Events of Interest to the NGI Community

Upcoming Events

2022 Coastal & Estuarine Summit

New Orleans, LA

December 4-8, 2022

This event is hosted by the Restore America’s Estuaries with support from the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana. The 2022 Summit will bring together the coastal restoration and management communities to explore issues, solutions, and lessons learned in their work. The Summit Program will address all aspects of coastal and estuarine restoration and management, including the Great Lakes and international locales. Call for proposals is open. Learn more at

The Alabama-Mississippi Bays and Bayous Symposium 2023

Mobile, Alabama

January 23-25, 2023

The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program and partners invite you to join them at the Mobile Convention Center to share information on the status of research, monitoring activities, on-the-ground restoration, citizen actions, and education focused on the health of our Coastal environment. More information is available at

2023 National Fish Forum – Contaminants in Fish


February and March 2023

The U.S. EPA Office of Water will hold a virtual national forum to bring together interested stakeholders to discuss the issues related to human health and contaminants in fish. Abstracts due November 2, 2022. Registration ends February 2, 2023.

2023 Gulf of Mexico Alliance All Hands Meeting

Austin, TX

June 26-29, 2023

GOMA will bring together partners from across the region in research, academia, non-profit, business, and state and federal government to plan projects that implement Governors' Action Plan IV.

Archived Events & News

2012 Annual Conference

Stennis Space Center, MS
May 23 - 24, 2012

2011 Annual Conference

Mobile, AL
May 17 - 19, 2011

2010 Annual Conference

Mobile, AL
May 18 - 20, 2010

2009 Annual Conference

Mobile, AL
May 20 - 21, 2009

2008 Annual Conference

Biloxi, MS
May 13 - 14, 2008

2007 Annual Conference

Biloxi, MS
May 16 - 17, 2007

March/April 2022

Gulf of Mexico Conference

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

April 25-28, 2022

The Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) combines the annual Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) All Hands Meeting, the triannual State of the Gulf Summit, and the annual Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems Science (GoMOSES) Conference. Registration is $250 and includes four days of meetings and scientific presentations, three evening receptions, a Tools Café, and a poster session.

Online Educator Professional Development on Deep-sea Corals

NOAA Ocean Exploration Program & Dauphin Island Sea Lab

March 29 and April 28, 2022

This professional learning opportunity is a 3 session workshop. The 1st session is hosted by the NOAA Ocean Exploration Education Team on March 29, and the 2nd and 3rd sessions are hosted by the Dauphin Island Sea Lab on April 28. The workshops include hearing from deep-sea coral research experts, exploring two hands-on activities suitable for the classroom, and learning about relevant local resources. There is a $75 stipend to participate in all three sessions. More information is available at

GCOOS Spring Webinar Series: Southern Gulf of Mexico Marine Observations, Research and Technology: Opportunities for Gulf-Wide Synergies and Cooperation

March & April, 2022

Mexican research consortia will present their activities over the past six years in conducting basic and applied research in the Gulf of Mexico, discuss ongoing research, their scientific and technological capabilities, recent publications, and ideas for future collaboration. For more information, go to

November 2021

October 2021

HPC Applications in Tropical Cyclone Forecasting (October 29 - November 10, 2021)

May 2019

Embrace the Gulf Campaign 2020 (May 29 - December 31, 2019)

December 2018

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August 2017

January 2017

Registration open for SEC Academic Conference (January 30 - March 24, 2017)

August 2016

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July 2015

June 2015

2015 GOMA All Hands Meeting (June 16-18, 2015)

March 2015

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December 2014

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January 2014

June 2013

2013 GOMA All Hands Meeting (June 25-27, 2013)

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NOAA Sea Grant Announcements (December 15, 2014)