Monday, October 8, 6:30-8:30pm: Welcome Reception
All meeting attendees were invited to the Welcome Reception on Monday night to socialize with collaborators, colleagues and friends. The Welcome Reception took place at the Tiki Pavillion (poolside) at the meeting hotel, the Town & Country Resort.
The meeting's Gala Event took place Wednesday night at the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. This Gala Event culminated an afternoon of demos and other activities on the UCSD campus. Attendees enjoyed drinks and an hors d'oeuvres buffet while exploring a stunning variety of Pacific marine life in more than 60 habitats. Other experiences included exploring the aquarium bookstore and watching the sunset from the bluff overlooking the Pacific.