COAST Science-Policy Workshop
Connecting Science to Sacramento:
The Role of Your Science in Policy-making

Friday, October 4, 2013
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA

The COAST Marine Policy Network will hold its first workshop Friday, October 4, 2013, on the campus of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly SLO). The workshop will include panels of current and former members of the California State Legislature, policy and budget advocates, and the media, with interactive sessions on pathways to incorporate scientific findings into decision making. The workshop will conclude with an optional evening kayaking and dinner adventure in nearby Morro Bay. Funds will be provided to CSU faculty members to help defray travel costs.

Please see workshop flyer for more details.

To get additional information or reserve a spot, please contact Ashley Knight ( Please plan to join us!

Workshop Organizers:
Dr. James Lindholm (CSUMB,
Dr. Dean Wendt (CPSLO,

The Quality Suites San Luis Obispo offers rooms at the State Rate of $90 per night (with valid State ID), depending on availability. To reserve a room, please call 805-541-5001 and ask for the "COAST Policy Workshop" room block.