On June 12th 2020 at 2pm Eastern the Ocean Heroes Network will be releasing an exclusive Ocean Heroes panel discussion on innovation to beat plastic pollution in celebration of World Oceans Day. This friendly discussion will feature a diverse group of Ocean Heroes from across the world. Panel participants will share their personal journeys as young activists, as well as their innovative campaign ideas and programs to drive change in their communities. The panel will discuss subjects such as plastic recovery and the circular economy, as well as how to engage a variety of audiences to address policy and behavior change, and will illustrate how the Ocean Heroes Network program is an innovative approach to empower young activists to take action for the ocean.
Following the release of the panel, a Live Online Q&A will be held on the Ocean Heroes platform to allow panelists to answer questions from attendees about their experiences and initiatives. This event will announce additional information and create excitement for the Ocean Heroes Virtual Bootcamp, a 6-day digital experience including live online events, educational webinars, team challenges, and peer to peer networking - taking place on June 26th - July 1st.