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NMEA 2018 Student Conference presented by SeaWorld













Registration is open! See instructions below to register for the Student Conference. The cost for this day-long event is $45 and includes a 1-year free Student Membership!


The National Marine Educators Association invites students in high school and college who are passionate about marine science, education, and conservation to join them for a special Student Conference at the NMEA Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA. Students: This is a great resume builder!


Event Information

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Cost: $45

Location: Queen Mary and Aquarium of the Pacific

Registration Link: At the bottom of this page!


Tentative Schedule

7:45 AM Drop Off Queen Mary Queen Mary
8:00 AM Attend plenary Grand Salon Queen Mary- Grand Salon
9:30 AM Attend poster session Windsor Salon Queen Mary- Windsor Salon
10:00 AM MorningBreak/ Exhibit Hall Windsor Salon Queen Mary- Windsor Salon
Concurrent session Queen Mary - Session Rooms
11:45 AM Meet Shuttle Buses Queen Mary - Location TBD
12:00 PM Shuttle to AOP
12:30 PM Lunch Aquarium of the Pacific- Veranda
1:30 PM Concurrent session
1:30 - 2:15 Session 1 Aquarium of the Pacific- Watershed/Tidal Zone Classroom
2:30 - 3:15 Session 2 Aquarium of the Pacific- Watershed/Tidal Zone Classroom
3:30 – 4:15 Session 3 Aquarium of the Pacific- Watershed/Tidal Zone Classroom
4:30 PM Tour Aquarium of the Pacific
5:30 PM Pick up at AOP Aquarium of the Pacific



This day-long event will connect student participants to experts in the fields of marine science education through engaging sessions and workshops, and share ideas with both peers and experts in the field in a professional setting. Additionally, this event will give students a chance to learn about careers in marine science education by networking with professional educators from diverse backgrounds and by providing them with an opportunity to learn about how the National Marine Educators Association can support their career interests in marine conservation.



Your NMEA 2018 Youth Conference Registration includes a free 1-year NMEA Student Membership!

Here are steps to become a member today! If you have questions, email us:


1) You will need to register first as an NMEA Member here

2) The first screen you will see is Choose your level of participation in NMEA

3) You will choose “Student” and then click “Continue”.

You will be asked to created a username and enter your first and last name.

After you do this, hit “Continue” and you will then select the Student — $25.00  STUDENT: any full time student. 1 year--$25 membership level.

4) Hit continue and you will be taken to Step 2: Member Information.

Here you will fill in a password and profile information. (note: for Professional Information section you can fill in your school information).

5) After you fill in this information, hit “Submit.” After you hit “Submit” you will be taken to a Membership Dues page. You will see a box for “Promotional Code”.


6) Enter the code NMEA18_StudentMember and then hit “Apply Code” and the student membership fee of $25.00 will be deducted. Your current balance will be $0. Scroll down to the bottom and hit “Submit Securely”.


7) You are now an NMEA Student member and can immediately register for the Student Conference here!


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