The International Ocean Institute-USA is located at the University of South Florida College of Marine Sciences in St. Petersburg, Florida. The 25 global IOI centers support education, research and community capacity building initiatives to promote the sustainable use of the ocean and coastal resources. On May 1-3, 2012, the IOI-USA, USF and the City of St. Petersburg hosted the Coastal Cities Summit which convened 60+ experts to discuss issues and opportunities and share solutions for success. Recordings of the speakers were made possible by a grant from the Royal Kingdom of the Netherlands.
- Coastal Cities Summit - international organization focused on ocean and coastal issues