CERF 2017

CERF 2017


Call for Scientific Sessions and Workshop Proposals

Are you working on something exciting? Want to share your knowledge with colleagues? Get involved by hosting your very own session at CERF 2017! The Scientific Program Committee invites you to submit your proposals for special sessions and workshops for CERF 2017 in Providence, Rhode Island on November 5-9, 2017. We’re looking for proposals that promote intellectually stimulating discussions on Coastal Science at the Inflection Point: Celebrating Successes and Learning from Challenges. We encourage the submission of proposals on the following special session topics:

  • Successes in estuarine management and restoration
  • Urbanization in coastal and estuarine ecosystems
  • Understanding the context and impacts of aquaculture on estuarine ecosystem function
  • Insights from coupled natural-human systems research in estuaries
  • Science to support Ecosystem Based Management in estuaries and coasts
  • Estuarine and coastal habitats and landscapes – from community structure, dynamics and resilience to ecosystem function
  • Sustaining estuarine and coastal fisheries
  • Stormwater and agricultural BMPs – assessing their function and understanding their context in watersheds
  • Ecological theory to advance estuarine management
  • Innovations in engineering in and around estuaries

Please visit our Call for Sessions webpage for more details on session topics and how to submit your proposal. The deadline to submit your proposals is September 23, 2016. To discuss ideas for sessions or workshops, contact the Scientific Program Committee Co-Chairs, Jamie Vaudrey, Jon Grabowski and Mike Piehler at spcchairs@erf.org.

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