The virtual EarthX Ocean Conference: Protecting the Life Support Systems of the Ocean will be held on June 9 and 10 starting at 8:00 am (HST) and is free and open to all. Conference themes include high seas protection, coral reef conservation, ocean plastics pollution, sustainable fisheries.
Three leaders from Hawai‘i will deliver keynote addresses: Robert Richmond, Director of SOEST’s Kewalo Marine Laboratory; Nainoa Thompson, President of the Polynesian Voyaging Society and Hōkūleʻa Master Navigator; and Aulani Wilhelm, Senior Vice President, Center for Oceans, Conservation International.
EarthX is an international organization with a focus on environmental sustainability. In collaboration with National Geographic, EarthX will be sponsoring the virtual EarthxOcean conference following World Oceans Day.
Registration is free and can be accessed via their website.