Cape May Event Calendar

Marine Science Symposium

The Cape May Point Science Center is pleased to announce its inaugural Marine Science Symposium, to be held on May 30th-June 1st in Cape May Point, New Jersey. This symposium aims to provide a platform for undergraduate students, graduate students, and professionals in the field of marine science to showcase their work, share insights, and build connections within the marine science community in the Mid-Atlantic.

We invite submissions of abstracts for poster presentations and oral presentations on research related to marine science, including but not limited to:
Marine, coastal, and conservation biology, ecology oceanography, and environmental science, Fisheries, and aquaculture science, and Marine technology and engineering

The Symposium will consist of 3 days of activities.
Thursday, May 30th –
5:00 pm – Evening Icebreaker and Check-In at the Cape May Point Science Center.

Friday, May 31st –
7:00 am – Optional Bird Walk at the State Park
8:00-8:30 – Continental Breakfast and Check-In/Registration for Day 2 attendees
8:30-8:45 – Opening Remarks
9:00-10:00 – Keynote Speakers
11:00-12:00 – Oral Presentations
12:00-1:00 – Lunch Break
1:00-2:00 – Second Keynote Speaker
3:00-4:00 – Oral Presentations
4:30-6:00 – Poster and Tabling Session
6:00 – Closing Remarks

Saturday, June 1st
10:00 am – Morning Dolphin Watch with the Cape May Whale Watch and Research Center
2:00 pm – Tour of the Cape May Point Science Center



May 30, 2024


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


$125.00 per serson

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Cape May Point Science Center
101 Lehigh Ave, Cape May Point, NJ 08212, United States
The Cape May Point Science Center


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