GOMCON call for abstracts text with picture of downtown Tampa

The call for abstracts is now open for the Gulf of Mexico Conference 2024 (#GOMCON). We need you to submit a GOMCON abstract to present.

More than 30 sessions are available for presenters including those focused on our priority issues like coastal community resilience, data & monitoring, education & engagement, habitat resources, water resources, wildlife & fisheries, and marine debris.

GOMCON abstract submissions will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 13. There is no abstract submission fee.

GOMCON is Feb. 19-22 in Tampa, Florida. Held at the Tampa Convention Center, this event will bring together more than 1,000 coastal scientists and stakeholders in state and federal government, academia, non-profit, and private sectors to discuss current Gulf research and collaborate on new opportunities. Emphasizing the intersection of science, policy, and management, GOMCON will include sessions on themes that are important to ecosystem and community resilience as well as restoration and natural resource management.

Register now at the early-bird price of only $250. You may also register for Monday workshops ONLY for $50. Regular online registration (January 13 – February 16, 2024) is $300. On site registration is $350.

We have secured group rates for conference attendees at two hotels near the Tampa Convention Center. The deadline for hotel reservations is January 10, 2024. Space is limited so please book early.

Embassy Suites rates: https://www.hilton.com/en/attend-my-event/tpaeses-gom-4e0bd889-9464-4162-b78e-99552141ec5d/ 

Hotel Tampa Group. Rate: https://be.synxis.com/?adult=1&arrive=2024-02-18&chain=25795&child=0&currency=USD&depart=2024-02-23&group=GOMGOM&hotel=40843&level=hotel&locale=en-US&rooms=1

Hotel Tampa Gov. Rate: https://be.synxis.com/?adult=1&arrive=2024-02-18&chain=25795&child=0&currency=USD&depart=2024-02-23&group=GOFPDB&hotel=40843&level=hotel&locale=en-US&rooms=1

Visit GulfofMexicoAlliance.org/GOMCON2024 to register, view hotel information, and more. You can keep up with all things related to GOMCON 2024 by signing up for our newsletter and following the Gulf of Mexico Alliance on social media. Use #GOMCON on your posts about the meeting.

GOMCON sponsor logs for Harte, Restore, NASEM, GOMRI, and GCOOS

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