The Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean
Awards Banquet Information


Esplanade on the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY) campus

Schedule of Events

Evening festivities will begin with a trio of Yucatán guitar players (7-8 pm) and an open wine bar (7-9 pm).

At 7:30 pm guests will be seated for a three-course meal of regional cuisine, including vegetarian and vegan options.

At 8:30 pm the awards ceremony begins, highlighted by:

  • The Bert & Lucy Williams Student Achievement Award for the 3 best student oral presentations.
  • The Ivan Goodbody Student Achievement Award for the 2 best student posters.
  • The AMLC Student Grants-in-aid of Caribbean Marine Research that supports research by AMLC student members working at AMLC member institutions.

Other awards will also be presented to AMLC members that have contributed to the success of our organization.

Following the awards ceremony, respective winners of the 2 raffles will be presented with Lorenzo Mittiga's Two Worlds and Laurie Richardson's Floating Sargassum Community.

Everyone is strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance through the AMLC PayPal site. Only a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase during the meeting.

On the PayPal site, you must provide the billing address associated with your credit card. Otherwise, PayPal will not be able to accept your payment and your purchase will not be completed.

Once on the PayPal site, you can either pay by logging into your personal PayPal account OR pay as a guest. To pay as a guest WITHOUT creating an account, click on the Pay with Debit or Credit Card link at the BOTTOM of the page. Ignore the LOG IN button.

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