Update July 1, 2018

May 13-18, 2019

Hotel is Hyatt Regency Columbus with a room rate of $154 a night.


More info coming soon!


Update May 29, 2018

Another RAW-mazing conference is on the books. Thanks to the entire Florida Aquarium crew for putting together a great week!!
The RAW Program Committee would again like to recognize some of the fantastic presentations as the Best of RAW. These presentations are innovative, thought-provoking, and representative of our industry. It's not easy to choose, so a special thank you to our at-large judges selected from the audience:
Rob Brynda
Amy Tillman
Allen McDowell
Kendra Bottini

It's my pleasure to announce the winners of this year's Best of RAW:

Developing Land-Based Coral Facilities to Stimulate Multiple Ex-Situ Broadcast Spawning Events Per Year for Reef Restoration/Craggs

Utilizing 3D Printing as an Alternative Method to Compensate for Buoyancy Imbalance Issues with Chelonia mydas in Public Aquariums/Knott

AC/DC - The Advantages of Converting to Direct Current Pumps/Bailey

Sand Tiger (Carcharias taurus) Shark Plasma Testosterone and Semen Seasonality for In-Situ and Ex-Situ Sharks/Wyffels

Blood in the Water/Schreiber

Laboratory Results at Hobbyist Pricing: Optimizing Water Quality Testing for Accuracy and Efficiency/Emmet

Rescue, Husbandry, and Disease Treatment of Atlantic Pillar Coral (Dendrogyra cylindrus)/O'Neil

Determining In-Situ Habitat Use and Migration of Sand Tiger Sharks (Carcharias taurus) in the Western North Atlantic/Paxton and Fatzinger




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