February 1st to 5th 2016
Olhão, Portugal
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Conference Programme

The detailed Mares Conference 2016 programme can be downloaded here.

Conference programme overview:


1 February

2 February

3 February

4 February

5 February


Training Workshops
Presentation Skills
Media Skills
aRe You Ready for R

Training Workshops
Open Science
aRe You Ready for R
Scientific illustration

Scientific Session Future Oceans

Scientific Session Biodiversity Effects

Scientific Session
Habitat Loss
& Ocean Noise


Training Workshops
Poster Design
Media Skills
Non Statistics with R

Training Workshops
Manuscript Review
Non Statistics with R

Scientific Session Natural Resources

Scientific Session Biological Invasions

Closing Lunch

Excursion (optional)


MARES Doctoral Programme Closed Meeting

Opening Session Opening Lectures

Welcome Reception

Awareness Presentations

Scientific Exhibition
Future Oceans & Natural Resources

Scientific Exhibition Biodiversity Effects, Biological Invasions & Habitat Loss

Conference Dinner


Each scientific session will focus on one or two of the six themes of the conference. The sessions will start with an introductory presentation by an invited keynote speaker followed by 7 to 9 short oral presentations of 15 minutes.

The scientific exhibitions will provide an ideal opportunity for attendees to meet, exchange ideas and discuss their research or developments. Attendees can showcase innovative research, ideas or products through demonstrations, digital objects, posters and displays.

Training workshops will cover a broad range of topics such as open science, public speaking and presenting, manuscript submission, and media skills for researchers. Further information on the workshops can be found here. Please note training workshop registration fees are seperate from the conference registration fees.

Detailed programme:

3 February
4 February