[MARMAM] Reminder: 2017 GoM Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference accepting session proposals through June 24

suzanne garrett slgarrett at hotmail.com
Fri Jun 17 10:54:59 PDT 2016


Don't forget to submit a Scientific Session for the 2017 Gulf of Mexico
Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference. 

The 2017 conference theme, “Ecosystem Approaches to Gulf Response and
Restoration,” encourages researchers to consider the application of their
results to practical use.  Looking across a broad range of disciplines,
what have we learned about oil spills and their impacts that can reduce
uncertainty, mitigate ecological, social and health impacts of a future spill,
advance response strategies, and improve how we approach restoration? Using
scientific research will be critical to informing planning, preparedness,
response and recovery for future events, and connecting this to decision
makers in the response and restoration communities will be key. 

The deadline to submit a session proposal is June 24th, 2016.
More information is available on the conference
website. Feel free
to contact us with questions at gulfconference at oceanleadership.org.

We are also currently accepting requests for Associated
Events and Workshops to be held Monday, February 6. Space is limited;
however, we will accommodate as many requests as possible. There is no deadline
for workshop requests.


February 6 - 9, 2017 


Hyatt Regency New Orleans

601 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70113, USA



Suzanne Garrett

Program Specialist, Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative

Consortium for Ocean Leadership

1201 New York Ave NW | 4th Floor | Washington, D.C.


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