Previous conferences

The ECS conferences are carried out every year starting in 1987 in Hirtshals (Denmark).

ECS conferences
ECS Year Date Location Country Theme
1 1987   Hirtshals Denmark ECS Founders Meeting
2 1988   Troia Portugal  
3 1989   La Rochelle France  
4 1990   Palma de Mallorca Spain  
5 1991 21.-23.02. Sandefjord Norway  
6 1992 20.-22.02. San Remo Italy  
7 1993 18.-21.02. Inverness United Kingdom  
8 1994 02.-05.03. Montpellier France  
9 1995 09.-11.02. Lugano Switzerland The Acoustic World of Cetaceans
10 1996 11.-13.02. Lisboa Portugal Population Biology in Relation to Conservation
11 1997 10.-12.03. Stralsund Germany Behavioural Aspects of Cetacean Bycatch
12 1998 20.-24.01. Monaco Monaco The World Marine Mammal Science Conference
13 1999 05.-08.04. Valencia Spain Marine Mammals Conservation for the New Millenium
14 2000 02.-05.04. Cork Ireland Cetaceans in the Ecosystem: Defining Critical Habitat
15 2001 06.-10.05. Rome Italy Marine Protected Areas
16 2002 07.-11.04. Liege Belgium Marine Mammal Health: From Individuals to Populations
17 2003 09.-13.03. Las Palmas Spain Marine Mammals and Sound
18 2004 28.-31.03. Kolmarden Sweden Experimental Approaches to Marine Mammal Research
19 2005 02.-07.04. La Rochelle France Marine Mammal and Food: From Organisms to Ecosystems
20 2006 02.-07.04. Gdynia Poland Marine Mammals and Man in Coastal Ecosystems - Can they co-exist?
21 2007 23.-25.04. San Sebastian Spain Integrating Science and Management for Marine Mammal Conservation
22 2008 10.-12.03. Egmond aan Zee The Netherlands Marine Mammals in Time
23 2009 02.-04.03. Istanbul Turkey Climate Change and Marine Mammals
24 2010 22.-24.03. Stralsund Germany Marine Mammal Populations: Challenges for Conservation in the next Decade
25 2011 21.-23.03 Cadíz Spain Long-term Datasets on Marine Mammals: Learning from the Past to Manage the Future
26 2012 26.-28.03. Galway Ireland Information and Ideas Worth Sharing
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2013

08.-10.04. Setúbal Portugal Interdisciplinary Approaches in the Study of Marine Mammals
28 2014 05.-09.04. Liege Belgium Marine Mammals as Sentinels of a Changing Environment
29 2015 23.-25.03. Malta Malta Marine Mammal Conservation - from Local to Global
30 2016 14.-16.03. Funchal Portugal Into the Deep: Research and Conservation on Oceanic Marine Mammals
31 2017 01.-03.05. Middlefart Denmark Conservation in the Light of Marine Spatial Use
32 2018 01.-03.05. La Spezia Italy Marine Conservation - Forging Effective Strategic Partnerships
33 2019   Barcelona Spain