The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), in cooperation with the Coastal Zone Foundation, announces the Call for Abstracts for its 2017 National Coastal Conference, Oct. 24-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Technical and policy-oriented presentations or posters are invited for a broad range of coastal & estuarine ecology, science, engineering, economics, and policy. Concurrent sessions are expected to be organized- as may be refined based on the abstracts received. Presentations may be PowerPoint or poster format. Abstracts (up to 500 words) are due by May 8, 2017. Notification of presentation status will occur by June 20, 2017. Additional information can be found at www.asbpa.org and http://coastalzonefoundation.com.