2018 Power of Partnerships: Advancing Ocean Science and Tech 2018-06-04T15:37:57+00:00

March 7, 2018, 9:00am-6:00pm

Reserve Officers Association Building
One Constitution Avenue NE, Washington D.C.
Directions to the Forum | Agenda

Reception 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Room 2063, Rayburn House Office Building

Program with Speaker Bios
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Video links in the agenda below
8:15 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:15 AM Welcome Remarks (J. Dixon Video) – (J. White Video)
9:45 AM Leadership Roundtable: Interagency Partnering and Coordination (Video)
  • Moderator: Dr. Monty Graham, University of Southern Mississippi
  • Integrated Ocean Observing Committee, Dr. David Legler
  • National Ocean Council, Deerin Babb-Brott
  • National Oceanographic Partnership Program, Dr. Tom Drake
  • USN Task Force Ocean, Dr. Tom Drake
11:15 AM Case Study: Interagency Partnering and Coordination (Video)
Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology

  • Moderator: Dr. Bradley Moran, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Capt. Lindy Bunn, Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Dr. Rick Murray, National Science Foundation
12:15 PM Senator Edward Markey (MA) (Video)
12:30 PM Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo (GU-At-Large) (Video)
12:45 PM Senator Bill Nelson (FL) (Video)
1:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) (Video)
 2:15 PM Leadership Roundtable: Public-Private Partnerships (Video)
  • Moderator: Dr. Jennifer Miksis-Olds, University of New Hampshire
  • Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, Cmdr. John Marburger
  • National Estuarine Research Reserve Association, Rebecca Roth
  • National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, Kris Sarri
  • Sea Grant College Program, Dr. Pamela Plotkin
  3:45 PM Break (J. White Video)
  4:15 PM Case StudyPublic-Private Partnerships (Video)

  • Moderator:  Kris Hoellen, National Aquarium
  • Dr. Kelly Lucas, Thad Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center, USM
  • Christopher Manley, Perciformes Group LLC.
5:15 PM Moderators’ Recommendations (Video)
5:45 PM Closing Remarks (J. White Video)
6:00 PM Joint John A. Knauss Fellows and Public Policy Forum Reception
co-hosted by Consortium for Ocean Leadership and the Sea Grant Association
(Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2063)