SOLAS Open Science Conferences

Open Science Conference 2015, Kiel, Germany, 7-11 September 2015

The SOLAS Open Science Conference 2015 was held in Kiel, Germany 7 - 11 September 2015 at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel bringing together over 260 scientists from 35 countries. During plenary talks, discussion sessions and poster presentations participants were able to learn and exchange about cutting edge research in the field and present their own findings.

On Monday 7thSeptember special site events took place as part of the SOLAS Open Science Conference 2015. An all-day meeting of the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT) and the Surface Ocean pCO2 Mapping Intercomparison (SOCOM)community was attended by around 50 scientist with the highlight of launching the SOCAT version 3. For her dedicated work with SOCAT Dorothee Bakker received a reward during the conference banquet.

The German contribution to SOLAS, the Surface Ocean Processes in the Anthropocene (SOPRAN) project also had its final meeting and published a brochure containing important scientific highlights of the last 9 years.

To strengthen the SOLAS commitment towards capacity building the workshop `The ABC of presenting: Audience-friendly, Brief and Clear` for early career scientist was organized. This workshop was held over two days and helped the early career scientist to further develop their presentations skills.

On the last day of the conference a small `Nordic SOLAS` meeting took place to introduce the visions of Swedish SOLAS and discuss an expansion of the network to include scientists from all Nordic countries.

We also congratulate the winners of the student poster competition Panassa Essowe, Leonie Esters, Margaux Gourdal, Sinnika Lennartz, Mingshuang Sun, Precious Mongwe, Camille Richon, Tianfeng Guo and Alex Zavarsky.


Open Science Conference 2012, Cle Elum, WS, USA, 7-10 May 2012

The SOLAS Open Science Conference 2012 took place in Cle Elum, Washington State, USA from 7 to 10 May 2012. The conference was hosted by the local organising committee comprising of David Kieber (USA), Lisa Miller (Canada) and Trish Quinn (USA).
It was attended by over 200 people from 28 countries, including 51 students.

Conference materials and following up reports available below:

- last update February 2017 -