EMSEA Conference 2018



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in collaboration with

The School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

2 - 5 October 2018

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom 

Join fellow marine educators at EMSEA’s 6th annual conference, hosted by Newcastle University. The conference provides delegates the opportunity to inspire and to be inspired by sharing innovative ocean literacy work with others.  The conference is a good mixture of talks, interactive workshops, and field trips, social and networking events. 

The overarching theme of the 2018 conference is the North Sea, The North East of England has a long proud maritime history, we aim to highlight this amazing history as well as showcase the many marine innovations the north east has created today.  

The Subā€themes of the conference are 

  1. Citizen Science
  2. Marine Education and Ocean Literacy
  3. Blue Careers
  4. Transatlantic work 
  5. Open Session

Sponsored by:

National Marine Aquarium

 Field Trip

The final day of the conference is your opportunity to explore the beautiful North East of England.  Please follow the hyper links to find out more information about the Field trips, Conference dinner and drinks reception.


Conference Dinner

River Terrace Restaurant, Baltic Mill, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. Take a Virtual Tour 

Great North Museum

Conference Venue:

The Great North Museum: Hancock is a museum of natural history and ancient civilisations in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The museum was established in 1884 and was formerly known as the Hancock Museum.

Teachers Workshop

Teachers' Workshop

Find out more about this years Teachers' Workshop here.



Exhibitor space will be available in the Great North Museum. There are opportunities for corporate sponsorship of events.
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