Is Your World an Oyster? NAA invites to the Chesapeake Oyster Science Symposium

The inaugural Chesapeake Oyster Science Symposium is a conference for early-career professionals, graduate students, researchers, restoration experts, and aquaculturists. While we welcome attendees from all locations, the Symposium will focus on emerging science and innovative approaches to advance the oyster population of Chesapeake Bay. 

Information source: NAA / media release

Chesapeake Oyster Science Symposium 
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2020 
Symposium: 10:45 AM – 4:00 PM 
Networking Happy Hour: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 
Location: Virtual Meeting on Zoom   Register here! 

The Symposium will feature over 15 speakers, a space for graduate students to share their work with the audience, a casual happy hour for networking and camaraderie, and much more! 

Topics to include: 

  • The State of Oyster Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay
  • Optimizing Oyster Restoration Success 
  • Ecosystem Services of Oyster Reefs 
  • Emerging Technology and Techniques  
  • Gaps and Future Needs in Oyster Research 
  • Lightning Round of Current Oyster Graduate Studies 
  • Networking in the Oyster Field 

Four-panel discussions designed for succinct presentations and ample Q&A, lightning rounds of graduate research presentations, and frequent breaks to combat any “Zoom fatigue” will take place from 10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m., followed by an optional networking happy hour from 4-5 p.m.

The NAA has assembled an amazing group of experts, post-docs, faculty, and industry practitioners. Please join and share this event widely with your networks!

Questions can be directed to Tanner Council at  

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