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NMEA 2017 Conference - Schedule

NMEA 2017 Schedule

The full program is now available to download in PDF format here.

Saturday, June 24

Sea Grant Education Network Meeting 12:30 - 5 p.m.
NMEA Board Dinner - for board members and past presidents (6:30 p.m.)


Sunday, June 25

Onsite registration open Noon - 6 p.m.
NMEA Board Meeting 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
NMEA International Meeting Noon - 4 p.m.
#NMEA17 Tweet-up 5 - 6 p.m.
NMEA 2017 Meet and Greet Reception 6 - 8 p.m.

 

Monday, June 26

Breakfast from 6:45 - 8 a.m.
Registration open from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Operations Pod Meeting 7 - 8 a.m.
Exhibits open 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Keynote speaker from 8 - 9:30 a.m.
Ocean Literacy Committee Meeting 10 - 11 a.m.
Awards Committee and Conference Committee Meeting 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions from 10 a.m. - Noon
Buddy Lunch and Poster Session Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions from 1:30 - 4:15 p.m.
K-12 Educator Meet-up 4:15 - 5 p.m.
Post-secondary Meet-up 4:15 - 5 p.m.
Zoo/Aquarium Educator Meet-up 4:15 - 5 p.m.
Bus loading begins at 5:30 p.m.
Conference Kick-off Event: McLeod Plantation Historic Site 6 - 9 p.m.
 

Tuesday, June 27

Breakfast from 6:45 - 8 a.m
Registration open from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Stakeholders Pod Meeting 7 - 8 a.m.
Exhibits open 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Coastal Cultural Connections Plenary 8 - 9:30 a.m.
Youth Conference at Ashley Hall School 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Traditional Knowledge Committee Meeting 10 - 11 a.m.
Conservation Committee Meeting 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions from 10 a.m. - Noon
Chapter Lunch and Chapter Baskets Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions from 1:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Communications Pod Meeting 4:30 - 5 p.m.
Evening Banquet, silent and live auction 5:30 - 11 p.m.

 

Wednesday, June 28

Breakfast from 6:45 - 8 a.m.
Registration open from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibits open 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Resiliency, Communities and Land Use Plenary Panel from 8 - 9:30 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions from 10 a.m. - Noon 
NMEA Business Luncheon Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Stegner Lecture 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. 
Afternoon Activities 3 - 5 p.m. 
     Youth Making Ripples Film Festival (Emerald)
     Sand, Shell and Shirt Swap (Blue Topaz)
Bus loading begins at 6 p.m. 
Ticketed Evening Event at South Carolina Aquarium 6:30 - 10:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, June 29

Ticketed Field Experiences will include half day and full day options

 


 

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