Saturday, October 13 - Pre conference tour (TBD)

10:30 am - 4:30 pm  

Boating with the Baymen: Long Island/South Bay Tour


Sunday, October 14  - Community Day Program

12:00 pm

Registration opens for Community Program only


1:00 pm

Vans depart hotel


2:00 pm

Interactive Staten Island Ferry Cruise to Manhattan (Ferry ride is 1 hour RT)


3:15 pm

Walking Tour of St. George Waterfront/North Shore Promenade with stops and tastings at the Flagship Brewery and Oyster Bar


5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Reception at Arts at Urby - will include remarks and exhibits featuring “Heroes of the Harbor”


7:00 pm

Dinner on own (will provide maps and restaurant options within 1 to 2 block away)


Monday, October 15

 

6:45 am – 3:00 pm

Registration


7:00 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast 


8:00 am – 9:40 am

Welcome by Conference Chair, Conference Overview & Sponsor Recognition Welcome by Borough President, North Shore Representative & South Shore Representative

 Welcome & Presentation by Host Community (Naomi Sturm & Dan Ward)

 Presentation by NYS Canal Corporation & NY Power Authority

 Presentation by Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission


9:45 am – 10:15 am

BREAK and Refreshments in Exhibitor Space 


10:15 am – 11 am

Revitalizing Staten Island’s Commercial Waterfront


11:00 am – 11:15 am 

 BREAK


11:15 am – 1:00 pm 

 Luncheon & Program – New York’s Empire State Trail (Andy Beers)


1:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Mobile Workshops 

(1.)  Staten Island Ferry, Lower Manhattan Walking Tour/Canal Slips and South Street Seaport

(2.)  Arthur Kill Boat Graveyard, Conference House & “Graves of Arthur Kill” Film Screening

(3.)  Sailor’s Snug Harbor & Noble Maritime Collection


5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Registration


6:00 pm– 7:00 pm

Reception with exhibitors (cash bar/light hors d’oeuvres)


7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Dinner and Awards Presentations 

Special Presentation: Water Way Youth Video 


Tuesday, October 16

7:30 am – 11:00 am

Registration 


8:00 am – 9:00 am  

Continental breakfast with Exhibitors


9:00 am – 9:45 am

Break-out Sessions 1 

(1.)  Barge Canal 100th Anniversary

(2.)  Billion Oyster Project

(3.)  Coastal Storm Risk Management


9:45 am – 10:30 am  

Break-out Sessions 2 

(1.)  Developing the Genesee River Waterfront

(2.)  Interpreting Erie Canal History & Heritage

(3.)  New York’s Iconic Attractions on the Water

(4.)  Reimagine the Canals


10:30 am – 10:45 am

Refreshment break (coffee only) 


10:45am - 11:45am  

Break-out Sessions 3 

(1.)  Matton Shipyard: Preservation & Adaptive Reuse Initiative

(2.)  One Water/One Brand

(3.)  Shape Your Waterfront: How to Promote Access, Resiliency and Ecology at the Water’s Edge

(4.)  Waterfront Recreational Opportunities


11:45am – 1:00pm 

Boxed Lunch