Global Marine Science Summit

Marine Science Summit

Conference Schedule

Sunday, November 5 - UNCW Campus, Clocktower Lounge

  • 5:30 - 7 pm                 Welcome Reception


Monday, November 6 - UNCW Center for Marine Science

Morning Session

  • 8:15 am                     Welcoming Remarks
  • 8:30 am                      Plenary Speakers
    • RADM Jonathan White, USN (ret.), President and CEO of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership
    • Dr. Michael DeLuca, President of the National Association of Marine Laboratories and Senior Associate Director for the Office of Research at Rutgers University
  • 9:35 am                    Panel presentations with discussion – The Blue Economy
  • 10:55 am                   Panel presentations with discussion – Coastal Hazards and Community Response
  • 12:30 pm                   Lunch

Afternoon Session

  • 1:10 pm           Panel presentations with discussion – Ecosystem Resiliency
  • 2:15 pm           Poster Session presentations and informal discussions
  • 4:30 pm           Reception - Battleship North Carolina


Tuesday, November 7 - UNCW Center for Marine Science

Morning Session

  • 8:15 am            Panel presentations with discussion – Innovation & Commercialization
  • 9:55 am            Panel presentations with discussion – Risks, Restoration, and Resources: Approaches for Management and Policy - Part 1

  • 11:00 am           Panel presentations with discussion - Risks, Restoration, and Resources: Approaches for Management and Policy - Part 2

  • 12:15 pm           Lunch

Afternoon Session

  • 1:00 pm            Panel presentations with discussion – Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • 2:40 pm            Working group discussion (participants will break into small groups to discuss issues identified in panels and identify potential partnership opportunities).
  • 3:45 pm            Working Group Summaries, Identification of Next Steps and Wrap-up
  • 4:15 pm            Tour of Crest Campus


Wednesday, November 8

OPTIONAL: $75.00 – Guided excursion/tour of historic and coastal southeastern North Carolina (transportation provided)