Everglades Symposium


John Marshall Everglades Symposium

Science & Politics – How the Everglades Impacts Our Lives

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Palm Beach Atlantic University / Weyenberg Center
901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

9:30am until 3:00pm
Lunch will be provided
Seating is limited

To reserve your seat – https://everglades.wufoo.com/forms/q1hye5mp1bzj8xy/

The Day’s Agenda:

10:00-10:15      Welcome by US Senator George LeMieux and Nancy Marshall

10:15-10:25      Kathleen Rein, PhD – Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, FIU 

                            Microcycstis and microcystin / algae toxins

10:30-10:40      Colin Polsky, PhD – Professor of Geosciences, FAU 

                            Cultural ecosystem services

10:45-10:55      Deborah Mash, PhD – Professor of Neurology, UM 

                            Algae’s effects on the brain

11:00- 11:30     Panel Discussion

11:45-1:00        Lunch & Special presentation by Wildlife and Conservation Photographer Mac                               Stone

1:00-2:00         Congressman Brian Mast and Congresswoman Lois Frankel 

                           Moderated by Michael Williams, NBC Channel 5 

2:00-2:30         Book signing by Mac Stone and Nathaniel Reed


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