Special Sessions for the 115th Annual Meeting

 NOTE – this is a working document and subject to change.  If you have an interest in any of these sessions,

contact the organizers.  There will be other general sessions as determined by abstract submissions. 
 
There is still time to organize a special session
If you are interested in doing so, contact Sandy Shumway

Session Title Session Chair(s) Email Address
Best Management Practices
H. Ward Slacum, Jr.

Olivia Caretti

[email protected] 

[email protected]

Blue Crab Ecology and Fisheries
Rom Lipcius
Rochelle Seitz

Matt Ogburn

[email protected] 
[email protected] 

[email protected]

Blue Crabs Biosecurity
Eric Schott [email protected]
Blue Crab Genomics and Transcriptomics: the Progress of the Blue Crab Genome Project
 J. Sook Chung [email protected]
Birds and Shellfish Sanitation
Bob Rheault [email protected]
Cephalopods
Camino Gestal
[email protected]
Clams
Brian Beal

John Kraeuter

[email protected]

[email protected]

Commercial Shellfisheries
Kevin Stokesbury

David Rudders

[email protected]

[email protected]

Contaminants of Emerging Concern
Evan Ward

Kayla Mladinich

[email protected]

[email protected]

Disease
Ryan Carnegie

Tal Ben-Horin

[email protected]

[email protected]

Down on the Farm
Bill Walton

Leslie Sturmer

[email protected]

[email protected]

eDNA Applications for Shellfish
Phoebe Jekielek [email protected]
Echinoderms
 
Chris Pearce

Andrew Suhrbier

[email protected]

[email protected]

Ecosystem Services
Suzanne Bricker

Matt Parker

[email protected] 

[email protected]

Freshwater Mussels/Living Shorelines
Dee Kreeger [email protected]
Genetics/Genomics
Louis Plough [email protected]
Green Crabs
Brian Beal
[email protected]
Hatcheries
Don Webster [email protected]
Harmful Algal Blooms
Albert Choi 

Steve Morton

[email protected]

[email protected]

Horseshoe Crabs
Elizabeth Bouchard

Daniel Sasson

[email protected]

[email protected]

IMTA/Macroalgae-Shellfish Co-Culture

Michael Doall

[email protected]

Mangrove Shellfish
Acacia Alcivar-Warren

Iris Hernandez

[email protected]

[email protected]

Modeling & Climate Change

Eric Powell & colleagues

[email protected]

Mussels

Luc Comeau

[email protected]

Nutrients & Shellfish
Lisa Kellogg [email protected]
Offshore Aquaculture
Chris Mckindsey [email protected]
ONE HEALTH Epigenomics

Acacia Alcivar-Warren

Iris Hernandez

[email protected]

[email protected]

OsHv1 (Summer Mortality or Norovirus)
Tim Green [email protected]
Oysters
Bill Fisher [email protected]
Regulations
Tessa Getchis

Christopher Schillaci

[email protected]

[email protected]   

Remote Sensing & Shellfish
Michelle Tomlinson [email protected]
Scallops
Steve Geiger [email protected]
Seagrass Bivalve Interactions
Brett Dumbauld

Kay McGraw

[email protected]

[email protected]

Shellfish Restoration & Conservation
Peter Kingsley-Smith [email protected]
ShrimpENCODE
Iris Hernandez [email protected]
Robotics & Emerging Technology
Yang Tao
Miao Yu

Allen Patillo

[email protected]@umd.edu

[email protected]

Undergraduate Research Colloquium
Ed Catapane

Margaret Carroll

[email protected]

[email protected]

Vibrio
Steve Jones [email protected]
Writing/Publishing Workshop for Students
Sam DuPont [email protected]
Hard Clam Selective Breeding Workshop
Antoinette Clemetson [email protected]
'How to use social media to communicate your science to the public, and why you should' Workshop
David Shiffman [email protected]
Diversity & Inclusion
Angela Caporelli

Aswani Volety

[email protected]

[email protected]

Film Festival
Eric Heupel [email protected]
Socioecological Approach to Management of Shellfish
under development  
Spatial Planning
under development  
Meet the Agencies
under development  
Shellfish Aquaculture Business & Economics
under development  
General Contributed Papers
 
Marine Laboratories & Marine Field Stations (poster session)
Brian Beal

Dianna Padilla

[email protected]

[email protected]

YOUR SESSION COULD BE HERE!!

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