Program Booklet

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Location: McInnes Room, 2nd floor of Student Union Building, Dalhousie University
Registration will begin at 10:30 am both days of the conference

Saturday, September 22, 2018

11:00 am-11:30 am: Opening remarks
11:30 am-1:30 pm: CONNECTION sub-theme presentations
Introduced by Dr. Boris Worm
1:30 pm-2:15 pm: Lunch break and poster presentation
2:15 pm-4:15 pm: INNOVATION sub-theme presentations
Introduced by Stefan Leslie
4:15 pm-5:00 pm: Nutrition break and poster presentation
5:00 pm-5:30 pm: Presentation of Sobey Fund for Oceans 2018-2019 scholarships     
5:30 pm-6:30 pm: Keynote address with Dr. David Shiffman
6:30 pm-8:00 pm: Evening reception

Sunday, September 23, 2018

11:00 am-11:15 am: Opening remarks
11:15 am-1:15 pm: OPTIMISM sub-theme presentations
Introduced by Alexandra Vance
1:15 pm-2:00 pm: Lunch break and poster presentation
2:00 pm-3:00 pm: Keynote address with Dr. Denise Herzing
3:00 pm-3:30 pm: Closing remarks and presentation of awards and acknowledgments

Poster presenters will be available to discuss their research during the break periods
Engaging booths from various local marine-related organizations will be available to explore from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm on Saturday, and on Sunday from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.