National Adaptation Forum
Saint Paul, Minnesota
May 9-11, 2017
The forum focuses on issues involved in adapting to climate change. Session will deal with established and emerging concerns as policy makers begin to pay more heed to the need for adaptation strategies. For more information, visit http://www.nationaladaptationforum.org.
Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting
Raleigh, North Carolina
June 4-9, 2017
The conference will focus on solutions to the complex set of problems that plague freshwaters. Sessions will delve into management decisions and technological innovations that can ensure freshwater to satisfy our thirst, water our crops, support fisheries, provide energy, and enrich our experience of nature. For information, visit http://www.freshwater-science.org/Annual-Meeting/Annual-Meeting.cfm
National Marine Educators Association Conference
Charleston, South Carolina
June 25-29, 2017
Nearly 500 educators from high schools, public aquariums, non-profit organizations, and government agencies come together for five days of learning and sharing. With the goal of spreading knowledge about the world of water, the conference will cover topics that promote awareness and education about the global marine environment. For more information, visit http://www.marine-ed.org/?2017conference.
American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting
August 20-24, 2017
Fishery scientists, aquaculturists, and educators gather to discuss scientific research and sustainable management of resources. The conference theme is “Fisheries Ecosystems: Uplands to Oceans.” For more information, visit https://afsannualmeeting.fisheries.org.
Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Conference
Providence, Rhode Island
November 5-9, 2017
About 1,500 scientists, managers, and professionals from across the United States and abroad gather for to discuss a vast array of coastal and estuarine topics. The 2017 conference’s theme is “Celebrating Successes, Learning from Challenges.” For more information, visit http://www.erf.org/cerf-2017-biennial-conference.