Southeast Tidal Creeks Summit
December 16-17, 2013
This second summit is a follow-up to the successful 2011 Tidal Creeks Summit organized and sponsored by the Sea Grant programs in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. Scientists, resource managers, local governments, and not-for-profit organizations will have the opportunity to network and exchange research results, innovative programs, and ideas to increase collaboration among southeastern states to protect, manage, and restore tidal creeks. Participants will identify the current state-of-knowledge with regard to tidal creek research and management; discuss issues and threats to tidal creek system ecology and function; identify future research efforts; evaluate management and restoration strategies; and learn about recent trends in tidal creeks science, management, and ecology. For more information, visit http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/workshops/tidalcreeksummit.
2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting
February 23-28, 2014
The 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting is co-sponsored by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, the American Geophysical Union, and The Oceanography Society. An important venue for scientific exchange across broad marine science disciplines, meeting sessions will include all aspects of oceanography and presentations will cover new and emerging research on the global ocean and society, such as science education, outreach, and public policy. Visit http://sgmeet.com/osm2014/default.asp for more information.
World Ocean Summit
February 24-26, 2014
San Francisco, CA
The second World Ocean Summit, hosted by The Economist, will continue the outcome-driven dialogue from the 2012 summit to determine the best possible governance policies for encouraging economic growth while maintaining ocean conservation. The summit will include members of academia, businesses, government officials, non-governmental organizations, and multi-national institutions united in working toward a global ocean sustainability initiative. Panel discussions and case studies will explore macro-level issues relating to sustainability and governance. Then participants will divide into five industry/sector working groups tasked with developing solutions to specific challenges. For more information, visit http://www.economistconferences.asia/event/world-ocean-summit-2014.
Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration
July 28-August 1, 2014
New Orleans, LA
A collaborative effort of the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration and the Society for Ecological Restoration, this conference will bring together ecological and ecosystem restoration scientists and practitioners to address challenges and share information about restoration projects, programs, and research from across North America. Interdisciplinary methods to renew and restore ecosystems and habitats that have been damaged, degraded, or destroyed will be presented. The conference will bring together scientists, engineers, policy makers, restoration planners, partners, non-governmental organizations, and stakeholders to discuss the latest innovative methods and tools for combatting ecosystem and ecological destruction. Visit http://www.conference.ifas.ufl.edu/CEER2014 for more information.
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