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Lightning Talks

Wed, 8 Nov, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Wednesday, November 8, 6-10pm at the Seattle Aquarium
$25 general admission, $20 member admission.

Join us for a fun, all ages evening at the Seattle Aquarium featuring fascinating, five-minute glimpses into the latest marine and ocean science from local scientists and science enthusiasts. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served; cash bar. After the main event, head to our Life on the Edge exhibit to chat with our presenters, enjoy dessert bites and sip a nightcap!

Lightning Talks speakers and topics:

Trevor Branch
Associate Professor
School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

Carey Kuhn
Ecologist
Marine Mammal Laboratory, NOAA Fisheries

Adam P. Summers
Professor
University of Washington, Friday Harbor Labs

Dr. Gregory C. Johnson
Affiliate Professor
School of Oceanography, College of the Environment, University of Washington

James E. West
Senior Research Scientist
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

Lindsay Holladay
Marine Science Interpreter
Seattle Aquarium

Lynda Mapes
Environmental Reporter
The Seattle Times

Megsie Siple
Graduate student
School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

Shawn Larson
Curator of Conservation Research
Seattle Aquarium

Dr. James C. Deutsch
Director, Wildlife Conservation
Vulcan Inc.

Lightning Talks speakers and topics:

Trevor Branch
Associate professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

The near extinction and hopeful rebuilding of the Antarctic blue whale: the largest animal ever

Adam P. Summers
Professor, University of Washington, Friday Harbor Labs
Armor from the sea—what poachers teach us about defense

Dr. Gregory C. Johnson
Affiliate professor, School of Oceanography, College of the Environment, University of Washington
Climate change science
lightning haiku summary
with watercolors

James E. West
Senior research scientist, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Biomagnification of toxic contaminants in Puget Sound’s food web: let’s look out the window to Elliott Bay

Lindsay Holladay
Marine science interpreter, Seattle Aquarium
20,000 leaks under the sea

Margaret Siple
Graduate student, University of Washington School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Sound and herring: the Puget Sound food web and its most iconic forage fish

Shawn Larson
Curator of conservation research, Seattle Aquarium
Wildlife rehabilitation and the story of Rialto

Dr. James C. Deutsch
Director, Wildlife Conservation, Vulcan Inc.
Counting to save sharks through Finprint

 



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Location: Seattle Aquarium
Fees: $25 general admission, $20 member admission.
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