TEXAS OYSTER AQUACULTURE SUMMIT
A New Industry for Texas
Join us for the Texas Oyster Aquaculture Summit on Wednesday, July 10th and hear about a new economic development opportunity for the State of Texas.
8:00 a.m. Registration/Coffee
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. History and Status of U.S. Oyster Aquaculture
9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – 10:55 a.m. Session Title: Legislation and Regulatory Environment
11:00 -12:00 p.m. Session Title: Oyster Culture Perspectives
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives
1:00 – 1:10 p.m. Break
1:10 – 2:10 p.m. Session Title: Conservation of Oysters through Aquaculture and Reef Restoration
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Session Title: Oyster Marketing and Impact of Aquaculture
3:15 p.m. Summit Wrap-up: the Path Forward
TRAVELING TO THE SUMMIT
If You Are Traveling by Air:
The distance from the airport to the university is approximately 15.2 miles. Travel time from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to the Corpus Christi International Airport can take up to 30 minutes depending on traffic. Information about rental cars and shuttles is available here. http://www.visitcorpuschristitx.org/explore/getting-around/
The conference will include coffee and pastries during check-in, lunch, and an afternoon snack.
Campus Location, Parking, and Maps:
The campus is located at 6300 Ocean Drive. Driving directions and maps to the campus can be found by visiting http://www.tamucc.edu/about/location/index.html
Parking will be in the Bayside Parking Garage. Please turn right and enter campus at the first entrance and then turn left at the first street (immediately past the information kiosk, where it is not necessary to stop). After turning left, stay in the right lane to proceed to the garage. Take a ticket and bring it to the check-in desk for validation. The Bayside Garage is adjacent to the University Center. Handicap parking is available on the first floor.
Download the map of the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi campus, for directions to the location of the Bayside Garage and the University Center at https://www.tamucc.edu/about/location/directions.html
CONFERENCE HOTEL INFORMATION
$149.00 (Rate Per Night)
The cutoff date to book reservations within the group block and receive the discounted rate is June 9, 2019.
(Omni Central Reservations)
Your guests may also book online: https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/corpus-christi/meetings/grow-texas-oyster-conference
- Group Code: : 070619VISITCCRE
Omni Corpus Christi Hotel, 900 N. Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401 (Hotel Address)