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Sustainable Oceans 2017: Saturday Program | Featuring Keynote Nick Hawkins

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Halifax Central Library

5440 Spring Garden Road

Halifax, NS B3J 1E9

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SUSTAINABLE OCEANS CONFERENCE 2017

Seeing Blue: Envisioning our future oceans

Saturday Program | Sept. 23, 2017 | Halifax Central Library

Sustainable Oceans is an annual student oceans conference led by the Master of Marine Management Students of the Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University. In its sixth year, this is the only student-led oceans conference in Atlantic Canada.

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  • 9:00-9:30am Registration
  • 9.35-10:55am Collaboration presentations
  • 10:55-11:05am Break
  • 11:05-12:25pm Communication presentations
  • 12:25-1:10pm Lunch
  • 1:10-2:30pm Creativity presentations
  • 2:30pm-3:10pm Keynote Address – Nick Hawkins – Wildlife photojournalist
  • 3:10-4:05pm Marine pollution panel & discussion
  • 4:05-4:20pm Announcement of awards, acknowledgements, final remarks

You, Me, and the Sea: Family Program – 10:00am-1:00pm – Halifax Central Library, 2nd Floor

You, Me, and the Sea is a family friendly event that runs parallel to the presentation component of the Sustainable Oceans Conference. The hope of this event is to engage all ages in connecting and learning about the oceans to increase ocean optimism and literacy in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Several Halifax-based organizations will be hosting activities, including touch tanks, arts and crafts, games, educational presentations, and more. No registration is required for You, Me, and the Sea.

The conference is free and accessible to all who are interested in learning more about the oceans and becoming engaged in marine conservation and stewardship.

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