Mississippi GoMRI Showcase

A salute to the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative’s contribution to the state of science in Mississippi

October 29, 1-3:30 pm CDT/2-4:30 EDT.
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to watch on Zoom or via Facebook Live

Speakers and panelists

  • RDML Tim Gallaudet, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Deputy NOAA Administrator
  • Rita Colwell, Chair of the GoMRI Research Board
  • Laura Bowie, Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Alliance
  • Michael Carron, GoMRI Program Director
  • David Shaw, GoMRI Research Board, Provost and Executive Vice President, Mississippi State University
  • Denis Wiesenburg, GoMRI Research Board, Professor of Marine Science, University of Southern Mississippi
  • LaDon Swann, Executive Director, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium
  • Joe Griffitt, Director, School of Ocean Science and Engineering, University of Southern Mississippi
  • Jessie Kastler, Marine Education Center Interim Director & Coordinator of Program Development, University of Southern Mississippi
  • Jerry Wiggert, Associate Director, School of Ocean Science & Engineering, University of Southern Mississippi
  • Pat Fitzpatrick, Program Coordinator and Professional Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science, Texas A & M University Corpus Christi/Summer appointment, Mississippi State University
  • Arne Diercks, Associate Research Professor of Marine Science, University of Southern Mississippi
  • Kemal Cambazoglu, Assistant Professor of Ocean Engineering, University of Southern Mississippi
  • Stephan O’Brien, Deakin/iXblue Industry Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Deakin University, Australia
  • Sabrina Parra, Physical Oceanographer, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University
  • Stephen Sempier, Oil Spill Science Team Manager, Deputy & Outreach Director, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium
  • Missy Partyka, Oil Spill Science Outreach Specialist, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium
  • Cheryl Lassitter, Lead Chemist, National Seafood Inspection Laboratory, NOAA
  • Ryan Bradley, Director, Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United, Inc.

Register here. To view a draft agenda, click here.

Questions? Contact Tara Skelton at tara.skelton@usm.edu or 228.818.8825.

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