Teaching about ocean acidification or would like to? Are you an educator in the Hobart area?

If you are an educator who is interested in attending the session and/or evening share-a-thon: please click here to register.

Spaces are limited so please book early.

There is no cost for formal and informal educators to attend these two events.


1330 – 1500, Wedensday 4 May, Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey Street, Hobart – Grand Ballroom 2

Science communication efforts and collaborations between scientists and educators are growing in number and effectiveness as the ocean acidification field continues to grow. These endeavors, along with the gaps and opportunities in ocean acidification education and communication will be identified, in addition to successful messaging and community based solutions.


Sam Dupont, Marine Researcher, University of Gothenburg
Acting on ocean acidification: tools and strategies to promote student and citizen environmental actions

Tullio Rossi, Marine Biologist, University of Adelaide
How to tell your ocean acidification story to thousands of people using video, the media of the moment.

Laura Francis, Education Coordinator, NOAA Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
Engaging teachers and students with ocean acidification science using real data on pH variability in marine ecosystems

Jennifer Mintz, Education Coordinator, NOAA Ocean Acidification Program
Creating an ocean acidification outreach toolkit: what do scientists, educators and communicators need?

Sarah Mae Nelson, Conservation Interpreter, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Communicating ocean acidification: using metaphor and story to teach the science and solutions.

Panel Discussion

Evening Share-A-Thon

1730 – 1900, Wednesday 4 May, Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey Street, Hobart

Join us to learn about hands-on activities and experience short demonstrations that can be used in both formal and informal settings to explain and educate others about ocean acidification.

Do you have an ocean acidification education activity you’d like to share during this event?

Submit your activity here by Tuesday 26 April. Register for the event by clicking here.

Questions about the share-a-thon? Please email alex.harper@noaa.gov.


Public Lecture

1930 – 2100, Wednesday 4 May, Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey Street, Hobart

A public Lecture will take place following the Share-A-Thon and poster session. For full details and to book click here.