2018 Summit Schedule

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15            

8:00-9:00 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast at Northeastern University – Curry Student Center

9:00 AM-12:00 PM: Working Groups/Workshops at Northeastern University – Curry Student Center

12:00-1:00 PM: Lunch Break (on your own)

1:00-5:00 PM: Field Trips, Various Locations (sign up required)

6:00-6:30 PM: Tour at Boston Winery

6:30-8:30 PM: Science Café and Evening Reception at Boston Winery


*All Friday events at UMass Boston Campus Center Ballroom and adjoining rooms*

8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15 AM: Keynote Speaker, Jeff Donnelly, Senior Scientist and Director at WHOI

10:00 AM: Sea Level Rise Panel, moderated by Ari Daniel 

11:00 AM: Break

11:15 AM: Exhibitors, Science Fair and Student Posters

12:00 PM: Lunch (provided)

1:00 PM: Concurrent Session 1
Sea Level Rise: Science & Interpretation
Sea Level Rise: Past to Future
Ocean and Coastal Acidification: How it Affects the Ocean and You
Lightning Talks

2:00 PM: Concurrent Session 2
Coastal Dynamics
Ocean Literacy Principle 2 & NGSS Standards
Learning From the Rock Record
Lightning Talks

3:00 PM: Concurrent Session 3
Sea Level Rise: Wetlands
Coastal Erosion
Sea Life Becomes Land Forms
Seaweed Art and Science

3:50 PM: Break

4:00 PM: Transition Remarks

4:15 PM: Trivia Hour

5:00-7:00 PM: Art Show with Snacks and Cash Bar (1 drink ticket included with registration)