The Biology Department of Bowdoin College is pleased to be hosting the 2nd bi-annual symposium on the state of marine ecology in Maine. This year's event will take place on Friday, May 2nd and Saturday, May 3rd on the campus of Bowdoin College and at the College's Coastal Studies Center on Orr's Island. The symposium is open to the public and will feature talks from a distinguished group of 20 invited speakers representing 17 different institutions. In addition, there will be a poster session featuring an additional 20 presentations on current research in the Gulf of Maine.
The symposium has two main goals. The first is to bring together a large group of marine ecologists to present and discuss current research within their area of specialty. This symposium is one of the few formal opportunities for ecologists in the Gulf of Maine to gather and discuss their research and its implications. The second goal, new this year, is to increase awareness of student involvement in research in the Gulf of Maine. The poster session taking place on Friday, May 2nd will highlight student research and allow students to receive feedback on their work from leaders in the field.
Parking on Bowdoin's campus is always tricky. The following map shows the location of available parking lots:
Invited speakers and attendees will receive printable parking passes for their vehicles in advance of the symposium.
Driving directions to the campus of Bowdoin College can be found here: