Dorothee Bakker

Associate Professor in Marine Biogeochemistry · University of East Anglia

Her interest is in the marine carbon cycle – and particularly the uptake of carbon dioxide by the oceans.

Oceanography Air-sea interactions Marine Biogeochemical Cycles Carbonate Chemistry Marine Biogeochemistry

Dr Kate Hendry

Associate Professor · University of Bristol

Using isotopic fingerprinting to track the flow of nutrients that are important for algae and marine ecosystems

Geochemistry Nutrients Isotopic Fingerprinting Oceans Chemical Oceanography

Ralph Keeling

Professor · UC San Diego

Ralph Keeling's research focuses on atmospheric composition, the carbon cycle, and climate change.

Atmospheric Gasses Air-sea Gas Exchange Atmospheric Oxygen Paleoclimate and Climate Change Global Carbon Cycle

Dr Dannielle Green

Senior Lecturer in Ecology · Anglia Ruskin University

She researches the impact of human activities on land, rivers, seas and oceans.

Discarded Cigarette Waste Plastic Pollution Oceans Ecology Marine Biology

Puspa Adhikari, Ph.D.

Expert in marine and environmental chemistry · Florida Gulf Coast University

Puspa Adhikari uses the ocean floor and water column to investigate the impact of Florida's red tide, organic pollutants and nutrients.

Gulf of Mexico Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) Nutrients Organic Pollutants Marine and Environmental Chemistry

Adrian Marchetti, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Marine Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Adrian Marchetti investigates how phytoplankton are affected by their environment and in turn, influence ocean biogeochemistry.

Microbial Ecology Molecular Biology Biological Oceanography Marine Ecology Aquatic Biogeochemical Processes

Stephen Hamilton

Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry · Michigan State University

Expert in ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry, with particular attention to aquatic environments

Wetlands, Streams, Lakes and Watersheds Acquatic Environments Ecosystem Ecology Biogeochemistry Agricultural Ecology

Rachel O'Neill, Ph.D.

Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology and Institute for Systems Genomics · University of Connecticut

Dr. O'Neill's research projects use molecular genetic approaches to study centromere function and evolution

Genome Stability Genomics Cancer Susceptibility

Nadia Y. Kim

Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Migration Immigration Race and Ethnicity Gender and Transnationality/Globalization Race/Gender/Class Intersectionality

Hannes Baumann, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor · University of Connecticut

Hannes Baumann is an expert in coastal fish ecology and effects of marine climate change

Evolution Oceanography Marine Science Fish Populations Marine Climate Change

Andrea Grottoli

Professor | School of Earth Sciences · The Ohio State University

Climate change expert, specializing in coral responses to climate change and reconstructing oceanographic conditions

Coral Reefs Paleoceanography Biogeochemistry

Kevin P. McDonald

Associate Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

History Atlantic World Piracy Indian Ocean World Maritime History

John Bruno, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

His research is focused on marine biodiversity, coral reef ecology and conservation, and the impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems.

Coral Reef Ecology Coral Reef Conservation Impacs of Climate Change on Marine Ecosystems Coastal Wetland Communities Marine Biodiversity

Robynne Berg

Director · Berg Consulting Group

An experienced, compelling speaker explains how companies can create leaps in value and profit through innovative strategy and leadership.

Blue Ocean Strategy Transformational Leadership Strategy

Christianne Wilhelmson

Executive Director · Georgia Strait Alliance

Non-profit leader in ocean conservation in urban British Columbia, where 75 per cent of the province's population lives, works and plays.

Ocean Conservation Whale protection Habitat protection Marine planning Salmon Aquaculture

Ginger Grant

Professor (Marketing and Innovation) · Sheridan College

Innovation Management, Leadership Development, Strategy, Corporate Anthropology, Organizational Design, Scenario Planning, Storytelling

Experiential and Archetypal Marketing Scenario Planning Revisioning Retirement Innovation Culture Design Thinking

Charles Yarish, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · University of Connecticut

Dr. Yarish is an expert in marine macroalgae, coastal management and commercial uses for seaweed for food, cosmetics and biofuels.

Marine Biology Aquaculture “Captain Seaweed” Marine Algae Commercial uses of seaweed

Marty Ralph

Research Meteorologist, Director of the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E) · UC San Diego

F. Martin Ralph is a research meteorologist focused on understanding the processes that create extremes in precipitation.

Atmospheric Rivers Observations Atmospheric Chemistry Precipitation Hydrometeorology

Stephen J. Trumble B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology · Baylor University

Dr. Stephen J. Trumble is an Associate Professor of Biology at Baylor University.

Skeletal Muscle Physiology Energetics Diving Mammals Physiological Ecology Lipid Biochemistry

Sascha Usenko B.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environmental Science. Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program · Baylor University

Dr. Usenko is the Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Director, Environmental Science Graduate Program at Baylor University.

Anthropogenic Contaminants Spatial and Temporal Scales The Transformation and Bioavailability of Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals in the Environment Environmental Forensic Chemistry Identifying Unique Chemical Fingerprints