Who Should Attend?
State of the Coast is the largest gathering of scientists, policy-makers, planners, business interests and citizens concerned with the future of the Louisiana coast. The conference presents relevant, timely information that can benefit a wide array of attendees from many backgrounds.
Attendees to our State of the Coast conferences represent a diverse spectrum of coastal interests:
|♦ Scientists and coastal researchers
♦ Elected officials and government agency representatives (federal, state and local)
♦ Non-governmental organizations
♦ Coastal business owners and representatives (energy, fisheries, navigation, etc.)
♦ Land owners and managers
♦ Environmental and wildlife advocates
♦ Emergency planners
♦ Sportsmen and recreational interests
♦ Advocates of Louisiana culture
♦ Resource managers
Attendees come to State of the Coast for many reasons: networking, sharing ideas, creating partnerships, learning new information and renewing personal interest and energy to restoring coastal Louisiana. These are key elements of a State of the Coast conference.