We are delighted to announce that Institute of Oceanography and Environment (INOS), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) will organize The 4th Tropical Ocean and Marine Sciences International Symposium (TOMSY2024) on the 28th to 29th of October 2024.

The symposium, themed ‘Nurturing a Healthy Ocean for Future Generations,’ will take place at the Terengganu Science and Creativity Centre (PSKT), Kuala Terengganu.

We invite researchers, scientists, and experts from around the world to submit abstracts and participate in this dynamic symposium, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange in the field of tropical ocean and marine sciences.

The scientific programme includes keynote, invited, and oral presentations.

The topics to be covered but not limited are:

Coastal and Shelf Seas Dynamics

Coastal Geomorphology

Biological Oceanography

Marine Engineering and Technology

Ocean Biogeochemistry

Marine Data Management and Informatics

Fisheries Oceanography

Marine Endangered Species and Conservation

Marine Geology and Seabed Mapping

Marine Biology

Marine Pollution

Coral Reef Ecology

Satellite Oceanography, Remote Sensing and GIS

Ocean Governance

Ocean Literacy

 Blue Economy

Marine Repository


Important Dates

First Announcement


15 January 2024

Early-bird abstract submission deadline


31 July 2024

Regular abstract submission deadline


31 August 2024

Abstract notification of acceptance


30 September 2024 (Please contact the secretariat if you need the acceptance letter urgently)

Final Announcement & payment deadline


15 October 2024

Symposium dates


28 & 29 October 2024


Type of Participant


Local participant (Early-bird)

RM 700

Local participant (Normal)   

RM 1000

Local student* (Early-bird)  

RM 400

Local student* (Normal)

RM 600

International participant (Early-bird)

USD 350

International participant (Normal)

USD 450

International student* (Early-bird)

USD 200

International student* (Normal)

USD 300

Additional abstract (local participant/student) (Early-bird)

RM 200

Additional abstract (local participant/student) (Normal)

RM 500

Additional abstract (international participant/student) (Early-bird)  

USD 100

Additional abstract (international participant/student) (Normal)

USD 150

Local non presenting participant

RM 400

International non presenting participant 

USD 250

Should you require any additional information, please feel free to contact us:


Tropical Ocean and Marine Sciences International Symposium (TOMSY2024)

Institute of Oceanography and Environment

Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

21030 Kuala Nerus Terengganu, Malaysia

Telephone: +609 668 3372

Fax: +609 669 2166

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