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Conferences, Workshops & Other Opportunities

NMEA Annual Conference 2024

Massachusetts Marine Educators is excited to host the NMEA 2024 annual conference—a special event that brought together hundreds of professional educators dedicated to teaching about our marine, coastal and aquatic environments. The conference will be held July 28 – August 01, 2024, at Boston University in Boston, MA. — more about NMEA Annual Conference 2024

American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

The American Fisheries Society is hosting the 154th AFS Annual Meeting, September 15-19, 2024 in Honolulu, Hawai’i. The theme “Conserving Fishes and Fishing Traditions through Knowledge Co-Production” will stimulate a wide range of sessions focusing on the past, present, and future of fisheries conservation and management as we bring together professionals from across North America, the Pacific Islands, and countries throughout the world. The Honolulu Program Committee invites proposals for symposia, workshop/continuing education courses, and innovative sessions that support the theme and look to advance the fisheries profession. – more about the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

2023 Coastal & Estuarine Summit

Join Restore America’s Estuaries for the 2024 Coastal & Estuarine Summit, the premier event for coastal restoration policymakers, practitioners, and managers in the United States. At the RAE 2024 Coastal & Estuarine Summit, we’ll explore the latest research, policy, and practice in coastal restoration. With a focus on the future of restoration practice, this event is your opportunity to connect with other leaders in the field, share your insights, and help shape the future of coastal restoration policy. The Summit will take place October 6-10, 2024, in Washington, D.C. more about the Coastal & Estuarine Summit

NSTA National Conference in New Orleans

NSTA is headed to New Orleans, infusing its fall national conference with the city’s unique energy and culture. Join us for an unforgettable experience where professional growth meets the soulfulness of the Big Easy. The conference will be held November 6-9, 2024.more about NSTA National Conference in New Orleans

2025 State of the Coast Conference

The State of the Coast (SOC) conference is the largest statewide conference of its kind, providing an interdisciplinary forum to exchange timely and relevant information on the dynamic conditions of Louisiana’s coastal communities, environment and economy. The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) produces this forum, the need for which grows with every acre of land lost to the Gulf of Mexico, along with our partners: the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana and the Water Institute. SOC 2025 is scheduled for MAY 20-22, 2025, in New Orleans, LA. more about State of the Coast

LUMCON Scientific Diver Training

Scientific Diver-in-Training, commonly referred to as a DIT, is the beginning point for most scientific divers. Generally, a DIT is also a scientist, or scientist-in-training. The training process for a DIT to become a scientific diver is extensive, at least 100 hours minimum. LUMCON is at present the only American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) designated training facility in the State of Louisiana. Scientific diver certification is required by most academic and government agencies who utilize diving as a research tool for marine science including biology, chemistry, biomedical, engineering and geosciences, and for all diving work conducted in association with LUMCON. — more info on LUMCON Scientific Diver Training

Mississippi River Water Quality and Interstate Collaboration: Summary of a Workshop

Summary of a Workshop on Mississippi River Water Quality Science and Interstate Collaboration summarizes presentations and discussions of Mississippi River and basin water quality management, monitoring, and evaluation programs that took place at a workshop that was held in St. Louis on November 18-19, 2013. The workshop examined a wide array of challenges and progress in water quality monitoring and evaluation in states along the Mississippi River corridor, and provided a forum for experts from U.S. federal agencies, the Mississippi River states, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to share and compare monitoring and evaluation. — more about the workshop