Global Marine Science Summit

Marine Science Summit

Conference Schedule

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UNCW Center for Marine Science
5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane
Wilmington, NC 28409


Wednesday, October 9 - Pre-Summit Events

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.              Pre-Summit Symposium
                                       "Marine Natural Products Drug Discovery and Harmful Algal Blooms"
                                       -Summit registration required  

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.               Pre-Summit Interest Group Meetings
                                       -Oyster Mariculture
                                       -International Partnerships & Student Exchanges

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.                Cape Fear River Assembly River Forum
                                       "Changing Times, Changing Waters"
                                       -requires separate registration

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.                 Poster Session: Marine Drug Discovery

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.                 Welcome Social Oyster Roast at UNCW Center for Marine Science


Thursday, October 10

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.       Check-in & Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.       Welcoming Remarks

9:00 a.m.                         Keynote Presentation:
                                        "New insights into the resilience of Caribbean coral reef ecosystems"
                                        Dr. Joe Pawlik, Frank Hawkins Kenan Distinguished Professor of Marine Biology
                                        Department of Biology and Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington

9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.     Technical Session 1

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.   Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. - Noon            Technical Session 2

Noon - 12:45 p.m.            Lunch (UNCW MARBIONC)

12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.      Lightning Talks

1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.       Technical Session 3

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.       Coffee Break

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.       Technical Session 4

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.       Technical Poster Session
                                        Tours:  UNCW Center for Marine Science
                                                    UNCW Shellfish Research Hatchery

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.       Evening Reception at the historic Kenan House, downtown Wilmington


Friday, October 11

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.       Check-in & Continental Breakfast          

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.       Welcoming Remarks

8:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.     Technical Session 5

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - Noon            Technical Session 6

Noon - 12:45 p.m.            Lunch (UNCW MARBIONC)

12:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.     Technical Session 7

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.       Coffee Break

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.       Technical Session 8

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.       Closing Remarks