DOAG: NESSA 201

 
   
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Please join the Northeast Shellfish Sanitation Association (NESSA) at their annual meeting to be held

Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Courtyard by Marriott, Shelton CT.

 

 

The 2014 meeting will be held immediately following the NOAA Milford Laboratory’s 34th Annual Milford Aquaculture Seminar (MAS), February 24-26, 2014.   MAS Info and Registration can be found at: 

http://mi.nefsc.noaa.gov/seminarworkshop.html

 

A MAS/NESSA Vibrio session is being organized for Wednesday, February 26.  The Bureau is working with NOAA staff on an agenda for the session, and more information will be following.  We hope that many of our NESSA folks will join us on Wednesday, February 26th for the MAS/NESSA Vibrio session.  Hopefully some of you will be able to join us for the entire Milford Aquaculture Seminar and stay for NESSA, and have a whole week of Connecticut and aquaculture fun! 

 

Wednesday February 26, 1:30-5pm:      MAS/NESSA Vibrio Session 

Thursday February 27, 8 am to 5 pm:    NESSA

Thursday February 27, 6 to 8 pm:          Reception for NESSA

Friday February 28, 8 am to 3 pm:         NESSA

 

This year’s NESSA topics will include the 2013 East Coast Vibrio outbreak, Vibrio parahaemolyticus Control Plans in the North East, ISSC updates, and changes to Model Ordinance. An agenda will be distributed prior to the meeting. 

 

Please submit any topics for agenda items or presentation ideas to Kristin DeRosia-Banick at kristin.dbanick@snet.net by February 1, 2014. 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION: 

The full 2-day Registration (plus the MAS/NESSA Vibrio Session) will be $90 per person and must be pre-paid by Friday, February 14, 2014. This includes facility fees, breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks for both days. 

 

PLEASE FILL OUT THE REGISTRATION FORM

 

Make checks payable to Northeast Shellfish Sanitation Association (NESSA) and mail with your registration form (attached) to:

 

Lori Scianna

Connecticut Department of Agriculture Bureau of Aquaculture

P.O. Box 97

Milford, CT 06460

 

SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION:

Single Day Registrations will be $45 per day and can be sent to address above. This can also be paid at the door, cash or check accepted. This will include breakfast, lunch and snacks.

 

EVENING RECEPTION:

All are invited to attend an evening reception on Thursday, February 27 at 6PM at the Courtyard by Marriot, Shelton.  The reception will be $30 per person and will include a seafood bar, light appetizers and a cash bar.

 

BLOCKED OVERNIGHT ROOMS: 

Rooms are blocked for NESSA at the Courtyard by Marriot, Shelton.  The government room rate is $109 per night, single or double occupancy. Rooms should be reserved by 1/24/14 to receive this rate.

 

Courtyard by Marriot, Shelton

780 Bridgeport Ave.

Shelton, CT  06484

Phone: (local) 203-929-1500; (toll free) 866-296-2296

 

OTHER HOTELS IN THE AREA:

Hilton Garden Inn, Shelton  http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/index.html

 

DIRECTIONS:

Courtyard by Marriot, Shelton   http://www.sheltoncourtyard.com/directions.htm

 

We look forward to seeing you there.  Any questions, ideas, or concerns please email or call Kristin DeRosia-Banick or Lori Scianna at the Connecticut Department of Agriculture Bureau of Aquaculture.

 

Kristin DeRosia-Banick, Environmental Analyst

Kristin.dbanick@snet.net

Cell phone: 203-231-8662

 

Lori Scianna, Administrative Assistant

Dept.agric@ct.gov

203-874-0696 ext 113