Due May 4, 2019
The Coastal Zone Foundation (CZF) in cooperation with the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), announces the CZF Call for Abstracts for the joint 2019 National Coastal Conference,October 22- October 25 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach, SC. The theme of the 2019 conference is “Where Coasts & Rivers Meet” – across the entire physical coastal and estuarine system. The National Coastal Conference provides an opportunity for coastal stakeholders and managers to develop collaborative networks to promote best management practices, while learning the latest science, engineering and policy needed to maintain and improve the health of our beachfront and estuarine shorelines and ecosystems. The CF Mission is to: “Promote rigorous research and collaboration across multiple disciplines to restore, protect and manage the coastal zone via sustainable public policy supported by sound science, planning, and engineering.”
In general, as part of CZF’s Education Strategy, CZF requests abstracts by elected officials, coastal management staff, and stakeholders relative to critical issues challenging management of coastalecosystems and communities. For ASBPA’s Call for Abstracts, see: http://asbpa.org/2019/02/07/call-for-abstracts-2019-conference-where-coasts-and-rivers-meet-due-may-4/
CZF seeks Abstracts consistent with the CZF Mission, and specifically as related to:
- Water Quality – in coastal and estuarine systems;
- Coastal Habitat Restoration;
- Citizen Science; and
- Beach Operations.
Abstracts submitted in response to this Call for Papers, should cite “CZF Abstract” under the title. Presentations may be PowerPoint or poster format. Abstracts (up to 500 words) are due by May 4, 2019. Submit abstracts via the online form at http://www.asbpa.org. Presenters are responsible for all of their expenses including travel, lodging, and registration fees. Notification of presentation status will occur by June 24, 2019.