Save the Date! 2025 Stone Living Lab Conference

Join us in April 2025 for our second in-person conference! The conference will feature keynote discussions, breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and more. Check back for more information in the coming months!

2023 Stone Living Lab Conference

Our first in-person conference, Nature-Based Coastal Resilience in Urban Settings, was held at the University of Massachusetts Boston Campus Center on April 26-28, 2023.

2021 Stone Living Lab Conference

The Stone Living Lab and the Boston Harbor Ecosystem Network held their first research conference Resilient Boston Harbor: Research for a Sustainable Future virtually on Tuesday October 26, 2021. The conference brought together more than 125 participants to discuss ongoing research as well as research needs and opportunities. The conference was designed to advance projects that will inform coastal resilience decisions. Participants also had the option of joining a field trip to get a first-hand look at research in progress. Click below for more details including agenda, videos, and research posters.

Overview of Stone Living Lab Conferences

As an innovation center for nature-based solutions, the Lab convenes conferences to formally discuss coastal research and climate resilience with researchers, practitioners, and other interested stakeholders doing work in Boston Harbor and around the globe. The conferences foster coordination and collaboration amongst individuals from a variety of fields. In addition to discussions about the research, conveners focus a special emphasis on place-based community science, education, policy, and community participation.