FORAMS 2023 continues the tradition of the highly successful meetings previously held in Halifax (Benthos ’75), Pau (Benthos ’81), Geneva (Benthos ’86), Sendai (Benthos ’90), Berkeley (FORAMS ’94), Monterrey (FORAMS ’98), Perth (FORAMS 2002), Natal (FORAMS 2006), Bonn (FORAMS 2010), Concepción (FORAMS 2014) and Edinburgh (FORAMS 2018).

During the meeting in Scotland, the general assembly voted to hold the next meeting, FORAMS 2022 (now FORAMS 2023), in Perugia, Italy

It is with great pleasure and honour that Perugia hosts this important scientific event, which certainly will contribute to spread even further the knowledge and the science among all countries represented at the meeting.

We look forward to welcoming you to Italy!


Bill & Antonino at FORAMS2018. Both look happy (Bill at the relief of getting to end of the meeting and Antonino at the news of being the new host!)

“On behalf of the FORAMS2018 team here in Scotland, I would like to take this opportunity to wish Antonino Briguglio and colleagues every success with FORAMS2022 in Italy”


During the meeting in Perugia, the assembly voted to host the next meeting at University of Massachusetts Amherst during 2026 with Mark Leckie as host! 

Antonino & Mark at FORAMS2023.