2018 Power of Partnerships: Advancing Ocean Science and Tech 2018-02-23T17:15:41+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 & Speaker Bios Coming Soon
9:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided)
9:30 AM Welcome Remarks 
10:00 AM Leadership Roundtable: Interagency Partnering and Coordination
  • Moderator: 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
  • US Coral Reef Task Force (invited)
  • USN Task Force Ocean (invited)
11:30 AM Case Study: Interagency Partnering and Coordination
  • Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology
    • Dr. Rick Murray, NSF
    • CAPT Lindy Bunn, OSTP
  • Moderator: Dr. Brad Moran, University of Alaska Fairbanks
12:30 PM Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo 
12:45 PM Senator Bill Nelson
1:00 PM Lunch (provided)
2:00 PM Senator Lisa Murkowski
 2:15 PM Leadership Roundtable: Public-Private Partnerships 
  • Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, CDR John Marburger
  • National Estuarine Research Reserve Association, Rebecca Roth
  • National Marine Sanctuaries Foundation, Kris Sarri
  • Sea Grant, Dr. Pamela Plotkin
  • Moderator: Dr. Jen Miksis-Olds, University of New Hampshire
  3:45 PM Break
  4:15 PM Case StudyPublic-Private Partnerships
  • Aquaculture
    • Chris Manley, Perciformes Group
    • Dr. Kelly Lucas, Thad Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center, USM
  • Moderator: Dr. Kris Hoellen, National Aquarium
5:15 PM Moderators’ Recommendations 
5:45 PM Closing Remarks
6:00 PM Joint John A. Knauss Fellows and Public Policy Forum Reception
hosted by Consortium for Ocean Leadership and the Sea Grant Association
(Room 2063;  Rayburn House Office Building)