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Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Marine Mammal Symposium

Coastal Carolina University
March 23-25, 2018


The Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Marine Mammal Symposium will be held at Coastal Carolina University from Friday, March 23 to Sunday, March 25, 2018. SEAMAMMS is a regional, scientific marine mammal meeting that is open to all presenters and is very student-oriented. Preference will be given to marine mammal research conducted in the mid-Atlantic and southeast US or conducted by students and other researchers from this region.


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SEAMAMMS 2018 Presentation Schedule

SEAMAMMS Presentation Abstracts

This year’s keynote address will be by the Smithsonian Institution’s new Curator of Marine Mammals, Dr. Michael McGowen, entitled, “The Evolution of Cetaceans: Phylogenomics, Morphology, and Comparative Biology

All activities will take place on the Coastal Carolina University campus, located 10 miles west of Myrtle Beach, SC. The Myrtle Beach airport is 20-30 minutes away by car. For more information, contact Rob Young (ryoung@coastal.edu).

See the Travel and Lodging page for the location of conference events on campus.

Conference Schedule

Friday, March 23

  • 5:00-6:00 Registration
  • 6:00-9:00 Icebreaker

Saturday, March 24

  • 8:30-9:00 Registration
  • 9:00-10:15 Welcome and Keynote Address
  • 10:45-12:15 Oral Presentations
  • 12:15-1:15 Lunch
  • 1:15-3:00 Oral Presentations
  • 3:15-5:15 Poster Session
  • 6:30-9:00 Banquet

Sunday, March 25

  • 9:00-10:30 Oral Presentations
  • 10:45  awards and business meeting