General Information and Program
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Symposium
April 10, 2010
California State University,
Human activities are taking their toll, causing many challenges for the ocean. Come hear from experts engaging in creative and cutting-edge science and technologies to help solve critical problems facing the environment. They bring us new hope for the future of our ocean.
Program of Events
|8:00 - 8:45 am||Registration
(This is a free event, pre-registration is NOT necessary)
|8:45 - 9:00 am||Welcome
|9:00 - 9:25 am||Fishermen & Conservationists Changing The Way They Do Business: The Central Coast Groundfish Project
Michael Bell, The Nature Conservancy
|9:25 - 9:50 am||Is The Future Really In Algae?
Dr. Jonathan Trent, NASA Ames Research Center
|9:50 - 10:15 am||EcoViz: Connecting Mass Audiences To Ecosystems Using 3D Visualization
Dr. Fred Watson, California State University Monterey Bay
|10:15 - 10:40 am||BREAK|
|10:40 - 11:05 am||Moving From Ecosystem Science To Ecosystem Action Through Integrated Ecosystem Assessments
Dr. Phil Levin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries Service
|11:05 - 11:30 am||Sequestering CO2 In The Built Environment
Dr. Brent Constantz, Calera Corporation
|11:30 - 11:55 am||Small Business Slashes CO2 Emissions
Tom Bowman, Bowman Global Change
|12:00 - 2:00 pm||LUNCH, RESEARCH POSTERS and EXHIBITS|
|2:00 - 3:00 pm||Ricketts Memorial Lecture:
From "You've Got to Be Kidding!" To "Ah-Ha!" Hope For Our Oceans Through Insight and Innovation
Dr. Rikk Kvitek, California State University Monterey Bay
|3:00 - 3:30 pm||Research Poster Awards|
- From Highway 1:
Exit at the CSUMB/Fort Ord Main Entrance, which turns into Light Fighter Drive. Proceed on Light Fighter Dr. past General Jim Blvd. and make the next left onto Colonel Durham Rd. Continue on Durham and make the first left onto Sixth Avenue. The University Center (building with distinctive "white tent" roof) is on your left.
- From Salinas:
Take Reservation Road. Turn left on Imjin Road, then turn take the first left onto Abrams Drive. Where Abrams ends at a stop sign, turn right onto Inter-Garrison Road. Turn left onto Seventh Avenue. Turn right onto B Street. Turn left onto Sixth Avenue. The University Center (building with distinctive "white tent" roof) is on your left.
- CSUMB Campus Map (82KB PDF*)
- Printable Driving Directions (426KB PDF*)
For more information, contact Liz Love at (831) 647-4255, or email.