UMC 2020

The World’s Largest Gathering of Ocean Mineral Stakeholders

Marine Minerals: Solutions for a Clean Energy Future

The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club.

49th Underwater Minerals Conference

September 27 – October 2, 2020
The Vinoy® Renaissance — St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club
St. Petersburg, Florida USA


The 49th Underwater Minerals Conference presented by the International Marine Minerals Society (IMMS) will be held virtually this year due to COVID19 complications. UMC 2020 offers four days of timely, exciting and diverse information on underwater mineral exploration, environmental research and mining. The conference brings together leaders in government, academia and industry from over 25 countries to exchange information about underwater mining.

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Program and Abstacts

Key Deadlines

Provisional Schedule

Conference Contacts

For assistance and inquiries, please contact:

  • Laura Carvalho B.C. Azevedo
  • UMC Conference Manager
  • University of South Florida
  • College of Marine Science
  • 830 1st Street S
  • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 USA


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