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Welcome to the home of the 2021 Young Marine Biologist Summit!

This year’s theme is…

“Ocean Predators!”

If you are a young, aspiring marine biologist, join us for high profile, inspirational speakers from around the world, prizes, career advice & more at the 5th Annual Young Marine Biologist Summit. The 5th YMB Summit will take place on the 27th and 28th November 2021 and will bring together inspirational, high profile speakers from around the world.

This year’s event is FREE to attend and like last year will take place on line. If it is safe to do so where you are, why not run a YMB 2021 event and take part with your school, family or friends?

This year’s event is being organised in partnership with Save our Seas Foundation and we are incredibly grateful for their support!

Check out last year’s highlights!

How to Get Involved

  • Register to take part in the summit live through Zoom – interact with speakers, ask questions and join in with polls.
  • Watch the event live stream on YouTube and Facebook.
  • Members can submit a digital ‘poster’ presentation for our poster space.
  • If you can do so safely, why not organise a Viewing Party – get together with a group to watch and take part – We’d love to hear from you and see pictures if you do!



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YMB 2021

YMB 2021 highlights will include:

  • Live Q&A with Sylvia Earl , Melissa Cristina Márquez & invited guests
  • Sea Life Showdown – Watch passionate marine biologists battle to convince you their ocean predator is the most awesome & cast your vote to decide the winner!
  • Marine Biology Careers panel
  • Online Poster Space
  • Competitions

Not yet a member of the MBA?

You don’t need to be a member to take part in the summit, but we would love you to consider joining! Becoming part of the marine biological community and support our mission to understand and protect life in our ocean.