Great Lakes Calendar

The Great Lakes Calendar features events from around the region that may be of interest to Great Lakes stakeholders, with a focus on professional conferences and events relevant to research, science, policy, and education. If you have an event you would like to publicize, please submit it below!

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May 2019

Coming Together for the Great Lakes

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Green Bay, WI

Join the International Joint Commission’s Great Lakes Water Quality Board for a public event, “Coming Together for the Great Lakes,” in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Discuss long-term strategies to restore the vitality of Green Bay and Lake Michigan; voice your opinions on challenges and issues in your local communities related to the Great Lakes water quality.

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Great Lakes Fishery Commission Annual Meeting

May 29 - May 30
Detroit, MI

The 64th Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission takes place on May 29th and 30th, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Detroit Riverfront in Detroit, Michigan. The Great Lakes Fishery Commission was established in 1955 by the Canadian/U.S. Convention on Great Lakes Fisheries.

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June 2019

Celebrate Water Summit

June 4 - June 6
Door County, WI

Celebrate Water Door County is proud to present the 2019 Water Summit. A year of celebration and education will culminate with a three day summit June 4-6, 2019. The summit is sponsored by Healthy Water Door County, a fund of the Door County Community Foundation. This three-day summit will be held at the Landmark Resort in Egg Harbor, featuring a keynote speaker, educational sessions, and field trips.

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Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Dredging Summit and Expo

June 4 - June 7
Chicago, IL

The Dredging Summit & Expo ’19 is a technical conference organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction. It will provide a forum for improvement of communications, technology transfer, and cooperation among associations & societies, while emphasizing the importance of understanding and development of solutions for problems related to the protection and enhancement of the marine environment.

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2019 Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Conference

June 5 - June 7
Sheboygan, WI

Join the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Conference in the City of Sheboygan, the Spirit on the Lake, for the 2019 Annual Conference. This year’s theme is Living Blue: Transforming Waterfronts.

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GreenTech 2019

June 5 - June 7
Cleveland, Ohio

Green Marine is heading back to the Great Lakes for its 12th annual GreenTech conference. GreenTech 2019 will take place at the Cleveland Westin Downtown Hotel from June 5-7, 2019. The conference will discuss issues directly related to Green Marine environmental certification’s performance indicators, such as greenhouse gas emissions, and community relations/impacts.

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IAGLR’s 62nd annual Conference on Great Lakes Research

June 10 - June 14
Brockport, New York

Fellow researchers from around the world will gather in Brockport, New York, on the shores of the Erie Canal for IAGLR's 62nd annual Conference on Great Lakes Research. Hosted by The College at Brockport, State University of New York, the conference will feature four days of scientific sessions and speakers focusing on our theme Large Lakes Research: Connecting People and Ideas.

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Great Lakes Dredging Team Annual Meeting

June 10 - June 11
Buffalo, NY

The Great Lakes Dredging Team Annual Meeting will take place June 10-11, 2019, in Buffalo, New York.

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2019 Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors’ and Premiers’ Leadership Summit

June 14 - June 16
Milwaukee, WI

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers will be hosting their 2019 Leadership Summit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from June 14-16, 2019. This is an invitation-only event.

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2019 Great Lakes Public Forum

June 17 - June 19
Milwaukee, WI

The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement calls for the U.S. and Canada to convene the Great Lakes Public Forum once every three years to discuss the state of the lakes and progress made under the Agreement, and to provide an opportunity for public input. We are pleased to announce that the next Great Lakes Public Forum will be held in Milwaukee, WI at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center Hotel on June 17-19, 2019.

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