2019 Annual Meeting

February 12-13, 2019 | Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, SC

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Join us for two days of South Carolina beach advocacy as we share lessons on how we've been learning to reason with hurricane season.  We will learn about important happenings in state beach preservation efforts in 2018-19.  


Don't miss this opportunity to network with the top coastal decision makers in South Carolina beach preservation!


General Agenda (Download the full draft agenda below)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Palmetto Hall, Wild Dunes Resort

9:00 am    Board of Directors Meeting

10:00 am  Registration opens

1:00 pm    Annual Meeting begins

5:30 pm   Welcome Reception


Wednesday, February 13, 2019

8:00 am  Annual Meeting resumes

noon        Luncheon

3:00 pm   Annual Meeting adjourns

Hotel Reservations

Deadline: January 11, 2019

Wild Dunes Resort

1 Sundial Circle

Isle of Palms, SC 29451


Please email exdir@scbeaches.org if you need a government rate

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Continuing Education Credits for Planners

Planning professionals can now obtain their continuing education credits by attending our Annual Meeting! The South Carolina Beach Advocates were accredited as approved sponsor of continuing education programs by the SC Planning and Education Advisory Committee (SCPEAC). A certificate for 10 hours of CE credit will be provided at no additional cost to full meeting attendees.

Student Opportunities!

Student research competition: South Carolina students submit 1 page abstracts co-authored with their advisors on their research and its possible implications on coastal management by December 20, 2018 to exdir@scbeaches.org. A committee will select one (1) abstract.  The student receives a complementary registration to the Annual Meeting.  If desired, the student may present a poster during the conference breaks to explain their work and take questions.  The poster is not a requirement to enter the competition


Student volunteer opportunities: Up to 3 students may volunteer to assist with conference logistics such as the registration table, AV, lighting, etc. in exchange for a complementary registration.  Contact Nicole at exdir@scbeaches.org  to sign up as a volunteer.  Hurry space is limited!

Wild Dunes Resort

1 Sundial Circle, Isle Of Palms, South Carolina 29451, United States