Date is 5-9 Nov. 17 (see http://www.erf.org/cerf-2017-biennial-conference)
Four days of information on a vast array of estuarine and coastal subjects convening 1,500 scientists, students & managers from more than 20 countries.

Important Dates:
Early Bird Registration Deadline: 15 May 2017
Student Travel Award Application Deadline: 4 August 2017
Presenter Confirmation/Registration Deadline: 5 September 2017
Advance Registration Deadline: 6 October 2017
The Federation is committed to bringing scientists and students from around the world together to exchange information and ideas about the science and management of coastal ecosystems. Our Federation conferences provide outstanding opportunities for professionals at all stages in their career for continuing education and development.

Focus areas include:
Successes in estuarine management and restoration
Urbanization in coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Understanding the context and impacts of aquaculture on estuarine ecosystem function
Insights from coupled natural-human systems research in estuaries
Science to support Ecosystem Based Management in estuaries and coasts
Estuarine and coastal habitats and landscapes – from community structure, dynamics and resilience to ecosystem function
Sustaining estuarine and coastal fisheries
Stormwater and agricultural BMPs – assessing their function and understanding their context in watersheds
Ecological theory to advance estuarine management
Innovations in engineering in and around estuaries
Search for sessions and associated abstracts (https://cerf.confex.com/cerf/2017/webprogrampreliminary/start.html)