Southeastern New England Marine Educators

A Regional Chapter of the National Marine Educators Association

Upcoming events

    • 13 Oct 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
    • 220

    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 farmingoysters 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

    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



    IMAX Show

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