Save the Date: Atlantic Ocean Energy and Mineral Science Forum

10-21-2016

Mark your calendars for an exciting forum about ongoing research in the Atlantic Ocean. 

Join us on November 16-17 at the Atlantic Ocean Energy and Mineral Science Forum.  Participants will hear updates about ongoing and recently completed studies funded by BOEM in the Atlantic region in support of the Renewable Energy, Marine Minerals, and Conventional Energy Programs. Topics to be covered include: fisheries, marine mammals, marine and coastal birds, social and cultural resources, environmental stressors, and research supporting the Marine Minerals Program. Participants will have ample time to ask questions and provide suggestions for future study areas.  

The forum will take place at: 

Holiday Inn Washington-Dulles International Airport
45425 Holiday Drive
Sterling, VA 20166  
http://www.hidullesairport.com 

A government rate is available for a block of rooms.  The group identification is "BOEM" and must be provided at time of reservation to receive the rate.  Reservations for the hotel must be made no later than Nov. 1. 

Please register for the forum from here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/atlantic-ocean-energy-and-mineral-science-forum-tickets-28142687536. While the forum is free, space is limited. 

Additional information, including a draft agenda, is available at: http://www.boem.gov/Public-Engagement-Opportunities. 

Stephen Boutwell
Office of Public Affairs - Renewable Energy  
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Tel: 703-787-1531
Stephen.Boutwell@boem.gov