ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN 
Be sure to register before Oct 31 to take advantage of early bird rates!
 
 The detailed Program schedule and booklet is now available
 
 Be part of the largest national gathering of the
coastal restoration and management community in 2016!
 
The Summit will take place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel in downtown New Orleans, LA. 
 
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Registration Fees
  • Early bird - $450 (ends 10/31)
  • Full - $575
  • On-site - $595
  • Currently Enrolled Student (with Student ID) - $250
  • One-Day - $275

Online registration is now open!


 
Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information
 
Get your message, products, and services in front of more than 1,200 Summit participants from North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. Join the more than 120 sponsors and exhibitors at the 2016 National Summit, including decision-makers from government, business, non-profit organizations, foundations, academic institutions, start-ups, tribes, and grassroots associations.  2016 Summit Prospectus
Contact: Courtney Lewis, at (703) 524-0248 or clewis@estuaries.org for more information on sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities!
 
 

 
2016 Summit Schedule At-A-Glance
 
This schedule is subject to change. 2016 Summit Schedule
  

Saturday, December 10, 2016 

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Community Service Project: Tree Planting in the Caernarvon Delta (Pre-registration required)

Sponsored by: RAE, TCS, CRCL, Dewberry, and The Scott's Miracle-Gro Company

Sunday, December 11, 2016

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Field Sessions (Pre-registration required)
10:00 am - Noon The Coastal Society Annual Business Meeting
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Careers on the Coast – Tips, Tricks, and Industry Insights (Pre-registration required)
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Community Resilience Building Training Workshop (Pre-registration required)
1:00 pm – 6:30 pm Registration Open
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Presidents’ Opening Reception and Opening of the 8th National Restoration and Management Expo

Monday, December 12, 2016

7:00 am – 6:30 pm Registration Open
7:00 am – 7:40 am Morning Yoga
7:30 am – 8:15 am Coffee
8:30 am – 10:30 am

Welcome and Marc J. Hershman Opening Plenary

Sponsored by: Walton Family Foundation

10:30 am – 11:00 am Morning Coffee Break
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions I
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch Break
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm The Coastal Society Job Fair (Pre-registration required)
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions II
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Afternoon Coffee Break
3:40 pm – 3:50 pm Afternoon Yoga Mini-Break
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions III
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Poster Session Happy Hour

Sponsored by: Environmental Services, Inc. 

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 

7:30 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am – 7:40 am Morning Yoga
7:30 am – 8:15 am Coffee
8:30 am – 10:00 am Concurrent Session IV
10:00 am – 10:30 am Morning Coffee Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions V
Noon – 2:00 pm Lunch Break
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Brown-Bag Lunch Session: Effective Monitoring to Evaluate Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions VI
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Afternoon Coffee Break
3:40 pm – 3:50 pm Afternoon Yoga Mini-Break
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions VII
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Coastal Networking Reception

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 

7:30 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am – 7:40 am Morning Yoga
7:30 am – 8:15 am Coffee
8:30 am – 10:00 am Concurrent Sessions VIII
10:00 am – 10:30 am Morning Coffee Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions IX
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions X
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Afternoon Coffee Break
3:10 pm – 3:20 pm Afternoon Yoga Mini-Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Plenary

Thursday, December 15, 2014

8:30 am – 3:00 pm Living Shorelines Workshop (Pre-registration required)
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Application of Quality Assurance and Quality Control Principles to Ecological Restoration Workshop (Pre-registration required)
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Managing Invasive Species in Coastal Wetland Restoration Projects: A Participatory Workshop to Identify Trends, Innovative Approaches, and Research Needs (Pre-registration required)
9:00 am – Noon Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flood Web Tools Workshop (Pre-registration required)

 

 

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Join the largest national summit in 2016, focused on coastal restoration, science, and management practices!


SUMMIT 2016 ANNOUNCEMENTS

Registration: Online Summit registration.

2016 Summit Field Sessions

2016 Summit Workshops & Special Offerings

Proposal Submission; Online form to submit your proposal.

Summit Prospectus; Answering all your questions about sponsorship and exhibiting.

Exhibitor/Sponsor FAQs; Frequenty asked questions about exhibiting at the 2016 Summit.

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Application; Ready to sponsor and/or exhibit? Fill out our online application form.

Summit Sponsors & Partners; See a complete list of sponsors and exhibitors for the 2016 Summit.

Advertising; Purchase half or full-page advertising in the program booklet.

Summit Scholarships; Information on applying for 2016 Summit Scholarships.

Schedule-At-A-Glance 

Program Booklet