Oceans, the mystery of the missing plastic - FACT in Houston

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Science & Engineering Classroom Building - Room 100

University of Houston

3487 Cullen Blvd

Houston, TX 77204

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Oceans, the mystery of the missing plastic - a French American Talk in Houston on plastic pollution

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The French Embassy’s Office for Science and Technology and the University of Houston present: “Oceans, the mystery of missing plastic”, an award-winning documentary film by Vincent Perazio.

Plastics are taking over the planet and pose a serious threat to the environment, especially to oceans and marine ecosystems.

To learn more about this issue, don’t miss the screening of this film and dive into our relationship to water, how we use it and how we have altered this key element of our ecosystem.

The film will be followed by a panel discussion with researchers from CNRS (France) and the University of Houston.

  • When: November, 8th 2019
  • Where: Science & Engineering Complex (SEC Auditorium Room 100), University of Houston, 3487 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX
  • Free attendance

Agenda:

3:00pm - opening

3:30pm - movie screening

4:30pm - panel discussion

5:30pm - networking

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Speakers:

- Dr. Ika Paul-Pont, Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)

- Dr. Laura J. Jurgens, Assistant Professor, Marine Biology Department, Texas A & M Galveston

- Eric R. Bittner, Moores Professor of Chemical Physics, Department of Chemistry, University of Houston

- Sarah Mason, Division Manager for Recycling and Environmental Services, City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department

- Dr. Alfonso López de la Osa Escribano (moderator), Director, Center for U.S. and Mexican Law, University of Houston

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Science & Engineering Classroom Building - Room 100

University of Houston

3487 Cullen Blvd

Houston, TX 77204

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