MIT-WHOI Joint Program 50th Anniversary
Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the MIT-WHOI Joint Program. Considered one of the world’s most prestigious graduate degree programs in marine science, the program brings together the resources of two great institutions: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. The more than 1000 alumni and alumnae include many of the world’s scientific leaders in oceanography.
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12:30PM | Building E51, Wong Auditorium*, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
12:30pm - Introductory remarks by Ed Boyle, MIT Joint Program Director and Meg Tivey, WHOI VP for Academic Programs and Dean
12:40pm - Prof. Maria Zuber, Vice President for Research, MIT
12:55pm - Dr. Mark Abbott, President and Director, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
1:10pm - Admiral John J. Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy
1:40pm - Dr. Joe Pedlosky, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
2:10pm - Dr. Heather Goldstone, Science Editor, Cape Cod WCAI and WGH contributor
2:40pm - Coffee Break
3:10pm - Dr. Henrietta Edmonds, Lead Program Director of Chemical Oceanography, National Science Foundation
3:40pm - Dr. Oscar Pizzaro, Principal Research Fellow, University of Sydney
4:10pm - Prof. John Holdren, Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard U.
4:40pm - Prof. Matthew Jackson, Department of Earth Science, University of California Santa Barbara
5:10pm - Closing remarks
Reception and Dinner
5:15PM | Building E52, Samberg Conference Center, 50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
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