The 2024 OTN Symposium is taking place from Sept. 23-26 at the Halifax Convention Centre in Halifax, N.S.  

It will begin on the evening of Sept. 23, with two full days of presentations and panel discussions from Sept. 24-25, followed by an early career researcher workshop on Sept. 26. This event brings together researchers from across the globe to collaborate, share strategies and seek new opportunities for the sustainable management of aquatic animals in changing ocean environments. 

This year’s symposium will be co-located with the OCEANS 2024 conference, giving attendees the opportunity to network across sectors and disciplines, and to attend select OCEANS sessions of relevance. 


To register for the symposium, attendees must complete the registration form and purchase a ticket via Eventbrite. Tickets are $100 CAD each and will help cover symposium-related expenses.  

Registration closes on June 30, 2024.

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The 2024 OTN Symposium will include oral presentations, speed talks, workshops and posters. Sessions will run concurrently and be organized by different themes. Themes will include conservation and management; movement ecology; freshwater and rivers; collaboration, outreach, and engagement; and more.

Below is a draft schedule.


As this year’s symposium is co-located with OCEANS 2024, OTN attendees have the option of booking a hotel through the OCEANS 2024 booking page. Attendees are also encouraged to explore other accommodation options.

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