IPMEN Chile 2012

Welcome / Bienvenidos

Welcome to the page for the IPMEN Conference in Chile, November 2012
Bienvenidos al sitio de la Conferencia IPMEN en Chile, noviembre 2012

The conference was from Monday 26 November to Monday 3 December 2012.  Delegates from around the Pacific met in Santiago de Chile, Chile on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th, then travelled by air to Coyhaique on Wednesday 28th.  On Thursday 29th the conference delegates travelled by bus and 4×4 to Caletta-Tortel in Patagonia.  The delegates returned to Coyhaique on Sunday 2nd December and flew back to Santiago on Monday 3 December.  Some delegates continued on home while others remained in Santiago for one or two more days.

La conferencia del lunes 26 de noviembre al lunes 3 de diciembre de 2012. Delegados de todo el Pacífico se reunieron en Santiago de Chile, Chile, el lunes 26 y el 27 martes, luego viajó por avión a Coyhaique el miércoles día 28. El jueves 29 los delegados de la conferencia viajó en bus y 4×4 para Caletta-Tortel en la Patagonia. Los delegados volvieron a Coyhaique el domingo 2 de diciembre, y voló de regreso a Santiago el lunes 3 de diciembre. Algunos delegados continuaron en casa, mientras que otros se quedaron en Santiago durante uno o dos días más.

会議は月曜日11月26日から月曜日3に2012年12月だった。太平洋各国からの出席者は、水曜日28日にコヤイケに空気が移動した後、月曜日 26日と27日火曜日にチリのサンティアゴ、チリで会った。木曜日29日に会議の出席者は、パタゴニアのCaletta-トルテルにバスや四輪駆動車で旅 した。出席者は、12月2日日曜日にコヤイケに戻り、月曜日12月3日に戻ってサンティアゴへ飛んだ。他の人が1つまたは2つのより多くの日をサンティア ゴのままでした一部の参加者は、自宅で続けた。

One day conference in Santiago, Chile.  IPMEN Chile Draft Agenda 27 Nov 2012
Tuesday, November 27th 2012. Presentations from conference delegates and IPMEN open space planning.

Workshop on Sustainable Development in Patagonia. Seminar on Sustainable Marine Practices in the Fjords of Chile
Wednesday, November 28th 2012. At Diego de Almagro Hotel, Coyhaique, Chile. Sponsored by The Center for Ecosystem Research in Patagonia (CIEP).




The blog  of the conference is at http://ipmen.tumblr.com
The Facebook page is at http://www.facebook.com/InternationalPacificMarineEducatorsNetwork
The Twitter page is http://www.twitter.com/ipmenchile

All the presentations at the conference were recorded on video.  As they are processed and become available specific links to them will be posted on the College of Exploration Vimeo Site IPMEN Chile Album

Additional videos may  be on the College of Exploration You Tube channel at


The presentations of the conference will be posted at the Online Conference.
Llas presentaciones de la conferencia se publicarán en la Conferencia Online.

The IPMEN Chile conference is the fourth in a series of conferences organized by the International Pacific Marine Educators Network. (IPMEN).
La conferencia IPMEN Chile es el cuarto de una serie de conferencias organizadas por la Red Internacional de Educadores Marino del Pacífico. (IPMEN).

IPMENチリの会議は国際太平洋海洋教育者ネットワーク主催のカンファレンスのシリーズの4番目です。 (IPMEN)。

Sponsors and Supporters

The sponsors in Chile were COPAS Sur-Austral and University of Conception and for specifc events:

1. Opening Ceremony and Forum. Sponsor: DECYTI and Program Chile-California, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2. Ocean Literacy Workshop for Chilean teachers. Sponsor: Marine Conservation Center, Pontificial Catholic University

3. Seminar about Sustainable Development in Patagonian fjords. Sponsor: Research Center for Patagonia Ecosystems (CIEP)

4. Field Session in Caleta Tortel. Sponsor: County of Tortel

5. Logistics. Sponsor: CIEN Austral

6. General managment. Sponsor: AquaSendas

As in previous years the David and Lucie Packard Foundation, the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council and the National Marine Educators Association have continued valuable sponsorship of the IPMEN 2012 conference.

The live webcast and online conference are sponsored by webconferences.com and the College of Exploration.

If you or your organization would like to become an IPMEN Sponsor or Supporter, please contact us.

A range of international organizations are also involved in planning for IPMEN Chile 2012 conference as (in-kind) supporters.
They include:
California Sea Grant Extension,
CIEN Austral (Chile),
the College of Exploration (USA),
the Program COPAS Sur-Austral of the University of Concepcion (Chile),
Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology,
Nautilus Educational (Australia),
the National Marine Educators Association (USA),
the Marine Education Society of Australasia (Australia),
Planeta Océano (Peru),
Protecto Fronterizo (Mexico),
University of Southern California (USA),
University of Georgia Marine Education Centre and Aquarium,
the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council (Hawaii).