Info for Tester Symposium

Aloha everyone,

We are excited to announce the 42nd annual Albert L. Tester Symposium! This years Tester Symposium will be held on April 26-28, 2017 in the East-West Center.  The banquet will be held on April 29th at the Waikiki Aquarium. 

Our Distinguished Speaker will be Dr. Robert B. Dunbar from Stanford University

Dr. Dunbar is a Professor of Earth Science and Stanford University whose research interests include Climate Dynamics, Oceanography, Marine Ecology, and Biogeochemistry.  His research group also studies global environmental change and he is interested in environmental policy directed towards problem solving.  Dr. Dunbar's current research spans globally from Chile to American Samoa to Antarctica.  Among many other achievements, Dr. Dunbar became the founding director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Environment and Resrouces in 2001, helped start the Palmyra Atoll Research Consortium (PARC) to promote research and conservation of Pacific coral reefs in 2004, and was elected as a Trustee for the Consortium for Ocean Leadership in 2009.  

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Check back soon for further information. We look forward to seeing you there!

2017 Tester Symposium Organizers
Jessica Maxfield
Emilie Richards
Caitlin Shishido

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01/25/2017 at 7:18am