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MACNA 2018 Schedules

Get familiar with the schedule and make the most of your time at MACNA 2018! The schedule is subject to change, so be sure to check back for updates,!

We are offering our extra MACNA 2018 meeting room space to give interest groups and clubs a place to meet while at MACNA!

Whether it is a syngnathid interest group, temperate tank keepers, or marine breeders, contact MACNA 2018 to get your interest group added to the schedule so that you can find like minded people!

Event times subject to change.

Day Time Event

Thursday September 6th, 2018

 12pm - 6pm  Early Registration Open
Exhibit Hall Closed

 Friday September 7th, 2018

7am - 5pm Registration Open
10am Exhibit Hall Opens for MASNA Members
11am Exhibit Hall Opens to Attendees
1pm Raffle Prize Drawing
4:15pm Raffle Prize Drawing
6pm Exhibit Hall Closes
7pm  Friday Night Reception!

 Saturday September 8th, 2018

8am - 5pm Registration Open
10am Exhibit Hall Opens to Attendees
 12pm Raffle Prize Drawing
3:45pm Raffle Prize Drawing
 6pm Exhibit Hall Closes
 7pm Saturday Night Banquet!

 Sunday September 9th, 2018

8am - 1pm Registration Open
10am Exhibit Hall Opens to Attendees
 12pm  Raffle Prize Drawing
4pm Exhibit Hall Closes
 4pm Final Raffle Prize Drawing!

Speaker, Workshop, and Interest Group Schedule.

Subject to change. Suggested Tracks: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced. All speaker sessions are open to everyone however.

Day Time Neptune Speaker Room Trident Speaker Room Workshop Room Interest Group Meet-up

Friday, Sept 7th

 8am-10am APEX Users 6th Annual MACNA Meet-up. Pre-register here.
 10am Lad Akins, Level: Intermediate, Topics: Citizen Science / Ocean Conservation
 10:15
 10:30
 10:45
11am
 11:15 Christine Williams, Level: Intermediate, Topic: Conservation / Subsistence Aquarium Photography 101 - Bring your camera!
 11:30
 11:45 Todd Gardner, Level: Novice, Topic: Chemistry ICP-Analysis.com
 12pm
 12:15
 12:30 Marc Levenson, Level: Novice, Topic: Hardware Temperate Tanks - Organized by the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
 12:45 Dana Riddle, Level: Advanced, Topics: Lighting / Coral Biology
 1pm Coral Fragging with Jake Adams
 1:15 Laura Birenbaum, Level: Intermediate, Topic: Breeding / Husbandry
 1:30
 1:45
 2pm Kevin Kohen, Level: Novice, Topics: Husbandry / Biology Women in Reefing - Event information
 2:15  Dr. Jean Jaubert, Level: Intermediate, Topics: Chemistry / Biology Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) Presentation with Wayde King & Brett Raymer
 2:30
 2:45 Tal Sweet, Level: Novice, Topic: Breeding
 3pm
 3:15 Shark and Stingray Aquarists
 3:30 Plumbing 101
 3:45 Martin Moe, Level: Advanced, Topic: Breeding
 4pm
 4:15
 4:30
 4:45  Annual MASNA Meeting  Special Event  Special Event
 5pm
 5:15
 5:30

Saturday, Sept 8th

 9am Mark Callahan, Level: Novice, Topics: Disease / Fish Health Veterans & Aquariums - organized by TherapeuticTanks.org
 9:15
 9:30
 9:45
 10am
 10:15  Richard Ross, Level: Novice, Topic: Resource Validity
 10:30 Paula Carlson, Level: Novice, Topics: Industry / Education Neptune Systems with Terence Fugazzi Las Vegas Valley ReefKeepers - Event Info
 10:45
 11am
 11:15 Ehsan Dashti, Level: Intermediate, Topics: Chemistry / Testing
 11:30 Walt Smith, Level: Intermediate, Topics: Hope in Fiji
 11:45 Nano-Reef.com Community meet-up. RSVP Here
 12pm  Charles Delbeek, Level: Intermediate, Topics: Husbandry / Biology Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) Meet & Greet with Wayde King & Brett Raymer
 12:15
 12:30
 12:45  Dr. Sanjay Joshi, Level: Novice, Topic: Lighting / LEDs San Diego Marine Aquarists - Event Info
 1pm Ben Johnson, Level: Intermediate, Topic: Small Business
 1:15
 1:30  Julian Sprung, Level: Intermediate, Topic: Disaster Preparation ICP-Analysis.com
 1:45
 2pm Marine Breeding - Event Info
 2:15
 2:30 Dr. Bruce Carlson, Level: Advanced, Topics: Conservation / Governance
 2:45
 3pm  Joe Caparatta, Level: Intermediate, Topic: Small Business Packaging / Transporting Fish: Dan Hosmer with Something Fishy Aquarium Services Rainbow Reefers - A friendly space for LGBTQI hobbyists. Event Info
 3:15
 3:30
 3:45 Chris Buerner, Level: Intermediate, Topics: Industry / Conservation
 4pm
 4:15
 4:30
 4:45 Panel Discussion - Fiji, Hawaii, & Indonesia
 5pm
 5:15
 5:30

Sunday, Sept 9th

 9am MASNA's Club Presidents & Board Members meeting Las Vegas Fish Traders (Freshwater Club)
9:15
 9:30 MASNA 2018 Aquarist of the Year Presentation
 9:45
 10am Elizabeth Groover, Level: Intermediate, Topic: Breeding ICP-Analysis.com
 10:15 Seahorse & Pipefish Keepers. Event Information
 10:30 Wayne Scott, Level: Novice, Topic: Military to Business
 10:45 Dr. Andrew Rhyne, Level: Advanced, Topics: Industry / Cyanide Chemistry
 11am
 11:15
11:30 Joe Yaiullo, Level: Intermediate, Topic: Husbandry / Biology Workshop - Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC)
 11:45 Dr. Margaret Miller, Level: Intermediate, Topics: Conservation / Sustainability LFS & Service Company Owners & Managers
 12pm
 12:15 Dr. Tim Miller-Morgan, Level: Intermediate, Topics: Disease / Fish Health
 12:30
 12:45  Matt Pedersen, Level: Advanced, Topic: Husbandry / Biology
 1pm Bob Fenner, Level: Intermediate, Topics: Aquaculture / Business Coral Restoration Foundation Workshop
 1:15 Train for a Career Path in Aquarium Science
 1:30
 1:45
 2pm Panel Discussion: The Past and Future 30 Years of Reefing
 2:15
 2:30
 2:45
 3pm