2018 Woods Hole Conference
The Massachusetts Marine Educators (MME)
42nd Annual Meeting and Conference at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
This year's theme is
UNDERSTANDING OUR CHANGING WORLD:
Studies of Large Whales to Small Plankton
Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:30 a.m.- 4:15 p.m.
Clark Building, Quissett Campus at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
8:30 Registration in Clark, outside of Clark 5th floor
9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15 Keynote Lectures
12:00 Business Meeting, Awards, Complimentary lunch, Exhibits
1:30 Workshop 1
3:00 Workshop 2
4:15 Social Reception at Sea Education Association (SEA)
Dr. Chris Clark
, Imogene Johnson Sr. Scientist, Founding Director Bioacoustics Research Program, Lab of Ornithology, Cornell University
The SInging Planet: Ocean Voices in a Rising Sea of Noise
, Education and Outreach Coordinator, WHOI's NES-LTER (Northeast Shelf-Long Term Ecological Research) Program, STEMming the Gaps Consulting
From Phytoplankton to Fish: The Start of a Long-term Look at Coastal Shelf Ecology
AFTERNOON WORKSHOP INFORMATION
Choose two afternoon workshops from a suite of options. All workshops will include classroom-ready activities that are grade-specific and tied to standards. These workshops are designed to help you implement the newly adopted Massachusetts Science, Technology, and Engineering Standards and the Science and Engineering Practices, with a particular focus on using modeling and data in the classroom. Please go to
for descriptions of the afternoon workshops. You will be able to sign up for workshops on the day of the conference.
Workshop Session I: 1:30-2:45
Break 2:45-3:00 pm
Workshop Session II: 3:00-4:15
Early Bird, Regular and Student registrations include a one-year membership to MME, lunch, social reception, and all conference activities. All memberships run May-May, so this membership is for May 1, 2018 to May 1, 2019.
Membership entitles you to all the services that MME provides, including our quarterly journal, Flotsam and Jetsam, invitations to member events, networking with educators in the field, special member pricing for MME sponsored conferences including BHEC, and full access to MME Website and resources at http://ma-marine-ed.org/
Early Bird Registration
: $90 ($60 conference fee + $30 MME Membership) through April 20th, 2018
(checks must be received by April 24th to qualify for
$95 April 21 through May 4th
$100 Saturday May 5 (lunch not guaranteed)
$45, Walk-in $50.00
Institutional Member rate
*Institutional Membership rate $100 (allows up to 3 staff from the organization to attend an MME event at the Institutional member rate of $55.00 pp)
Note: Institutional Membership runs May 1, 2018 to May 1, 2019
option below or please send a check made out to MME for the appropriate amount to: Linda McIntosh, MITS, 1354 Hancock Street, Suite 302, Quincy, MA 02169
We encourage carpooling to the WHOI Conference. Please go to the Massachusetts Marine Educators FaceBook page to coordinate rides.
Registration questions? Please contact Linda McIntosh at lindamcintoshMME@mits.org or 617-328-1515
Conference questions? Contact Anne Smrcina at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-546-6007
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Congo - Kinshasa
French Southern Territories
Heard & McDonald Islands
Hong Kong SAR China
Isle of Man
Macau SAR China
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
São Tomé & Príncipe
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Pierre & Miquelon
St. Vincent & Grenadines
Svalbard & Jan Mayen
Trinidad & Tobago
Turks & Caicos Islands
U.S. Outlying Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands
United Arab Emirates
Wallis & Futuna
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*If you are choosing to renew your Institutional Membership (runs 5/01/18 to 5/01/19) or add an institutional membership, you will also need to add the Institutional Member Rate fee to your registration.
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Regular Registration $95 April 21st through May 4th
Walk-in Registration $100 on Saturday May 5th
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Please help us bring low-income, under-represented students to a 2019 MME High School Marine Science Symposium.
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