NYSMEA Annual Conference

  • 26 Sep 2015
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Molloy College


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37th Annual NYSMEA Conference

"Island Living: Coastlines Are Our Lifelines"

Hays Theater, Molloy College

Rockville Centre, Long Island

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015

7:30-8:30  Registration and breakfast, silent auction opens, exhibitors, student posters

8:30-8:45   Welcome in Hays Theater

8:45-9:45   Keynote Speaker Dr. John Tanacredi: “Our Coastlines Under Siege: A look at the global and local ecological issues affecting our coastlines and environment"

10:00-11:00   Session 1 (3 concurrent hourlong workshops)

11:15-12:15   Session 2 (3 concurrent hourlong workshops)

12:15-1:15     Lunch, exhibitors, silent auction

  1:15-2:00     Business meeting and awards

  2:00-5:00     Field trips: Kayaking, Oceanside Nature Study Center, Freeport Boat Tour, Marine Paleontology Workshop, Oyster Hatchery/Energy Park, Tour of CERCOM

  5:30-6:30     Return to Hays Theater for wine and cheese, silent auction wrap-up

  6:30-7:30     Dinner catered by Piccolo’s Italian Restaurant of Bellmore                                                          http://www.piccoloristorante.com/

  7:30-8:30     Keynote Speaker Dr. Jennifer Mattei: "Urban Estuaries, Coastal Restoration and Horseshoe Crabs: Students learn science by doing science!"

  8:30-9:00   Live Auction (5 or so big items)

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