Proposal for the 5th World Conference on Marine Biodiversity


The organizing committee of the 4th WCMB (2018) is inviting proposals for hosting the next World Conference on Marine Biodiversity.


If you are interested in organizing the 5th WCMB, please submit the following information by February 28 2018:


  1. Title and name of the chair (must be an academic)
  2. Organizing and Scientific Committee members
  3. Description of the conference including innovative aspects, potential dates, format
  4. Budget
  5. Letters of support (minimum 2 letters)


All submissions should be sent to Philippe Archambault (chair of the 4th WCMB) via the WCMB 2018 Secretariat (


Proposals will be evaluated by an international committee, led by Philippe Archambault, on the basis of thematic, budget, and innovation for conference attendees.


Acceptance notifications will be sent out by April 1st 2018.




4th World Conference on Marine Biodiversity

May 13-16, 2018 |  Montréal, Québec, Canada

4th WCMB Congress Secretariat - JPdL International

1555 Peel Street, Suite 500

Montréal, QC H3A 3L8 Canada

Tel: +1 514 287-9898 ext. 334

Fax: +1 514 287-1248

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