AN EPIC VOYAGE THROUGH OUR CHANGING SEAS

New Zealand Maritime Museum of Auckland
Thursday, July 6 at 18:30 

Plankton Planet is bringing together experts in Māori waka and sailing tradition with international scientists for a series of presentations and discussion with the audience. Join us for an evening of discovery combining Māori heritage, the latest oceanic plankton research developments, and never-before-seen images of plankton. The audience will be transported through an epic intellectual and visual voyage across our changing oceans with captivating stories from traditional waka to the latest innovations in modern oceanographic research, and into plankton ecosystems and the critical challenges facing our blue planet.

Haare Williams
Pae Arahi, New Zealand Maritime Museum

MIHI WHAKATAU – MAORI FORMAL SPEECH OF WELCOME 

Dr. Xavier Pochon
Cawthron Institute
Plankton Planet

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr
Te Toki Voyaging Trust, Haunu

THE FIRST MAORI NAVIGATORS – EXPLORATION AND KNOWLEDGE THROUGH TIME

Dilys Johns
University of Auckland

CONSERVING 14TH TO 19TH CENTURY CANOES IN SATELLITE FACILITIES AROUND AOTEAROA, NZ

Shelley Campbell
CEO, Sir Peter Blake Trust

THE SIR PETER BLAKE LEGACY

AUDIENCE Q & A

 

INTERMISSION

 

Dr. Emmanuel Boss
University of Maine, USA

USING THE OCEAN’S COLOR TO STUDY PLANKTON

Dr. David Gruber
City University New York, USA

BIOLUMINESCENCE AND BIOFLUORESCENCE IN THE UNDERWATER WORLD

Dr. Manu Prakash
Stanford University, USA

IMAGING AND IMAGINING: OPEN EXPLORATIONS OF THE  MICROCOSMOS

Dr. Mick Follows
MIT, USA

CHALLENGES IN PREDICTING OCEAN CHANGE

Dr. Colomban De Vargas
Roscoff Marine Research Station
Founder Plankton Planet, France

PLANKTON PLANET : CITIZEN SCIENTISTS TAKING THE PULSE OF OUR OCEANS

AUDIENCE Q & A

 

John Martin
Kiwi Planktonaut
Island Cruising Association

LIVE BY SATELLITE PHONE FROM FIJI – Q&A WITH AUDIENCE

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