IEEE OES Plastics in the Ocean Initiative

Virtual Working Session 2021
Marine Litter Sessions at OBPS Workshop
3rd Workshop
Brest 2019
Oceans 2019
Brest 2018

Virtual Working Sessions on Marine Debris

The Initiative will convene a series of virtual working session on August 31-September 2, 2021. On each day, there will be two sessions with the first session at 13:00-14:20 UTC and the second session at 14:30-15:50 UTC.

Draft Program

  • August 31, 2021: Road Map and Data
    • August 31, 2021, Session 1: The road map: Updates and reports on implementation
    • August 31, 2021, Session 2: Database for sources, uses, pathways, environmental loads, and impacts of plastic
  • September 1, 2021: Monitoring, Knowledge Sharing, Community Building
  • September 2, 2021: Knowledge and Research Needs, Workshops, Projects, Funding
    • September 2, 2021, Session 5: Case study on information needs
    • September 2, 2021, Session 6: Third Workshop, next steps, projects, and funding opportunities

To register your participation, please login and then edit the registration form. If you are not a registered member of the Initiative, please sign up first. After signing up and loging in, you can register for the sessions.

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