Project Participants’ Symposium

March 5, 2015

VIDEO: Fellow Shares Algal Bloom Research at Symposium

Sarah Pease shared her research on harmful algal blooms at the 2015 Project Participants' Symposium.
March 5, 2015

VIDEO: Fellow Talks Erosion, Barrier Islands at Symposium

At the 2015 Project Participants' Symposium, Stephanie Smallegan discussed her work studying the erosion of barrier islands during hurricanes.
March 3, 2015

VIDEO: 2015 Virginia Sea Grant Annual Report

On January 29, 2015, Virginia Sea Grant Director Troy Hartley gave his annual report to the attendees of the Virginia Sea Grant 6th Annual Project Participants’ Symposium.
February 17, 2015

Tackling Big Issues in Symposium Breakout Sessions

The breakout sessions at the VASG Symposium addressed big questions, from how to improve oyster management to finding ways to plan for changing sea levels.
February 10, 2015

VASG Participants Collaborate at Annual Symposium (SLIDESHOW)

On January 29, 2015, students, scientists, resource managers, and extension staff gathered at Virginia Sea Grant's 6th annual Project Participants' Symposium in Richmond, VA.
February 5, 2015

Better Collaboration, Stronger Projects at VASG Symposium

Speakers at the VASG Project Participants' Symposium discussed challenges of building successful collaborations when crossing institutional boundaries.
April 1, 2014

Science for the People: Fellows Present Research to Non-scientists

Virginia Sea Grant's 2012 Graduate Research Fellows presented at the 2014 Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants' Symposium. Unlike other talks they give about their research, we challenged them to tailor their talk for a general audience.
February 7, 2014

VIDEO: VASG Director Shares a Year in Review for 2013

Director Troy Hartley reflects on 2013 in his annual report at the Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants' Symposium.
February 4, 2014

Fellows Present at VASG Symposium

Virginia Sea Grant Fellows from VIMS and ODU present on their research at the 2014 Project Participants' Symposium. Fellows were challenged to prepare 10 minute talks geared to a general audience.
April 23, 2013

Using Marketing Skill to Plan, Manage ‘Most Highly Rated’ Event

March 11, 2013

VIDEO: Virginia Sea Grant Annual Report

On January 24, 2013, Virginia Sea Grant Director Troy Hartley gave his annual report to the attendees of the 2013 Project Participants' Symposium.
January 29, 2013
VASG Director Troy Hartley helps keynote speaker Jenifer alonzo demonstrate an ice-breaking exercise for the audience. ©VASG Communications Interns

Symposium Attendees Get out of Their Comfort Zones to Find Connections

Virginia Sea Grant's fourth annual Project Participants' Symposium featured presentations by students, researchers, and extension staff and a keynote from theater professor Jenifer Alonzo.
January 8, 2013

2013 Project Participants’ Symposium

The Virginia Sea Grant 4th Annual Project Participants’ Symposium will take place on January 24, 2013.
February 16, 2012

Speakers Offer Tips on Communicating Science

How can scientists get their points across without glossing over or distorting the precious data that took so long to collect? This topic has been up for discussion year after year, and for good reason—it remains a major challenge.
February 14, 2012
Diagram created by keynote speaker and graphic facilitator Julie Stuart during the Symposium session on VASG Extension work. ©Julie Stuart/Making Ideas Visible

2012 Symposium Brings Together Sea Grant Partners

The annual Project Participants’ Symposium enables VASG partners to network and learn while helping to plan the future of VASG. About 100 researchers, students, and other partners gathered in Richmond for the Symposium, which was followed by the annual Seafood & Wine Reception.
February 13, 2012

VIDEO: State of Virginia Sea Grant Report

At the annual Virginia Sea Grant Project Participants' Symposium on February 1, 2012, Director Troy Hartley presented an annual report for the organization.
December 14, 2011

2012 Project Participants’ Symposium Agenda

The Project Participants' Symposium is open to all individuals whose work affects coastal Virginia and who have worked directly with Virginia Sea Grant through our research, extension, education, or communication activities or other partnering. The Symposium offers opportunities to learn about VASG projects and network with fellow project participants. As an attendee of the Symposium, you are also invited to the Annual Seafood & Wine Reception which is attended by leading state and federal policy
March 1, 2011
Mike Oesterling receives award.

Second Annual Project Participants’ Symposium

About 100 Virginia Sea Grant researchers, staff, and partners gathered in Richmond on February 2 to share resources and experiences relating to their work with VASG. The symposium was followed by the Virginia Seafood Council’s annual Seafood and Wine Reception. VASG director Troy Hartley’s “State of Sea Grant” report can be viewed below, and more information is available on the Symposium web page.
February 14, 2011

2011 Project Participants’ Symposium Highlights