Big things lay ahead of us: YOUMARES reloaded!

YOUMARES is the name for the international conference of young marine researchers and engineers organized by the study group of the German Society for Marine Research (DGM). This event addresses all young marine scientists and engineers from all disciplines of fundamental and applied research, industry and other relevant fields coming from Germany and the rest of the world. In 2012 YOUMARES will continue its success story in the third year.

The 2012 slogan is:
„Between space and seafloor – aqua vita est“

YOUMARES 3.0 takes place from 12.-14. September 2012 in Lübeck, Germany.
Here are the most important deadlines at a glance:

From now on: Submission of theme session topic proposals
01. January 2012: Abstract-submission opens, Registration opens
01. May 2012: Decision for oral presentations
01. May 2012: First round of decision for poster presentations
15. July 2012: Last round of decision for poster presentations
01. August 2012: End of previliged registration.

A later registration is possible until the first day of the event. Please note that different registration details do apply.
12. – 14. September 2012: YOUMARES 3.0

Like in the years before, there will be a scientific conference programme with theme sessions and oral and poster presentations. The programme will be rounded off with a number of key note presentations and other informative and social activities.

On our website ( you can find all the latest information about the conference (theme session proposal submission, registration, abstract submission, programme), the call for application for the YOUMARES AWARD 2012 and other activities. If you want to make sure that you are not missing out any of the latest announcements, register yourself for our newsletter.

We are very much looking forward to your contributions that will help to make YOUMARES 3.0 once more a very successfull event for young marine researchers. On behalf of the whole 2012-YOUMARES organization team and the German Society of Marine Research we wish you a blessed and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Marc Einsporn & Stefan Meyer

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Meeresforschung (DGM) e.V.
YouMaRes 2011
Bundesstr. 53
D-20146 Hamburg, Germany