Abstract and Poster Submissions

The Call for Abstracts is Closed

The 6IMDC call for abstracts and poster submissions is now closed.  Notifications of selected abstracts and posters will be sent on Monday, December, 4, 2017. 


The 6IMDC Team will be evaluating the abstracts and posters submissions under the following ten tracks 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 will be 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.