The NSW Coastal Conference Committee has announced that their 27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference, hosted for the first time by Bega Valley Shire Council, will take place from 7-9 November 2018, in Club Sapphire, Merimbula, NSW.
The conference will bring together over 250 delegates from a diverse range of fields, including: all aspects of coastal, estuarine and marine management, science and research, and education, planning, policy and law; and includes representatives from government, the private sector and community groups and the interested public.
The conference is a three-day event which comprises of plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, panel discussions, workshops. field trips (addressing some of the local coastal, estuary and marine management issues), networking events and the Annual NSW Coastal Management Awards.
The Annual NSW Coastal Management Awards are presented to publicly recognize and acknowledge the contributions of individuals, groups, organisations and agencies toward the ecologically sustainable management of the NSW coastal zone.
The Awards will be presented on the evening of Thursday 8th November at the NSW Coastal Conference Dinner.