Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional Day (V.ECOP Day) | June 1, 2021

Call for Program Contributors

V.ECOP Day is a 24-hour livestream event following the sun around the globe. Hosted by and for international Early Career Ocean Professionals from a wide variety of disciplines, these future leaders and experts will present their work, activities, and contributions to the UN Ocean Decade and explore what’s next in this dynamic field.

Contribute to this exciting event!

We’re currently seeking:

Presenters | Review the VECOP Call for Contribution for more information about the tasks and application process. Once you’ve decided to contribute, apply via this form.

Film Makers | Showcase your short or feature film in our virtual event Cinema. Whether five minutes or two hours, we welcome ocean and science related videos to entertain and inform our attendees. Contact us directly at for details.

Exhibitors | Want to showcase your organization or activities at our virtual booth for FREE? Space is limited so contact us soon at for details.

Whether early career, experienced, or considering joining the community, we cordially invite you to join us for this exciting virtual event. Bookmark this page and come back frequently for updates on our dynamic sessions.  

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This official UN Ocean Decade Activity is organized by the German Marine Research Consortium together with the  ECOP program  and with the support of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the EU Framework Program Research and Innovation.