The registration price structure is as follows:








Total registration will be limited to 600 participants. Registration fees include access to the five-day event's plenary sessions, keynote speakers, technical session breakouts, refreshments, networking opportunities and much more.  



Due to the popularity of the 6IMDC, all available early registration spots have been filled. General registration is still available, so please register as soon as possible to secure your spot at the event

Student Registration

Early student registration fees will be limited, please register as early as possible to secure student registration fees. Interested attendees seeking student registration fees must provide documentation of attendance at an academic institution. Minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian. 


Travel Awards

The call for travel award applications is now closed. The United Nations Environment will be overseeing the travel award application collection and distribution process. Applicants will receive notification on Monday, November 20, 2017.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before Monday, January 1, 2018 are entitled to a full refund. Cancellations received after January 1, 2018 will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee. The 6IMDC, pre-conferences, and related events are offered on a cost-recovery basis and may be cancelled due to adverse events beyond the control of the 6IMDC Team or if there is insufficient registration. In the event that the 6IMDC is cancelled, the 6IMDC Team cannot be responsible for any cancellation/charge assessed to registrants by airlines, travel agencies, or hotels.


Registration Coordination

The 6IMDC’s registration coordination will be overseen by the University of New Hampshire’s Coastal Research Response Center (CRRC). CRRC focuses on the education, research and outreach involved with all aspects of marine pollution and debris, with an overall objective of promoting effective protection, restoration and recovery of coastal areas.


Please click here to contact the 6IMDC Registration Coordination Team about a registration-related questions or call +1 603 862 1545.

Photo credits this page: Susan White, USFWS