The European Cetacean Society (ECS) was established in January 1987 and aims to promote and advance the scientific studies and conservation efforts of marine mammals and to gather and disseminate information about cetaceans to members of the Society and the public at large. The ECS is coordinated by a Council of 11 members and each year organizes an Annual Conferences in a European country.
This year, the 27th Annual Conference of the ECS will be held in Setubal, Portugal. The main event, with talks, short talks and poster sessions are planned between the 8 and10 April 2013, and the main subject of the meting will be “Interdisciplinary approaches in the study of marine mammals. Workshops will be organized on the 6 and 7 of April.