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ASBPA's 2016 National Coastal Conference:
"Lighting the Way for the Coastal Future"

Join us for three days of coastal science, policy, technology and politics,
Oct. 25-28 at the Ocean Place Resort, Long Branch, NJ

2016 National Coastal Conference

  • Registration is now online. Eary registration deadline is September 26, 2016.
  • Call for Awards
    Entries for all awards except for the two student awards must be received by August 8, 2016.
    The deadline for the student awards is September 11, 2016.
  • Student Volunteer Opportunities
  • Sponsorships are available. If you are interested in one of these fantastic opportunities, please email for more information.
  • Fact Sheet
  • Hotel: Ocean Place Resort & Spa, One Ocean Boulevard, Long Branch, New Jersey 07740
    Call 800-411-6493 or 732-571-4000 1 Client
    Standard hotel room: $189/day single or double.  The deadline for hotel rooms is Sept. 26.  Mention ASBPA when you make your reservation.


Short Course: Tuesday, Oct. 25 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. includes lunch. “Coastal Engineering”
ASBPA board meeting: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 8:00-11:30 a.m.
Registration opens: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m.
Plenary session: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 1-5 p.m.
Reception & Posters: Wednesday, Oct.26, 6-7 p.m.
Concurrent sessions: Thursday, Oct. 27, 8-11 a.m., 1-5:00 p.m.
Luncheon: Thursday, Oct. 27, noon – 2p.m.
Awards: Thursday, Oct. 27, noon
Volleyball Game: Thursday, Oct.27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Concurrent sessions: Friday, Oct. 28, 8-12:00 a.m.
* Field Trip: Friday, Oct. 28, Noon -5 p.m., includes box lunch. “Let's have a Look at Sandy Hook, NJ”

**Program, including times, is in draft form and may be modified

Registration Fees

ASBPA member
Non-ASBPA member*
Student member
Student non-member*
Until midnight Sept. 26
After Sept. 26
At the door (begins Oct. 20)
Full-day short course 
Half-day field trip

Partial-event registrations available – check online registration for details. Deadline for registration cancellation is Sept. 18 to receive a full refund (minus a $50 processing fee).

Send checks or government purchase orders to ASBPA, 5460 Beaujolais Lane, Fort Myers, FL 33919-2704. To be officially registered, payments must be received by Oct. 10, 2016.

Conference Partners 2016