Joining the ICYMARE family from far away:Welcome to the ICYMARE Online Forum

Did you enjoy the online networking event ICYMARE 2020? Or weren’t you able to join? Your research topic was not represented there? Now you will get another chance every month!

As one lesson we learned from the online networking event ICYMARE 2020, we are now establishing a monthly meeting of the ICYMARE family online. The “ICYMARE Online Forum” is open to everybody from everywhere. Join and connect with other marine early career researchers from all around the world.

Online Forum, will address a certain research area and once again, ICYMARE completely follows the bottom-up approach. This means that YOU have the opportunity to set the topic and YOU can fill the topic with talks and discussions. Thus, each Online Forum is like a small one-session online conference.

You can

  • apply for hosting an Online Forum with your research topic,
  • apply for presenting a talk of your latest research at one of the already set topics, or
  • listen to the presentations and contribute to the discussions

The ICYMARE Online Forum takes place every first Wednesday of a month and can comprise three to five talks, which will be publicly streamed via Big Blue Button accessible for interested marine (early career) researchers. The discussion will include also the listeners and be moderated by the host. The talks and the in-depth discussion will be recorded and published in the Online Forum section of the ICYMARE homepage.

The ICYMARE Online Forum will be a new section on our homepage that will announce and archive all topics and hosts as well as presenters and their abstracts of the monthly sessions.

The first two editions of the ICYMARE Online Forum will be

2 December 2020Sustainable Aquaculture

Erik Sulanke (Thünen Institute for Sea Fisheries, Bremerhaven, Germany)

13 January 2021 (for once 2nd Wednesday of the month)Social Ecological Systems

Xochitl Elias (Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT), Bremen, Germany & Future Oceans Lab, Vigo, Spain)
Michael Kriegl (Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT), Bremen, Germany & Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries, Rostock, Germany)

You want to engage in the ICYMARE Online Forum?

Apply as an Online Forum host with

Apply as a presenter to an Online Forum with


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