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Professional Conferences and Workshops

Association of State Floodplain Managers Conference

Orlando, Florida
May 15-19, 2022

The Association of State Floodplain Managers will convene the world’s largest and most comprehensive floodplain management conference. Conference participants will share experiences with local, state, regional, tribal and federal officials, industry leaders, consultants, and a variety of experts on topics from coastal issues to stormwater and urban flooding.

Grand Strand Stormwater Pond Management Conference

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
June 8-9, 2022

This conference will provide the latest information, resources, and tools on best practices for pond management. Topics include integrated weed management, erosion, inspections, upland management, and more. The conference will feature presentations from local and regional experts in pond management and a vendor showcase.

Aquatic Plant Management Society Annual Meeting

Greenville, South Carolina
July 18-22, 2022

This conference will feature presentations and poster sessions on the cutting edge of aquatic plant and algal management research. Sessions will include the biology and ecology of wetland plants and algae, control methods for invasive species, and successful restoration projects using wetland or aquatic plants and algae.

National Working Waterfront Network Conference

Boston, Massachusetts
July 19-21, 2022

This biennial conference is open to all people interested in issues, policies, and history of working waterfronts and other port-related topics. The National Working Waterfront Network (NWWN) is a nationwide network of businesses, industry associations, nonprofits, local governments and communities, state and federal agencies, universities, Sea Grant programs, and individuals dedicated to supporting, preserving, and enhancing our nation’s working waterfronts and waterways.

American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

Spokane, Washington
August 21-25, 2022

Attendees of this conference will examine the ways people value fisheries from a variety of perspectives. The program will cover topics including fisheries management; commercial, subsistence, and sport fishing; cultural and historical roles of fish and fisheries; and impacts on water and fish populations from energy, resource extraction, and land use. The latest research in the science of fisheries ecology, conservation, and management will be presented.

National Adaptation Forum

Baltimore, Maryland
October 25-27, 2022

This forum will focus on moving beyond adaptation awareness and planning to adaptation action. The exchange of information at the forum comes at a pivotal moment where risk and vulnerability to the impacts of a changing climate enter into the discourse of decisionmakers at all levels of policy and natural resource management.

2022 Coastal and Estuarine Summit

New Orleans, Louisiana
December 4-8, 2022

Restore America’s Estuaries presents the 2022 Coastal and Estuarine Summit, with support from the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana. This hybrid (virtual and in-person) event brings together the coastal restoration and management communities to explore issues, solutions, and lessons learned in their work.