Disclaimer: this blog post is embarrassingly overdue!

In early September 2015, I attended the 14th Deep-Sea Biology Symposium (DSBS) and Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative (DOSI) Planning Meeting in Aveiro, Portugal, and wow, what an incredibly enjoyable and valuable week it was! This was my first time attending either event having been at sea in 2012 when the DSBS took place in New Zealand. It was also my first conference since I attended the World Conference of Marine Biodiversity in 2011, so needless to say, I felt a bit rusty. (more…)