2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

Event Date: 
April 30, 2014 to May 2, 2014

In 2000, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Environment Canada (EC) agreed to work together to address cross-border environmental issues facing the Georgia Basin-Puget Sound marine ecosystem (Salish Sea). This led to the hosting of the first joint Canada-U.S. interdisciplinary conference focused on the Salish Sea in 2003.  Since then, the EPA and EC have been instrumental in guiding subsequent biennial conferences.

The Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference is the largest most comprehensive event of its kind in the region. The purpose of the conference is to assemble scientists, First Nations and tribal government representatives, resource managers, community/business leaders, policy makers, educators and students to present the latest scientific research on the state of the ecosystem, and to guide future actions for protecting and restoring the Salish Sea Ecosystem. To accomplish its purpose, the conference will feature plenary sessions with keynote speakers, concurrent sessions featuring oral presentations, poster presentations, workshops, frequent opportunities for informal networking, and related off-program events.

Register on the conference website. Earlybird conference rate available until April 23, 2014. Attendees interested in volunteering at the 2014 SSEC in exchange for a registration discount can contact Tessa Francis at tessa at uw dot edu.

Event Details
Contact Name: 
Elliott Smith
Contact Email: 
Western Washington University, with Fraser Basin Council and Puget Sound Partnership
Washington State Convention & Trade Center
800 Convention Pl (venue)
Seattle, WA 98101
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