2018 Long Island Sound Educators Conference


Date and Time:

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 8:00am

Registration Deadline:

Friday, October 12, 2018, 11:59pm

Join us for an engaging conference to explore STEM education in the Long Island Sound region on Saturday, October 13th at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, Connecticut. Click here for more information and to register. 

Cost of registration is $75.00 for non-members and $50.00 for SENEME members. 

Conference Itinerary:

  • 8:00 – Check-in & Continental Breakfast, Silent Auction
  • 8:30 – Opening Remarks
  • 8:45 – Keynote speaker – Peter Malinowski, Billion Oyster Project 
  • 10:00 – 12:15 Field Trips 

Your Choice of: 

  • Marine Life Study Cruise aboard the R/V Spirit of the Sound 
  • Tour of Copps Island Oysters
  • The Maritime Aquarium Behind the Scenes Tour

Click here for information about field trip sessions

Keynote speaker: 

Peter Malinowski: Billion Oyster Project
Pete grew up farmingoysters with his parents on the Fishers Island Oyster farm. After graduating from Vassar college, he began working at the New York Harbor School where he founded the Aquaculture and Oyster Restoration Programs. After 5 years as a public school teacher, Pete left Harbor school in 2014 to develop Billion Oyster Project where he is now Executive Director.   

Registration Costs: $75.00 for non-member, $50.00 for member

Registration Includes:

  • SENEME or NYSMEA membership
  • Admission to the Maritime Aquarium
  • Free Parking
  • Keynote Speaker
  •  Choice of 1 Field Trip
  • Lunch
  • Workshops
  • IMAX Show

Click here for more information and to register. 

How to apply/register:

To register, please visit the SENEME events website. Cost of registration is $75.00 for non-members and $50.00 for members.