7th International Marine Debris Conference

18-23 September 2022

The 7th International Marine Debris Conference (7IMDC) will take place from 18 to 23 September 2022 in Busan, Republic of Korea.

7IMDC will build on the momentum of past IMDCs by bringing together governments, industry, academia, civil society, and all relevant stakeholders, to discuss the latest science, strengthen collaborations, find solutions and catalyze action to address the urgent, global problem of marine litter and plastic pollution.

This year’s conference is organised by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea (MOF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),​ with support from the Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation (KOEM), and the technical support of​ U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).