Future of Oceans: A Symposium on Stewarding the North Atlantic
Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Signal Hill Campus
An public engagement initiative (live-streamed and live-tweeted for the public), bringing together a diverse group of academics, scientists, students, community leaders, journalists and activists to think creatively about how best to steward the North Atlantic. The morning of the Symposium will be devoted to strategic keynote addresses. At lunch, Mary Denniston of the Nunatsiavut Government will explain the Imappivut initiative for indigenous leadership in ocean governance in Labrador. The afternoon will be a World Café style discussion. The Symposium will conclude at 3:30 pm with an art exhibit, curated by the Gerald Squires Art Gallery, a reception, and a performance of classical music by Dr. Laura Loewen of the University of Manitoba and Dr. Jane Leibel of MUN’s Faculty of Music.
Presented by Royal Society of Canada: For a New Earth