Tester Symposium

39th Tester Symposium, March 12-14, 2014
Keoni Auditorium, East-West Center

Information on Guest Speaker:
This year's invited speaker is Dr. Sylvia Earle, famed oceanographer, explorer, author, and lecturer:

National Geographic Society, Explorer-in-Residence, and the Rosemary and Roger Enrico Chair for Ocean Exploration.
Founder, Mission Blue – The Sylvia Earle Alliance
Advisory Board Chair, Harte Research Institute, Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Founder, DOER Marine

Academy of Achievement - Bio
Wikipedia Bio

TED Talk:
Protect our Oceans, February 2009

The schedule is as follows:
Wednesday (3/12) - all events are in BioMed B103
2:30-3:35 - Student presentations
3:55-5:00 - Speaker Introduction and Welcome Address by Dr. Sylvia Earle.  "Sustainable Seas" The Vision, The Reality"

Thursday (3/13) - all events in Keoni Auditorium 
8:30-4:15 - Student Presentations
4:15-5:00 - Poster Session

Friday (3/14) - all events on Keoni Auditorium
8:30-3:30 - Student Presentations
4:00 - 5:00 - Keynote Address by Dr. Sylvia Earle, "Exploring the Deep Frontier"
6:00-9:00 - Banquet and awards at Waikiki Aquarium

Banquet tickets are on sale now! Students are $15, faculty and guests are $30, and children 12 and under are $10. Students, get your tickets early because the price goes up to $20 starting on Wednesday 3/12! Tickets are available in the Biology office on the 2nd Floor of Edmondson Hall.

Abstract Submission, Instructions for Preparing Tester Symposium Abstracts, and Presentation Tips


Click here for the schedule of talks.

Click here for the full program (includes schedule and presentation abstracts) of the 2014 Tester Symposium.

For more information, or to volunteer to help with the conference and banquet, please email testerms@hawaii.edu

Last Modified: 
11/03/2016 at 3:15pm