Call for Abstracts

Good Day!

Once again we welcome submission from educators and students to present posters of their course studies and or projects that relate to the Everglades.  Educators and students may also simply attend. Educators and students can attend for free, but it is first come first serve.  They may also be able to obtain CEU credits or points depending on your specific county.

This is to welcome you all to participate in the The John Marshall Everglades Symposium to be held this October 8, 2016 at the Marriott in West Palm Beach.

everglades flyerIt is a symposium to educate the public about the pieces of the puzzle that connects the Everglades and the toxic algae.
Educators and students interested in attending can get scholarship funds (first-come, first-served!) to offset the registration fee.   CEU/In-service points for secondary educators can be requested by using district forms.  The first 50 educators and students can register and attend free NOW:
I would like to add that there will be a poster presentation area for graduate, undergraduate, secondary students that want to display their research ideas on the Everglades in any form.  
Secondary and college age students are to submit abstracts with no more than 300 words explaining their ideas that will be presented on their posters.  They are to forward their abstracts to me at  no later than September 15th.
Primary grades are also encouraged to present their best work on Everglades Protection. Primary grade teachers should contact me no later than September 15th regarding works they desire to submit (
If you have any questions regarding posters I can be reached at 561-727-0211.
Registration begins NOW at  Students and teachers should register online as a Student and Teacher Registration.  If you have any further questions regarding registration please email Tara Bardi at
Please let me know if you have any more questions regarding CEU credits, points, or poster competitions.
Thank you!