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)
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
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)
January 5-6, 2013
State of Lake Vänern Ecosystem: Past, Present and Future (SOLVE)
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
Ecosystem Health of Major Rivers of India: River Ganges case study
April 22-23, 2012
**Ecology of the South China Sea: Health, Integrity and Management
December 4-7, 2011
The Aquatic Ecosystem Puzzle: Threats, Opportunities and Adaptation (AEHMS 10)
June 13-15, 2011
Exploring food web linkages in the upper great lakes: Past, Present and Future (Part of IAGLR 2011)
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)
October 19-21, 2010
**Linkages of Lakes, Rivers, Estuaries and Oceans: Asia Pacific Focus (Part of SETAC Asia Pacific Conference)
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
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)
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
**Marine Environmental Change in the South China Sea – Marine Environmental Change (MEC)
**Ecosystem Health of Indian River Ecosystems with Indian Fisheries Forum
November 22-26, 2009
Great Lakes of the World and Rift Valley Lakes (GLOW V)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
April 26-30, 2008
Health of Marine Ecosystems of South East Asia
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
Nov 13-15, 2006
The State of Lake Huron
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
February 20 – 22, 2006
AEHMS 8th Conference on Ecosystem Health, Restoration and Remediation of Aquatic Ecosystems:Tools, Techniques and Mechanism
November 27th-30th, 2005,
6th International Symposium of Sediment Quality Assessment
August 17-20, 2004,
**Large Lakes of the World: Causes, consequences and management SIL XXIX Congress
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
January 12-15, 2004
AEHMS 7th International Conference of the Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society
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
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
**The State of Lake Michigan: Ecosystem Health Today and Tomorrow, International Association of Great Lakes
Green Bay, Michigan, U.S.A.
**Ecoforum on the status of ecological research in India
New Delhi, India.
February 19, 2001,
Fourth International Symposium on Sediment Quality Assessment.
International Ecoforum on Resilience in Aquatic Ecosystems.
Second International Symposium on the Great Lakes of the World (GLOW).
Halifax, NS., Canada
International Conference on Tropical Aquatic Ecosystems: Health, Management and Conservation
**Ecoforum on the State of Brazilian Aquatic Ecosystems: Past, Present, and the future.
University of Bahia, Brazil.
Third International Symposium on Sediment Quality Asssessment: Ecotoxicological Hazard & Risk Assessment in Aquatic Environments RIZA
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
**International Symposium on Aquatic Ecosystem Health: Resilience & Integrity
Limnological Congress (SIL)
Ecoforum on Philippine Aquatic Ecosystems: Ecology, Fisheries & Management.
University of the Philippines Los Banos. Philippines
Fifth International Conference on Aquatic Ecosystem Health: Linking Science Education, Politics and Society
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).
Second International Symposium on Sediment Quality Assessment: Tools, Criteria, and Strategies in Fresh, Marine and Brackish Waters.
Verbania, Pallanza, Italy
**International Workshop: Aquatic Ecosystem Health in Mexico. Escuela National de Ciencias Biologicas (IPN)
Mexico City, Mexico
Exploring Great Lakes of the World (GLOW): Food-web Dynamics, Health and Integrity
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Fourth International Conference on Aquatic Ecosytem Health: Integrated/Multitrophic Strategies-Microbes to Fish.
University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
First International Symposium on Sediment Quality Assessment: Rationale, Challenges, and Strategies.
Lake Huron Basin Symposium
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Third International Conference: Aquatic Ecosystem health & The Ecological Significance of Bioassay Techniques.
Virginia Polytechnique Institute, Blackburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
**Second International Conference on Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management. Joint meeting of SETAC-Europe and Second International AEHMS Symposium
First International Symposium on Aquatic Ecosystem Health
University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
July 23-26, 1990