The Science and Environment Council and Elizabeth Moore will present the 2018 Environmental Summit at New College of Florida April 26–27, with a special keynote address and reception at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium April 25. The keynote speaker is Dr. Jack Davis, author of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning book “The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea”.
The two-day meeting will feature over 70 speakers and panelists, including directors of Florida’s four National Estuary Programs, experts in fisheries, habitat restoration, clean water, climate change, environmental policy, health, and law. The fast-paced interactive program on hot topics in science and the environment is designed to catalyze creativity, collaboration, and learning among Southwest Florida scientists, planners, managers, educators, and community leaders. The event is sold out with over 330 participants registered to attend.
Proceedings will be video-captured and shared after the Summit at www.environmental-summit.com.
The Science and Environment Council is a non-profit coalition of 30+ leading science-based environmental organizations working in Sarasota and Manatee Counties to increase environmental understanding, conservation, and restoration. www.scienceandenvironment.org.