The NOAA RESTORE Science Program will be hosting an informational session on Wednesday, January 29 at the 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference in Mobile, Alabama. The informational session will last from 7:30 AM until 2:00 PM and will offer participants a chance to learn more about the program and its plans for the future. The session will offer an overview of the program including information on future funding opportunities. Attendees will also have the opportunity to provide input into the development of the program’s science plan. A short (15 minute) presentation on the program will be given at 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM, and 12:30 PM followed by a question and answer period. Conference participants are encouraged to stop by anytime on Wednesday from 7:30 – 2 PM to speak with representatives from the program, have their questions about the program answered, and offer guidance on priorities for the program’s science plan.