Invitation to ICAN 8 - Final Agendas Posted

Preparations are complete and agendas have been finalized! We are excited to see everyone next week in Santa Marta. Safe Travels!

For those attending the Ocean Teacher Global Academy Course, please see the following invitation from the ICAN co-Chairs:

Dear Ocean Teacher Global Academy Participant:
The members of the International Coastal Atlas Network (ICAN) Steering Group invite you to participate in the ICAN8 workshop on 12 September, 2017. The theme of the workshop is Coastal Web Atlases and Ocean Literacy. You are also welcome to join us for the afternoon session of the ICAN Steering Group Meeting on 11 September, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Both events will be held at the INVEMAR facility in Santa Marta, Colombia and promise to compliment your OTGA experience as well as broaden your knowledge about ICAN.

We hope to see you there,

Marcia Berman (co-chair ICAN) Kathrin Kopke (co-chair ICAN)


ICAN 6 Program

Draft Program, ICAN-6 Workshop, 16 - 17 June 2013
University of Victoria, BC, Canada
“Expanding Participation in Coastal Web Atlas Development and Use”
TimeDay 1 - Sunday, 16 June 2013
ICAN as an IODE Project and Atlas Stories
Room: Cornett A120
8:30-9:00a Registration
  Social Sciences & Mathematics Building, Lower Foyer 
9:00-9:15a Welcome and Workshop Objectives
  Welcome Address, Rosaline Canessa, Department of Geography, uVIC Workshop Objectives & Agenda, Ned Dwyer, ICAN Chair
9:15-09:30a The IODE Context for ICAN
  What it means to be an IODE project: Practical considerations Peter Pissierssens, IODE
09:30-10:30a Coastal Atlas Training Needs and Opportunities Chair: Kathrin Kopke, CMRC, Ireland

Newsletter, Vol 6 No1 - Now Available!

Join us in Santa Marta, Colombia!

The ICAN 8 workshop: Coastal Web Atlases – Enhancing Ocean Literacy, Santa Marta, Colombia, 11-12 September 2017 will explore how a coastal web atlas (CWA) can contribute to and support ocean literacy initiatives and will examine the role of CWAs in advancing ocean literacy with different audiences. Ocean literacy is the understanding of the ocean's influence on you and your influence on the ocean