Meetings and Other Events

The Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species (GLP) meets twice a year in locations around the Great Lakes basin. Information on upcoming and recent past meetings is provided below. Information on other regional Great Lakes aquatic invasive species events of note is also provided below.

Great Lakes Panel Meetings

June 26-27, 2018 – Chicago, Illinois

The spring meeting of the Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species is scheduled for June 26-27, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Details and logistical information are provided below. Please contact Erika Jensen ([email protected]) if you have any questions regarding plans for the upcoming meeting. We look forward to seeing you in June!

Registration – Deadline is Friday, June 15!

If you are planning to attend the meeting, we ask that you please register by June 15. There is no fee to attend. There are two options for registration:

  1. Online registration: https://goo.gl/forms/AVIt5peAMgJKHrXr2
  2. PDF Form: Please email completed form to Ceci Weibert, Email: [email protected]

Agenda

On overarching schedule for the GLP meeting is below; a preliminary draft agenda is available here.

  • Tuesday, June 26: GLP Committee Meetings & Plenary Session (all day)
  • Wednesday, June 27: GLP Plenary Meeting (half day)

 

Location

The meeting will be held at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago.

Gleacher Center (University of Chicago)

450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr, Chicago, IL 60611

 

Overnight Accommodations – Deadline is Friday, May 25!

A block of hotel rooms is reserved at the Club Quarters Hotel, Wacker at Michigan, located across the river from the Gleacher Center ( <10 minute walk – cross at Michigan Ave). The group rate is $189/night plus tax. Make reservations by calling 203.905.2100 and referencing the group code GLC625 or online via the link below:

Please make your reservations by May 25! This is a busy time in Chicago and rooms will be difficult and expensive to come by. After May 25, remaining rooms in the block will be released and reservations will be based on availability.

Club Quarters Hotel, Wacker at Michigan

75 East Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: +1.312.357.6400

https://clubquartershotels.com/locations/club-quarters-hotel-wacker-at-michigan-chicago

 

November 2-3, 2016 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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May 3-4, 2016 – Traverse City, Michigan

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October 5-6, 2015 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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April 14-15, 2015 – Madison, Wisconsin (Joint meeting with the Mississippi River Basin ANS Panel)

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November 19-20, 2014 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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April 29-30, 2014 – South Bend, Indiana

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December 10-11, 2013 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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May 7-8, 2013 – Duluth, Minnesota

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December 4-5, 2012 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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May 22-24, 2012 – Rochester, New York (Joint meeting with the Northeast ANS Panel)

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November 30‐December 1, 2011 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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May 17-18, 2011 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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December 8-9, 2010 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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April 27-28, 2010 – Maumee Bay, Ohio

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Other Great Lakes AIS Events

2nd Binational Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Forum – November 2017 Ann Arbor, Michigan The second Binational Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Forum was held on November 9, 2017, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Forum was hosted by the Great Lakes Commission and other partners. Information on the Forum is provided below.

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1st Binational Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Forum – June 2017 Erie, Pennsylvania The first Binational Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Forum was held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Erie, Pennsylvania. The Forum was hosted by the Great Lakes Commission, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, and other partners. Information on the Forum is provided below.

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