2017 National Estuary Program Spring Tech Transfer Meeting
Strength through Adaptation
Sponsored by the Association of National Estuary Programs
May 3, 2017
Meridian Institute, Washington DC
"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change." Charles Darwin
Location: Meridian Institute, 1800 M St. NW, Suite 400 N, Washington DC, 20036. Nearby metro stations include Farragut North (red line), Farragut West (blue, silver, and orange lines) and DuPont Circle (red line).
Audience: NEP Directors, U.S. EPA NEP leads, key staff
Security requirements: Any government issued ID
Meals: Light refreshments and snacks will be served, meals on your own
The meeting will focus on programmatic and organization-level issues and include lightning talks (3 slides in 3 minutes), in which a selection of NEPs will present a success story, lesson learned, or current challenge relevant to each session's agenda topic.
ANEP meeting registration fee: $110. To register for the ANEP meeting, go to this Tillamook Bay NEP registration page.
Accommodations are on your own.
For questions regarding the Spring Tech Transfer meetings and agenda please contact Lexie Bell.
For question regarding registration, please contact Lisa Phipps.
May 3, 9AM - 5PM: Tech Transfer Sessions
For each session, we hope to have 5 to 8 lightning round presentations (each no more than 3 slides and 3 minutes). Our goal is to have each session's presentations represent the various NEP organizational type (government agency, nonprofit, or academic institution). The presentations will be followed by round table discussions.
9am-9:15am: Meet and greet
9:15am-10:30am: Session 1- NEP messages for national communications
10:45am-12pm Session 2- CCMP Updates: Lessons learned under new guidance
12:30pm-1:30pm: Session 3- Funding beyond Section 320: Sharing lessons learned
1:30-2:30pm: Session 4- Strengthening regional partnerships between NEPs
2:45pm-3:45pm: Session 5- Approaches to sharing the State of the Bay reports
3:45-4:00pm: Session 6- Wrap-up/Fall Tech Transfer agenda discussion
May 4, 9AM - Noon: Optional Legislative Outreach Meetings
Read this detailed 2/9/2017 draft agenda.