AEG Coastal Hazards Symposium: Engulfing the Coast

1/7/2019 to 1/10/2019

When: January 7-10, 2019
Where: The Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL)
101 Bienville Blvd
Dauphin Island, Alabama  36528
United States
Contact:
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Event Details
Register today to receive the early bird discounts! Full Conference Registration: $350  $450 Guest Registration: $150  $200 Exhibitor Registration: $400  $600

Early-bird registration ends December 1, 2018!    Click  HERE  to view Dauphin Island lodging information.                  The  Coastal Hazards Technical Working Group of the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists (AEG)  is hosting a  Coastal Hazards Professional Forum at  Dauphin Island Sea Lab   and is currently accepting abstracts for presentations at this 3-day forum event. One-full day and two additional half-day sessions will be devoted to  technical and regulatory policy issues  with a  half-day field trip around the barrier beach island included  and an optional half-day tour of the marine laboratory facilities. Although the location of the forum is the Gulf Coast, discussion of all coasts are included in the forum. Keynote speakers, student poster sessions, exhibitor displays, and a banquet will be available to attendees of this first AEG Coastal Hazards Forum held at Dauphin Island Sea Lab campus in Alabama from January 7 to 10, 2019. Dauphin Island is known as the Emerald Coast of the South because of the sparkling blue waters and white sandy beaches.  The Dauphin Island Sea Lab Estruarium  is the primary marine research and educational center in the state of Alabama.  While providing a rich educational background, the Estruarium showcases the interaction of marine processes with sea life that make up the Mobile Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands, and the Northern Gulf of Mexico.  Through beautiful visual exhibits and engaging interactive exhibits, the Estuarium will leave you with a broader understanding of the interactions that take place in Mobile Bay, the fourth largest estuary system in the United States.            This 3-day forum event will be devoted to.   Session Topics: Session 1: Sea Level Rise & Impact on Addressing Coastal Emergencies Session 2: Wetland Loss - Does It Increase Coastal Hazards? Session 3: Sediment Transport Modeling & Long-Range Planning Session 4: Coastal Subsidence & Salt Water Intrusion Issues Session 5: Coastal Engineering & Storm Damage Reduction Session 6: Urban Development & Coastal Hazards Session 7: Developing Sustainable & Resilient Projects Session 8: What are the Impacts of Regulatory Policies? Session 9: Reducing Emergency Response Time Session 10: Intergovernmental Policies Session 11: Improving Communication & Public Outreach Call for Abstracts!  Deadline for Submitting is December 1, 2018 !  Abstracts should be submitted here by December 1, 2018 and limited to 500 words for publication in the program with abstracts.

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A bstract submissions will be reviewed and selected for presentation at the forum by the Coastal Hazards Technical Working Group. Notification of acceptance/rejection will be provided via e-mail .