Student Opportunities

Student Events

Listed in chronological order.

Mentor Lunch

Date: Monday, 20 June 2016
Time: 12:00PM
Location: Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2

2016 ICRS has launched an exciting new program! Lunch with Mentors is an opportunity for you to casually chat with renowned coral reef scientists over lunch.

Lunch is included with registration, so pick up your lunch first and then join your selected mentor at their reserved table in the main lunch hall.

Mentors for this session are:

Dr. Mikhail Matz
Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin
http://www.bio.utexas.edu/research/matz_lab/

Dr. Jack Randall
Senior Ichthyologist, Bishop Museum
http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/staff/randall.html

Dr. Andrew Baker
Associate Professor, Dept. of Marine Biology & Ecology, RSMAS/MBF, University of Miami
https://www.rsmas.miami.edu/people/faculty-index/?p=andrew-c-baker

Dr. Dan Barshis
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University
http://ww2.odu.edu/~dbarshis/Home.html

Dr. Manuel Mejina
Community-Based Marine Conservation Program Manager, The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii
http://www.mnmrc.com/gallery/manuel-mejia-the-nature-conservancy/

Dr. Buki Rinkevich
Senior Scientist, National Institute of Oceanography, Israel
http://www.ocean.org.il/eng/Researchers/page_buki.asp

Dr. Katharina Fabricius
Principal Research Scientist at the Australian Institute of Marine Science
http://data.aims.gov.au/staffcv/jsf/external/view.xhtml?partyId=100000064

Dr. Carly Kenkel
NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Australian Institute of Marine Science
http://carlydkenkel.weebly.com/

No preparation is necessary. Feel free to introduce yourself, ask questions, and enjoy the conversations.

It will be first-come first-served basis, and the sign-up sheet is on the google drive: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1XqMsUGyBiV1GKuWlkilLthPoNqq6txvV40lVaas6LIc/edit?usp=sharing

Mentor Lunch

Date: Tuesday, 21 June 2016
Time: 11:30AM
Location: Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2

2016 ICRS has launched an exciting new program! Lunch with Mentors is an opportunity for you to casually chat with renowned coral reef scientists over lunch.

Lunch is included with registration, so pick up your lunch first and then join your selected mentor at their reserved table in the main lunch hall.

Mentors for this session are:

Dr. Terry Hughes
Professor, Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University
https://research.jcu.edu.au/portfolio/terry.hughes/

Dr. Kimberly Puglise
Oceanographer, Federal Program Officer,
NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/13pulleyridge/background/explorers/explorers.html#puglise

Dr. Esther Peters
Associate Professor, George Mason University
http://esp.gmu.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-bios/esther-peters/

Dr. Phanor Montoya-Maya
Marine Conservation Strategist, Nature Seychelles
http://phmontoyamaya.com/

Dr. Jack Kittinger
Director, Conservation International Hawai'i
http://www.centerforoceansolutions.org/team/john-jack-kittinger

No preparation is necessary. Feel free to introduce yourself, ask questions, and enjoy the conversations.

It will be first-come first-served basis, and the sign-up sheet is on the google drive: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1XqMsUGyBiV1GKuWlkilLthPoNqq6txvV40lVaas6LIc/edit?usp=sharing

Mentor Lunch

Date: Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Time: 11:30AM
Location: Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2

2016 ICRS has launched an exciting new program! Lunch with Mentors is an opportunity for you to casually chat with renowned coral reef scientists over lunch.

Lunch is included with registration, so pick up your lunch first and then join your selected mentor at their reserved table in the main lunch hall.

Mentors for this session are:

Dr. Iliana Baums
Associate Professor, Penn State University
http://baumslab.org/

Dr. David Bellwood
Professor, College of Marine & Environmental Sciences, James Cook University
https://www.thebellwoodreeffishlab.com/

Dr. Geoffrey Jones
Professor, College of Marine & Environmental Sciences, James Cook University
https://research.jcu.edu.au/portfolio/geoffrey.jones

Dr. Peter Sale
Assistant Director, United Nations Univ. - Institute for Water, Environment and Health
http://unu.edu/experts/sale-peter.html#profile

Dr. Rob Dunbar
Professor, Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University
http://dunbar.stanford.edu/dunbar_ges.html

Dr. Rob van Woesik
Professor, Florida Institute of Technology
http://www.fit.edu/faculty/profiles/profile.php?value=169

Dr. Peter Mumby
Professor, University of Queensland
http://www.marinespatialecologylab.org/people/peter-mumby/

Dr. Alan Friedlander
Scientist, National Geographic Society
https://manoa.hawaii.edu/biology/people/alan-friedlander

Dr. David Miller
Professor, James Cook Univeesity/ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies,
https://www.coralcoe.org.au/person/david-miller

No preparation is necessary. Feel free to introduce yourself, ask questions, and enjoy the conversations.

It will be first-come first-served basis, and the sign-up sheet is on the google drive: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1XqMsUGyBiV1GKuWlkilLthPoNqq6txvV40lVaas6LIc/edit?usp=sharing

Mentor Lunch

Date: Thursday, 23 June 2016
Time: 11:30AM
Location: Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 2

2016 ICRS has launched an exciting new program! Lunch with Mentors is an opportunity for you to casually chat with renowned coral reef scientists over lunch.

Lunch is included with registration, so pick up your lunch first and then join your selected mentor at their reserved table in the main lunch hall.

Mentors for this session are:

Dr. Chuck Birkeland
Professor Emeritus, University of Hawaii at Manoa
https://manoa.hawaii.edu/biology/people/charles-birkeland

Dr. Christian Voolstra
Associate Professor, Marine Science
https://www.kaust.edu.sa/en/study/faculty/christian-voolstra

Dr. Peter Glynn
Professor, Dept. of Marine Biology & Ecology, RSMAS/MBF, University of Miami
http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/people/faculty-index/?p=peter-w.-glynn

Dr. Stephen Palumbi
Director, Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University
http://palumbi.stanford.edu/index.html

Dr. Virginia Weis
Professor & Chair,
Dept of Integrative Biology, Oregon State University
http://people.oregonstate.edu/~weisv/virginia-weis

Dr. Mark Hixon
Sidney & Erica Hsiao Endowed Professor of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa
https://manoa.hawaii.edu/biology/people/mark-hixon

Dr. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
Professor and Director
Global Change Institute, University of Queensland
http://researchers.uq.edu.au/researcher/839

Dr. Yossi Loya
Professor,
Tel Aviv University
https://en-lifesci.tau.ac.il/profile/yosiloya

No preparation is necessary. Feel free to introduce yourself, ask questions, and enjoy the conversations.

It will be first-come first-served basis, and the sign-up sheet is on the google drive: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1XqMsUGyBiV1GKuWlkilLthPoNqq6txvV40lVaas6LIc/edit?usp=sharing

Schedule subject to change.