The Estuary Program coordinates the State of the Bay Symposium to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to interact and share environmental policy and management successes, report the latest monitoring and research findings, and illuminate the challenges facing Galveston Bay.

11th State of the Bay Symposium in 2020

The next symposium will take place on January 22–23, 2020 at the Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.

  • Agenda coming soon.
  • Registration is now open! Early pricing runs through December 13th, and each registration includes lunch on both days.
  • Call Moody Gardens at (888) 388-8484 with the block name “State of the Bay Symposium” to make room reservations.
  • The State of the Bay Symposium is still accepting poster submissions. Please see the Call for Presentations for more information. Email abstracts to

If you have questions, please contact Cynthia Clevenger at (281) 486-1245 or Or call our main number at (281) 218-6461.

State Of The Bay Symposium