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September 2013 Technical Meeting

  • 20 Sep 2013
  • Marineland, Florida (Whitney Lab)


  • AWRA Florida members
  • Not currently an AWRA Florida member ($20 can be applied toward annual membership)

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Please register by September 13, 2013.


If you are not able to register at the AWRA member rate and feel that your 2013 membership dues have been paid, please contact Joanne Chamberlain



The Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience

9505 Ocean Shore Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080



Friday, September 20, 2013

10:00 a.m.        Florida Section Board of Directors Meeting: All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the section.

11:30 a.m.        Registration Opens

12:00 p.m.        Call to Order and Welcome – Carol Hinton, President, Florida Section AWRA

12:15 p.m.        Lunch

12:30 p.m.        Keynote Speaker – Hans Tanzler, Executive Director, SJRWMD

1:15 p.m.          Molecular approaches to assessing biological diversity and why it matters Mark Q. Martindale, Ph.D., Director of Whitney Lab


2:00 p.m.          Sea level rise and the Matanzas River Basin:  Impending challenges to management of water resources and aquatic ecosystems Todd Osborne, Ph.D., University of Florida 


2:45 p.m.          Break


3:00 p.m.          Water as a medium for locomotion: the role of turbulence in fish swimming James Liao, Ph.D., Whitney Lab

3:45 p.m.          City of Palm Coast Stormwater Utility Fee – Charlie Faulkner, Faulkner and Associates

4:10 p.m.          Water Purification Systems for Disaster Relief – Dr. Marc Compere and students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

4:45 p.m.          Tour of Whitney Lab


5:30 p.m.          Networking Reception at Bings Landing County Park 5862 N. Oceanshore Blvd. Palm Coast, FL. 


The $20 guest registation fee permits guest attendance at lunch and networking reception.


Palm Coast Villas

5454 North Ocean Shore Blvd.

Palm Coast, FL  32137



Hotel Reservation Deadline: September 7, 2013

There is no reservation code. Let them know you are registering with the AWRA group.

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