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Conferences and Meetings

Charleston-Area Stormwater Pond Management Conference
Charleston, South Carolina
November 14, 2018

This conference, held at the Economic Development Complex College Center at Trident Technical College, will provide a forum to share the latest research, resources, and tools for pond management. Organizers and sponsors of this event include the Ashley-Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium, the ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve, Carolina Clear, Clemson Cooperative Extension, S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, and S.C. Department of Natural Resources.

This will be an opportunity for pond owners, homeowner and community association representatives, and pond management professionals to hear from local and regional experts, interact with organizations and businesses in the pond management industry, and receive valuable information resources and continuing education credits. The conference format is divided into two specialized tracks and designed for the pond owner or professional manager needs.

The agenda includes plenary and concurrent sessions, a research panel and Q&A session, hands-on training, field tour, vendor exhibits, and Ask-An-Expert tables. A number of topics will be addressed such as nuisance wildlife, shoreline management, pond inspection and maintenance, integrated weed management, sedimentation, and capital reserves planning.

To register or learn more visit Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium.

Southeastern Archaeological Conference
Augusta, Georgia
November 14-17, 2018

The 75th edition of the conference will feature presentations on an array of archaeological topics as well as field trips to local historical sites, including the Late Archaic shell-bearing site on Stallings Island in the Savannah River and the Pottersville kiln site in Edgefield, South Carolina. For more information, visit

ACES 2018 Conference

Washington, D.C.
December 3-6, 2018

A Community on Ecosystem Services (ACES) brings together leaders in government, non-governmental organizations, academia, and the private sector to share experiences, methods, and tools for incorporating ecosystem services into public and private decision-making. 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

Coastal Geotools 2019

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
February 11-14, 2019

The conference focuses on geospatial data, tools, technology, and information for coastal resource management professionals, with the goal of fostering healthy ecosystems, resilient communities, and vibrant and sustainable economies. For more information, visit

Citizen Science Association Conference
Raleigh, North Carolina
March 13-17, 2019

The conference highlights the important role of citizen science projects, and their challenges. The main tracks deal with collecting data, using the data to improve human and environmental health, and the role of the education community in citizen science. For more information, visit

South Carolina Hazard Mitigation Conference
Hilton Head, South Carolina
March 18-20, 2019

The S.C. Association for Hazard Mitigation brings together professionals in engineering, planning, government, private business, and academia to learn about the latest research on managing the problems associated with disasters. Topics covered include floodplain mapping, low impact development, and mitigation grants. For more information, visit

National Adaptation Forum
Madison, Wisconsin
April 23-25, 2019

The conference gathers climate adaptation practitioners to foster knowledge exchange, innovation, and mutual support. The goal is to move beyond climate adaptation awareness and planning to enable participants to take action when they return home. For more information, visit

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