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2017 Annual Conference

by Jason

2017 Annual Conference

FMSEA on the First Coast: Shining Light on Ocean Literacy

May 4 – May 7, 2017
St. Augustine, FL

We’re looking forward to seeing you in St. Augustine for #FMSEA17

Important Dates

  • Online registration has closed. On-site ​registration: beginning Thursday, ​May ​4 (available ​at ​the ​Hampton ​Inn ​& ​Suites )

Important Rates

  • Conference ​Registration ​& ​Yearly ​FMSEA ​Membership
    • Early ​Bird ​(Before ​April ​1) ​- ​$165
    • Standard ​(April ​1 ​to ​April ​14) ​- ​$190
    • On-Site ​(Beginning ​May ​4) ​- ​$200
  • Conference ​Registration ​& ​Lifetime ​FMSEA ​Membership
    • Early ​Bird ​(Before ​April ​1) ​- ​$280
    • Standard ​(April ​1 ​to ​April ​14) ​- ​$290
    • On-Site ​(Beginning ​May ​4) ​- ​$340
  • Conference ​Registration ​for ​Lifetime ​Members
    • Early ​Bird ​(Before ​April ​1) ​- ​$140
    • Standard ​(April ​1 ​to ​April ​14) ​- ​$150
    • On-Site ​(Beginning ​May ​4) ​- ​$200

Hotel Information

Hampton Inn & Suites Vilano Beach

Relax in a stylish guest room at our St. Augustine, FL hotel and find all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. Stretch out in one of our spacious Vilano Beach suites, and enjoy a restful night’s sleep in our Clean and Fresh Hampton bed®. Experience great value with unexpected delights such as free high-speed internet access, Hampton’s free hot breakfast, fully-equipped business center and meeting room. Stay fit in our modern fitness center, and relax in the sparkling outdoor pool and hot tub at our hotel in St. Augustine, FL.

Note: The FMSEA block has been filled but you may be able secure a regular room
at the conference hotel.

Additional Hotels Nearby

The Saint Augustine Beach House
10 Vilano Road, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084
Phone: 904-217-3765

Magic Beach Motel
50 Vilano Rd, St Augustine, FL 32084

Vilano Beach Garden Inn
155 Vilano Rd, St Augustine, FL 32084

OceanView Lodge
2701 Anahma Dr, St Augustine, FL 32084

Silent Auction Donations

Would you like to donate items or services for the silent auction to be held at the conference? Please submit your donation information here.


Do you know someone who’s doing amazing work in marine science education? Nominate them for an Award.


Do you want to become more involved with FMSEA? Join the FMSEA Board of Directors!