Symposium: Demystifying Ocean Research

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse invites the URI campus community and the general public to an event showcasing scientists whose ability to demystify ocean research has made them leading voices in discussions on conservation policy.

Ocean Explorers Turned Ocean Interpreters
Featured speakers: Carl Safina, award-winning author and founding president of the Blue Ocean Institute; National Geographic Emerging Explorers Katy Croff Bell, a 2011 alumna of the URI Graduate School of Oceanography, and Kakani Katija. The speakers will share their expertise on a subject Senator Whitehouse considers a top priority for our state and our nation.

Register: Yes, I plan to attend. For more information, contact Joanne Esposito in the Office of Public Programming and Special Events at 401.874.9455 or

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Edwards Auditorium
64 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA



Free and open to the public

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