The face to face event in Townsville is planned to be available to watch by webcast and to participate as a webconference. More details on the conference website http://www.ipmen.net



The IPMEC Webconference and Webcast Project

The International Pacific Marine Educators Conference is a face to face event at Jupiters in Townsville, Australia.

To extend the reach the organizing committee is encouraging participation from those that cannot travel to Hawaii.


If you are reading this then you have met the minimum requirements to participate in the webconference.

To watch the live video webcast of the conference you will need the free Real Player from http://www.realnetworks.com/info/freeplayer and speakers or headphones connected to your computer. The webcast will be suitable for those that use a dial up modem at 28 to 56 kps as well as those on a faster DSL, cable or other high speed internet connection (150 kps).

To be a presenter at a distance you can use Marratech software, which is a free download from http://www.marratech.com/download and additionally a webcam and a digital headset with microphone is required. Training and setup support from the College of Exploration. At least 256 kps is recommended for this. No more abstracts or requests for presentations are being accepted.


1. You need a user id and password for the College of Exploration Online Campus. If you have one from previous events then just log in above, that will register you on the College of Exploration system.

If you are new to the College of Exploration Online Campus please register and obtain a new user id and password here

You must also register for the conference and pay a participation fee if you wish to join in live Friday 17-19 October 2008.

2. To participate during the three days of the event please register for the webconference

If you have attended a workshop or course or other program on the College of Exploration campus your userid and password will enable you to log in once you have registered for the IPMEC conference above.

If you are registered and have paid the fee, then you will be able to ask questions online of presenters at the conference.

Questions about the webconference or webcast can be addressed by logging in above and going to the pre-webconference registration desk.
Or send an email to support at coexploration.net





This WEBCONFERENCE and WEBCAST is made possible by support from
NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration
and The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Learn more about NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration Education Program

Three NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration 2006 Signature Expeditions were in the Pacific Region:
1. Operation Laser Line
2. Submarine Ring of Fire 2006
3. Davidson Seamount: Exploring Ancient Coral Gardens

Learn more about the

Pacific Region
National Marine Sanctuaries







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