2018 Ocean Literacy Summit

November 15 & 16, 2018 in Boston, MA

Summit 2018 program

Join the New England Ocean Science Education Collaborative on November 15 & 16, 2018 for two days of engaging workshops, field trips, network building opportunities, and presentations related to Ocean Literacy Principle 2: The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of Earth. University of Massachusetts at Boston and Northeastern University Marine Science Center are hosting the 7th biennial Ocean Literacy Summit.

How to Participate?

  • Register to attend the Summit. Buy tickets here!
  • Sponsor the Summit
  • Exhibit at the Summit
  • Participate in the Art Show
  • Demonstrate at the Science and Education Fair. Sign up when you register.

Why Attend?

Connect with people from across New England and beyond to discuss advancements in ocean literacy.

Are you eager to hear new research findings? Do you wish there were more opportunities to connect about your work? Interested to hear the latest approaches and successful programs for teaching ocean science in both formal and informal settings? The NEOSEC Ocean Literacy Summit was created in 2006 to provide important opportunities for formal and informal educators, ocean scientists, and policymakers to make connections and advance the goal of building ocean literacy.

Learn about the latest marine science and oceanographic research

Develop powerful new strategies for outreach and education

Experience Boston on engaging field trips

Renew connections with old colleagues and foster new collaborations

Substitute Teacher Reimbursement

*Note* Substitute Teacher Reimbursement is no longer available. For those who have already requested, please email Aimee Bonanno  for reimbursement instructions.

We reimburse school districts up to $100 if there is a need to get a substitute teacher. To request reimbursement, check the box when registering and email Aimee Bonanno for reimbursement instructions. There is a limit of 15 reimbursements so sign up early to ensure a spot.

The 2018 Summit will be a Green Summit!

As usual, we are trying to make the Ocean Literacy Summit as Green as we possibly can. In our attempt to doing this, we ask that you please bring your own reusable water bottles, bring reusable bags (bag ban in Boston starts Dec 15, but we can get a head start), and consider taking the T once you are in Boston.






Summit Logo designed by Tanya Rogers