Washington, DC
Blue Vision Summit 3
From  Fri, May 20, 2011 at 6:00PM (Eastern)
To  Mon, May 23, 2011 at 6:00PM
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Opening Night Event (Friday) [+] FREE
Join us for Friday night's Celebration of the Seas, an event for arts and the ocean. We'll be screening films, displaying art, listening to live music, and mingling with leaders in the marine conservation community. This event is free and open to the public. If you're not registered for the Summit, but attending this event, we ask that you consider making a donation to Blue Frontier Campaign at the door or upon completing this form.
Benchley Awards Ceremony (Saturday) [+] FREE
Want to see the 2011 winners? Join us for the cocktail party and ceremony. Location George Washington University Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Time The cocktail party begins at 5:00 pm, followed by the awards at 5:45. If you're only coming for the ceremony, and not the conference or the dinner, we ask that you consider making a donation at the door or online via this form.
Congressional Educational Visits & Reception (Monday) [+] FREE
It is essential that we communicate with our elected officials. As part of this year's Blue Vision Summit, we seek to share our knowledge and learning with our representatives by including an educational hill day on Monday, May 23rd. Office visits will be set up in advance. Don't worry if you haven't visited your representatives before, we'll provide a training on Sunday, an overview Monday morning and visits will be made in groups. The day will conclude with a reception on the hill. More details to come. Sign up to attend and we'll keep you posted. Please select this option if you are a) attending the Summit and joining us on Monday or b) you are planning to only attend on Monday.
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Blue Vision Summit 3 is happening May 20-23, 2011 in Washington, DC. Register to participate today!

Overview

Please refer to our website for more details and/or sign up to receive notices. We'll update the site and send out notices as the Summit comes together.

FRIDAY: Celebration of the Seas, an evening of art and music for the oceans held at the Carnegie Institute of Washington. This event will feature films, art work, and music with an ocean theme. It is free and open to the public.

SATURDAY: The guiding theme for Saturday's plenaries, panels and workshops is Lessons from the Gulf. Saturday evening features the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards followed by the awards dinner and theme dinners. (Click here for more ticket options!)

SUNDAY: The guiding theme for the day's plenaries, panels and workshops is National Ocean Policy. A hill day training will be take place in the afternoon. The evening will conclude with a pre-hill day celebration hosted by Surfrider's DC Chapter at an area bar.

MONDAY: Capitol Hill Ocean Day! We'll be visiting elected officials and their staffs to share our learning from the weekend with them. The summit will wrap up with a cocktail reception on the hill for Summit participants, Hill Day participants, members of congress, congressional and committee staff, media, and celebrities.

To register for a press pass to BVS3, please visit this page.
To apply for a registration scholarship, please visit this page.
To apply to volunteer at the Summit, please visit this page.
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