Schedule-at-a-Glance

*Schedule is subject to change

Registration will be open daily during the following times:

2 Nov. | Saturday: 4 PM–7 PM 
3 Nov. | Sunday: 7AM–6PM
4 Nov. | Monday: 6 AM–5PM
5 Nov. | Tuesday: 6:30 AM–5 PM
6 Nov. | Wednesday: 6:30 AM–7 PM
7 Nov. | Thursday: 6:30 AM–4:30 PM 

Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday

3 Nov. | Sunday

Time Event Location
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM  Conference Registration Mobile Convention Center 
Various Field Trips Offsite
Various Workshops Mobile Convention Center
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Student Worker Orientation and Training Mobile Convention Center
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CERF 2019 VIP Reception (By Invitation) TBD
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM First Timer Orientation Mobile Convention Center
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Keynote Address and Scientific Awards Mobile Convention Center
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Silent Auction Opens Mobile Convention Center
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM President's Welcome Reception Mobile Convention Center

4 Nov. | Monday

Time Event Location
6:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Conference Registration  Mobile Convention Center
6:15 AM – 7:15 AM CERFers on the Run Offsite
6:30 AM – 8:00 AM Mentorship Program Breakfast (By Invitation) Renaissance Riverview Hotel
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Early Morning Sessions (Session 1) Mobile Convention Center
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Break Mobile Convention Center
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Late Morning Sessions (Session 2) Mobile Convention Center
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch Mobile Convention Center
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Coastal Fisheries Town Hall: Threats, Challenges and Solutions for Coastal Fisheries Sustainability in a Changing World Mobile Convention Center
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Early Afternoon Sessions (Session 3) Mobile Convention Center
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Break Mobile Convention Center
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Plenary: Environmental Decision Making Mobile Convention Center
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Poster Sessions/Happy Hour Mobile Convention Center
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Student Career Networking Event Renaissance Riverview Hotel
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Special Presentation: The Slave Schooner Clotilda: Hidden but Not Forgotten

 Mobile Convention Center
9:00 PM – Midnight Student "On the Town" Night The Haberdasher

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5 Nov. | Tuesday

Time Event Location
6:15 AM – 7:15 AM CERFers on the Run Offsite
6:30 AM – 5:00 PM Conference Registration Mobile Convention Center
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Past CERF Presidents' Breakfast (By Invitation) Mobile Convention Center
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Early Morning Sessions (Session 4) Mobile Convention Center
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM  Tours of R/V Point Sur  Offsite 
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Break Mobile Convention Center
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Late Morning Sessions (Session 5) Mobile Convention Center
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch Mobile Convention Center
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CERF Inclusion Lunch (Ticketed Event) Renaissance Riverview Hotel
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Early Afternoon Sessions (Session 6) Mobile Convention Center
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Break Mobile Convention Center
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Late Afternoon Sessions (Session 7) Mobile Convention Center
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Annual CERF Business Meeting Mobile Convention Center
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Affiliate Society Meetings Mobile Convention Center
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Social Event GulfQuest Maritime Museum 

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6 Nov. | Wednesday

Time Event Location
6:15 AM – 7:15 AM CERFers on the Run Offsite
6:30 AM – 7:00 PM Conference Registration Mobile Convention Center
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM CESN Team Meeting/Breakfast (By Invitation) Mobile Convention Center
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Early Morning Sessions (Session 8) Mobile Convention Center
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Break Mobile Convention Center
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Late Morning Sessions (Session 9) Mobile Convention Center
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch Mobile Convention Center
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Estuaries and Coasts Board Meeting/Lunch (By Invitation) Mobile Convention Center
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Early Afternoon Sessions (Session 10) Mobile Convention Center
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Break Mobile Convention Center
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Plenary: Coastal Science Outreach Mobile Convention Center
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Poster Sessions/Happy Hour Mobile Convention Center
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Close of Silent Auction Mobile Convention Center
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Film Festival Renaissance Riverview Hotel
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Reunions Offsite

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7 Nov. | Thursday

Time Event Location
6:15 AM – 7:15 AM CERFers on the Run Offsite
6:30 AM – 4:30 PM Conference Registration  Mobile Convention Center 
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM CERF 2021 Committee Breakfast (By Invitation) Mobile Convention Center
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Early Morning Sessions (Session 11) Mobile Convention Center
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Break Mobile Convention Center
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Late Morning Sessions (Session 12) Mobile Convention Center
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch Mobile Convention Center
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Estuaries and Coasts Town Hall: Misuse of P-values and why Estuaries and Coasts discourages the phrase “statistically significant.”  Mobile Convention Center
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Early Afternoon Sessions (Session 13) Mobile Convention Center
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Break Mobile Convention Center
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Late Afternoon Sessions (Session 14) Mobile Convention Center
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM CERF 2019 Committee Reception Mobile Convention Center
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM Close-out Party and Student Awards Presentation Mobile Convention Center