Frequently Asked Questions
OceanObs’19 will take place September 16-20, 2019 at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu, HI, USA.
The meeting is expected to draw approximately 1200 participants.
Abstracts submission for Community White Papers is now open. Based on the contributed abstracts of Community White Papers, the OceanObs’19 Program Committee will solicit full Community White Papers to be submitted by end of September 2018. The Program Committee may recommend that authors of particular abstracts collaborate and merge the concepts described in separate abstracts to develop a joint Community White Paper. The papers will be peer reviewed and published in an open access journal before the conference. For more information, visit the abstracts portal.
Abstracts should be submitted in the abstracts portal with accordance to the guidelines and instructions provided.
OceanObs’19 organizers are working to secure sponsorship. Some support will be available, particularly for participants from developing countries and early career scientists.
Dates and milestones will be updated on a regular basis. Please check back for updates.
Below are the initial objectives identified by organizers. This list will evolve throughout the planning process.
1) Connect observers with users.
2) Expand the Framework for Ocean Observing (FOO).
3) Develop a strategic approach for biological, chemical, and physical observations for the next decade.
4) Determine a holistic approach for EOV-based observing system integration.
5) Develop framework for EOV-based observing products.
6) Obtain input from industry and super users on future observing requirements.
7) Foster scientific connections with developing countries.