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Conferences, Workshops & Other

Conferences, Workshops & Other Opportunities

Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon): Call for Abstracts

Registration and abstract submission for GoMCon is open! The Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) Program Committee invites you to submit an abstract for a presentation that promotes the integration of science and management into decision-making for the 2022 GoMCon in Baton Rouge, LA. Conference themes include: resilience; living resources; climate impacts; habitat management and restoration; science communication; water and sediment management; and more! The deadline to submit an abstract is November 30, 2021.more about Gulf of Mexico Conference

AGU Fall Meeting 2021

AGU Fall Meeting is the primary gathering for Earth and space scientists, students, and those in affiliated fields to share scientific findings and identify innovative solutions. With in-person and worldwide online participation, attendees will have numerous opportunities to network with government regulators, scientific  visionaries, and industry thought-leaders. Join our diverse community in New Orleans and Online Everywhere. 13 – 17 December 2021. — more about AGU Fall Meeting 2021

Gulf of Mexico Conference 2022

The Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) is scheduled for April 25-28, 2022 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. GoMCon combines the annual Gulf of Mexico Alliance All Hands Meeting, the annual Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, and the tri-annual State of the Gulf Summit. Emphasizing the intersection of science and management across the Gulf Coast region, GoMCon will include sessions on themes that are important to ecosystem and community resilience as well as restoration and natural resource management. —more about Gulf of Mexico Conference

Scientific Diver Training

The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) is now accepting applications for the Spring 2020 scientific diver training course. 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 info about the workshop