Newswise — Ocean Springs, MS (December 12, 2106) - The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) is pleased to be a patron sponsor for the 8th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and the 25th Biennial Meeting of The Coastal Society. Traditionally, the Summit brings together the nation's top scientists, policymakers, and managers to explore innovative solutions in the restoration and management of coastal ecosystems.
The Summit is being held in New Orleans, Louisiana the week of December 10-15, 2016. Partners are anticipating robust networking throughout the sessions during the week of December 10-15, 2016. More than 1200 conference attendees can confer with 80 exhibitors and hear the latest in coastal restoration practice, policy, and management from hundreds of presentations.
“The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is pleased to support the Summit. Holding the meeting in New Orleans gives our Gulf region practioners more opportunities to share what they’ve learned and gain new insights to habitat restoration,” said Laura Bowie, Executive Director. “The goals of the Summit are a nice fit with the objectives of our Action Plan.”
GOMA is also participating in the Summit’s Blue Room. The Blue Room provides a multimedia space for presenters and participants to record video, take photos, and check out what's happening on social media during the Summit. The Blue Room Interview Studio provides multimedia space to share opinions, ideas, opportunities, and meaningful stories of impact during brief interviews.
What: 8th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and the 25th Biennial Meeting of The Coastal Society
Who: Hosted by Restore America’s Estuaries, The Coastal Society, and Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
When: December 12-14, 2016, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel