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2018 Long Island Sound Educators Conference

  • 13 Oct 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
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Southeastern New England Marine Educators

and the 

New York State Marine Education Association

present the

2018 Long Island Sound

Educators Conference

Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Keynote Speaker

Peter Malinowski: Billion Oyster Project
Pete grew up farming oysters with his parents on the Fishers Island Oyster farm. After graduating from Vassar college, he began working at the New York Harbor School where he founded the Aquaculture and Oyster Restoration Programs. After 5 years as a public school teacher, Pete left Harbor school in 2014 to develop Billion Oyster Project where he is now Executive Director.   

Conference Itinerary:

8:00 – Check-in & Continental Breakfast, Silent Auction

8:30 – Opening Remarks

8:45 – Keynote speaker – Peter Malinowski, Billion Oyster Project 

10:00 – 12:15 Field Trips (Click here for field trip descriptions).

Your Choice of: 

Marine Life Study Cruise aboard the R/V Spirit of the Sound 

Tour of Copps Island Oysters TRIP SOLD OUT

The Maritime Aquarium Behind the Scenes Tour

12:15 – Lunch (SENEME Annual Meeting); Silent Auction

1:30 – 2:30 – Workshop Session I (Click here for workshop sessions).

2:45 –3:45 – Workshop Session II (Click here for workshop sessions).

4:00 –Closing remarks and IMAX Show; "Oceans: Our Blue Planet"

Registration Costs: 


Registration Includes:

SENEME or NYSMEA membership

Admission to the Maritime Aquarium

Free Parking

Keynote Speaker

 Choice of 1 Field Trip




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