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Event Presentations 2015

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America's Blue Silicon Valley Meets China's Blue Silicon Valley
Lunch seminar
June 11, 2015 - Moss Landing, CA

'Live' web conference with the producers of the upcoming BBC documentary on the Monterey Bay
Adam White
, Series Producer, BBC Natural History Unit
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Blue Economy Opportunities in Mexico, China and the U.S.
Pedro Castaneda
, President, Provia International
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Hao Yunxing, Center Director, Qingdao WELL Ocean Science & Technology Association (WOSTA), Organizer of International Ocean Technology Conference & Expo (IOTCE) Qingdao, Shandong (PRC) Sep 1-3, 2015. View Bio. View Presentation.

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PANEL 1
Sustainable Clean Seafood and Clean Energy in the New Blue Economy

PANELISTS

The OMEGA Project from Monterey Bay to Shandong and Taiwan
Dr. Jonathan D. Trent, Ph.D.
, Director, NASA Ames Research Center, OMEGA Global Initiative
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An Intro to Aquaculture 3.0, or Integrated Marine Eco-Economic Zones
Timothy o'Shea
, CEO and Founder, CleanFish
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Added value of integrating seaweed culture into existing agriculture and aquaculture systems
Dr. Michael Graham, Ph.D.,
Professor and Co-Editor/Managing Editor, Journal of Phycology, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML)
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Informing sustainable decision-making about fuel and food choices in California's coastal environment
Dr. Michael Lee, Ph.D., Professor, California State University East Bay, Department of Anthropology, Geography & Environmental Studies
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PANEL 2
The Monterey Bay, America's 'Blue Silicon Valley'

PANELISTS

OCEANS 2016 will take place at the Monterey Conference Center September 19th – 23rd, 2016
Jill Zande, Associate Director, Co-Principal Investigator and Competition Coordinator, Marine Advanced Technology Education Center (MATE), Monterey Peninsula College
- Chair, Marine Technology Society-Monterey Bay
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The Role of Applied Technologies in Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Paul E. Michel, Superintendent, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS)
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Global Impacts of R&D Efforts from Monterey
William Kirkwood
, Senior Research and Development Engineer, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
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Engineering Inspection and Assessment of Waterfront Structures
Paul Roberts
, West Coast Area Manager - Civil Engineer / Diver, Sea Engineering, Inc.
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Eliminating the Environmental Damage Associated with Desalination
Mike Lord
, VP of Engineering, Effluent Free Desalination Corp. (EFD Corp)
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PANEL 3
China and Monterey Bay Marine Science Global Outreach and Marketing Program

PANELISTS:

The Shandong-California Connection... Sisters
Gene Pini
, Lead Consultant, Brand Monterey Bay (BMB)
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U.S. China Marine Science & Marine Tech Venture Capital Roadmap
G. Stearns
, Founder, Stearns and More Capital; Co-Founder, Brand Monterey Bay (BMB)
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Monterey Bay and Shandong Province – Opportunities for "Blue Innovation" Collaboration
Donald J. Lewis
, Co-founder, U.S.-China Trade & Innovation Initiative (USCTII), Institute for Innovation and Economic Development (iiED), California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB)
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The Emergence of Monterey Bay Bucks for Domestic and Global Consumption
James Anderson Merritt
, Regional Patriot, Brand Monterey Bay (BMB)
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