The XI International Conference "Marine Mammals of the Holarctic”: ANNOUNCEMENT 6

12 December 2020

Hereby we would like to inform you that due to the continuing difficult epidemiological situation and associated restrictions, the XI International Conference "Marine Mammals of the Holarctic" will be held on-line via Zoom on 1-5 March 2021.
Additional information on the formal and conference guidelines will be published at HTTP://MARMAM.RU/CONFERENCE/
   Due to a new format, the conference Organizing Committee has made the following decisions:

1. ABSTRACT submission deadline has been extended till 25 December 2020.
2. Submission deadline for MATERIALS and SHORT NOTES to be included in the first volume of the Collection of scientific papers has been extended till 1 March 2020.
3. LATE registration fee has been canceled. The new flat registration fee is 250 Euro.
4. Registration fees will be applied towards organization of the conference, paid Zoom services, services of simultaneous interpreters and technical moderators, and development and layout of the Program and Proceedings.

   To be invited to give an oral or a poster presentation, the conference participants must submit the Abstract by 25 December 2020 through their personal account on the Conference website and pay the flat registration fee by 23:59, 15 January 2021. If the fee is not paid on time, the Organizing Committee has a right to remove the presentation from the Program and Proceedings. Registration fees are paid only through the Conference website by following the link to the conference service agent website - Monomax.

   The conference participants not planning to give presentations at the conference, must register through their personal account on the Conference website and pay the Guest registration fee (100 USD) by 25 February 2021.
Only the registered participants who provided their email address and phone number at registration will receive a link to online conference platform.
   To register, the participants need to fill out the registration form on the Conference website HTTP://MARMAM.RU/CONFERENCE/ and pay the registration fee.
Students, graduate students and non-working pensioners may be exempted (upon request) from paying registration fees. Please send applications and a copy of the document confirming the benefits to HOLARCTIC2020@GMAIL.COM. If a participant exempted from paying a fee, filling out a questionnaire on the website of the conference service agent - "Monomax" is still required (

   Key dates:
1. Abstract submission deadline - 25 December 2020
2. Flat registration fee (250 Euro) payment for presenters deadline – 15 January 2021
3. Guest registration fee (100 Euro) payment deadline – 25 February 2021
4. Submission of Materials and Short notes deadline - 1 March 2021
5. On-line conference 1-5 March 2021

ATTENTION: Cancellation of registration and refund of registration fees: The request for registration cancellation and the registration fee refund should be sent via email to HOLARCTIC2020@GMAIL.COM. If participation is canceled before 15 January 2021, 23:59, a 15% fee is charged for all types of payments. If the participation is canceled after 15 January 1, 2021, no refund will be provided. The following bank expenses are paid by the participants upon registration cancellation: • bank charges: $75 • commission when paying with a UCS or ASSIST credit card (5%). Refunds are made after the conference.

   All questions please send to HOLARCTIC2020@GMAIL.COM. We will do our best to solve all the issues promptly.
Abstracts should be formatted in accordance with the Guidelines ( The Organizing Committee reserves the right to reject abstracts, if they are uninformative, do not correspond with the conference topics, or are
   Materials and short notes submitted for publication in the Collection of scientific papers “Marine mammals of the Holarctic” should be formatted in accordance with the Guidelines

                                        Organizing Committee of the XI International Conference
                                        "Marine mammals of the Holarctic"