Events Archives

Past Conferences and Events

Over the years, the AEHMS has hosted, organised, sponsored and co-sponsored numerous conferences and events all over the world. (** indicates a conference or event that was co-sponsored by AEHMS)


**Restoring Great Lakes Areas of Concern (Part of IAGLR 2017)
Detroit, Michigan
May 15-19, 2017


Marine and Freshwater Invasive Species: Ecology, Impact, and Management (MFIS-Argentina)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
May 2-4, 2016


GLOW 8 – Advancing the Ecosystem Approach: Good Governance for Adaptation and Rehabilitation
Mangochi, Malawi
March 24-26, 2015


Marine Invasive Species: Management of Ballast Water and other Vectors (MIS-Oman)
Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
February 17-19, 2014


AEHMS 11 – Aquatic Ecosystems at the Edge: Managing for Sustainability
Victoria, BC, Canada
June 17-20, 2013

**Health and Fisheries of Major River Ecosystems of India with Emphasis on Ganges (A Satellite Symposium of the 100th Indian Science Congress)
Kolkata, India
January 5-6, 2013


State of Lake Vänern Ecosystem: Past, Present and Future (SOLVE)
Vanersborg, Sweden
June 11-14, 2012

Protecting Great Lakes of the World: Managing Exploitation with Ecosystem-based Science (GLOW VII)
Bujumbura, Republic of Burundi
June 17-20, 2012

**LakeOntario Ecosystem: Status and future directions (part of IAGLR 2012)
Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
May, 2012

Ecosystem Health of Major Rivers of India: River Ganges case study
Kolkata, India
April 22-23, 2012


**Ecology of the South China Sea: Health, Integrity and Management
Guangzhou, China
December 4-7, 2011

The Aquatic Ecosystem Puzzle: Threats, Opportunities and Adaptation (AEHMS 10)
Siena, Italy
June 13-15, 2011

Exploring food web linkages in the upper great lakes: Past, Present and Future (Part of IAGLR 2011)
Duluth, Minnesota
May 30- June 3, 2011

The State of the Gulf Ecosystem: Functioning and Services (GULF II)
February 7-9, 2011


First international conference on Managing Ecosystem Health of Tropical Seas: Environmental Management of Coastal Ecosystems (ECOSEAS)
Putrajaya, Malaysia
October 19-21, 2010

**Linkages of Lakes, Rivers, Estuaries and Oceans: Asia Pacific Focus (Part of SETAC Asia Pacific Conference)
Guangzhou, China
June 4-7, 2010

Ecology of Lake Superior: Integrated Approaches & Challenges in the 21st Century
Duluth, Minnesota, USA
May 3-5, 2010

**Exploring Great and Large Lake Ecosystems; Threats, Risk and Management (Part of the SIL Congress)
Capetown, South Africa
August, 2010

Linking Ecosystem-based Science to Management in the Great Lakes of the World (GLOW VI)
Incline Village, NV, USA
August 2-4, 2010


**Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
Göteborg, Sweden
May 31-June 4, 2009

**Challenges to the Ecological Integrity of the Lake Ontario Ecosystem: Shoreline, Nearshore, and Offshore Dynamics (Part of IAGLR 2009)
Toledo, Ohio, USA
May 18-22

**Marine Environmental Change in the South China Sea – Marine Environmental Change (MEC)
Guangzhou, China
December, 2009


**Ecosystem Health of Indian River Ecosystems with Indian Fisheries Forum
Kolkata, India
November 22-26, 2009

Great Lakes of the World and Rift Valley Lakes (GLOW V)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
April 26-30, 2008

Health of the Marine Ecosystems of South East Asia (AEHMS 9)
Hanoi, Vietnam
Feb 18-20, 2008


**Large Lakes of the World, SIL Congress
Aug 12-18, 2007

**Great Lakes tomorrow: Research tools, Toys and Techniques
May 28 – Jun 1, 2007

**Ecosystem Sustainability and Health of Threatened Marine Environments
May 2-4, 2007


The Majestic River Ganga
Patna, India
Nov 13-15, 2006

The State of Lake Huron
Ontario, Canada
Oct 11-13, 2006

**Checking the Pulse of Lake Ontario (in collaboration with IAGLR 2006: Great Lakes in a Changing Environment)
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
May 23-26, 2006

The First International Conference of The State of the Gulf Ecosystem: Future and Threats
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
March 5 – 7, 2006

GLOW IV: State of Lake Tanganyika, a Case Study: Climate change, Food web alterations, Invasive species, and Management
Bagamoyo, Tanzania
February 20 – 22, 2006


AEHMS 8th Conference on Ecosystem Health, Restoration and Remediation of Aquatic Ecosystems:Tools, Techniques and Mechanism
Nanjing-Hangzhou, China
November 27th-30th, 2005,


6th International Symposium of Sediment Quality Assessment
Antwerp, Belgium
August 17-20, 2004,

**Large Lakes of the World: Causes, consequences and management SIL XXIX Congress
Lahti, Finland
August 8 – 14, 2004

**Great Lakes Canaries: The Shallow Lakes session at IAGLR
Waterloo, ON, Canada
May 24-28, 2004

Himalayas International Conference on The Great Himalayas
Kathmandu, Nepal
January 12-15, 2004


AEHMS 7th International Conference of the Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society
Lyon, France
September 15-17, 2003,


5th International Symposium of Sediment Quality Assessment
Chicago, Illinois, USA
October 16-18, 2002

**Coastal Wetlands of the Laurentian Great Lakes: Health, Sustainability and Management
Lake Placid, New York, U.S.A.
June 7, 2002

**State of Lake Winnipeg Ecosystem: Food Web, Health and Management Session at IAGLR
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
June 2-6, 2002

The Lake Superior Ecosystem: Prelude, Processes and Perspectives
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan.
May 22-24, 2002

GLOWIII – The Great Lakes of the World Symposium
Arusha, Tanzania
February 18-20, 2002


Sixth International Conference on Aquatic Health and Management Society: ‘Aquatic Ecosystems: Ecotechnology and Environmental Management for the 21st century’
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
November 2001

**The State of Lake Michigan: Ecosystem Health Today and Tomorrow, International Association of Great Lakes
Green Bay, Michigan, U.S.A.
June 2001

**Ecoforum on the status of ecological research in India
New Delhi, India.
February 19, 2001,


Fourth International Symposium on Sediment Quality Assessment.
October, 2000

International Ecoforum on Resilience in Aquatic Ecosystems.
Zurich, Switzerland
July, 2000

Second International Symposium on the Great Lakes of the World (GLOW).
Shannon, Ireland
July, 2000

Halifax, NS., Canada
June, 2000


International Conference on Tropical Aquatic Ecosystems: Health, Management and Conservation
Nainital, India
October, 1999

**Ecoforum on the State of Brazilian Aquatic Ecosystems: Past, Present, and the future.
University of Bahia, Brazil
February, 1999


Third International Symposium on Sediment Quality Asssessment: Ecotoxicological Hazard & Risk Assessment in Aquatic Environments RIZA
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
August, 1998

**International Symposium on Aquatic Ecosystem Health: Resilience & Integrity
Limnological Congress (SIL)
Dublin, Ireland
August, 1998.

Ecoforum on Philippine Aquatic Ecosystems: Ecology, Fisheries & Management.
University of the Philippines Los Banos. Philippines
June, 1998


Fifth International Conference on Aquatic Ecosystem Health: Linking Science Education, Politics and Society
Guadalajara, Mexico.
October, 1997

International Symposium on Integrated Toxicology from Molecules/Organisms to Ecosystems
University of Milano, Milano, Italy.
June 29 – July 1, 1997

**Symposio Ecosistema Acuaticos de Mexico, Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologica (UNAM)
Mexico City.
March, 1997


Second International Symposium on Sediment Quality Assessment: Tools, Criteria, and Strategies in Fresh, Marine and Brackish Waters.
Verbania, Pallanza, Italy
September, 1996

**International Workshop: Aquatic Ecosystem Health in Mexico. Escuela National de Ciencias Biologicas (IPN)
Mexico City, Mexico
August, 1996

Exploring Great Lakes of the World (GLOW): Food-web Dynamics, Health and Integrity
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Summer, 2006


Fourth International Conference on Aquatic Ecosytem Health: Integrated/Multitrophic Strategies-Microbes to Fish.
University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
May, 1995


First International Symposium on Sediment Quality Assessment: Rationale, Challenges, and Strategies.
Gotenborg, Sweden
August, 1994


Lake Huron Basin Symposium
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
September, 1993

Third International Conference: Aquatic Ecosystem health & The Ecological Significance of Bioassay Techniques.
Virginia Polytechnique Institute, Blackburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
May, 1993


**Second International Conference on Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management. Joint meeting of SETAC-Europe and Second International AEHMS Symposium
Potsdam, Germany
June, 1992


First International Symposium on Aquatic Ecosystem Health
University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
July 23-26, 1990