EVENT: ASBPA 2016 National Coastal Conference
ORGANIZATION: American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA)
DATES: Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 26-28, 2016
VENUE: Ocean Place Resort, 1 Ocean Blvd., Long Branch, NJ
SUMMARY: ASBPA is the nation’s first organization to promote science-based policies for the preservation of coastal areas. The 2016 conference, whose theme is “Lighting the Way for the Coastal Future,” will provide an opportunity for all coastal stakeholders to learn together and develop collaborative networks and resources to promote best management practices to maintain and improve the health of our coasts. A significant number of conference sessions (more than 180 total sessions are planned) will look at New Jersey coastal issues as well as national coastal concerns. This event also celebrates the 90th anniversary of ASBPA, which was formed in New Jersey in 1926.
Thursday: Six concurrent breakout sessions 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (~110 total), full program online at www.asbpa.org
Friday morning: Six concurrent breakout sessions 7:30-11 a.m. (~55 total), full program online at www.asbpa.org.
Among the sessions planned:
Speaker availability may vary depending on individual schedules. Media representatives must check in at conference registration desk to show credentials before entering sessions. To arrange recording/taping and in-session photography, please contact conference coordinator beforehand to facilitate any technical issues. ASBPA Executive Director and Managing Director will also be available for media interviews and background.
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