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Ocean Link NW Showcase Event
WhenTuesday, June 19, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Description

Learn how storytelling can inspire people to value their relationship with the ocean and view select Ocean Link NW projects at our showcase event on June 19!

Nereus Program Principal Investigators, University of Washington Communication Leadership (Comm Lead) graduate students, Ocean Link NW Partner organizations, and other interested parties are invited to attend the Ocean Link NW Showcase event on June 19. Come celebrate the first year of Ocean Link NW— a Comm Lead and Nereus Program collaboration that is changing the way we tell stories about ocean sustainability. This event will highlight select graduate student projects and discuss how storytelling and communication can be used to help inspire people to value their relationship with the ocean.

WHEN: TUESDAY, JUNE 19 FROM 5:30 – 7:30PM

WHERE: ALDER HALL (1315 NE CAMPUS PKWY. PLEASE USE THE ENTRANCE ON NE 40TH STREET.)

PROGRAM:
5:30 — Introduction and Overview with Comm Lead Head of Partnerships Molly Schachter and Head of Creative Strategy Alex Stonehill

5:35 — Ocean Link NW Origin Story with Comm Lead Director Hanson Hosein and Nereus Policy Director Dr. Yoshi Ota

5:45 — Student Presentations
--Frankenfish: A Farmed Atlantic Salmon Story, a film by Comm Lead alumna Annie Crawley
--Our Coastal Waters: A Guide to Sustainability Messaging with Comm Lead Student Emily Genco Kastner
--Shellfish Farms: Building Community, a film for Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association by Comm Lead students Rachel Lee and Michael Quinlan
--The Power of Kelp with Comm Lead student Oakley Maden and Washington Sea Grant Ocean Acidification Specialist @Meg Chadsey

6:20 — Audience Q&A

6:30 — Hosted reception featuring vegetarian bites, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks, and local seafood from providers such as Hama Hama Oysters and Sushi Samurai.

Registration is not required. For questions, please contact Molly Schachter at mschach@uw.edu.

Campus locationAlder Hall
Campus roomAlder Commons
Event typesExhibits, Information Sessions, Student Activities
Event sponsorsUW Communication Leadership and Nereus Program
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