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Draft Meeting Outline*

All meetings are open and will be held at the Hyatt House Charleston/Historic District (560 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403).

Tuesday May 22, 2018

SECOORA Board Meeting: 1:00 – 5:00 PM

Please email abbey@secoora.org for information.

Welcome Social: 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Join SECOORA to kick off the meeting at the Pour Tap Room (560 King St, Charleston, SC 29403) from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Light apps and drinks will be provided.

Wednesday May 23, 2018

SECOORA Members Business Meeting: 8:00 – 9:20 AM

8:00 – 8:15 AM

Registration, Coffee and Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 8:25 AM

Welcome
Michael Crosby, Mote Marine Laboratory, SECOORA Chair

8:25 – 8:50 AM

 IOOS Association Update and Congressional Outlook
Josie Quintrell, IOOS Association Director

 8:50 – 9:20 AM

SECOORA Members Business Meeting (Vote)

 9:20-9:45 AM

Coffee Break

Stakeholder Meeting: 9:45 – 4:30 PM

9:20 – 9:45 AM                                                                        

Registration and Coffee (provided)

9:45 – 9:55 AM

Welcome
Michael Crosby, Mote Marine Laboratory, SECOORA Chair

9:55 – 10:20 AM

IOOS Program Office Updates
Carl Gouldman, U.S.  IOOS Director

10:20 – 10:40 AM

SECOORA Project updates
Jennifer Dorton, SECOORA RCOOS Manager

10:40 – 12:00 PM

Blue Economy Panel I: Perspectives on Offshore Resource Use and Management
Objective: Discuss offshore resources in the SE and research and modeling needs for safe and efficient infrastructure siting, beach nourishment, and inlet management.

Panelists (TBD):

  • Doug Piatkowski, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. Division of Environmental Assessment
  • Ruth Perry, Shell (invited)
  • Patrick Halpin, Duke University (invited)
  • Nicole Elko, South Carolina Beach Advocates

12:00 – 1:15 PM

 Lunch (provided)

 1:15 – 2:30 PM

Blue Economy Panel II: Fisheries Collaboration – Stories from the Field
Objective: Highlight integrated physical oceanographic and biological research that supports fisheries management.

Panelists (TBD):

  • Lad Akins, REEF Environmental Education Foundation

2:30 – 2:45 PM

Coffee Break

2:45 – 4:00 PM

Blue Economy Panel III: Local Perspectives
Objective: Discuss major business and public sector marine-related economic activities and priority gaps in data and research that are needed for management and decision support.

Panelists (TBD):

  • Paul Gayes, Coastal Carolina University

4:00 – 4:30 PM

Wrap up and Adjourn

Public Forum: 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Extreme Events and the Blue Economy:  Living in Hurricane Alley

Join us for a public forum on coastal hazards in the southeast hosted from 6:30 – 7:30 PM.

Thursday May 24, 2018

SECOORA Data Management Workshop: 8:00 – 12:00 PM

Please email jdorton@secoora.org for information.