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Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance

Sunday

Various   Field Trips
11:00 am -12:30 pm   Student Worker Orientation and Training
1:00 pm   Registration Opens
1:30 - 3:00 pm   Workshops
3:30 - 5:00 pm   Workshops
4:00 - 5:30 pm    Awardee & Sustaining Members Reception (By Invitation)
5:00 - 5:45 pm    Orientation for Students, Recent Graduates & First-Time CERF Conference Attendees
6:00 - 7:30 pm   Keynote Address and Scientific Awards
8:00 - 10:00 pm   President's Welcome Reception

Monday

6:45 - 8:00 am   CESN Breakfast
8:00 - 10:00 am   Morning Sessions
10:00 - 10:30 am   Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm   Plenary Session - Managing Nutrients in a Changing World
12:00 - 1:30 pm   Lunch
12:00 - 1:30 pm   Ignite Session - What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger (Or At Least A Better Scientist)
1:30 - 3:00 pm   Early Afternoon Sessions
3:00 - 3:30 pm   Break
3:30 - 5:00 pm   Late Afternoon Sessions
5:00 - 7:00 pm   Poster Sessions/Happy Hour
6:30 - 7:30 pm   Affiliate Society Meetings
7:30 - 9:30 pm   Student & Recent Graduate Career Networking Dinner
8:30 - Midnight   Student Pub Night

Tuesday

8:00 - 10:00 am   Morning Sessions
10:00 - 10:30 am   Break
10:30 - 11:00 am   Keynote Address: Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan "Resilience Through Environmental Intelligence"
11:00 - 12:30 pm   Plenary Session: Sea Level Rise - New, Certain & Everywhere
12:00 - 1:30 pm   Lunch
12:15 - 1:30 pm   Women in Science Networking Lunch (Ticketed Event)
1:30 - 3:00 pm   Early Afternoon Sessions
3:00 - 3:30 pm   Break
3:30 - 5:00 pm   Late Afternoon Sessions
6:00 pm   Close of Silent Auction
6:00 - 10:00 pm   Cruising San Diego Bay Social Event (Ticketed Event)

Wednesday

6:45 - 8:00 am   President’s Breakfast (By Invitation)
7:00 am   CERF the Turf 5K Fun Run/Walk
8:00 - 10:00 am   Morning Sessions
10:00 - 10:30 am   Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm   Plenary Session - Acidification Impacts on Estuaries
12:00 - 1:30 pm   Lunch
12:00 - 1:30 pm   Editorial Board Lunch (By Invitation Only)
12:15 - 1:25 pm   Ignite Session - The Power of Observations
1:30 - 3:00 pm   Early Afternoon Sessions
3:00 - 3:30 pm   Break
3:30 - 5:00 pm   Late Afternoon Sessions
5:00 - 7:00 pm   Poster Session/Happy Hour
6:30 - 7:30 pm   Annual CERF Business Meeting
7:30 - 10:00 pm   CERF Bowl

Thursday

6:45 - 8:00 am   CERF 2015 Breakfast (By Invitation Only)
8:00 - 10:00 am   Morning Sessions
10:00 - 10:30 am   Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm   Plenary Session - Anthropogenic Facilitation of Species Invasions
12:00 - 1:30 pm   Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 pm   Early Afternoon Sessions
3:00 - 3:30 pm   Break
3:30 - 5:00 pm   Late Afternoon Sessions
5:30 - 8:30 pm   Close Out Party and Student Awards Presentation

Friday

8:30 - 11:30 am   CERF Governing Board Meeting (By Invitation)