Organization of ESOMM-2014 Conference
Netherlands Institute for Applied Scientific Research TNO Tha Hague Netherlands
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LONG-TERM GOALS. Connect key players of marine mammal science community with associated regulators and other stakeholders. OBJECTIVES. This should provide for the exchange of information so that regulators are informed about new science and scientists are informed about management requirements. APPROACH. Organize the fifth ESOMM international meeting, 7-12 September 2014 in Amsterdam. Announcements by December 2013, invitations by MarchApril 2014, and abstracts due by May 2014. WORK COMPLETED. A wide group of key players has been approached, programme has been composed and the meeting was organized 7-12 September 2014 in Amsterdam. The meeting included the participation of oil and gas industry, and involved several stakeholders, including NGO participation. Also, for the first time, a special ESOMM issue was announced in Aquatic Mammals Journal, so that participants and others could submit peer-reviewed papers.