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AEOE Statewide Spring Conference 2018

Join us in "Creating a Culture of Science" at Camp Hess Kramer in Malibu, CA.


Registration Information


Registration Deadlines
Early Registration: now - April 1, 2018, 9:59 p.m.
Regular Registration: April 1, 2018 10:01 p.m. - April 15, 2018, 9:59 p.m.
Walk-in Registration (at the conf.): April 27 or 28, 2018

Registration FAQs:

Registration & Housing Fees, and Discounts:


Conference Information


Keynote Address by Kathayoon Khalil, Principal Evaluator for the Seattle Aquarium. Read Kathayoon's bio.

Opening Ceremony by Jacque Nuñez. Read more about Jacque.

Saturday Night Entertainment by live band Diego's Umbrella. Read more about the band.

Tentative Conference Schedule:

Workshops by Schedule:

Workshops by Schedule, Chart View:

Workshops by Strand:

Camp Hess Kramer Campus Map:

Conference Menu:

Marine Protected Area Fieldtrip and Professional Development
Friday, April 27, 2018; 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join us on the beach for a professional development field trip at the Point Dume State Marine Reserve (SMR) Friday, 2:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.! Located only a 15 minute drive from the conference, Point Dume SMR is one of 124 marine protected areas in California. Coastal Institute Director Kat Montgomery and WILDCOAST’s Conservation Director Zach Plopper will teach you all about these unique underwater parks including engaging and educational activities you can do with your own students. Participants will receive a certificate of completion and access to educational resources. Register for MPA fieldtrip.

Poster Session
Have a special lesson or activity you would like to share? This year’s conference will feature a poster session during lunch on Saturday. To participate send your name and poster title to by April 18, 2018 then bring your poster to the conference!

Job and Networking Fair
Questions: James Hempfield at

Job/Networking Fair tables are available! Current institutional members are eligible for a complimentary table. Please contact James Hempfield at with questions or to sign up for a table.

Organizations will host tables to network and recruit new staff. Don’t forget your business cards, resumes, and organization’s collateral to share.

Artists! Contact James Hempfield at to sign up and pay for a table to display your art.

Donate to the Silent or Live Auction!
Fill out this form:

Professional Development Credit
AEOE will be Brandman University is offering Graduate Level Professional Development Credits for attending the AEOE Environmental Education Statewide Spring Conference 2018 and completing course work.  See this flyer for more details and information.

Photo Contest
AEOE’s Spring 2018 Photo Contest begins now, and the submission deadline is April 15.  Winners will be announced at the Spring Conference. See more details here.

Ride Share:
Need a ride? Want to offer a ride? Use this Google document to ask or offer!


Important Contacts


Conference Chair: Angela Kemsley:
Registrar: Helen de la Maza:
Workshop Coordinator: Kelly Prendiville:
Volunteer Coordinator: Kat Montgomery:
Job/Networking Fair: James Hempfield:

Registration is Closed. The next opportunity for registration will be walk-in on Friday 4/27/18 evening (6 p.m. - 10 p.m.) or Saturday 4/28/18 morning (7 - 8 a.m.). Be prepared to pay with cash or check. No credit cards accepted. $287 full registration, $189 Saturday only.



Friday, April 27 - Sunday, April 29, 2018