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Annual Meeting and Conference at Woods Hole

Events - Whoi ConferenceEvery spring, our Annual Meeting and Conference is held at the prestigious Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The conference includes two keynote presentations, afternoon workshops, and time to network with fellow educators. The theme varies each year based on current topics in marine science. The theme for the 2018 conference is Understanding Our Changing World – Studies of Large Whales to Small Plankton 

  • Audience: Classroom and informal educators interested in marine science
  • Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
  • Time: 8:30 a.m.–4:15 p.m. followed by reception at SEA Education
  • Location: Clark Building WHOI Quissett Campus, Woods Hole, MA
  • Cost: $90 before April 20, $95 after April 20, $100 walk-in, $55 students/lifetime members
  • Flyer: Click here to download an event flyer
  • Registration: Click here to register

Schedule of Events
8:30 a.m.     Registration in Clark Laboratory, outside Clark 5th Floor
9:00 a.m.     Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m.     Keynote Speakers
12:00 p.m.   Business Meeting and Awards, Complementary Lunch, Exhibits
1:30 p.m.     Workshop #1
3:00 p.m.     Workshop #2
4:15 p.m.     Social Reception at Sea Education Association


The Singing Planet: Ocean Voices in a Rising Sea of Noise
Dr Chris Clark,  Imogene Johnson Sr. Scientist, Founding Director Bioacoustics Research Program, Lab of Ornithology, Cornell University

From Phytoplankton  to Fish: The start if a long-term look at Coastal Shelf AEcology
Annette Brickleym Education and Outreach Coordinator, WHOI’s  NES-LTER (Northeast Shelf-Long Term EcologicalResearch) Program, STEMming the Gap Consulting


Check here later for a list of workshops.





2017 Annual Meeting and Conference

2016 Annual Meeting and Conference

2015 Annual Meeting and Conference

2014 Annual Meeting and Conference

2013 Annual Meeting and Conference