The breakout sessions at the VASG Symposium addressed big questions, from how to improve oyster management to finding ways to plan for changing sea levels.
Category for Project Participants’ SymposiumAt the beginning of each year, Virginia Sea Grant hosts a day-long meeting for all individuals whose work affects coastal Virginia and who have worked directly with VASG through our research, extension, education, or communication activities or other partnering. The Symposium is attended by researchers, industry members, state and federal agencies, government officials, and NGOs.
The symposium is followed by the Annual Seafood & Wine Reception which is is co-sponsored by Virginia Seafood Council and Virginia Sea Grant and attended by leading state and federal policy makers.
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On January 29, 2015, students, scientists, resource managers, and extension staff gathered at Virginia Sea Grant’s 6th annual Project Participants’ Symposium in Richmond, VA.
Speakers at the VASG Project Participants’ Symposium discussed challenges of building successful collaborations when crossing institutional boundaries.
Virginia Sea Grant’s 2012 Graduate Research Fellows presented at the 2014 Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants’ Symposium. Unlike other talks they give about their research, we challenged them to tailor their talk for a general audience.
Director Troy Hartley reflects on 2013 in his annual report at the Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants’ Symposium.
Virginia Sea Grant Fellows from VIMS and ODU present on their research at the 2014 Project Participants’ Symposium. Fellows were challenged to prepare 10 minute talks geared to a general audience.
For Brendan Rice, the best part of working with Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) was “gaining real-world experience that applied to my field of study.” Brendan, a Virginia Commonwealth University student in business marketing, joined VASG as Event Planning and Management Intern in the fall to help with our annual event: The Project Participants’ Symposium. He […]
On January 24, 2013, Virginia Sea Grant Director Troy Hartley gave his annual report to the attendees of the 2013 Project Participants’ Symposium.
Virginia Sea Grant’s fourth annual Project Participants’ Symposium featured presentations by students, researchers, and extension staff and a keynote from theater professor Jenifer Alonzo.
The Virginia Sea Grant 4th Annual Project Participants’ Symposium will take place on January 24, 2013.
How can scientists get their points across without glossing over or distorting the precious data that took so long to collect? This topic has been up for discussion year after year, and for good reason—it remains a major challenge.
The annual Project Participants’ Symposium enables VASG partners to network and learn while helping to plan the future of VASG. About 100 researchers, students, and other partners gathered in Richmond for the Symposium, which was followed by the annual Seafood & Wine Reception.
At the annual Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants’ Symposium on February 1, 2012, Director Troy Hartley presented an annual report for the organization.
The Project Participants’ Symposium is open to all individuals whose work affects coastal Virginia and who have worked directly with Virginia Sea Grant through our research, extension, education, or communication activities or other partnering. The Symposium offers opportunities to learn about VASG projects and network with fellow project participants. As an attendee of the Symposium, you are also invited to the Annual Seafood & Wine Reception which is attended by leading state and federal policy
About 100 Virginia Sea Grant researchers, staff, and partners gathered in Richmond on February 2 to share resources and experiences relating to their work with VASG. The symposium was followed by the Virginia Seafood Council’s annual Seafood and Wine Reception. VASG director Troy Hartley’s “State of Sea Grant” report can be viewed below, and more information is available on the Symposium web page.
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