The 4-day meeting will convene approximately 75 international participants and will be targeted to engage early career managers and field staff on the frontlines of tropical marine conservation and natural resource management. Preference will be given to participants with full -time responsibility for a tropical marine ecosystem or area (this does not necessary have to be associated with an MPA) and the implementation of on the water management activities. Unfortunately, given the specialized nature of the meeting researchers, academics and students are not likely to be accommodated.

To ensure that the event reaches the intended target audience, all interested parties are required to submit an application form. The application form is easy to complete and will assist the Organizing Committee to allocate the limited places to those managers who will really benefit from this event.

If you would like to participate in ITMEMS4 please complete the application form and send completed forms to The deadline for applications is 31 July 2011.

If you would like to nominate someone to attend ITMEMS4 please contact

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