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2018 Research Symposium

May 31, 2018, 1:00 pm - June 1, 2018, 12:00 pm

Please join us for our annual Research Symposium at the Georgia Center in Athens, Ga. on May 31-June 1. Georgia Sea Grant-funded scientists from across the state will share their latest research on coastal topics, including sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, resilient communities and healthy coastal ecosystems.


Graduate students and Advisory Board members can attend free of charge. To RSVP, email Angela Llewallyn at angelal@uga.edu.

Research Symposium Agenda

Call for lightning presentations!
This year we are offering attendees the opportunity to participate in a lightning-round session. We will ask you to give a 3-minute, 3-slide talk focused on you and your work. We are particularly interested in hearing from students, new faculty members, practitioners and stakeholders working on coastal issues in Georgia. Email Mona Behl (mbehl@uga.edu) for more information.

The 2018 Research Symposium is sponsored by Springfield Legacy Foundation. 


Address197 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601
Phone: (706) 549-4433

Individuals are responsible for making their own hotel reservations and paying for their own room, tax, and incidental charges. Reservations may be made by telephone (706-549-4433) using the UGA code ILU2G ($99/night plus tax/fees).

Address:  500 College Avenue, Athens, GA 30601
Phone:  706-546-0430

A block of 30 rooms have been reserved.  Reservations may be made as follows:

  •  Call the hotel directly at 1-866-808-1483 and reference the Georgia Sea Grant Symposium 2018.
  • Use this link:  Hotel Indigo Athens- Georgia Sea Grant Symposium (click “book now” and enter requested dates between check-in 05/30/18 to check-out 06/01/18)
  • The group block and rates will be available until 05/15/18.


May 31, 2018, 1:00 pm
June 1, 2018, 12:00 pm
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