Citizen Science Oceanography 2.0 - Ocean Health and Biodiversity

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Registration is at full capacity! Thank you for your interest in attending Plankton Planet's Innovative Citizen Science Oceanography 2.0 - Ocean Health and Biodiversity Program at the Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, CA. Plankton Planet is a non-profit organization that promotes excellence in citizen science and advances our understanding of the plankton ecosystem on a global scale. Our innovative, high-quality, low-cost program is creating a worldwide database thanks to Planktonauts – motivated individuals of the international sailing community – and a transversal team of top scientists. Please visit our website https://planktonplanet.org/about-us/ to learn about our mission and research. Feel free to contact us if you would like to get involved and support us!

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Scripps Seaside Forum

8610 Kennel Way

La Jolla, CA 92037

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Registration is at full capacity! Thank you for your interest in attending Plankton Planet's Innovative Citizen Science Oceanography 2.0 - Ocean Health and Biodiversity Program at the Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla, CA. Plankton Planet is a non-profit organization that promotes excellence in citizen science and advances our understanding of the plankton ecosystem on a global scale. Our innovative, high-quality, low-cost program is creating a worldwide database thanks to Planktonauts – motivated individuals of the international sailing community – and a transversal team of top scientists. Please visit our website https://planktonplanet.org/about-us/ to learn about our mission and research. Feel free to contact us if you would like to get involved and support us!
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Wind-powered, citizen science Oceanography 2.0 for in depth evaluation of ocean health and biodiversity

Presented by the Plankton Planet team

Registration is required for each attendee! Please note that parking will be available and a parking attendant will be onsite to assist you. Please contact Michelle at mtull@jcvi.org if you have additional questions.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to learn about an Innovative Citizen Science Oceanography 2.0 - Ocean Health and Biodiversity.

We invite you and a guest to join us for an interactive cocktail reception overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean with an international team of researchers, engineers, and sailors, members of the Plankton Planet team, as well as members of the community.

The evening program will captivate your attention through informative and dynamic talks and presentations which, will include a stimulating visual voyage across the rapidly changing oceanography research landscape along with a fascinating vision of the future.

Featured Distinguished Speakers

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5:00pm – Reception

6:05pm – Oceanography 2.0 Program Begins

Welcome Remarks by Andrew E. Allen, Professor of Oceanography and Genomics, J. Craig Venter Institute and Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Introduction - Sail4Science: Seatizen Sailing Oceanography to Take the Pulse of Our Ocean by Colomban de Vargas, Research Director - CNRS, France

6:20pm - Evening Keynote

Oceans and Human Health in the Future - J. Craig Venter, Founder, Chairman, and CEO - J. Craig Venter Institute

6:50pm – Next Generation Ocean Modelling

Mick Follows, Professor of Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate - MIT

7:05pm – Plankton Arts: Imaging and Imagining the Ocean Microbiome

Manu Prakash, Professor of Bioengineering, MacArthur Fellow - Stanford University

7:25pm - Interactive Audience Q&A, Sunset Sea Breeze, Cocktails, and Plankton Arts



About Plankton Planet

Plankton Planet is an international non-profit organization, that promotes excellence in citizen science and advances our understanding of the plankton ecosystem on a global scale. Our innovative, high-quality, low-cost program is creating a worldwide database thanks to Planktonauts – motivated individuals of the international sailing community – and a transversal team of top scientists.

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Scripps Seaside Forum

8610 Kennel Way

La Jolla, CA 92037

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