IMCC's #OceansOnline is inspired by the former ScienceOnline Oceans
David Shiffman & Karyn Traphagen, OceansOnline Committee, in ScioOceans StoryCollider
Amber Jackson on using Google Ocean to share conservation stories at ScioOceans 2013
Jim Wharton & Jason Robertshaw led ScioOceans discussion on outreach via G+ Hangouts
Craig McClain on history of Deep Sea News, tips for online outreach at ScioOceans
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016
For information on sponsoring OceansOnline, please visit the Sponsorship page.
OceansOnline is a full add-on day to IMCC4 registration with a theme of Making Marine Science Matter through communication and online resources. Through hands-on training workshops for beginners and discussion panels aimed at experts, we will discuss how internet tools can help marine scientists and conservation professionals with research, education and outreach. Inspired by the former ScienceOnline Oceans, OceansOnline aims to cultivate the ways marine science is conducted, shared and communicated online. We will bring together a diverse group of hundreds of scientists and conservation professionals, as well as science writers, artists, programmers and educators from around the world, representing universities, organizations, governmental agencies and companies.
OceansOnline will build on the online ocean community and facilitate new collaborations. IMCC4 provides a means to exchange hard-won knowledge and experiences, develop new ideas and bravely overcome challenges, and OceansOnline will further this mission. OceansOnline will also help build on strategic opportunities, such as marketing, meeting potential partners, generating new ideas and gathering knowledge valuable in current and future endeavors.
For information on OceansOnline plenary speakers Andrew David Thaler and Easkey Britton, please visit the Plenary Talks page. For information on OceansOnline content—facilitated discussions, workshops, online tools presentations, and the social—please visit the OceansOnline program page. The full schedule can also be viewed in the IMCC4 Online Program.
Delegates can register for OceansOnline through the IMCC4 Meeting Registration page. Participants do not have to register for the full IMCC4 conference to register for OceansOnline.
OceansOnline is an optional add-on day to IMCC4 registration.