COAST Talks: UN Ocean Decade - Connecting Ocean Knowledge to Ocean Action

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Hosted by:

Ocean Decade Collaborative Center for the Northeast Pacific

Format:

Cost:

Virtual

FREE

Date:

Wednesday June 8

Location:

Zoom

Time:

11am-12pm

Category:

Workshops

On World Ocean Day (June 8), COAST Talks takes a look at the UN Ocean Decade (2021-2030) and how it unlocks opportunities for innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs in the sustainable development of this massive marine ecosystem. Join the conversation with local Ocean Decade leaders and organizations working on everything from tsunami survival pods to ocean plastics solutions to satellite tracking for whale conservation.

We'll explore:
-critical challenges facing our oceans
-desired 2030 goals for the Ocean Decade
-opportunities for regional organizations and businesses to participate in achieving these outcomes
-inspiring stories of organizations striving to make a difference.

Moderator:
Rebecca Martone, Executive Director, Ocean Decade Collaborative Center for the NE Pacific

Panelists:
Julian Sharpe, President, and Dr. Eddie Bernard, VP for Research, Survival Capsule
Dr. Anna Posacka, Scientific Director, Ocean Diagnostics
Anne Webster, Hatfield Group, on behalf of the SmartWhales project

Following the presentations, the panelists will respond to questions from the moderator and audience.

For more information contact: info@canadacoast.ca