When: 9:00 - 12:00
Where: Tjodhallen, Kjølv Egelands hus, UiS (main campus, Ullandhaug)
Join our seminar, featuring pioneer marine biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle as keynote speaker. The seminar is hosted by the University of Stavanger (Faculty of Science and Technology) in cooperation with IRIS and the Rachel Carson Prize. Sylvia Earle is the winner of the Rachel Carson prize for 2017, this is Stavanger’s own environmental prize, awarded to women who have made an outstanding contribution to the environment. We are delighted that a number of IRIS Environment colleagues will be sharing the stage with the marine biologist Sylvia Earle on this special day. Sylvia is featured in this months Time magazine and you can see an interview with her here
Sylvia is dedicated to ocean preservation and was the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[Firsts Women Who Are Changing the World Sylvia Earle Time Magazine Cover]
When pesticides become medicine.
Renee K. Bechmann, Senior research scientist, IRIS
"No harmful effect" discharge regulation - a challenge to assess.
Steinar Sanni, Assistant professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Mathematics and Natural Science University of Stavanger & Chief Scientist, IRIS
Blue bioeconomy in the future.
Elisa Ravagnan, Senior research scientist, marine environment, IRIS
eDNA for marine species monitoring and conservation.
Thierry Bausant, Chief scientist, marine environment, IRIS
No Blue, No Green, No Life.
Anne Merethe Skogland & Else Dybkjær. Anne Merethe Skogland, Associate professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning. Head of Architecture - Rambøll Stavanger. Else Dybkjær, Landscape Architect MAA MDL & Head of Landscape Architecture - Rambøll Stavanger
Fate and effects of synthetic polymers - the sub-micro-plastic problem.
Roald Kommedal, Associate professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Mathematics and Natural Science, UiS
No Blue, No Green.
Sylvia Earle, American marine biologist, explorer, author, and lecturer. She has been a National Geographic explorer-in-residence since 1998. Earle was the first female chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and was named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet in 1998.
After the seminar:
Mingling on stands + lunch
Register for the seminar (individuals)