World Oceans Day 2013 at the Fisheries Centre – Friday, June 7

To mark the occasion of World Oceans Day 2013 on Friday, June 7, the UBC Fisheries Centre will be hosting a panel discussion, featuring:

Dr. Simon Donner, Assistant Professor, Geography
Dr. Tony Farrell, Chair, Sustainable Aquaculture and Professor, Zoology and Land and Food Systems
Dr. Maite Maldonado, Associate Professor/Canada Research Chair II Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences
Dr. Charles Menzies, Associate Professor, Anthropology

The discussion will offer inspiration, hope and insight into what motivates UBC researchers who focus on marine issues. Panelists will be asked to answer two questions:

What made you fall in love with the ocean? and
Why do you have hope for its future?

Tea, coffee and snacks will be served at 10:30 am in the lobby of the AERL Building (Fisheries Centre). The panel discussion will run from 11 am until noon in AERL 120.

Please join us to celebrate our oceans on June 7!