GOMA all hands meeting 2025

Save the date! The GOMA All Hands Meeting 2025 will be May 5-8, 2025, in Biloxi, MS, at the Golden Nugget.

Join us as we bring together more than 500 partners from state and federal agencies, academia, non-profits, and industry from across the region to plan projects that improve the Gulf Coast and implement Governors’ Action Plan IV.

Hotels and registration information will be posted in early September.

schedule at a glance

Pre-meeting Workshops

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.      Registration Open

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.      Sponsor Exhibits Open

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.     Pre-conference Workshops

Limited space is available for pre-meeting project breakout meetings, workshops, communities of practice, and professional development. Contact Becky Ginn () for more information.

Plenary, Team Meetings, & Tools Café

7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.     Registration Open

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.     Sponsor Exhibits Open

7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.     Coffee and Networking

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.    Get to Know GOMA Breakfast

9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.   Opening Plenary

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.    Lunch (on your own)

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.      Team Meetings (concurrent)

3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.     Networking Break

3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.     Team Meetings (concurrent)

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.     Tools Café and Welcome Reception

Team & Cross-Team Meetings, Gulf Guardian Awards

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.       Registration Open

7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.       Sponsor Exhibits Open

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.       Coffee and Networking

8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.     Team Meetings (concurrent)

10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.    Networking Break

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    Team Meetings (concurrent)

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.      Lunch (on your own)

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.        Team and Cross-Team Meetings (concurrent)

3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.       Networking Break

3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.       Team and Cross-Team Meetings (concurrent)

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.        EPA Gulf Guardian Awards Reception

Team & Cross-Team Meetings

7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.     Registration/Information Table

7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    Sponsor Exhibits Open

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.      Coffee and Networking

8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.    Team Meetings (concurrent)

10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.   Networking Break

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.   Team Meetings (concurrent)

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.     Lunch (on your own)

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.      Team and Cross-Team Meetings (concurrent)

3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.     Networking Break

3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.     Team and Cross-team Meetings (concurrent)

5:00 p.m.                       Adjourn!

sponsors

Please contact Becky Ginn at 228-547-4808 or for information on sponsorship opportunities.

Opening Plenary Host