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If you are interested in helping plan the 2015 Conference in Newport, RI, or if you just would like to help out during the conference, we have many opportunities to make a difference!

Below are descriptions of each committee.  If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact the person listed. Continue to look for more information here and on the SENEME website, as well as on the SENEME Facebook page.

 

Andrea Gingras: agingras@mail.uri.edu

  • Hospitalitycoordinate logistics with conference venue, provide information to conference participants regarding local area.
  • Program: Presenter selection, notification, and communication, supply content for program booklet, arrange audiovisual equipment, assist presenters.
  • Volunteer Coordinator(s) organize volunteers for meeting (recruiting, scheduling).

Diana Payne: diana.payne@uconn.edu

  • Evaluation: develop conference evaluation (questions and format) and process results.
  • Exhibits: solicit organizations to exhibit during the conference and provide logistical support during conference.
  • Special Events: Arrange keynote speakers, other guests and VIP, evening events, special performances.

Lauren Rader: lrader@oceanology.org

  • Auction: coordinate donation of items for silent and live auction. Provide logistical support during auction event.
  • Fundraising/Development: soliciting donations for sponsors of the conference, assist in securing auction items, works with Publicity/Marketing committee.
  • Registration: setting the fee, corresponding with registrants

Maryann Scholl: mscholl@mail.uri.edu

  • Field trips: securing field trip locations, coordinates logistics of field trip (transportation, food, participants)
  • Publicity/Marketing: craft messages for social media, working with fundraising committee on development and advertising.
  • Transportation: How will people get from one conference venue to another. You may also assist with arrival and departure transportation.

 

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Calendar

1/17/2017
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2/9/2017
Ocean Literacy Webinar 2: Alignment of the Ocean Literacy Framework with the NGSS

2/23/2017
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