June 12-15, 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana
This port engineering conference is the latest in a triennial series of international conferences on port and harbor development. Among the topics of research covered at the conference will be water quality, noise impacts, climate change impacts, and protection of wildlife habitat. For more information, visit http://www.portsconference.org.
National Marine Educators Association
June 25-July 1, 2016
Nearly 500 educators from high schools, public aquariums, non-profit organizations, and government agencies come together for five days of learning and sharing. Working around the theme “Making Waves: Current Connections in Marine Science,” the conference will cover topics that promote awareness and education about the global marine environment. Visit http://www.marine-ed.org/?conferences for more information.
International Low Impact Development Conference
August 29-31, 2016
This conference is organized by members of the Urban Water Resources Research Council, leaders in the development of LID and green infrastructure technology. The conference will highlight new and continuing work, including research, developments, and community adoption of LID throughout the U.S. and internationally. For more information, visit http://www.lidconference.org/.
2016 Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference
September 12-14, 2016
Charlotte, North Carolina
Join practitioners, researchers, and staff from local, state, and federal agencies to share information about climate-related tools, resources, experiences, and activities in the Carolinas. Learn about how communities are adapting to climate change, how professionals are translating the science to help mainstream audiences understand what’s going on, and how the changes could impact public health, tourism, recreation, and natural resource management. Visit http://www.cisa.sc.edu/ccrc/ for more information.
September 19-22, 2016
This international conference is a major forum for scientists, engineers, and those with an interest in the oceans. Scheduled keynote speaker is Marcia McNutt, editor-in-chief of the Science family of journals and nominee for the presidency of the National Academy of Sciences. In addition to the educational sessions, attendees can tour the more than 20 marine-related facilities in the Monterey Bay Crescent Research Consortium. For more information, visit http://oceans2016.com.
S.C. Water Resources Conference
October 12-13, 2016
Columbia, South Carolina
This two-day forum examines water policies, management, and research with the goal of ensuring South Carolina has sufficient water resources to boost the economy and protect natural resources. Political and industry leaders take the stage for the first day, and regulatory agencies and nonprofit advocates are the focus the second day. The abstract submittal deadline is April 15, 2016, and acceptance notifications will be sent out in mid-May. Visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/sc_water_resources/index.html for more information.
18th International Conference on Shellfish Restoration
November 16-19, 2016
Please plan on joining shellfish restoration experts, resource managers, farmers, community groups, NGOs, and others in historic Charleston, South Carolina for the 18th International Conference on Shellfish Restoration (ICSR’16). ICSR’16 provides a forum that fosters the partnerships, initiatives, and exchange of information necessary to further the science and practice of shellfish restoration efforts around the world. The conference will feature invited speakers, working sessions, contributed oral and poster presentations, and interactive workshops. For more information, visit http://www.scseagrant.org/icsr.