Conference News

August 26, 2021

Postponement of SMM2021 Conference until August 2022

Aloha Marine Mammal Community, We are reaching out today to share our decision to postpone both the in-person and the virtual 24th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals until 2022. The new dates will be Monday, August 1 to Friday, August 5, 2022 with workshops being held on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, […]

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March 15, 2021

Announcing SMM’s First Hybrid (Online and Live) Biennial Conference

Dear SMM members and future conference participants, The very first fully hybrid conference of the Society for Marine Mammalogy will be held on December 13-17, 2021. Going hybrid means there are two ways to participate in SMM2021: live and in-person at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and/or virtually through our new online experience. Our top priority […]

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June 4, 2020

New Board Members, Enhanced Diversity and Inclusion, and the 2023 Conference Venue Highlights 

New Board Members, Enhanced Diversity and Inclusion, and the 2023 Conference Venue Highlights The results from the Society of Marine Mammalogy’s 2020 election are in. On this ballot, our members were asked to select new board officers (President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, Member-at-Large, and two Student Members-at-Large), approve changes to our governing documents, and choose the host city […]

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February 18, 2020

Please Read and Sign Barcelona Declaration – Together for Marine Mammal Science and Conservation

At the World Marine Mammal Conference, the Organizing Committee released the Barcelona Declaration – Together for Science and Conservation. The declaration highlights what international collaborations among scientists, public and private sectors can achieve by working together, for the benefit of marine mammal science and conservation worldwide. Please, dedicate two minutes to read and sign the […]

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January 29, 2020

World Marine Mammal Conference Plenary Sessions

Please find below the three plenary sessions presented at the World Marine Mammal Conference in Barcelona between December 8-12, 2019, co-hosted by Society for Marine Mammalogy and the European Cetacean Society. WMMC 2019 Plenary Session: “Marine Mammals and Climate Change”   WMMC 2019 Plenary Session: “Conservation Interventions”   WMMC 2019 Plenary Session: “Overcoming Challenges to […]

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