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Professional Conferences and Workshops

North Carolina Coastal Conference

Wilmington, North Carolina
November 19-20, 2019

Join North Carolina Sea Grant and its researchers and partners to discuss a range of critical issues, including climate, community and ecosystem health, fisheries and aquaculture, economics, and planning. The goal is to improve efforts to respond to, recover from, and anticipate coastal challenges.

AGU Fall Meeting 2019

San Francisco, California
December 9-13, 2019

The American Geophysical Union meeting delves into new data streams, changing approaches to observing our Earth and beyond, and the growing demand for accessible science. The long-term goal is to make our planet safer, cleaner, and more sustainable.

Social Coast Forum

Charleston, South Carolina
February 3-6, 2020

Participants from academia, government agencies, and the private sector share how social science tools and methods are being used to address the nation’s coastal issues, such as climate change and land use planning. Understanding where people live, what they do, and what they value is critical to coastal management.

International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference

Conway, South Carolina
March 4-7, 2020

The Charles W. Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Diaspora Studies brings together academics and practitioners to present scholarly papers, films, and performances. This year’s theme will focus on digitizing and preserving the history of the African diaspora.