Swimming on a Changing Tide

2018 Program (Draft)

The 2018 SERSTM program will be available online at serstm.org and on the SERSTM app in January 2018. If you require a hard copy of the program, please print same prior to arriving on site in Myrtle Beach as we will not be able to facilitate printing.

This agenda is subject to change.

Sunday, 11 February 2018
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration Open
Monday, 12 February 2018
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Registration Open
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Silent Auction Drop Off
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Fly for Conservation Workshop
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Posters put up
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Exhibitors/Vendors Setup
Tuesday, 13 February 2018
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Registration Open
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Silent Auction Drop Off
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Posters put up
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Posters
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Exhibitors/Vendors Setup cont’d.
9:00 pm – 4:00 pm
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Exhibitors/Vendors
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Fly for Conservation Workshop, cont.
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Current Issues and Recent Developments in Sea Turtle Health and Rehabilitation
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Careers with Sea Turtles: Living your Passion
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Public Workshop: Turtle Ambassadors: How Citizens Can Aid in Sea Turtle Conservation
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Organizing Volunteers for Sea Turtle Projects
1:00 am – 5:00 pm Effective Political Advocacy Work
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm SERSTM Volunteers Meeting
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Silent Auction open
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Welcome Reception
Wednesday, 14 February 2018
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Registration Open
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Silent Auction
9:00 am – 7:15 pm Exhibitors/Vendors Open
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Posters
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Opening Remarks, Keynote Address, General Session, Concurrent Sessions
10:15 am – 10:45 am Morning Coffee Break
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (On Own)
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:30 pm – 7:15 pm Public Open House
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Poster Authors at Posters
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Tentative: movie(s) and popcorn night
Thursday, 15 February 2018
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration Open
8:00 am – 12:30 pm Silent Auction
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Exhibitors/Vendors Open
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Poster Session
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Second Keynote, General Session, Concurrent Sessions
10:15 am – 10:45 am Morning Coffee Break
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch Break (On Own)
12:30 pm Silent Auction Ends
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Silent Auction Pick-up
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Afternoon Break
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm EVs strike; Posters taken down
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Board of Directors Dinner Meeting
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Awards Committee Dinner Meeting
8:00 pm – 12:00 am Farewell Social, Student Awards, Closing Remarks