A. Coastal systems, Conservation issues     B. Integrated Coastal Management (ICM)
- Geography, geology, geomorphology, sedimentology   - Theoretical framework and case reports
- Coastal oceanography   - Coastal management tools and instruments, databases
- Coastal and marine ecosystems, biology and ecology   - Coastal and marine policy, science and policy integration
- Marine mammals, endangered species   - Coastal governance, institutional arrangements
- Conservation issues, biodiversity, exotic & invasive species    - International efforts and programs in ICM
- Coastal ecosystems management   - Legal, economic and social issues
- Rehabilitation of damaged ecosystems   - Environmental / ecological economics
- Coastal and marine protected areas   - Education, public involvement & NGO role, media role
- Coastal landscapes   - Evaluation of ICM impacts, coastal management indicators
      - Demonstration pilot projects
         
  C. Coastal management issues     D. Sustainable development of coastal areas
- Coastal and submarine archaeology management of ancient sites, monuments and ship wrecks   - Sustainable development concerns, indicators, sustainable development of coastal and marine resources
- Coastal wetlands, dunes, estuaries, deltas and lagoons   - Blue economy issues, Integrated Marine Policy (IMP), coastal and maritime spatial planning (CMSP)
- Beaches and their management   - Urban development issues waterfront renovation
- Coastal water resources and watershed management   - Coastal tourism planning and management, ecotourism, recreation, marine tourism
- Water quality management, water and sediment pollution, land based sources, hazardous wastes, algal blooms, bioindicators of pollution and monitoring, pollution control   - Living resources, fisheries, mariculture
  - Marine transportation issues: oil transport
- Marine litter, solid wastes management   - Marine energy issues
- Transboundary pollution issues, legal context   - Siting of major industrial facilities
- Environmental impacts, coastal degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)      
- Disaster prevention, mitigation and management      
- Climate change impacts and adaptation strategies      
         
  E. Coastal engineering, Modelling, Decision support systems, Data management     IMPORTANT NOTE:
- Coastal, environmental and ecosystem modelling     If the topic of your abstract is not included in the list provided here, you may specify your topic during online abstract submission.
- Coastal hydrodynamics    
- Coastal sediment transport and erosion    
- Coastal processes, erosion control and shoreline management    
- Coastal and ecocoastal engineering    
- Water level changes, sea level rise and consequences    
- Coastal and marine monitoring    
- Use of remote sensing technology and geographic information systems in coastal management