What: 12th International Coral Reef Symposium: www.icrs2012.com
When: Monday, July 9 to Friday, July 13, 2012. Reef trip: Sunday, July 8, 2012, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Where: Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Who: Experts on coral reefs and climate change, coral reef fisheries, ocean acidification, coral reef diseases, and reef management will be available for media interviews. Only registered and paid attendees and the news media can attend. Credentialed members of the press can register at www.icrs2012.com/Media.htm
Key Facts: The first Symposium was held in 1969 in Mandapam Camp, India. ICRS has grown from participants representing 11 countries to a global scientific event with 2,000 participants from 80 countries. Previously the ICRS has convened at locations including: India, Australia, Japan, the Philippines, Tahiti, Guam, Panama, Indonesia, and most recently in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA in 2008.
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