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Explore how climate change is affecting life below the Arctic
September 30, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Keynote: SYVIA EARLE: PH.D., is a pioneering ocean scientist, explorer, author, speaker and conservation leader, a National Geographic Society Explorer since 1998, former Chief Scientist of NOAA, Founder of Mission Blue, a non-profit organization that fosters exploration, research and conservation of a global network of Hope Spots, founder of Deep Ocean Exploration and Research, Co-founder of Deep Hope, a founding Ocean Elder, a founding IUCN Patron of Nature, Council Chair for the Harte Research Institute, and leader of the Sustainable Seas Expeditions.
•Part I 12 pm (In person and hybrid) PANEL ABOUT THE UNITED NATIONS TREATY ON THE HIGH SEAS
CHARLOTTE SALPIN, Senior Legal Officer, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, United Nations Legal Affairs
PAUL HOLTHUS, Executive Director, World Ocean Council
•Part II 1:15 pm (In Person) MEET THE AQUANAUTS
JILL HEINERTH, Explorer-in-Residence, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Author, INTO THE PLANET and THE AQUANAUT
SIERRA PHILLIPS, Under Sea Specialist and Expedition Diver for the National Geographic Lindblad Partnership, Undersea Videography Program in Polar Regions
Register for in person attendance at the San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Avenue, Room 210 or virtually.
Sponsored by the CONSULATE GENERAL OF CANADA