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Rosenberg Institute Public Forums


Spring 2020 Public Forum - Wednesday, March 11
Saving Sea Turtles with Conservation Technology and Dance
Lekelia "Kiki" Jenkins, Associate Professor School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University


Fall 2019 Public Forum - Wednesday, December 4

Precisely Unsustainable: When is Sustainability in the Eye of the Beholder
Phillip Levin, Lead Scientist and Professor of Practice, The Nature Conservancy and University of Washington


Spring 2019 Public Forum - Wednesday, April 13

Managing California's Water in a Time of Change
Felicia Marcus, J.D., Former Chair, State Water Resources Control Board


Fall 2018 Public Forum - Wednesday, November 7

Hope for People and the Ocean
The Honorable Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor and Marine Studies Advisor to the President, Oregon State University


Spring 2018 Public Forum - Wednesday, April 4

Improving the Prognosis for the World’s Coral Reefs
Ruth Gates, Ph.D., Director Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, UNiversity of Hawai'i


Fall 2017 Public Forum - Wednesday, November 1

Planet Vision: A new way of thinking about a sustainable future
Jonathan Foley,Ph.D. California Academy of Sciences



Spring 2017 Public Forum - Wednesday, May 3
Ocean acidification: How does it impact the California Coast?
Tessa Hill, Ph.D., University of California, Davis



Fall 2016 Public Forum - Wednesday, November 9
Towards a sustainable global ocean
Rashid Sumaila, Ph.D., University of British Columbia


Spring 2016 Public Forum - Wednesday, April 27
Adapting to Surprise in Our Coastal Ocean: Lessons from Ecology, Archaeology and Indigenous Knowledge
Anne Salomon, Ph.D., University of British Columbia


Fall 2015 Public Forum - Wednesday, November 4
The Sea Star Epidemic: An Arms Race for Marine Biodiversity
C. Drew Harvell, Ph.D., Cornell University


Spring 2015 Public Forum - Wednesday, April 15
Deep-Ocean Industrialization and Biodiversity Challenges in the 21st Century
Lisa Levin, Ph.D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Fall 2014 Public Forum - Wednesday, November 19

The Extreme Life of the Sea
Stephen Palumbi, Ph.D., Director Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University


The Art of Science

Spring 2015 Art of Science
The Slimy and the Spineless: Portraits of Unsung Ocean Heroes
Both advocates for thinking differently about ocean preservation, photographers and authors Josie Iselin and Susan Middleton have taken similar approaches to two complementary subjects, bringing knowledge and appreciation to little-understood or recognized subjects. Seaweed (marine algae) and spineless animals (marine invertebrates) embody the two dominant realms of life in the sea, and, in fact, they form the foundation for life on earth, yet they are largely unknown to the human eye.

Bay Science Collaboratives