Program & Agenda

Social Events

Listed in chronological order.

ASLO Board Dinner

Date: Saturday, 25 February 2017   Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Location: Off-Site Location

This event is for ASLO Board Members and Staff Only. Saturday's board dinner will be at Chiang Mai Thai Cuisine Restaurant.

Opening Mixer Reception

Date: Sunday, 26 February 2017   Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Location: HCC Rooftop and Ballroom Prefunction Area

Enjoy the breathtaking view from the beautiful rooftop garden area at the Hawaii Convention Center while you reconnect with friends and colleagues that you may not have seen since the last ASLO meeting! This event is always a great start to the week.

ASLO Fellows and Membership Reception

Date: Monday, 27 February 2017   Time: 18:30 - 19:30
Location: Kalakaua Ballroom

A reception honoring ASLO fellows and sustaining fellows will precede the annual business meeting. This will be a great time to meet and to talk to ASLO officers and board members. Reception food and drink will be served. Everyone is encouraged to attend the business meeting and the membership reception -- especially new ASLO members and student members. The timing is planned so you can attend the business meeting and reception before you head out to the student or early career mixer.

Pau Hana - Happy Hour / Get together

Date: Tuesday, 28 February 2017   Time: 18:30 - 19:30
Location: Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 & 2

Come and enjoy a happy hour in the exhibit hall following the award talk session on Tuesday. This will be a great place to meet up with friends before heading out to dinner or prior to attending one of the auxiliary events taking place at the HCC on Tuesday evening. Your registration will include one drink ticket that can be used at either the happy hour on Tuesday or the closing happy hour on Friday.

Associate Editor's Reception

Date: Tuesday, 28 February 2017   Time: 18:45 - 20:30
Location: Off-Site Location

This event is for ASLO associate editor’s and invited guests only. The Associate Editor's Reception will take place at Tommy Bahama's.

Nerd Nite ASLO Honolulu

Date: Wednesday, 1 March 2017   Time: 20:00 - 23:59
Location: Off-Site Location

Nerd Nite ASLO is one of the meeting-after-hours events planned during the 2017 ASM in Honolulu. If you haven't heard of Nerd Nite, it is a monthly event held in more than 90 cities around the world. The goal of Nerd Nite is to share intellectual topics with a general audience in a way that is fun, yet informative. It is a way to highlight the AWE!, the EWW!, and the WOW!! of science, with a beer in hand.  For Nerd Nite ASLO Honolulu, the work of five to seven Aquatic Science Meeting attendees will be showcased at Rumours, located in the Ala Moana Hotel (410 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu, HI 96814) beginning at 20:00. Talks are limited to five minutes, with music and on-stage entertainment between speakers. For more information, please contact Tiara Moore, ASLO Student Board Member, at tiaranmoore@gmail.com.

Closing Happy Hour

Date: Friday, 3 March 2017   Time: 18:30 - 19:30
Location: Kalakaua Ballroom Foyer

Come and enjoy a happy hour in the Kalakaua Ballroom foyer area following the final award talk session on Friday. ASLO will close the 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting in wonderful Hawaiian tradition.  Your registration will include one drink ticket that can be used at either the Tuesday or Friday happy hour.

Schedule subject to change.