Call for session / event proposals: The Sixth Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences

Date: 9-12 January 2023

Location: Xiamen, China

Submit your proposal by: 15 June 2022

The Sixth Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS-VI) will be held in Xiamen, China from Jan 9th to 12th, 2023. The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is pleased to announce the call for proposals of scientific sessions, workshops, town halls and other events.

XMAS-VI will be held as a hybrid format (virtually and in-person) due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

Theme of XMAS-VI
Multidisciplinary and Solution Sciences for a Sustainable and Healthy Ocean

Proposal Submission Timeline

  • Jun 15, 2022 Session/Event Proposal Submission Closes
  • Jul 1, 2022 Session/Event Proposal Acceptance Notification
  • Jul 10, 2022 Abstract Submission Opens

Financial Support

  • Limited financial support will be available to subsidize registration for accepted proposals.

Important Guidelines
Scientific session proposals:

  • Session proposals with broad scopes are encouraged.
  • Session proposals with strong overlaps might be merged to minimize repetition.
  • Sessions with a limited number of accepted abstracts might be merged.
  • Co-conveners from diverse institutions are encouraged.
  • Conveners can submit abstracts to their own session as well as other session.

Event proposals:

  • Events include but not limited to town halls, workshops, social events, etc.
  • Town hall proposals should include a list of proposed speakers if applicable.
  • Workshop may focus on hot research topics, emerging research questions, skill training/development,
  • student and early career resources, or others.

The SAC/LOC will review the submitted proposals and may suggest revisions if needed.

Information Required in the Proposal

  • Relevance to the main theme of XMAS-VI
  • Session/Event Title
  • Session/Event Description – maximum 400 words, including focus, scope and objectives
  • Name, affiliation and email of each co-convener
  • Name, affiliation and email of speakers to be invited (if any)

How to Submit Proposal

Please submit your proposal by Jun 15, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact the LOC or Secretary of XMAS-VI via email.

XMAS, 4 April 2022, More information.

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