Frequently Asked Questions

This is a collection of some of our most frequently asked questions about the Ocean Sciences Meeting. If you can't find an answer to your question, please contact us at [email protected].


OSM24 will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

#OSM24 will be held from 18-23 February.

No, all members of the ocean sciences community are welcome to attend.

The meeting will begin accepting ancillary meeting room requests in August. A fee will apply.

The health and safety of our attendees is top of mind, and we are committed to making #OSM24 as safe as possible. Please keep checking our website for updates.

Session Proposals

  • All session moderators and all presenters must pay a registration fee if they are attending and/or presenting at OSM24.
  • Chairs listed on a proposal do not need to register for OSM24 if they will not attend the meeting.

No, membership is not a requirement; however, you will be asked if you are a member of one or more societies.

There is no fee to submit a session or town hall proposal. However, if accepted, town hall organizers will be billed a technology/labor charge.

All first authors who submit an abstract to a session are subject to the abstract submission fee. Presenting authors and session moderators must pay the meeting registration fee.

Session formats will include oral, eLightning, and posters. View more information on session formats here.