Social Events

Opening Welcome Mixer Reception

Date/Time: Sunday, 2 March 2008, 19:00-21:00

An opening welcome mixer reception will be held on Sunday, 2 March 2008.  Conference registration also will be open at that time to allow you to pick up your conference materials. The opening mixer is open to all attendees and their guests.

Reception for Alumni & Friends of the University of Delaware College of Marine & Earth Studies

Date/Time: Monday, 3 March 2008, 20:00-22:00
Location: Rosen Plaza Hotel, Salon 9

UM RSMAS Reception

Date/Time: Monday, 3 March 2008, 21:30 (following Town Hall)
Location: W103

Stony Brook Alumni Reception

Date/Time: Tuesday, 4 March 2008, 19:30-21:30
Location: W311B

VIMS Reception

Date/Time: Tuesday, 4 March 2008, 19:30-21:30
Location: W311C

Evening Social - Ocean Sciences Discovers Disney

Date/Time: Thursday, 6 March 2008
Cost:  $55.00

Join other Ocean Sciences participants and explore EPCOT on Thursday, March 6th following the conclusion of the scientific program.  We will begin with a “Team Fact Finding Mission” where you can explore EPCOT in teams and work to win prizes.  Working in “self directed” groups, guests will be whisked away to the far off lands in the World Showcase as well as experience tomorrow’s life in Future World.

You will have time to explore EPCOT on your own and then at 21:00, come to the promenade to experience “Illuminations-Reflections of Earth,” Disney’s spectacular fireworks and music display.

Buses will depart from the front of the West Building of the Orange County Convention Center at 19:00 and will return to the same location around 23:00. Cost includes transportation via motor coach to EPCOT, Discover Disney Guide Books, Discover Disney Answer Key and admission fee.

Minimum of 300 required for this event. This is an optional activity. A Disney representative will be on-site to sell additional tickets during registration hours on Sunday and Monday.

Sign up at: https://www.sgmeet.com/aslo/orlando2008/eventform.asp (login required)

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