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IMPAC5: 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress

IMPAC5: 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress

IMPAC5 is where we will come together and take a stand to protect the ocean.

Join us in Vancouver, Canada for the 5th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5), a global forum that brings together ocean conservation professionals and high-level officials to inform, inspire and act on marine protected areas.

3-9 February 2023
Vancouver, Canada


Welcoming the World

IMPAC5 is an opportunity to bring together Indigenous peoples and cultures from around the world to embrace a collaborative approach and learn from Indigenous leadership in ocean conservation.

We are grateful to the Host First Nations —xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) — for welcoming us into their traditional territories for this Congress.


FIVE REASONS TO ATTEND IMPAC5

  • Join thousands of marine protected area professionals from around the world to chart a course towards protecting 30% of the ocean by 2030.
  • Enjoy breathtaking mountain and ocean views from the Vancouver Convention Centre, the world’s first double LEED® Platinum certified facility.
  • Learn about traditional marine protection practices and innovative sustainability initiatives from local and international indigenous experts.
  • Join young leaders from across the globe in discussions and activities that showcase youth engagement in MPAs.
  • Explore Canada’s west coast through group excursions on the ocean and along the shore around Vancouver, B.C. – North America’s top major city with the smallest carbon footprint.

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Feb 03 - 09 2023

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All Day

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Feb 03 - 09 2023
  • Time: All Day

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IMPAC
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