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OceanObs'19: Breaking Waves, Breaking Barriers

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Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

2005 Kalia Road

Honolulu, HI 96815

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Celebrating Women’s Instrumental Role in Ocean Science, Leadership, and Mentorship

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This event will bring together ocean scientists from across the globe to discuss the important role women have served in shaping oceanography. As part of the OceanObs’19 conference week, this event will include a discussion and reception as we pay tribute to great women scientists and inspire the future generations for a more inclusive, robust, and forward-leaning discipline.

This event is open to all.

Registration is free and open until August 18th.

Opening Address:

  • Wendy Schmidt, Schmidt Ocean Institute, USA

Panelists:

  • Barb Kirkpatrick, Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System of the Integrated Ocean Observation System, USA
  • Karen Helen Wiltshire, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
  • Juliet Hermes, South African Environmental Observation Network, South Africa

Moderator:

  • Rosie Alegado, University of Hawaii, USA

In addition to these prominent women sharing their vibrant stories of mentorship and leadership, this event will invite ambassadors to act as the reception hosts.

“Breaking Waves, Breaking Barriers” Event Planning Committee:

  • Carlie Wiener, Schmidt Ocean Institute
  • Allison Miller, Schmidt Ocean Institute
  • Emily Smith, NOAA Ocean Observations and Monitoring Division
  • Dina Eparkhina, European Global Ocean Observing System
  • Melissa Iwamoto, Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System
  • Kruti Desai, Consortium for Ocean Leadership
  • Lin Feng, First Institute of Oceanography

For more information, visit http://www.oceanobs19.net/side-meetings-and-workshops/.

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