Abstract and Poster Submissions

The Call for Abstracts is Closed

The 6IMDC team is pleased to announce that 92% of individuals who submitted abstracts were able to be included in the 6IMDC as oral presentations and poster sessions, aligning with the 6IMDC goal to prioritize diversity and inclusion throughout the conference.
The 6IMDC call for abstracts and poster submissions is now closed.  Notifications of selected abstracts and posters were sent on Monday, December, 4, 2017. If you submitted an abstract and have not received notification of its status, please email info@6IMDC.org
The 6IMDC Team evaluated abstract and poster submissions under the following ten track areas: 
  1. Monitoring & Citizen Science
  2. Research & Microplastic/Microfibers
  3. Prevention
  4. Private Sector Collaboration, Technology, & Innovation
  5. Education & Communication
  6. Implementing Effective Law Regulations, & Policy
  7. Removal
  8. Single-Use Product Policies, Regulations, & Laws
  9. Derelict Fishing Gear
  10. Innovative Case Studies from Around the World



The 6IMDC’s abstract/poster submission process is coordinated by the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI).  GCFI promotes the exchange of current information on the use and management of marine resources in the Gulf and Caribbean region and operates the Caribbean Regional Node of the Global Partnership on Marine Litter.
Please click here to contact the 6IMDC Abstract Coordination Team about any abstract/poster-related questions.