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Conferences, Workshops & Other

Conferences, Workshops & Other Opportunities

The Gulf of Mexico Conference Preview

The Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) combines the annual Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) All Hands Meeting, the annual Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems Science (GoMOSES) Conference, and the triannual State of the Gulf Summit.  The virtual GoMCon preview emphasizes the intersection of scientific research and the management of Gulf Coast human and natural systems, the focus of the 2022 in-person conference. The 3-hour virtual preview will begin at 10 am CT on April 14th, 2021.more info about GoMCon 2021

LSU Discover Day 2021

The 8th annual LSU Discover Day Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium which will be held on April 15- 16, 2021. At this year’s event, 175 students from LSU and 30 visiting universities will present their work virtually from a wide variety of disciplines. Faculty, family, and friends are welcome to attend and registration is free. All events will be held virtually. — more info about LSU Discover Day

State of the Coast 2021

The premier gathering for coastal restoration in Louisiana will take place June 2 to 4, 2021. The conference will be virtual. Registration for the 2020 conference will be honored for this year’s gathering. The program will be reviewed and reconsidered in the coming weeks to ensure timely content and to include discussion of how the coronavirus pandemic may affect our climate and coastal restoration. — more info about State of the Coast

26th Biennial CERF Conference (CERF 2021)

Join CERF in Richmond, Virginia on 7–11 November, 2021! You and our colleagues will come together to network, celebrate our work, learn from each other, and grow within our amazing field as we endeavor to connect science and society in the collective goals of preserving coastal and estuarine habitats, resources, and heritage. Collaborate and discuss with more than 1,700 scientists and researchers from all over the world. — more about CERF 2021

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