Agenda-at-a-Glance

Sunday, August 26, 2018
3:00pm - 7:00pm Conference Registration Opens
3:00pm - 7:00pm Attendee Arrival – Poster Presenters & Sponsors Move-In Displays
Monday, August 27, 2018
7:30am - 5:00pm Conference Registration Open
7:30am - 9:00am Early Morning Refreshments in Poster & Sponsor Display Area
9:00am - 5:00pm Plenary Session: Gulf of Mexico - Defining Restoration Success from the Local to National Level
12noon - 1:30pm Lunch on Own
5:00pm - 6:00pm Welcome Social
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
7:30am - 5:00pm Conference Registration Open
8:00am - 9:00am Early Morning Refreshments
9:00am - 10:00am Plenary Session
10:30am - 5:00pm Concurrent Sessions
12noon - 1:30pm Lunch on Own
5:00pm - 7:00pm Evening On Own
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
7:30am - 5:00pm Conference Registration Open
8:00am - 9:00am Early Morning Refreshments
9:00am - 10:00am Plenary Session
10:30am - 5:00pm Concurrent Sessions
12noon - 1:30pm Lunch on Own
5:00pm - 8:00pm Poster Session and Networking Reception
Thursday, August 30, 2018
7:30am - 5:00pm Conference Registration Open
8:00am - 9:00am Early Morning Refreshments
9:00am - 10:00am Plenary Session
10:30am - 5:00pm Concurrent Sessions
12noon - 1:30pm Lunch on Own
3:00pm - 3:30pm Poster Presenters & Sponsors Remove Displays (during refreshment break)
5:00pm - 5:30pm Closing Plenary Address
5:30pm - 6:30pm Awards Presentation & Networking Social
Call for Session Proposals Become a Sponsor Meeting Location


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