Call for expressions of interest to host the 13th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium

We are seeking expressions of interest in hosting the 13th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium in the second half of 2025. The Symposium  brings together a wide community of scientists and practitioners to discuss, promote, and advance maritime science and management.

We are soliciting expressions of interest from Western Indian Ocean (WIO)-based organizations interested in serving as hosts. The host can be one institution or a consortium of institutions. The role of the Symposium host is to advice on the planning process and provide crucial knowledge and connections as well as assisting with identifying suitable hotels, venues, catering and reception options, transport options, resource mobilization and sponsorships as well as community engagement strategies to enhance the Symposium’s visibility.

If you are interested in serving as symposium host, please contact the WIOMSA Executive Director, with a letter outlining an expression of interest.  The deadline to submit expressions of interest is 28th February 2024. Please send your letter of expression to: se*******@wi****.org marked for the attention of the Executive Director.

To find out more about key dates and the selection process, download the full call available here.

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