Every January, Mote hosts its Special Lecture Series featuring Mote scientists who share their world-class research on Monday evenings. Each lecture takes place from 6:00–7:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:00 p.m.including a live presentation followed by a Q&A session.

This event usually sells out, reserve your tickets early! 


2023 Special Lecture Series Lineup

January 9, 2023





Dr. Jason Spadaro, Coral Reef Restoration


January 16, 2023






Dr. Emily Hall, Ocean Acidification & Jim Culter, Benthic Ecology


January 23, 2023

Dr. Pierce,  Ecotoxicology & Dr. Heil, Red Tide Institute


January 30, 2023








Dr. Nicole Rhody, Marine & Freshwater Aquaculture







The 2022 series featured talks about the sounds manatees make, the progress of coral reef restoration, the science of red tide mitigation, and how people can work together for shark and ray conservation. In case you missed them:



For further assistance, questions or concerns, contact Susan May at (941)388-4441 ext. 392 or by email at smay@mote.org.