Marine Debris Indicators: What’s Next?

An IEEE OES event
16-18 December 2019 – Brest, FRANCE

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Background Material
IEEE OES Initiative
Cascais 2020 Workshop
Oceans 2019 Town Hall
Brest 2018 Workshop


To register for this workshop, please sign up for the workspace using the link WORKSPACE. After signing up for this collaborative workspace, you will be able to populate your personal profile and to register for the workshop. Note that you will be able to present a poster. If you plan to present a poster, please provide the title and abstract for your poster when you register. If you would like to present an oral paper, please do provide the title and abstract and then the organizers will decided whether the paper can be included in the program.

There is no registration fee. The meals (coffee breaks and lunch) will be provided.

Travel Logistics

Brest can be easily reached by plane, train or cars. For the transportation from the hotels to the meeting venue, participants are asked to share taxis where possible.


No arrangements are made for accommodation. It is recommended to book a hotel in the center of Brest, using on-line booking services (e.g.,,, ...).


Lunch on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will be complementary. A workshop dinner may be organized on Tuesday evening.

Contributions to the Workshop

There are several options to contribute to the workshop. All contributions have to be proposed/submitted in the Workspace. If you are registered for the workshop, you can:

  • You can propose an oral presentation to be given during the workshop.
  • You can present a poster.

Note that all workshop participants will be asked to prepare a very brief personal presentation for the initial speed meeting. See in the Workspace for details.

If you are signed up for the workshop, you can participate in all on-line conversations in the Workspace.


Please, do consider to submit poster presentations for the Workshop. On Tuesday, we have a 90 minute session for Poster presentations. Each poster presenter will get 5 minutes to present the poster to the audience.

Poster size is limited to 100 cm x 120 cm (width x height). Please, make sure that your posters have two eyelits (round holes or extendable eyelits) at the top so that they can be attached with a string to the poster board.


The workshop will take place on December 16-18, 2019 in Brest, France on the “Technopole Brest Iroise Campus.”

Be aware that each day we will discover a new place in the Campus. All locations are within 5 minutes walking distance. The weather can get very wet and windy in December so adapted clothes and shoes are recommended!

The Campus is 20 minutes by taxi or 40 minutes with public transports from the Brest town center. It is suggested that you find an hotel in the city center.

Monday 16 December AM

Bibliothèque La Pérouse - 15 Rue Dumont d'Urville, 29280 Plouzané

Monday 16 December PM

Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer

Tuesday 17 December

IMT Atlantique - 655 Avenue du Technopôle, 29280 Plouzané

Wednesday 18 December

Pôle Numérique Brest Iroise (PNBI)- 305 Avenue Alexis de Rochon, 29280 Plouzané

This workshop is sponsored by: