Welcome to the ECS!

28th ConferenceHumpback whale. Spinner dolphins

The European Cetacean Society (ECS) was established in January 1987 and aims to promote and advance the scientific studies and conservation efforts of marine mammals and to gather and disseminate information about cetaceans to members of the Society and the public at large. The ECS is coordinated by a Council of 11 members and each year organizes an Annual Conferences in a European country.

In most countries in Europe the ECS is represented by a National Contact Person. ECS membership fluctuates between 350-750 persons from more than 25 European countries and several countries outside Europe. Students make up about 50% of the membership. The Society is financed through the annual membership subscription.

The 2013 Annual Conference of ECS will be in Liége, Belgium, 5-9 April 2014. The deadline for abstract submission is 29 November 2013. You will need to create a personal profile on this website which will allow you to submit an abstract for the conference, apply for membership and/or register for the conference online. 


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