2017 All Hands Meeting

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2017 All Hands Meeting

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is teaming up with the Harte Research Institute for a joint meeting of the State of the Gulf of Mexico One Gulf Summit 2017 and the 2017 All Hands Meeting. Both meetings will be held back to back the week of March 26 – 31, 2017. Participants may register for either meeting or both. The Gulf of Mexico Alliance welcomes all to participate. Learn more about our priority issues to find the best fit for you and your organization.

Registration is closed.  Onsite registration will be held.

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Accommodations

The Summit and All Hands will be held at the Omni Hotel, 4 Riverway, Houston, Texas 77056. The government rate is $135 per day and the corporate rate starts at $189 per day. For meeting information contact Devany Tyler.  The conference hotel is near to capacity, so please try to get a room there first. If you can’t, the Hampton Inn Galleria has comparable rates and a shuttle service to/from the Omni.

If you are looking for transportation to and from the Airport, look for ground transportation from Hobby Airport here and George Bush Intercontinental here.

Schedules

State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit
March 26 – 28, 2017

Sunday – State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit

  • 6:00 pm State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit Welcome Reception

Monday – State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit

  • 9:00 am Introduction and Defining Goals for the SGM Summit
  • 9:30 am Plenaries
  • 12:00 pm Lunch: One Health One Gulf – Linking Humans and Ecosystems
  • 1:30 pm The Environment – Human Health and Animal Health
  • 3:00 pm Networking Break
  • 3:30 pm Socio-economic health and well-being of the Gulf of Mexico
  • 6:00 pm Dinner: Cuba, Tourism and Conservation Science – The Challenge of Balance

Tuesday – State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit + GOMA All Hands

  • 8:30 am International Research Perspectives, Priorities, and Challenges
  • 10:00 am Networking Break
  • 10:30 am Gulf Report Card and Gulf Metrics
  • 12:00 pm Lunch: Challenges to an Ecologically and Economically Sustainable Gulf of Mexico
  • 1:30 pm Integration and Internationalism: Science Discussion Panel
  • 3:00 pm Networking Break
  • 3:30 pm Linking Science to Policy to Action, Led by Executive Director Laura Bowie
  • 4:30 pm Transition to Gulf of Mexico Alliance All Hands Meeting
  • 6:00 pm Welcome Reception and Tools Café – Tools Cafe List with Map & In-depth Tools Descriptions

Gulf of Mexico Alliance 2017 All Hands Meeting
March 29 – 31, 2017

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance encourages all meeting participants to join the Team meetings.
Each meeting is a working session and open to anyone or organization interested. When posted,
be sure to check with your Team of interest for more specific agenda schedules and topics.

There will not be a printed agenda. Look for the meeting venue monitors and posters for the location of your Team.

Teams:

  • Regency Ballroom A – Coastal Resilience
  • Regency Ballroom B – Habitat Resources
  • Regency Ballroom C – Wildlife & Fisheries
  • Regency Ballroom D – coffee/beverages/lunch/snacks
  • Regency Ballroom E – Water Resources
  • Regency Ballroom F – Education & Engagement
  • Regency Ballroom G – Data & Monitoring

Cross-Teams:

  • Ballrooms E & F – Marine Debris Cross (Wednesday)
  • Ballrooms A & B – Ecosystem Services (Wednesday)
  • Ballrooms A & B – Conservation, Restoration, & Resilience Planning Cross Team (Thursday)

Wednesday – Gulf of Mexico Alliance All Hands Meeting

  • 8:30 am – 10:00 am Priority Issue Team Meetings
  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am Break, Networking
  • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Priority Issue Team Meetings
  • 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Lunch
  • 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Priority Issue Team Meetings
  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Break, Networking
  • 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Cross Team Initiative Meetings
    Marine Debris and Ecosystem Services Assessment

Thursday – Gulf of Mexico Alliance All Hands Meeting

  • 8:30 am – 10:00 am Priority Issue Team Meetings
  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am Break, Networking
  • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Priority Issue Team Meetings
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Priority Issue Team Meetings
  • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break, Networking
  • 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm Cross Team Initiative Meeting
    Comprehensive Conservation, Restoration, & Resilience Planning

Friday – Gulf of Mexico Alliance All Hands Meeting

  • 8:30 am – 10:00 am Priority Issue Team Meetings – Optional
  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am Break, Networking
  • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Priority Issue Team Meetings – Optional
  • 12:00 pm  Adjourn

Agendas

State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit Agenda

Tools Café

Priority Issue Team Agendas
Coastal Resilience with Comprehensive Conservation, Restoration, & Resilience Planning updated
Data & Monitoring updated
Education & Engagement updated
Habitat Resources updated
Water Resources
Wildlife and Fisheries updated

Cross Team Initiative Agendas
Comprehensive Conservation, Restoration, & Resilience Planning updated
Ecosystem Services Assessment
Marine Debris updated

Our Sponsors

Partner ($10,000)

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Member ($10,000)

Supporter ($2,500)

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Contributor ($1,000)

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Freese and Nichols

GOMA Reception Sponsor ($15,000)

 


Event Contacts

Sponsorship: Laura Bowie
Gulf of Mexico Alliance
228-215-1246
Laura.Bowie@gomxa.org

GOMA All Hands: Devany Tyler
Gulf of Mexico Alliance
Devany.Tyler@gomri.org

SGM Summit
Harte Research Institute
6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5869
info@harteresearchinstitute.org

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