Come to E-Lightning Area in the Poster Hall Monday and Tuesday at lunch to check out the student pop-up talks! Support your fellow students and listen to great talks!

Location: Poster Hall, E-Lightning Area
Dates: 12 & 13 February
Time: 12:30PM – 2:00PM

Pop-Up Talks Schedule:

Monday, 12 February

Time Speaker Talk Title
12:45 – 12:50 Paige Martin Confessions of an Ocean Modeler: A Song
12:51 – 12:56 Russell Nicholson Are We Making Bipartisan Progress Toward Ocean Stewardship?
12:57 – 1:02 Sarah Holmes A non-modeller’s approach to modelling the coastal seas
1:03 – 1:08 Ali Rashid Hamad Effects of global climatic changes to seaweed farming. (Video) – WITHDRAWN
1:09 – 1:14 Maggi Brisbin Battling plastic pollution in Okinawa
1:15 – 1:20 Brendan Turley Swimming in your own head: Mental health as a marine science graduate student
1:21 – 1:26 Xu Chen Oceanic Submesoscale Features
1:27 – 1:32 Areen Sen Role of a Field Student on Coastal Livelihood in a Developing Country


Tuesday, 13 February

12:45 – 12:50 Oghenekevwe Oghenechovwen When Ocean Sciences Meet Debate
12:51 – 12:56 Josh Humberston The danger and futility of defying natural coastal evolution
12:57 – 1:02 Yan Jia Be a tailor to make a drifter: my first step on observational oceanography
1:03 – 1:08 Ian Black Oregon State University and the Ocean Observatories Initiative
1:09 – 1:14 Jerry Mang’ena Microplastics in the African Beaches
1:15 – 1:20 Mia Melamed Littorinids Smell Odors Released by Macroalgae To Find Food – WITHDRAWN
1:21 – 1:26 Muhammad Wajid


Life between blue and green (video)
1:27 – 1:32 Rae Taylor-Burns & Courtney Cochran Far from Basic: Ocean Acidification Hotspots in the California Current

What’s a pop-up talk?
A pop-up talk is a 5-minute student presentation in the style of a TED talk – that is, a talk focused on getting across large, well-articulated ideas in a limited time. While these talks are not meant to be a condensed version of your research, they can be on any topic related to ocean sciences that you feel passionate about, including: an interesting aspect you’ve learned from your research, your life as a student in the sciences, or your vision for how ocean sciences can progress in the future. Although we will provide a screen for the presenters to use, we especially encourage nonstandard presentations (e.g., skits, poetry, music, juggling, etc.), so consider thinking outside the realm of PowerPoint slides! They need not be one-person presentations either, so feel free to include your friends and colleagues. The only restriction is the 5-minute time limit, which will be strictly enforced!

How do I apply?
Applications open on 17 November 2017 and close 17 January 2018. Event organizers may allow for onsite sign-ups.