Satellite Activities - An Inspiring and Engaging Ocean


7 July, 5:30 - 7:30 pm CEST

OCEAN RISING: The Quest to Inspire the Public

Join us for motivating talks and breakout discussions on how to inspire the public by engaging popular culture in ocean sciences and storytelling.

7 July, 6:00 - 8:00 pm CEST

Co-Developing an Ocean Literacy Research Program for the Decade

This collaborative design workshop is the first in a series of three to co-develop an Ocean Literacy Research Program for the Decade. In this initial session, we will co-identify what research has been done.

7 July, 6:00 - 8:00 pm CEST

WE ARE OCEAN Vancouver: Cease Wyss’s Ocean Botany

Cease Wyss’s private lesson on ocean botany brings the ocean of British Columbia, Canada, to the curator Anne-Marie Melster, teaching her all about the interconnection of medicinal plants of British Columbia and their impact on ocean health.

7 July, 6:30 - 9 pm CEST

Fashion for the Ocean

Fashion has been blamed for ocean pollution. But fashion can also help save our waters. This session will entail an interesting mix of art, ocean advocacy and nature-based solutions in fashion to save our seas.

7 July, 7:00 - 8:00 pm CEST

Chile California Council: Enabling Coastal Marine Strategies to Reach International Commitments

Discussing the enabling conditions to establish a coastal strategy for Chile using learning curves from California on the implementation of science-based and participative processes for the design of effective coastal marine policies.

7 July, 7:00 - 10:00 pm CEST

Women's Leadership in Marine Technology and Science

Please join us for a two-part session discussing challenges and opportunities for women in marine technology and science.

Activity time: 7 July, 9:00 - 9:45 pm CEST

ECOPs: Empowering the Next Generation of Ocean Leaders

The objective of this session is to introduce the world to the ECOP Program. It will provide an overview of how the program began, its achievements and vision.


8 July, 5:00 - 7:00 am CEST

Vaka Moana: A Journey to an Inspiring and Engaging Pacific Ocean We Want

The program will use a participatory approach to develop a futures triangle to map the future we want for our Blue Pacific Ocean. 

8 July, 2:00 - 3:30 pm CEST

Scientists for Ocean Literacy

We invite you to discuss the role of scientists as ocean literacy advocates in their communities, countries and regions. Our latest policy brief will be presented alongside examples of societal engagement activities in oceanographic agencies

8 July, 2:30 - 4:30 pm CEST

WATERS Takeshiba – Understanding Interaction Between Land and Ocean

At the artificial sand beach "Waters Takeshiba" in the center of Tokyo, you can not only feel the ocean up close, but also understand the impact of the land. We want to encourage people to actively participate in ocean and environmental protection.

8 July, 3:00 - 4:30 pm CEST

The People We Need for the Ocean We Want

The webinar will launch the Report 2021 on Empowering Women for the Ocean Decade, featured with a roundtable discussion on challenges and opportunities for gender equality in ocean science, and advocating gender mainstreaming in the Ocean Decade.

8 July 3:30 - 5:15 pm CEST

Deep Sea to Desktop: The iMirabilis2 Expedition

Find out how you can experience the iMirabilis2 expedition to the deep sea around Cabo Verde this summer. We will explain what this mission is about and how our extensive online coverage can connect you with capacity-building activities on the ship.

8 July, 4:00 - 7:00 pm CEST

Ocean Literacy Design Jam

Join our fun and creative brainstorming event! Help design solutions to three challenges facing ocean literacy education. Experts from Ocean Wise, Sea Smart and Planeta Océano will share their perspectives on the future of ocean literacy education.

8 July, 4:00 - 5:30 pm CEST

Co-Designing Solution-Oriented Research for Sustainable Development

The session will explore the importance of the co-design approach for solution-oriented research in line with the 2030 Agenda. In a blend of interactive exchanges and interesting inputs by experts, it will build knowledge and practice of co-design.

8 July, 8:00 - 11:00 pm CEST

A Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon to Promote Gender Equity in Ocean Science

Don't miss our Wikipedia Crash Course aimed at bridging the digital gender gap on Wikipedia by highlighting the accomplishments of women and non-binary individuals in marine science.