2019 Mid-Atlantic Marine Debris Summit

Join researchers, educators, policy-makers and businesses at this collaborative summit as they explore Mid-Atlantic regional solutions to decrease litter and marine debris. The event will take place June 17-19 at George Mason University's Arlington, Virginia, campus.

The goals of the summit are to inspire and empower our partners in marine debris reduction, and to take the first steps in creating a marine debris reduction plan for the Mid-Atlantic. Summit attendees will receive updates on current marine debris science and trends and will explore techniques and tools effective in enhancing knowledge, changing behavior and influencing policies that reduce marine debris.Attendees will depart with increased capacity to collaboratively and successfully reduce marine litter in the Mid-Atlantic.

Visit the summit website for an agenda, registration link and more information.

Summit coordination is being led by the Virginia CZM Program and Clean Virginia Waterways of Longwood University. Planning assistance is provided by the Mid-Atlantic Marine Debris Work Group operating under the auspices of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean and the Mid-Atlantic Committee on the Ocean.



George Mason University
Arlington Virginia Campus (Founders Hall)
3351 North Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22201

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