Schedule at a Glance

tHE CURRENT conference schedule is listed below.

To view concurrent sessions, please click the “session” links WITHIN THE SCHEDULE.

Friday, July 19, 2019
12:oo pm - 6:00 pm Dorms open for arrivals

Saturday, July 20, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Sea Grant Educators Network Meeting Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory
6:00 pm NMEA Board Dinner Three Chimney's Inn

Sunday, July 21, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm NMEA Board Meeting Rm 105, Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory
11:00 am - 1:30 pm Welcome for International Attendees Rm 130, Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Registration opens Mills Hall Dorm
5:30 pm Conference Kick Off Hamel Recreation Center/UNH Outdoor pool

Monday, July 22, 2019
7:o0 am Registration/Check in & Auction Drop off Granite State Room
7:30 am Continental Breakfast Strafford Room
8:00 am Welcome and Announcements Granite State Room
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibits open Strafford Room
8:30 am Keynote Speaker - Dr. Bob Steneck Granite State Room
9:30 - 10:00 am Coffee break in exhibit hall Strafford Room
10:00 - 10:45 am Session 1 Session Rooms in MUB
11:00 - 11:45 am Session 2 Session Rooms in MUB
12:00 - 1:15 pm Lunch (including Buddy Lunch) Holloway Commons
Visit Exhibits Strafford Room
1:15 - 2:00 pm Session 3 Session Rooms in MUB
2:15 - 3:00 pm Session 4 Session Rooms in MUB
3:00 -3:15 pm Afternoon snack in exhibit hall Strafford Room, MUB
3:15 - 4:00 pm Session 5 Session Rooms in MUB
4:00 - 4:45 pm POD and Committee Meetings Session Rooms in MUB
4:00 - 4:45 pm Groups Meeting:
Education Research and Evaluation, Room 330
Student Engagement, Room 332
Traditional Knowledge, Room 334
4:45 - 5:30 First buses leave for Strawbery Banke Curbside fo MUB on Quad Way
5:00 - 10:00 pm Visit Strawbery Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH
5:30 pm Past Presidents Meet up Portsmouth, NH
8:00 - 10:00 pm Buses leave Strawbery Banke for UNH

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
7:00am Registration/Check in Granite State Room
7:00 - 8:00am POD and Committee Meetings
Groups Meeting:
Communications Pod, Union Court seating area
7:30 am Continental Breakfast Strafford Room
8:00 am Announcements Granite State Room
8:15 am Current Issues: Presentation and Panel Discussion Granite State Room
9:30 - 10:00 am Coffee Break in exhibit hall Strafford Room
10:00 - 10:45 am Session 1 Session Rooms in MUB
11:00 - 11:45 am Session 2 Session Rooms in MUB
12:00 - 1:00 pm Chapter Lunch Holloway Commons
Chapter Basket Ticket Sales Granite State Room
Exhibits Open Strafford Room
1:00 - 1:45 pm Ocean Literacy: Francesca Santoro Granite State Room
1:45 - 2:15 pm Chapter Basket Winners Drawn Granite State Room
2:30 - 3:15 pm Session 3 Session Rooms in MUB
3:15 - 3:30 pm Afternoon snack in exhibit hall Strafford Room
3:30 - 4:15 pm Session 4 Session Rooms in MUB
4:15 - 5:00 pm POD and Committee Meetings Session Rooms in MUB
Groups meeting:
International Committee, Room 334
Ocean Literacy, Theater II
Awards, Room 330
Conference, Room 332
5:30 pm Dinner and Auction Festivities (doors open at 5:00 pm) Hamel Recreation Center

Wednesday, July 24, 2019/Student Conference
7:00am Registration/Check in Granite State Room
7:30 am Continental Breakfast Strafford Room
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Student Conference MUB & Chase Ocean Engineering Lab
8:00 am Announcements Granite State Room
8:15 - 9:30 am Speaker: Dr. Larry Mayer
Ocean mapping: Exploring the secrets of the deep
Graduate Student Lightning Talks
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Granite State Room
9:30 - 10:00 am Coffee Break in exhibit hall Strafford Room
10:00 - 10:45 am Session 1 Session Rooms in MUB
11:00 - 11:45 am Session 2 Session Rooms in MUB
12:15 - 2:00 pm Lunch, Business Meeting & Awards Hamel Recreation Center
2:30 - 3:30 pm Stegner Lecture: O'Chang Studios Granite State Room
3:45 - 4:45 pm Poster Session
Sand, Shell, and Shirt Swap
Afternoon Ice Cream Social
Granite State Room
4:00 pm New NMEA Board Meeting MUB, Room 330
5:00 pm Buses leave for Seacoast Science Center Quad Way by Mills Hall
5:30 - 9:00 pm Lobster Boil and Networking Event
(Ticketed Event not included in Registration)
Seacoast Science Center, Rye, NH

Thursday, July 25, 2019
All Day or Partial Day Optional Field Trips View details
Great Bay Kayaking Tour & Walk
Whale Watch
Eco-culinary Class
Shoals Marine Lab Tour & Boat Ride
Gundalow Cruise & USS Albacore Tour
Great Bay EcoCruise
Seacoast Area