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Conferences and Meetings

National Marine Educators Association Conference
Long Beach, California
July 15-20, 2018

Nearly 500 educators from high schools, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies come together to learn and share. Working around the theme “Charting a Course for Conservation,” the conference covers topics that promote awareness and education about the global marine environment. For more information, visit

International Conference on Coastal Engineering
Baltimore, Maryland
July 30-August 3, 2018

The conference will provide an opportunity to learn from and network with coastal engineers, researchers, academics, and scientists from around the globe. Topics for presentations include hydrodynamic processes, sediment processes, and coastal and estuarine structures. For more information, visit

Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference
Columbia, South Carolina
September 17-19, 2018

Building resilience—the ability to adjust easily to or recover from a stress or change—is the focus. The conference will provide a platform to share experiences, tools, resources, and expertise to foster real-world solutions for climate adaptation in the Carolinas. For more information, visit

South Carolina Water Resources Conference
Columbia, South Carolina
October 17-18, 2018

The conference provides a forum for discussion of water policies, research projects, and water management. Sessions will focus on how advances in water science and policy during the past 10 years are expected to impact the ongoing challenge of providing water resources to sustain the state’s economy. For more information, visit

OCEANS 2018 Conference and Exposition
Charleston, South Carolina
October 22-25, 2018

The bi-annual forum brings together scientists, engineers, policy analysts, marine technologists, and students to learn about and discuss the latest topics and trends in marine science, technology, and policy. The goal is to advance the protection of the world’s largest natural resource, our oceans. Visit for more information.

National Coastal Conference
Galveston, Texas
October 30-November 2, 2018

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s annual conference promotes science-based policies for protection of coastal areas. The theme in 2018 is “Resilient Shorelines for Rising Tides,” reflecting the need to plan for sea-level rise throughout coastal and estuarine systems. For more information, visit

National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management
Long Beach, California
December 8-13, 2018

The summit organized by Restore America’s Estuaries will explore issues in coastal restoration. Plenary sessions and workshops organized around the theme “Investing in Our Coasts: Environment, Economy, Culture” will be enhanced by field sessions and a community restoration event. For more information, visit

National Council for Science and the Environment 2019 Annual Conference
Washington, D.C.
January 8-9, 2019

The conference will offer opportunities to integrate science, education, business, and policy in efforts to advance resilience in natural, built, cyber, and social infrastructure. Presentations will focus on research findings, policy solutions, and finance mechanisms. For more information, visit

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