World Oceans Day 2020: Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean

June 08 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The UNA Vancouver and the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup are proud to have teamed up for our 3rd annual World Oceans Day event. We are bringing this year’s event right to your home -- We will be hosting an ONLINE panel discussion as we celebrate Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean.

Join leading scientists, experts and change makers from coast to coast to coast as we explore innovation in science, technology, collaboration, arts, citizen engagement and education for the protection and conservation of our oceans.

KATE MORAN -- Ocean Networks Canada, President and CEO (Victoria British Columbia)

SHERYAS PATANKAR -- Ocean Wise, Research Scientist (Vancouver, British Columbia)

MIA OTOKIAK -- Inuit Early-Career Scientist and Ocean Bridge Alumnus (Cambridge Bay, Nunavut)

BETTY CARPICK -- Interdisciplinary Artist, Arts Educator, and Environmentalist (Thunder Bay, Ontario)

SONYA LEE -- Ocean School - École de l'Océan, Science Producer (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

No matter where you live, you are connected to the ocean. Even while at home we can learn, create and build change to keep all waterways leading to the ocean healthy for future generations. Join us in honour of World Oceans Day. Individually we are one drop, but together we are an ocean!

UNAC-V and GCSC are grateful to be able to carry out our work on the ancestral, traditional and unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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