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Conferences and Meetings

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.

Carolinas Climate Resilience Conference
Columbia, South Carolina
Rescheduled to October 29-31, 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

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

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

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