11th Annual Whalefest Monterey - VirtualEvent Date:
Jan 26 - Jan 29, 2021 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Old Fisherman's Wharf
1 Old Fisherman's Wharf
Monterey, CA 93940
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Whalefest Monterey 2020 Symposium Links
Saturday, January 25, 2020
#1 William Oestreich, Shirel Rachel Kahane-Rapport, James Andrew Fahlbusch, and Will Taylor Gough--Students from Hopkins Marine Station at Stanford University. "The Formative Stages of Becoming a Whale Researcher"
#2 Paul Michel, MBNMS. "An update on the latest developments concerning the Sanctuary"
#3 Chad King, MBNMS. "Octopus Garden and a Whale Fall: Recent Discoveries in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary"
Welcome. Mary Alice Fettis, Whalefest Committee Chair DO NOT WRITE ABOUT THIS INTRODUCTION
Welcome. Mayor Roberson DO NOT WRITE ABOUT THIS INTRODUCTION
#4 Julie Packard, Exec Dir. Monterey Bay Aquarium, with Erika Mahoney, KAZU. "If we're talking about saving the planet, we're talking about saving the ocean: A conversation with Julie Packard “
#5 Rear Admiral (ret.) Jon White, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, “Ocean Security: Breaching Challenges Through The Power Of Partnerships”
#6 Colleen Flanigan, Living Sea Sculpture/ UCSC. "Art and Science for Coral Reef Restoration"
Sunday, January 26, 2020
#7 Steve Mandel, Executive Director, Oceans 360. “Using Virtual Reality for Ocean Conservation Education”
#8 Wallace J. Nichols, PH.D., Author Blue Mind. “Whales are Medicine”
#9 Peggy Stap, Marine Life Studies. “Whale Disentanglement by the General Public: Good Intentions, Bad Decisions and Updates of The Whale Entanglement Team (WET)®”
#10 Brandon Southall, Ph.D., Southall Environmental Associates. “Listening to California’s Whales: Acoustic Science to Inform Conservation and Inspire the Next Generation”