November 6-9, 2023

ReeFLorida Symposium 2023

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On behalf of the organizing committee, we are happy to welcome you the ReeFLorida Symposium 2023! This event, the first of its kind, which will bring together conservation practitioners, researchers and environmental educators who have an impact on the health of Florida’s Coral Reef.


The week-long event will take place November 6 - 9, 2023, at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in Miami, FL.

Symposium presenters and attendees will include researchers studying a variety of aspects of Florida’s Coral Reef, environmental educators that emphasize coral reef conservation in their messaging, and conservation practitioners who work in the field of coral conservation at non-profits, governmental organizations and similar institutions.


1. Connect Florida's Coral Reef conservation practitioners, researchers and educators

2. Focus on research, tools and techniques for restoring and preserving Florida’s Coral Reef

3. Highlight formal and informal education and outreach initiatives emphasizing Florida's Coral Reef conservation

Organizing Questions

  1. How do we understand Florida’s Coral Reefs through scientific inquiry?
  2. How can we conserve Florida’s Coral Reef for future generations?
  3. How can we restore Florida’s Coral Reef effectively?
  4. How can we champion Florida’s Coral Reef to the general public?


The submission period for ReeFLorida Symposium 2023 has closed.


$225 Presenter & Poster Early Registration: August 9, 2023

$225 Early Bird: August 23 - September 25, 2023

$300 Regular: September 26 - October 15, 2023

Registration includes a complimentary ticket to explore Frost Science on November 6, light breakfast and lunch buffet on November 7-9, and a VIP networking event before the museum's free LIVE@Frost Science evening lecture on Florida's Coral Reef, presented by Dr. Les Kaufman, on November 8. Additionally, Frost Science's Museum Volunteer for the Environment (MUVE) will plant a native sea oat at a local beach dune for every registrant.

Late registration fees will apply. No refunds.

Museum Policies

Visitors are required to wear proper attire (as determined by museum personnel in their sole discretion) while on the museum property. For health and safety reasons, shirts and shoes are required at all times, including inside the Science Store and Food@Science café. Display of profane, obscene or injurious language, texts or graphics for public view is prohibited. Guests displaying such language on clothing will be asked to either change the garment or otherwise cover the offensive image/language or leave the museum property.

Prohibited Items: At Frost Science, the safety of our guests, employees and animals are our top priority. To ensure a fun and safe visit for all, the following items are not permitted in the museum:

e-cigarettes, illegal drugs, alcohol, balloons, scooters, skateboards, wheel-heeled sneakers, weapons of any kind, laser pointers, tripods and monopods, pets, apart from service animals, amplified music and selfie sticks


Phillip and Patrica Frost Museum of Science

1101, Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL United States, 33132

Registration period

August 9, 2023 - 00:00 until October 27, 2023 - 12:00

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