GODAE OceanView Symposium 2019 - OceanPredict '19

May, 6-10, 2019 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Halifax Convention Centre, Downtown Halifax, 1650 Argyle Street


The Ocean at your Fingertips

The GODAE OceanView Symposium OceanPredict '19 provides insight into the latest advances in operational oceanography, the various science disciplines associated with producing ocean analysis and forecasts, and the requirements for ocean data and products.


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Symposium group photo


Photos - 18 September 2019
We have now added many symposium photos to this website. Please cehck them out on the photo page.

Symposium App
We are excited to announce that OceanPredict '19 has a free, official app that you are encouraged to use to connect with other attendees at the symposium and to view the detailed program information!


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Programme update - 8 May
The symposium programme now provides info on plenary talks, splinter session presentations, posters, town hall discussions, and training.

Registration now closed

Programme update
The latest update of the symposium programme is now available.
Details of panel discussions and training courses now provided.


About OceanPredict '19:

Ocean scientists, ocean observation specialists, industry representatives, service providers and users of ocean data & products from across the local, national & international operational oceanography community will gather in Halifax for the GODAE OceanView Symposium, OceanPredict ‘19.

The event will present high-level speakers providing expert insight into the latest ocean research & development efforts, products and services and applications, and offers participants to engage in special science splinter meetings, poster sessions, booth exhibitions and discussions to explore and define the direction of future operational oceanography.

Symposium themes:

  Operational Oceanography: Past, Present Future

  Observations for Ocean Prediction

  Numerical Modeling

  Data Assimilation

  Ocean Prediction Systems and Services

  User Applications and Societal Benefits


Symposium Objectives:

  • Developing a common picture of the future of Operational Oceanography
  • Motivating integrated international community projects
  • Enhancing end-user awareness of present ocean prediction capacity
  • Providing collaborative output for end-user engagement

Our Sponsors and Supporters:

The Symposium is sponsored and support by MEOPAR, CMEMS/ Mercator Ocean International, DFO and member organisations of the GODAE OceanView Patrons Group