MSI World Oceans Day Virtual Event

June 08 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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About this Event

World Oceans Day Virtual Event

The United Nations celebrates World Oceans Day every year on 8 June. The groundswell grows each year, as countries and communities use this day to celebrate all the ocean gives us. This year’s theme is “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean.” We invite you to join us on Monday, June 8 at 6:00 PM for a special OSU Science Pub World Oceans Day Virtual Event. This evening event will feature a screening of Oregon State Productions’ Heceta Bank and a companion short OSU produced film, guest Q&A panel, trivia, art, music, and a special reading of a children’s ocean storybook.


General Show Schedule

• 6:00 PM – Welcome and Opening Remarks by Jack Barth, OSU Marine Studies Initiative Executive Director

• 6:05 PM – Sense of Place short film

• 6:12 PM -- Ocean Trivia hosted by Ocean11

• 6:17 PM – Heceta Bank: Oregon’s Hidden Wonder-26 min

• 6:48 PM – Guest Panel and Q&A

• 7:15 PM -- Special children’s book reading

• 7: 25 PM-- Close with “Currents” slideshow with art

• 7:30 PM – Event concludes

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Event brought to you by Oregon State University's Marine Studies Initiative, Oregon State University Events, Oregon State Productions and OSU-Cascades.

Production by Connect Central Oregon, a collaborative program with the OSU-Cascades Innovation Co-Lab.

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