23rd NSW Coastal Conference 2014

11-14 November 2014, Ulladulla, NSW

The NSW Coastal Conference Committee invites you to participate in our annual state Conference, hosted this year by Shoalhaven City Council. The theme for the 23rd Coastal Conference is:

Our coast..... a sustainable resource for everyone

Conference Background

The Conference has been held annually for the past 22 years and has grown to become one of the most successful coastal industry events held in Australia. The conference attracts over 220 delegates who are interested in or working within the field of coastal and estuary management research, education and service provision and policy; - as well as representatives from government, user groups and community volunteer organisations.

Past conferences have been held in Port Macquarie (2013), Kiama (2012), Tweed (2011), Batemans Bay (2010), Ballina (2009), Wollongong (2008), Yamba (2007), Coffs Harbour (2006) and Narooma (2005).

The three day event is comprised of plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, field trips (addressing some of the local coastal, estuary and marine management issues), networking events and the Annual NSW Coastal Management Awards.

Annual NSW Coastal Management Awards

The Annual NSW Coastal Management Awards are presented to publicly recognise 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 13th November at the NSW Coastal Conference Dinner.

Award Nominations will open in April.

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