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Friday, November 11 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
KEYNOTE Panel: 'Climate Change: Global Agreements, Local Implications

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Keynote Panel, Friday, 11:00am, Palladium Theater | Tickets: $15.00

'Climate Change: Global Agreements, Local Implications'

Panelists include St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman; Dr. Robert Richmond, University of Hawaii; Dr. Seneshaw Tsegaye, Patel College of Global Sustainability, USF.  Moderated by Charlotte Vick, Mission Blue.

Moderators
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Charlotte Vick

Charlotte's work with the Foundation began in early 2008, when she jumped at the chance to support Dr. Earle and Google in the development of the new "Explore the Ocean" layer. She helps develop compel-ling stories about marine life, science and exploration, ocean and atmosphere, oceanic ecosystems, Marine Protected Areas and the human connection in Google Earth.

Speakers
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Rick Kriseman

Mayor, City of St. Petersburg
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Dr. Bob Richmond

Professor, University of Hawaii
Dr. Robert "Bob" Richmond is a research professor, Pew Fellow and director of the University of Hawaii’s Kewalo Marine Laboratory. Bob has spent his career studying coral reef ecosystems in the Caribbean and the Pacific, including the Virgin Islands, the Grenadines, the Galapagos Islands, Hawaii, Japan, and Micronesia. Working to strike a balance between basic and applied research, Dr. Richmond uses research results to inform the management... Read More →
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Sarah Robertson

Director/Producer, Arctic Bear Productions
My Focus has been on the Arctic Ocean and environment and lately on describing the science and political policies that effect Arctic systems. | | I come to the festival with my film, Sea Blind, the Price of Shipping Our Stuff to tell the story of northern hemispheric shipping, it's effect on Arctic Ice and what can be done about it.


Friday November 11, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Palladium Theater 235 5th Ave. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701