Program

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Check out the Conference Agenda at a Glance!

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Sunday, March 20
7:30 – 8:00 Registration Open
8:00 – 17:00 Workshops
11:00 – 17:00 Exhibit Hall Setup
17:00 – 19:00 Welcome Reception at Marriott, Open to All Registered Participants; beverages sponsored in part by Kona Brewing Co.
Monday, March 21
9:00 – 11:30 Welcoming Plenary
13:00 – 16:00 Concurrent Sessions
16:00 – 21:00 Reception at the Bishop Museum, sponsored by the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council and the Bishop Museum, beverages sponsored in part by Kona Brewing Co.; Open to All Registered Participants
Join us for an evening Hawaiian Luau, to be held on the Great Lawn of the Bishop Museum. Reception attendees will be able to tour the Museum’s exhibits free of charge and be entertained with live Hawaiian music and ono (delicious) food.
Tuesday, March 22
8:30 – 9:15 Morning Plenary
9:30 – 12:45 Concurrent Sessions
12:45 – 14:00 Commitments Lunch
14:00 – 17:30 Concurrent Sessions
18:00 – 20:00 Art and Wine Reception at Marriott, Open to All Registered Participants; sponsored by Ocean Conservancy
Wednesday, March 23
6:30 – 13:00 Field Trips
13:30 – 17:30 Workshops
19:00 – 22:15 5IMDC Movie Night at Marriott, Open to All Registered Participants, sponsored in part by Kona Brewing Co.
Join us for a relaxing evening of short videos after a day of field trips and workshops. This event is an opportunity for filmmakers, non-profit organizations, agencies, etc. to highlight their marine debris-related video to participants of the conference.
Thursday, March 24
8:30 – 9:15 Morning Plenary
9:30 – 12:45 Concurrent Sessions
12:45 – 14:00 Commitments Lunch
14:00 – 17:30 Concurrent Sessions
Friday, March 25
8:30 – 11:00 Concurrent Sessions
11:00 – 14:00 Closing Discussion and Plenary, Conference Lunch
14:00 Conference Ends
14:30 – 18:00 Exhibit Hall Breakdown
19:00 – 21:00 “Catch the Drift” 5IMDC Finale Event, at Outrigger Reef Hotel, presented by Kuloko Arts of Hawaii and sponsored by Outrigger Hotels
A short stroll away from the Marriott, join us for a relaxing evening event to wind-down from the conference in the ocean-side Outrigger Reef Hotel in Waikiki.
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