Post conference

“The Ocean and Seas in Geographical Thought” post-conference in Venice (8-9 June 2023) is organized in collaboration and with the sponsorship of:

The program in a nutshell

8 June

Morning | Arrival in Venice

Afternoon | The Sea Around Us

2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Scientific seminar to celebrate the World Ocean Day and discuss the Seas and the Ocean challenges related to Climate Change with a focus also on the fragile ecosystem of Venice Lagoon.

* Baratto Hall, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Calle Larga Foscari, 30123, Venice

See below the detailed program for more details

Evening | Thus waves come in pairs

6:00 pm Guided tour to TBA21 Academy Ocean Space Art exhibitions | See description

7:00 pm Refreshments and ice-cream degustation curated by The Tidal Garden with Gelateria Suso, part of Convivial Tables: Sapid Soil

* Ocean Space, Campo S. Lorenzo, 5069, Venice

Night | The rhythm of the night

8:30 pm Walk tour in Sant’Elena at the extreme east end of the sestiere of Castello guided by Emanuele Stival – Venezia Birdwatching Association

* Meeting point: Ocean Space, Campo S. Lorenzo, 5069, Venice

9 June

Morning | Venice Lagoon and MOSE system

9:00 am – 2:30 pm Boat Excursion guided by Giovanni Cecconi – Wigwam Venice Resilience Lab

* Meeting point: Fondamenta Zattere ai Gesuati (ferry station)

See below the detailed program for more details

Afternoon | Anthropocene: the Earth ravaged

3:30 pm Guided visit to the exhibition | See description

* CNR-ISMAR, Palazzina Canonica, Riva dei Sette Martiri, 1364 A, Venice



The cost of the post-conference is 120 euros for everybody. Deadline to register has been extended to 31st May.
Companions (partners, friends, colleagues, relatives..) are welcome but to join the program they have also to pay the regular fee.

Please, be aware the number of participants is limited to a maximum of 50 people and that the fee covers ONLY the costs of the activities listed in the program and DOES NOT include meals (except refreshment on 8th June), accomodation nor travel to/from Venice.
We suggest to reach Venice by train on the 8th June morning and to buy tickets in advance: or