A Research Seminar 2014 by the Department of Marine Park Malaysia was held in collaborations with STML, Imbre UUM, NRE, and USM was held on December 8, 2014 at the Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences, Penang. The seminar was inaugurated by the Deputy Director of JTLM, En. Kamarruddin bin Ibrahim.
The theme of the seminar "Marine Park Malaysia Towards a Knowledge-Based Management for sustainable Tomorrow", is a platform for JTLM to share data and exchange information through an investigation conducted by researchers throughout 2014. It was attended by 100 people consisting of agencies involved in the research with JTLM such as UUM, USM, UKM, UTM, UMT, UNISEL, SABAH PARK, SOS Malaysia, NAHRIM, SEAFDEC, Economic Planning Unit and other departments.