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African Marine Waste Conference 2017

Registration and Call for Abstracts are now open!

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Important dates for the African Marine Waste Network

15th March 2017

 Third Advisory Panel and Workshop Meetings in  Port Elizabeth
4th to 7th July 2017  South African Marine Science Symposium  (SAMSS) in Port Elizabeth
9th to 13th July 2017  African Marine Waste Conference 2017 in Port  Elizabeth
“Building a Marine Pollution Strategy for Africa”

As SAMSS and the African Marine Waste Conference will be occurring back-to-back, this will allow delegates to attend both international marine conferences.

International Congress

The Conference will be held at the Feather Market Centre in Port Elizabeth. The area is home to Algoa Bay, a Mission Blue Hope Spot and Bottlenose Dolphin Capital of the World.

Photograph by Lloyd Edwards, founder of Raggy Charters.


David Katz is a dynamic, inspirational speaker described by many as “the best in the sustainability industry.” He is globally renowned for The Plastic Bank’s solution to make plastic waste a currency that transcends poverty, while stopping the flow of plastic into our oceans


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