
Marine Climate Change & MASTS General Science Special Sessions - 1hr each
Join the open Marine Climate Change session at 14:00; followed by our third MASTS General Science at 15:30
· Stage
Plenary talk from Prof Gideon Henderson (Chief Scientific Advisor at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Join us for a talk from Prof Gideon Henderson (Chief Scientific Advisor at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs). Title TBC.
· Sessions
Aquaculture, INSITE Programme and MASTS General Science Special Sessions - 1hr each
Attend any of the following - Aquaculture; INSITE: Structures in the Marine Environment; MASTS General Science
· Expo
Eposters
Explore our fourth day of live eposters
· Expo
Explore Exhibition booths
Everyday the exhibition hall will be live from 12:30 - 14:30 with reps and interactive features!
· Stage
SUT/MASTS Decommissioning and Wreck Removal workshop - Day 1
Join this live and open to all event from the SUT/MASTS Decommissioning and Wreck Removal.
· Sessions
MASTS General Science Session
Join the last open session for the MASTS ASM before the final plenary speaker and closing remarks with our Prize Giving.
· Stage
Plenary talk from Dr Kerstin Fosburg (Founder & Director of Planeta Oceano, Peru)
Join us as Kerstin presents live from Peru! Kerstin will present "Multi-disciplinary and Participatory strategies for marine conservation"
Kerstin Forsberg
· Stage
Conference Closing Remarks & Prize Giving
Join us as we conclude the MAST 10th Annual Science Meeting with Prof. David Paterson and award prizes for best talk and e-poster.
· Networking
Evening Networking
Join our final networking session- 4 minute meeting max. Perfect for getting to meet other attendees.
· Sessions
Plastics in the Ocean - ScotCHEM and MASTS
An open to all session. Speakers: Nico Bruns, Jennifer Garden, Mark Hartl. Moderators: William MacDonald, David Bucknell & Alan Wiles
· Stage
SUT/MASTS Decommissioning and Wreck Removal - Day 2
Join the second live and open to all event from the SUT/MASTS Decommissioning and Wreck Removal

Plenary Speakers

Gideon Henderson
Gideon Henderson

Chief Scientific Advisor, DEFRA, UK. Gideon is speaking 8th Oct 10:00 UK time.

Kerstin Forsberg
Kerstin Forsberg

Founder & Director of Planeta Oceano, Peru. Kerstin is speaking 8th Oct 17:15 UK time

Peter Macreadie
Peter Macreadie

Deakin University, Australia. Peter is speaking on 7th Oct at 09:50 UK time

Matt Dawkins
Matt Dawkins

Senior R&D Engineer, Kitware, USA. Matt speaking on 6th Oct at 17:00 UK time

Tickets

From £20.00 to £100.00
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Exhibitors

People Ocean Planet

People Ocean Planet

Elevating impact from marine science by driving change

MASTS Marine Climate Change Forum

MASTS Marine Climate Change Forum

A place for climate change related research in the MASTS community

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