The IOCCG Committee meets once per year to coordinate the activities of the group as a whole, discuss plans for the year ahead and review the progress of the current working groups as well as proposals for new IOCCG working groups. The Executive Committee also meets once or twice per year to oversee IOCCG activities and approve the budget for the coming year.

The next IOCCG Committee meeting (IOCCG-22)  is scheduled to take place in Perth, Australia from 7-9 February 2017.

21st IOCCG Meeting
Santa Monica, CA, USA, 1 – 3 March 2016

The 21st IOCCG Committee meeting was hosted by NASA and NOAA, which is gratefully acknowledged. The meeting took place from 1 – 3 March 2016 at the Santa Monica College. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed here in PDF format.

20th IOCCG Meeting
Paris, France, 3 – 5 March 2015

The 20th IOCCG Committee meeting was hosted by Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES), which is gratefully acknowledged. The meeting took place from 3 – 5 March 2015. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed here in PDF format.

19th IOCCG Meeting
Cape Town, South Africa, 28-30 January, 2014

The 19th IOCCG Committee meeting was hosted by co-hosted by the South African National Space Agency (SANSA), along with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the University of Cape Town, which are gratefully acknowledged. The meeting took place from 28 – 30 January 2014. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed here in PDF format.

18th IOCCG Meeting
Québec City, Canada, 5-7 February 2013

The 18th IOCCG Committee meeting was hosted by co-hosted by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and by Takuvik Joint International Laboratory, a partnership between Université Laval and CNRS (France), which is gratefully acknowledged. The meeting took place from 5 – 7 February 2013. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed here in PDF format.

17th IOCCG Meeting
Denpasar, Indonesia, 28 February – 1 March 2012

The 17th IOCCG Committee meeting was hosted by the the Center for Remote Sensing and Ocean Sciences (CreSOS), Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia which is gratefully acknowledged. The meeting took place from 28 February – 1 March 2012. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed here in PDF format.

16th IOCCG Meeting
Dartington Hall, Devon, UK, 15-17 February 2011

The 16th IOCCG Committee meeting was hosted by the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), which is gratefully acknowledged. The meeting was held in Dartington Hall, Devon, UK from 15 – 17 January 2011. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

15th IOCCG Meeting
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 18-20 January 2010

The 15th IOCCG Committee meeting was hosted by INPE (National Institute for Space Research, Brazil), which is gratefully acknowledged. The meeting was held at the Pestana Atlântica Rio Hotel from 18-20 January 2010. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

14th IOCCG Meeting
Hangzhou, China, 20-22 April 2009

The 14th IOCCG Committee meeting was hosted by the State Key Laboratory of Satellite Ocean Environment Dynamics (SOED), Second Institute of Oceanography (SIO), State Oceanic Administration (SOA), China, which is gratefully acknowledged. The meeting was held at the Jinxi Hotel in Hangzhou, China from 20-22 April 2009. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

13th IOCCG Meeting
Paris, France, 12-14 February 2008

IOCCG Committee members met for the 13th time at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France from 12 – 14 February 2008. The minutes of this meeting can be downloaded in PDF format.

12th IOCCG Meeting
Swakopmund, Namibia, 16-18 January 2007

The 12th Committee meeting of the IOCCG opened at 9h00 in the Hansa Hotel, Swakopmund, Namibia, and was chaired by Prof. James Yoder. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

11th IOCCG Meeting
Busan, South Korea, 11-13 January 2006

The Chairman, Dr. Trevor Platt opened the 11th IOCCG Committee meeting, which was held at Hotel Royal Kingdom, Busan, South Korea and was hosted by the Korean Ocean Research and Development Institute (KORDI). The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

10th IOCCG Meeting
Margarita Island, Venezuela, 19-21 January 2005

The 10th IOCCG Committee meeting took place on Margarita Island, Venezuela, from 19-21 January 2005 and was attended by a total of 24 participants, including scientific committee members, Agency representatives and invited guests. The minutes of this meeting can be downloaded in PDF format.

9th IOCCG Meeting
Hyderabad, India, 15-17 January, 2004

The 9th IOCCG Committee meeting took place at the Taj Residency Hotel in Hyderabad, India, from 15-17 January 2004. The meeting was attended by 25 participants. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

8th IOCCG Meeting
Florence, Italy, 24-26 February, 2003

The 8th IOCCG Committee meeting took place in the Department of Animal Biology and Genetics at the University of Florence, Italy, from 24-26 February 2003. The meeting was attended by 27 participants. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

7th IOCCG Meeting
Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, 10-12 January, 2002

IOCCG Committee members met for the 7th time in Station Zoologique, Observatoire de Villefranche-sur-Mer, France, from 10 – 12 January, 2002. The minutes of this meeting are available in pdf format.

6th IOCCG Meeting
La Jolla, California, 24-26 January, 2001

The meeting took place at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California. Fourteen Committee members were present plus several invited participants. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

5th IOCCG Meeting
Hobart, Australia, 1-4 February, 2000

The meeting took place at the CSIRO Marine Research Laboratories in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Seventeen committee members were present, plus several invited participants. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

4th IOCCG Meeting
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, 5-7 November, 1998

The meeting took place at the Kona Surf Resort, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Fifteen committee members were present, plus two observers. The minutes of this meeting are available in pdf format.

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3rd IOCCG Meeting
Cape Town, South Africa, 19-21 January, 1998

The meeting took place at the Breakwater Lodge, Graduate School of Business, Cape Town, South Africa.. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

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2nd IOCCG Meeting
Tokyo, Japan, 17-18 March, 1997

The meeting took place at the Headquarters of the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) in Tokyo. The final minutes of the meeting can be viewed in PDF format.

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1st IOCCG Meeting
Toulouse, France, 22-23 March, 1996

The First Session of the International Ocean Colour Coordinating Group (IOCCG) was opened at 9:00 am on Friday 22 March 1996 at the Hotel Capoul, Toulouse, France, by the interim Chairman, Dr. Trevor Platt. The minutes of this meeting are available in pdf format.

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