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Future of the Ocean Symposium & Champions of the Ocean Awards

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October 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm | Wilson Hall 104

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The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute presents the 11th Annual Future of the Ocean Symposium and Champions of the Ocean Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Wilson Hall. The theme of this year’s symposium is “A Revolution at Sea: Ocean Exploration, Technology & Discovery.”

The symposium will feature presentations by distinguished speakers: Dr. Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence; and Terry Garcia, National Geographic Society Chief Science and Exploration Officer. Both will be honored as National Ocean Champions at the luncheon following the symposium.

The event will also recognize Regional Ocean Champions representing organizations that were instrumental in the preservation of 38,000 square miles of coral reefs from Long Island to Virginia.

The symposium is free and open to the public. Awards luncheon immediately following is $150 for members of the public.

For more information, please visit the Urban Coast Institute web site.