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SE02 Indigenous Partnerships Social Event

Date and Time: 2/24/2022, 3:00PM to 5:00PM
Location: Room 12

Join us for an informal social and networking event for researchers, community partners, students, administrators, and everyone interested in building better, meaningful partnerships for a sustainable ocean with Indigenous communities. Indigenous and non-Indigenous attendees are welcome. This event builds on the conversations at the Innovative Session "IN03 Indigenous Partnerships for a Sustainable Ocean" which will examine Indigenous priorities for the UN Ocean Decade, successful Indigenous-academic partnerships, Indigenous approaches to data governance, and partnership practice. Light refreshments will be served.

Lead Organizer: Maia Hoeberechts, maiah@uvic.ca

SE03 SciComm Social Hour

Date and Time: 3/1/2022, 8:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Room 02

To complement the formal training and workshops that will take place in person in Hawaii, we propose an informal meet-up with our team and sci comm experts in Hawaii. The social hour will be open to any OSM participant, but will specifically target early-career researchers. We will identify two attendees who are experts in science communication fields, either that are OSM attendees or based in Hawaii, to attend our social hour. Aiding the two experts are: our Hollywood Communications expert, Brian Palermo; Brittany Schieler, ASLO Communications and Program Manager; and Jonathan Sharp, Emeritus Oceanography Professor, University of Delaware.

Lead Organizer: Brittany Schieler, Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, bmschieler@gmail.com

SE04 Rainbow Reception

Date and Time: 3/1/2022, 10:00PM to 11:00PM
Location: Room 01

Come share conversation and virtual refreshments with fellow LGBTQIA+ Ocean Scientists and Engineers! At this informal event we hope to build community and get organized. Stop by anytime, there is no schedule! Allies: please support us by spreading the word and encouraging your LGBTQIA+ colleagues to attend, but please understand that while this is not an event for allies, those who are questioning are welcome. The event will be conducted using the ;software gather.town. Thank you to those institutions and groups who have made this event possible.

Lead Organizer: Paula Bontempi, URI, paulabontempi@uri.edu

Sponsored by Sea-Bird Scientific

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