OORI “Oceans of Opportunities, Rivers of Ideas”

Oceans of Opportunities, Rivers of Ideas (OORI)

OORI is an alumni networking event organized by the ICP Master programme in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, that will take place from 5 to 9 December 2018, at Vrije Universiteit Brussel and at Universiteit Gent. The overall theme of the event will be: "How to become a change agent in aquatic sciences?". 

Theme? Change agent mechanisms and its implications in aquatic sciences. Possible topics will be:  ‘science gaps’, ‘overcoming constraints’, ‘Integrated views’, ‘forgotten ecosystems?’, ‘aquatic science and the public’, ‘career planning’, ‘trends and fashion or burning issues’, etc.

Programme? Keynote speeches by alumni, pitch presentations by stakeholders and alumni, round table discussions. All of the sessions will also be video streamed

For whom? Students (all programmes), Alumni of ‘Oceans & Lakes’, FAME, ECOMAMA and Marelac, lecturers of the programme, governance agents, research institutes and other stakeholders in the field

Registration deadline? 18 November 2018

This event is sponsored by the Global Minds programme of VLIR-UOS (Universiteit Gent, Vrije Universiteit Brussel).