This year the United Nation Ocean Conference have taken place in Lisbon, Portugal on June 27 - July 1, 2022.
The Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences participated in 3 side events, by organizing an exhibition and gave speeches.
Official webpage of the conference:
Side events co-organized by IO PAN:
June 16, r/v Oceania started its 36th art expedition - AREX 2022 to the Norwegian Sea, Greenland Sea, Barents Sea, Fram Strait and Spitsbergen Fjords.
During the 3-month cruise, multidisciplinary research will be carried out, as a part of statutory tasks and many international research projects.
We wish the crew and our scientists successful winds and fruitful research and measurements.
The tradition of the Picnic dates back to 2003 and the beginnings of the Baltic Science Festival, and for 14 years the Sopot Picnic has been an independent event organized by the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Sopot Scientific Society. Our goal is to provide all guests of the Picnic with a lot of fun while learning. Here you will meet specialists from various fields and anyone who is guided by curiosity and concern for the future of the world will be able to both broaden their knowledge and discuss their own ideas.
This year’s event was planned for Saturday, June 11 at the IO PAN in Sopot at ul. Powstańców Warszawy 55, from 10 am to 4 pm. On the square in front of the Institute various institutions presented their scientific and educational activities. In addition, interesting lectures and film screenings have been held in the Institute’s seminar room, and games, competitions and workshops for the youngest.
On Saturday, June 4, the Polar Festival, organized by the Institute of Geophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, was held in Warsaw. More than a dozen Polish universities and institutes of the Polish Academy of Sciences conducting polar research have organized their stands in the Amphitheater of the Wolski Cultural Center. Lectures and film screenings completed this science picnic.
IO PAN presented at the stand a film about the melting of glaciers from the 'ocean book' (Paulina Pakszys), lecture by J.M. Węsławski about biodiversity in the Arctic, a roller with the OCEANIA and a biogeographic competition on the board.
About 1000 people visited the festival, and at our stand we distributed all 100 pieces of the guide
The 4th Baltic Earth Conference have taken place in Jastarnia, Hel Peninsula, Poland (30th May 2022 – 03rd June 2022).
The Baltic Earth Conferences are periodic organized international meetings devoted to the functioning of the environment in the Baltic Sea region.
The organizer of the conference was International Baltic Earth Secretariat at Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde (IOW) and the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Sopot (IO PAN), with significant participation of the Polish Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research, which has been supporting the Baltic Earth activity for many years.
Established in 2008, European Maritime Day (EMD) is the EU's annual meeting point for maritime affairs and sustainable blue growth, and the slogan is where "ocean leaders" meet. It is also a public event targeting young people and citizens across Europe through local EMD in my country events. Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences - represented by our colleagues from the Climate and Ocean Research and Education Laboratory, actively participated in discussion panels and workshops.