2017 National Estuary Program Spring Tech Transfer Meeting
Location: Meridian Institute, 1800 M St. NW, Suite 400 N, Washington DC, 20036. Nearby metro stations include Farragut North (red line), Farragut West (blue, silver, and orange lines) and DuPont Circle (red line).
Audience: NEP Directors, U.S. EPA NEP leads, key staff
Security requirements: Any government issued ID
Meals: Light refreshments and snacks will be served, meals on your own
The meeting will focus on programmatic and organization-level issues and include lightning talks (3 slides in 3 minutes), in which a selection of NEPs will present a success story, lesson learned, or current challenge relevant to each session’s agenda topic.
ANEP meeting registration fee: $100 for dues paying members and $150 for others. To register for the ANEP meeting, go to this [Link TBA]
Accommodations are on your own.
May 3, 9AM – 5PM: Tech Transfer Sessions
For each session, we hope to have 5 to 8 lightning round presentations (each no more than 3 slides and 3 minutes). Our goal is to have each session’s presentations represent the various NEP organizational type (government agency, nonprofit, or academic institution). The presentations will be followed by round table discussions.
9am-9:15am: Meet and greet
9:15am-10:30am: Session 1- NEP messages for national communications
10:45am-12pm Session 2- CCMP Updates: Lessons learned under new guidance
12:30pm-1:30pm: Session 3- Funding beyond Section 320: Sharing lessons learned
1:30-2:30pm: Session 4- Strengthening regional partnerships between NEPs
2:45pm-3:45pm: Session 5- Approaches to sharing the State of the Bay reports
3:45-4:00pm: Session 6- Wrap-up/Fall Tech Transfer agenda discussion
5:30- 7:30 PM: Save the date – Congressional Estuary Caucus Social. Details TBA.
May 4, 9AM – Noon: Legislative Outreach Meetings
12:00-2:00 PM: Save the date – Congressional Estuary Caucus Briefing. Details TBA.
Read this detailed 2/9/2017 draft agenda.