ICEC2021 Successfully Held in Shanghai

The 7th International Conference on Estuaries and Coasts (ICEC2021) with the theme of Anthropocene Coasts took place in Shanghai, China, from October 18 to 21. About 600 experts and scholars from 15 countries and regions attended the conference onsite and online.
ICEC is a triennial event initiated by the International Research and Training Center on Erosion and Sedimentation (IRTCES). Six conferences have been held in Hangzhou (China), Guangzhou (China), Sendai (Japan), Hanoi (Vietnam), Muscat (Oman), and Caen (France), respectively, from 2003 to 2018. Thanks to the support from related international associations and active participation of experts and scholars worldwide, ICEC has attracted wide attention and become a renowned event of academic importance and global popularity.
ICEC2021 is hosted by the State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research of East China Normal University (ECNU). Zhenrong Sun, Vice president of ECNU, and Guangquan Liu, Deputy director of IRTCES, delivered welcome speeches at the opening ceremony.
Zhenrong Sun, Vice president of ECNU delivered a welcome speech at the opening ceremony.
Guangquan Liu, Deputy director of IRTCES addressed the opening ceremony.

During the conference, experts and scholars presented their latest research on topics such as sediment dynamics, mega-deltas, land-to-ocean geochemical processes, bio-physical interaction, estuarine dynamics, and coastal management, and the attendees carried out lively discussions and conversations over those inspiring presentations.
ICEC2021 has undoubtedly provided a great opportunity for scientists to share their research outcomes, exchange enlightening ideas, forge new friendship and develop further collaboration.
参会人员积极发言交流 ICEC2021 attracted about 600 experts and scholars from home and abroad.
Group photo of the onsite attendees
                                                                                                                                                                                               (Text by Ning Zhao | Photo by Jifeng Liu)