Call for Presenters: 2018 Ocean Literacy Summit


Date and Time:

Monday, April 16, 2018, 11:38am to Friday, June 1, 2018, 11:59pm

Dynamic Earth: how natural and human-influenced processes have shaped the past, present, and future.

Join the New England Ocean Science Education Collaborative (NEOSEC) for two days of engaging workshops, field trips, network building opportunities, and speakers during the 7th biennial Ocean Literacy (OL) Summit!  This year's Summit will take place in Boston, MA, on November 15 and 16, 2018, hosted by the University of Massachusetts at Boston and Northeastern University Marine Science Center. The NEOSEC Ocean Literacy Summit was created in 2006 to provide important opportunities for formal and informal educators, ocean scientists, and policymakers to make connections and advance the goal of building ocean literacy.

The focus of the 2018 Ocean Literacy Summit will be Ocean Literacy Principle #2: The ocean and life in the ocean shape the features of Earth. The call for 2018 OL Summit presenters is now open!  Professional scientists, informal and formal educators, environmental consultants, government officials, graduate students, resource managers, citizen scientists, and facilitators of citizen science are invited to present their work on the second day of the Summit (November 16, 2018).Apply to co-present during break out sessions, give a lightning talk, or present a poster. 

Presentation proposals can be submitted here:

The call for presenters will close June 1, 2018.  

Questions? Please contact