Events

We Will Be There

2015 George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites
March 29-April 3, 2015 ― Oakland, CA   
President Lance Morgan and staff scientist Russ Moffitt will exhibit MPAtlas.org and how we track global progress in marine protected areas as part of the Global Ocean Refuge System

2015 Memorial University of Newfoundland GLORES Workshop
March 12-13, 2015 ― St. John's, Canada   
President Lance Morgan will visit Memorial University to present our progress and host a Global Ocean Refuge System workshop

We Were There!

2014 Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation Annual Meeting
November 6-10, 2014 ― Sausalito, CA   
Chief Scientist Elliott Norse and President Lance Morgan hosted a roundtable on GLORES

10th World Parks Congress
November 12-19, 2014—Sydney, Australia
President Lance Morgan and marine scientist Russ Moffitt attended

Our Ocean Meeting  
September 25, 2014 ― New York, New York
President Lance Morgan attended this meeting where John Kerry announced that President Obama will expand the Pacific Remote Marine National Monument to 490,000 square miles. 

International Marine Conservation Congress
August 14-18, 2014 ― Glasgow, Scotland
President Lance Morgan and Chief Scientist Elliott Norse hosted a workshop on the GLORES criteria.  Elliott was also a plenary speaker and discussed GLORES.

Esri User Conference
July 14-18, 2014—San Diego, CA
President Lance Morgan and Russ Moffitt of the MPAtlas team attended

Capitol Hill Ocean Week
June 10-12, 2013—Washington DC
Director of Policy and Legislation Mike Gravitz and Policy Analyst Katelin Shugart-Schmidt attended

State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit 2014
March 24-27, 2014—Houston, Texas 
Policy Analyst Katelin Shugart-Schmidt attended

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Sea Secrets Lecture March 19, 2014—Miami, FL
Chief Scientist Elliott Norse presented on GLORES

GLORES Webinar hosted by NOAA MPA center, Open Channels, and EBM tools Network
March 13, 2014
President Lance Morgan presented on GLORES

Policy Forum, The Urban Ocean
March 12, 2014—Washington DC
Policy Analyst Katelin Shugart-Schmidt attended

Congressional Testimony on Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization
January 30, 2014—Washington DC
Director of Policy and Legislation Mike Gravitz testified to US Senate, Policy Analyst Katelin Shugart-Schmidt attended 

Aspen Institute Ocean Community Strategy Roundtable
December 9-12, 2013—Wye River, MD
President Lance Morgan attended 

“Future Proofing New Zealand’s Shellfish Aquaculture: monitoring and adaptation to ocean acidification” workshop
December 3-4, 2013—Nelson, New Zealand
Marine Biogeographer John Guinotte facilitated workshop

International Marine Protected Areas Congress
October 21-27, 2013—Marseille, France
President Lance Morgan presented on GLORES and Chief Scientist Elliott Norse attended

Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation Annual Meeting
October 16-21, 2013—Malahide, Ireland 
Chief Scientist Elliott Norse attended

Science Online: Oceans Conference
October 11-13, 2014—Miami, FL
Conservation Scientist Beth Pike on Opening Panel

Argentina Oceanic MPA Workshop
September 23-29, 2013—Buenos Aires, Argentina 
President Lance Morgan presented

International Congress for Conservation Biology
July 21-25, 2013—Baltimore, MD
Chief Scientist Elliott Norse presented

Central American Dome workshop with MarViva, Mission Blue, Whale and Dolphin Conservation, and IUCN
July 12, 2013—Panama City, Panama
President Lance Morgan presented

Summer Meeting of the Crustacean Society
July 7-11, 2013—San Jose, Costa Rica 
Chief Scientist Elliott Norse gave keynote speech

Capitol Hill Ocean Week
June 4-6, 2013—Washington DC
Director of Policy and Legislation Mike Gravitz and Policy Analyst Katelin Shugart-Schmidt attended

EU-US Conference on Sustainable Oceans, Drager Foundation
June 2-5, 2013—Cascais, Portugal
Chief Scientist Elliott Norse attended

Blue Vision Summit
May 13-16, 2013—Washington DC
Director of Policy and Legislation Mike Gravitz attended 

Stanford Law School Symposium: Emerging Perspectives on the Law, Science, and Policy of Dynamic Marine Conservation  
May 10-11, 2013—Stanford, CA
President Lance Morgan attended