[Coral-List] ScienceOnline Oceans: Spots still available, field trips and workshops open to non-attendees

David Shiffman david.shiffman at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 12:48:07 EDT 2013

Hello, everyone!

ScienceOnline Oceans, a conference which will focus on how marine
scientists and conservationists can use internet tools for education,
outreach, and collaboration will take place at the University of Miami
October 11-13th. While the examples will focus on marine issues, the tools
and strategies discussed are broadly applicable.

The event will include an opening reception at the Miami science museum,
and a day of discussion-based programming at the University of Miami's
Whitten learning center. A list of topics can be found here:

More than 150 marine scientists, conservationists, educators and
journalists from all over the world will be attending, so the conference
will be an excellent networking opportunity (

There are still spots available to register ($150 for students)

Additionally, there are pre-conference workshops and a post-conference
field trip, which you do not need to register for the main meeting to
participate in.

Workshops ($75) will be from 1-4 p.m. on Friday, October 11th at the
Sonesta Coconut grove, and  include:
1) An introduction to social media for science outreach
2) Communicating your research through film
3) Tips and tricks to spice up your blogging
4) Ocean science in sixty seconds (podcasting).
You can register here: http://sciooceans.wikispaces.com/Workshops

Additionally, there is a post-conference field trip on Sunday, October 13th
(all day) that will explore different ecosystems associated with the
Everglades, including some that the public rarely gets to see. The fee is
$100, which does not include an optional airboat ride.

*Please consider attending the meeting, or just a workshop or field trip.
Please pass this information on to interested friends and
colleagues.*Please let me know if you have any questions.



*David Shiffman*
*Ph.D. Student, Research Assistant,*
Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy <http://www.cesp.miami.edu/>
R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program <http://rjd.miami.edu/>

*e: *david.shiffman at gmail.com | *p: *412.915.2309
*a: *4600 Rickenbacker Cswy, Miami, Florida, 33149
*t: *@WhySharksMatter <http://twitter.com/#!/WhySharksMatter> | *b: *Southern
Fried Science Blog <http://www.southernfriedscience.com/>

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