[Coral-List] Call For Abstracts: Guam Coral Reef Symposium June 24, 2013 - Abstracts due May 22, 2013

Valerie Brown - NOAA Federal valerie.brown at noaa.gov
Mon May 6 23:22:33 EDT 2013

Buenas yan Hafa Adai!

We are very pleased to announce that Guam will host a Coral Reef Symposium
in coordination with the 27th Pacific Islands Environment Conference this
summer.  The Symposium will take place on June 24, 2013 at the Hyatt
Regency Guam in Tumon.

This symposium will serve as a forum to share coral reef management
strategies, empirical research findings, and emerging tools and
technologies for coral reef science and management from across the Pacific
Islands. The following topics have been selected:

1. Managing Land-based Sources of Pollution

2. Coral Reef Fisheries Management

3. Managing Reefs in a Changing Climate – Reef Resilience, Coral Disease
and Bleaching

 4. Recreational Impacts to Coral Reefs

5. The Human Dimension – Social Sciences, Social Marketing, Education and

 6. Emerging Research / New Tools and Technologies for Reef Management

The coordinating committee is soliciting abstracts for oral and poster
presentations that discuss coral reef science or management activities
related to one of the six symposium topics.  Interested presenters should
provide abstracts by May 22, 2013 via email attachment to
GUcoralsymposium at gmail.com

The coordinating committee will review the abstracts and send invitations
to selected presenters by May 24, 2013.   Authors of selected abstracts
will be invited to either present a 10-12 minute presentation during one of
the six sessions or submit a poster.  Digital copies of all invited posters
and final presentations are requested by June 20, 2013 for inclusion in the
conference materials.

If you have questions about the symposium please contact the coordinating
committee at GUcoralsymposium at gmail.com or call Val Brown at
671-646-1904.  More
information about the symposium and the PIEC will be available soon.

Saina Ma'ase!

Guam Coral Reef Symposium Coordinating Committee

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