Post Reef Futures 2018 (RF2018) Conference Survey
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Overall, how does Reef Futures compare to other conferences you have attended?
How effective was Reef Futures for networking and potentially expanding projects and goals for you and/or your organization?
Very Effective.
Not Effective.
Considering that Reef Futures is international with attendees from around the globe, do you consider Florida (USA) to be a central location?
If not Florida (USA), what is your preferred meeting location for an upcoming Reef Futures conference?
How did you feel about the meeting location and venue?
Was the cost of the conference reasonable?
Yes. Cost was comparable to other conferences.
No, the cost was too high.
Would you be interested in attending another Reef Futures symposium?
If we chose to host another Reef Futures conference at the same location with similar costs, how likely would you be to attend?
Very likely to attend.
Not likely to attend.
If so, what is the ideal time frame to hold the next Reef Futures conference?
Historically, have you attended the International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS)?
Do you plan to attend ICRS 2020 in Bremen, Germany?
Our desire is to get Reef Futures off cycle with ICRS. If the next Reef Futures was held withing 12 months of ICRS (2020), would you still plan to attend?
What is your reasoning for the answer you provided above (if applicable)?
How did we do with pre-conference communication?
Were your questions answered to your satisfaction before your arrival to RF2018?
If your questions were not answered, how can we improve?
Did the Reef Futures website have all pertinent travel and conference information?
If no, what would you have liked to know additionally?
How helpful was the pre-arranged AIRPORT transportation (shuttles) for your trip?
Very helpful.
Not helpful.
How helpful was the pre-arranged OFFSITE HOTEL transportation (shuttles) for your trip?
Very helpful.
Not helpful.
If we could provide shuttle options earlier for the next Reef Futures, how likely would you be to book shuttles versus alternative means of transportation?
Presentations: Do you feel that the plenary talks were informative?
Very Informative.
Not Informative.
What did you think about the number of plenary talks?
Presentations: Do you feel that the concurrent sessions were informative?
Very Informative.
Not Informative.
Were the concurrent sessions organized so that you could attend most of the presentations you wanted to see?
Yes, I saw most presentations on my list.
No, I was unable to see many presentations on my list.
Which presentation or session was the most useful to your work?
Are there additional topics you would like to see covered at the next Reef Futures?
Did you like the overall length of the conference?
Conference was too short. We needed more days.
Conference was too long. We needed less days.
How can we improve the organization and content for the next Reef Futures?
Workshops: Were the workshops you attended productive and informative?
Very Productive.
Not Productive.
Which workshop(s) was/were the most useful to your work?
Were you satisfied by the range of options and quality of content focused on communication skills?
Very satisfied.
Not satisfied.
If you attended the communications training, what suggestions do you have for improvements (e.g., types of activities that would be helpful, or topics that were either not covered or not covered appropriately)?
What did you like most about the workshop(s) you attended?
Is there anything you would change about the workshop(s) you attended?
Are there additional workshops you would like to see next time?
Is there anything specific you would like to see or do at the next Reef Futures?
Would you like to see a young career mentoring lunch with experts from the field of coral restoration?
Is there anything overall that could be improved?
Will you commit to any actions or behavioral changes as a result of experiences had or lessons learned from Reef Futures?
Please provide the name of your organization.
Does your organization have a volunteer/intern program?
Please provide brief details on your volunteer/internship program (if applicable).
How did you feel about paying $15 extra for your registration to offset your carbon footprint?
Is there anything else you would like us to know?
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