Hello Aquarium Colleagues and Professional Fishheads! Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is excited to host RAW 2024 for the first time in the Pacific Northwest! Despite what you may all think, the sun does actually shine in the Pac-NW but in an effort to improve our chances of seeing that bright shiny orb we all… Continue reading TACOM-RAW 2024
2 Weeks Away!
RAW on the River is only 2 weeks away! If you have not yet registered and still plan to do so, please do it ASAP! We will be closing registrations this Friday, April 28. Don’t wait until Friday though! We are trying to finalize counts and need to know if you are planning to come,… Continue reading 2 Weeks Away!
Dubuque Welcome Guide
Hello to all RAW on the River attendees! We are excited to welcome you all to Dubuque, Iowa in 6 short weeks. To help prepare for your visit, our staff have created this Dubuque Welcome Guide to help plan your stay. I hope it helps get you excited for your visit to Dubuque, the Masterpiece… Continue reading Dubuque Welcome Guide
2 Months Away!
RAW is less than 2 months away! If you are waiting until the last minute to register, please consider doing so soon to give us better estimates and help us plan. Rooms at the Grand Harbor Resort are starting to fill up. If you are told there are no rooms available, contact Andy Allison (firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>)… Continue reading 2 Months Away!
Coral School Workshop
RAW 2023 is pleased to announce that we will be offering the second Coral School workshop. This 2-day workshop will take place as an addendum the weekend before RAW, May 6 and 7. Cost for the course is $200, and will include lunch both days. Last offered in Florida back in 2018, this course does… Continue reading Coral School Workshop
RAW 2023 Call For Abstracts
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 2023 RAW on the river The 34th Regional Aquatic Workshop, will be held in Dubuque, IA from May 7-12, 2023, and promises to be another signature meeting of great presentations and wonderful networking opportunities. We are calling upon presenters to submit abstracts for 20-minute oral presentations (15 minutes presenting plus 5 minutes of questions).… Continue reading RAW 2023 Call For Abstracts
RAW 2023 Registration and Hotel Bookings ARE NOW LIVE
Hotel Venue: Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark, $119 per night plus 12% tax and 16% service fee. (Overflow hotels include the Holiday Inn and Hotel Julien, each within walking distance of the conference venue and the River Museum.) To reserve your room at the Grand Harbor Resort, call 563-690-4000 and ask for the block of… Continue reading RAW 2023 Registration and Hotel Bookings ARE NOW LIVE
Raw 2023 Sponsor Information
Dear Friends and Colleagues,Last year, Greg Whittaker and the Moody Gardens team resuscitated the Regional Aquatics Workshop (RAW), bringing some much-needed camaraderie and team-building at a time when all of us greatly needed a distraction. With little notice and a huge amount ofuncertainty, they pulled off an amazing event in Galveston. Now, it is time… Continue reading Raw 2023 Sponsor Information
Hello Aquarium Professionals, Due to some unfortunate and unforeseen circumstances, the Virginia Aquarium was forced to cancel their planned hosting of the Regional Aquatics Workshop in 2023. Per the RAW bylaws, as the first loser in last year’s voting process, the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium was asked to step up. Some of you… Continue reading RAW 2023
RAW 2023 and 2024
RAW exists because our colleagues are willing to step up and take on the task of hosting each year. Typically, potential hosts will pitch their facilities to the conference crowd to be voted on for two years hence. With the extended gap in RAW’s, we took the opportunity to offer up hosts for both 2023… Continue reading RAW 2023 and 2024