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Friday, November 11 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
MAKING WAVES AWARDS Dinner | Honoring David Shaw Don Cesar Grand Ballroom

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Awards Dinner, Friday, 7:30pm, Don Cesar Hotel | Open to BLUE Whale Day Pass holders, Patrons and Sponsors.

2016 Making Waves Award will be presented to entrepreneur, ocean conservation pioneer, and filmmaker David E. Shaw.

Individual Awards Dinner Tickets available for $125.
David is being recognized for his leadership in ocean conservation, environmental stewardship, and his commitment to exploring how science and other forms of creativity can intersect to benefit the future of our planet.

A finalist in this year's film competition, his documentary, Second Century Stewardship: Science Beyond the Scenery in Acadia National Park, was recently released on the occasion of the historic 2016 centennial celebrations of Acadia National Park and the US National Park Service. The recipient of numerous distinguished awards and honorary doctorates, David possesses many talents.  He is founder of Blackpoint Group, Treasurer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a director of the National Parks Foundation, and a founding Advisory Board member to Curiosity Stream. BLUE is honored to recognize this extraordinary and inspirational individual. 

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David Shaw

Blackpoint Group

Friday November 11, 2016 7:30pm - 9:30pm EST
Don Cesar Hotel 3400 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706