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Texas Plastic Pollution Symposium

October 29, 2019


Save the date for the second annual Texas Plastic Pollution Symposium! The Second Annual Texas Plastic Pollution Symposium, which will be held in Galveston, Texas at the Moody Gardens IMAX theater located at 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston TX 77554 on Tuesday, October 29, 2019.

The 2019 symposium will focus on research, solutions, and public policy regarding plastic pollution around the state of Texas.


Participation and lunch are free for this event, thanks to generosity of Moody Gardens and other sponsors. Registration is now available until 200 participants sign up, or until October 26. Click here to register.


The call for abstracts is now open! This meeting will include a series of oral presentations and poster presentations. If you are interested in presenting at the meeting, we encourage you to submit an abstract.

The topics for this Symposium include Research, Solutions/Prevention and Public Policy.

Please fill out the ABSTRACT TEMPLATE.

Abstracts should be no more than 250 words, and poster dimensions should be no larger than 45 inches wide x 42 inches tall. Oral presentations will be approximately 15 minutes in length, including 2-3 minutes for questions.

The deadline for abstract submission is Monday, September 9th at the close of business. Presenters will be chosen and notified by September 25th. After the abstract selection, a draft program schedule will be sent to all that submitted abstracts.

For questions regarding abstract submission, contact Theresa Morris at Theresa@seaturtles.org.

For more information about the event, please contact Joanie Steinhaus at joanie@seaturtles.org.

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October 29, 2019
Event Category:


Plastic Pollution Prevention Partnership


Moody Gardens
One Hope Boulevard
Galveston, TX United States
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