2016 Annual Meeting
May 12 -
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The meeting location is at the Cape Fear Community College's newly built Union Center in historic downtown Wilmington.
Platforms will be held all day on May 13th (9am - 5 pm) and posters are scheduled for the morning of May 14th (9am-noon).
Short Course on May 12
The short course will involve an outdoor event
put on in cooperation with Plastic Ocean Project (POP), a non-profit that has a
collaborative relationship with the University of North Carolina, Wilmington.
Course participants will participate in debris removal, learn about the
inherent dangers of plastics to aquatic organisms, have collaborative
discussions regarding ongoing research, and see the connection between the scientific
process and environmental outreach in action. As such, we will conduct plastic
debris removal by kayak from the Wrightsville beach area in Wilmington, NC,
followed by sorting / analysis of collected plastics by type of plastic and
size, and will have brief lecture given by Bonnie Monteleone (POP's Director of
Be sure to join us on Thursday after the short course for happy hour at the Ironclad Brewery.
Friday's BBQ dinner will be held on the USS North Carolina with lovely views of the Cape
block of rooms is reserved for the nights of May 12th and May 13th at the
downtown Courtyard Marriott at a discounted rate of $180 / night.
Please book by phone (910-632-2900) and be sure to ask for the CSETAC hotel room block.
Although rooms will likely be available through May, book your room by April 19th for guaranteed availability at the reduced rate!