SPLASHmail April

SPLASHmail  April 2015 

This bulletin of ocean-related opportunities and events is emailed to our membership on a monthly basis. We invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to publicize your own organization’s news and events (in brief “who, what, where, when” format). Simply reply to this email or send submissions to info@oceanliteracy.ca


APRIL EVENTS
(see below for details and links)

  • 7th International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses. Vancouver, BC – Apr. 10-11
  • Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation and the Canadian Rivers Institute webinar. April 14
  • Floating Ideas Lecture. Sidney, BC – April 14
  • Waves: Harnessing the Power. Sidney, BC – April 18
  • Earth Day. Planet Earth –  April 22
  • Spruce Up the Planet’ Ocean Week Fundraiser. Halifax, NS – April 22
  • OceanTalks. Victoria, BC – April 29

Coming up in May…

  • Adopt-a-Fish. West Vancouver, BC – May 9
  • ACCESS Conference 2015. St. Andrews, NB – May 10-13
  • 2nd Blue Planet Symposium. Cairns, Australia – May 27-29

 APRIL Detailed Listings

7th International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses. Vancouver, BC – Apr. 10-11

Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation and the Canadian Rivers Institute webinar. April 14

Floating Ideas Lecture. Sidney, BC – April 14

  • The InFORM project: An effort to determine the impact of the Fukushima disaster on Canada’s oceans and residents. Dr. Jay Cullen. Shaw Ocean Discovery Centre, 7PM http://www.oceandiscovery.ca/floatingideas

Waves: Harnessing the Power. Sidney, BC – April 18

  • Hosted by Can. Federation of University Women. a buffet luncheon during which Dr. Kate Moran, the conference Keynote Speaker, will address us on the topic: “Discover the Ocean: Understand the Planet through the Internet-connected Ocean”. She is a world renowned ocean engineer, President Ocean Networks Canada and a former Science Adviser to the US White House.  Mary Winspear Centre. 12-2:30PM http://cfuwsaanichpeninsula.org/public-registration-for-conference/

Earth Day. Planet Earth –  April 22

Spruce Up the Planet’ Ocean Week Fundraiser. Halifax, NS – April 22

OceanTalks. Victoria, BC – April 29

  • Hillside and Wildlife Edutainment Inc. launch OceanTalks, a series of talks covering current topics related to the ocean’s sustainability plus video footage capturing marine life in their natural habitat. Each session will include short engaging presentations with multiple speakers followed by a question period. At the OceanWall in the  Food Court, Hillside Centre 7-8PMhttp://hillsidecentre.com/events

Coming up in May…

Adopt-a-Fish. West Vancouver, BC – May 9

  • Pick up your Salmon Release Certificate at West Vancouver Memorial Library and then head to Memorial Park to release a baby Coho Salmon (called a smolt) into the wild! Once released, the smolt will swim to Burrard Inlet and spend the next two years at sea before returning to McDonald Creek to start the next generation of salmon. What a journey! More info:dcarson@westvanlibrary.ca 11AM – 1PM

ACCESS Conference 2015. St. Andrews, NB – May 10-13

  • ACCESS (Atlantic Canada Coastal & Estuarine Science Society) is a non-profit organization that is organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes, committed to the science of studying and managing coastal and estuarine habitats in Atlantic Canada http://meeting1.mathstat.dal.ca/

2nd Blue Planet Symposium. Cairns, Australia – May 27-29

  • The 2nd Symposium seeks to bring ocean observations to users by connecting leaders and representatives of various international organizations and networks, research scientists and postdoctoral and graduate students.http://www.blueplanetsymposium.com

Let’s get a dialogue going! CaNOE members are encouraged to contribute to the Website Blog and Events Calendar through info@oceanliteracy.ca