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11th Annual Coastal Development Strategies Conference

© Mississippi Department of Marine Resources 2010
Hosted by the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR) Office of Coastal Management and Planning, and the Gulf Coast Business Council, this conference will celebrate the culture and heritage of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Topics to be discussed at the conference include: The use of live oak timber from trees downed during Hurricane Katrina to restore the National Landmark vessel Charles W. Morgan; the Mississippi Seafood Industry: The Foundation of Heritage and Culture; The Gulf Coast’s Heritage Assets: Opportunities and Challenges; The Evaluation Process on Historical Properties; Tourism’s Encouraging Future for the Mississippi Gulf Coast; an update on the City of Ocean Springs’ recovery efforts; and the Homeowner’s Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards.
Following conference sessions on May 12, the Mississippi Seafood Marketing Program will host the Great Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off. On the second day of the conference attendees may participate in an optional field trip to Beauvoir, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center and the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies.

This multidisciplinary event draws elected officials, city and county staff, contractors, developers, bankers, planners, zoning officials, realtors and appraisers, engineers, landowners, industry, students, federal and state agencies, boards of supervisors, lawyers, private and corporate entities, environmentalists, resource managers and others committed to rebuilding the Gulf Coast. Real estate agents and appraisers can earn continuing education credit by attending the 11th annual Coastal Development Strategies Conference, and receipts will be provided to all other professions, such as, engineers, teachers and architects, to submit for credit to their respective organizations.

Location:   Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
Dates:   May 12-13, 2010
Early Registration Deadline:   April 1, 2010
Official Language:   English
Contact Information:   Mississippi Dept. of Marine Resources
Office of Coastal Management & Planning

Tina Shumate
+1 228-523-4122

Susan Perkins
+1 228-523-4124

Leslie Gollott
+1 228-523-4123

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Keywords:   Coastal management, Restoration

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