Call for Submissions

IPMEN (International Pacific Marine Educator Network) is now inviting marine educators, researchers and activists to submit a 300- 500 word-long abstract in English to present at the conference.

The theme of the 2018 IPMEN is Co-constructing the Development System for Marine Education. We invite submissions that explore and discuss one or more of following topics:
1. Building the Framework for Promoting Marine Education
2. Enhancing the Informal Marine Education
3. Inspiring Cross-disciplinary Educators to Engage in Marine Education
4. The Role and Use of Marine Protected Area for Education
5. Professional Development for Marine Educators
6. Other Issues related to Marine Education

Key dates:

※ Submission of proposal abstracts June 1-July 15, 2018
※ Scholarship application June 1- June 30, 2018
※ Notification of review results July 16, 2018
※ Notification of scholarship results July 16, 2018
※ Registration for the conference May 1- Sept 1, 2018
(early bird rate is from May 1 to July 31)
※ Release PDF abstracts online Sept 2, 2018
※ 2018 IPMEN Conference Oct 1- Oct 5, 2018

Guidelines for Submission and Presentation:

1. All abstracts will be assessed by a review board composed of experts in marine education.
2. 15 minutes for each presentation.
3. Both abstracts and presentations must be in English.
4. All presenters (i.e. co-presenters) must register for the conference.
5. All presenters must agree their abstract posted online and included in the conference handbook, and their presentation recorded as well.
6. All presenters must bring presentation files (store in USB memory devices would be better) to the conference venue 15 mins before presentations.
7. If you have any question, feel free to contact us:
8. For more information, please check the website of the 2018 IPMEN Conference:


The latest update:06/04/2018