Oceans Past VII

Bremerhaven, 22 - 26 October 2018

>> The SECOND and FINAL Call For Abstracts will close soon! Be quick and submit your abstract by 15th May to info@oceanspast.org!<<

Tracing human interactions with marine ecosystems through deep time: implications for policy and management

Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) & the German Maritime Museum, Bremerhaven, Germany

Abstract Submission Guidelines

EXTENDED Deadline: 23rd April 2018

Please provide the following information (in a single doc file):

Title of presentation

Full name(s) of all author(s)

Affiliation (of all authors; institute, town and country)

Abstract (max 200 words)

Preferred session (please select one from the list below):

  • Oceans prior to contemporary exploitation
  • Drivers of environmental use and change across historical time-frames
  • The significance of marine resources for human societies over time
  • Factors that have encouraged societies to exploit or leave the oceans
  • Development of indicators
  • Implications of past and present human ocean activities for coastal and marine policy development

Preferred presentation type (oral or poster):

Please send the information to info@oceanspast.org

Registration Fee

80 Euros  - Registration Fee for 1-Day Participation

150 Euros - Full Registration, which will include:

  • Lunch on each day of the conference
  • Welcome reception/ice breaker on day one
  • Final conference three course meal and beverages at the German Emigration Museum and private tour of the museum http://dah-bremerhaven.de/ENG/en.museum.php

Please make your payment to:

Alfred-Wegener-Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)

Commerzbank AG, Bremerhaven


IBAN: DE12 2924 0024 0349 1925 00

Reference: ip80770006 OPP Conference

Conference Venue

AWI – Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany (www.awi.de)

DSM – German Maritime Museum, Bremerhaven, Germany (www.dsm.museum)

Bremerhaven is a port city on Germany’s North Sea coast. The city is conveniently located approx. 40 minutes by train from Bremen. Trains depart every hour at least. If you cannot get a direct flight into Bremen, you can fly to Hamburg or Hanover and use the train network to get to Bremerhaven.  A train from either of these cities will take approx. 1 hour 45 minutes to arrive in Bremerhaven.

Did you know?

The port of Bremerhaven is the sixteenth-largest container port in the world and the fourth-largest in Europe.

79% of the city was destroyed in the Allied air bombing of Bremen in World War II.

It has a population of about 114,000.

Places to visit

Klimahaus Bremerhaven: http://www.klimahaus-bremerhaven.de

Schaufenster Fischereihafen: https://www.tripadvisor.ie/Attraction_Review-g187326-d2286821-Reviews-Schaufenster_Fischereihafen-Bremerhaven.html

Die Alte Bürger: Restaurant and bar area with frequent culture and art events http://www.diealtebuerger.de/

Zoo am Meer Bremerhaven: https://zoo-am-meer-bremerhaven.de/en/

German Emigration Museum: http://dah-bremerhaven.de/ENG/en.museum.php


Hotel and Restaurant Haverkamp

Please ask for the AWI rate for Ocean’s Past VII conference (Ref Jo D’Arcy)
Standard room 83.50 p. n.
Superior room 112 p. n.
***** Rooms at these rates include breakfast and are limited (prices Dec 2017) *****

Im Jaich Hotel
Please ask for the Ocean’s Past VII conference (Ref. Jo D’Arcy)
Single room 81.00 € p.n. (breakfast incl.)
Double room 100 € p.n. (breakfast incl.)

Im Jaich Boarding house

Please ask for the Ocean’s Past VII conference (Ref. Jo D’Arcy)
Apartment for one person 82.00 € p.n.
Apartment for two persons 93.00 € p.n.
Junior suite one person 97.00 € p.n.
Junior suite two persons 109.00 € p.n.
Captains suite one person 107.00 € p.n.
Captains suite two persons 119.00 € p.n.
***** Rooms at these rates include breakfast and are limited (prices Dec 2017) *****

Other options, located near the conference venues but without conference rate:
https://www.atlantic-hotels.de/hotel-sail-city-bremerhaven/                                          http://bremerhavener-gaestehaus.de/index.html