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Student Information Session for 2022-2023 Bass Connections Project Teams

Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to participate on 2022-2023 project teams. Two sessions are scheduled, from 2 - 3:00 p.m. and 3 - 4:00 p.m. Each session will feature a short presentation as well as a panel of Bass Connections student team members, who will share details about their project team experiences. Session attendees will be able to ask questions live or in the group chat.

Topics covered will include:

Date and Time
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Online Event

Power Lunch with Ben Catt and Rajat Punjaliya

Duke students are invited to a Power Lunch featuring Pine Gate Renewables professionals Ben Catt (CEO) and Rajat Pungaliya MEM '21 (Development Analyst). Event capacity will be limited so that all attendees have the chance to introduce themselves, ask questions, and exchange ideas.

Advance registration required. This session is open only to current duke students.

Date and Time
Friday, January 28, 2022 - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location
Gross Hall, The Generator (Room 100C)

Pine Gate Renewables: Information Session & Q&A

All current Duke students are invited to attend a brief information session with Pine Gate Renewables and Blue Ridge Power. They will be introducing students to full-time opportunities available through their Renewable Energy Analyst/Associate Program (REAP) -- a 2-year cohort program.

Date and Time
Friday, January 28, 2022 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location
Ahmadieh Family Auditorium (Gross Hall 107)
140 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27708

Illuminating Hidden Harvests: Small-scale Fisheries and their Governance

Small-scale fisheries are one of the oldest and still most prevalent ocean uses and food production systems. However, their contributions to society have been difficult to measure and often underappreciated by decision-makers. Here we share some of the preliminary findings of the Illuminating Hidden Harvests assessment of the contributions of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development, led by FAO, WorldFish and Duke University.

Date and Time
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location
Webinar

Fiscal Sustainability and Innovative Financing (Principle #8)

This webinar in the Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice series will explore Principle #8: Fiscal Sustainability and Innovative Financing from UNEP's International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure.

Date and Time
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 - 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Webinar

Aquaculture in the Global Food System: Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Growth

Aquaculture has been the fastest growing food sector for five decades and now contributes roughly half of global seafood consumption. However, sustainable growth will depend on how the industry and regulators manage disease in fish farming, environmental problems, and competition for ocean space with other sectors. We provide an overview of the economics of farmed seafood and its role in the global food system.

Date and Time
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location
Webinar

Transparent, Inclusive, and Participatory Decision-Making (Principle #9)

This webinar in the Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice series will explore Principle #9: Transparent, Inclusive, and Participatory Decision-Making from UNEP's International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure. More details and a registration link will be posted as they become available.

Date and Time
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Webinar

Blue Economy Summit

Save the Date for the first-annual Oceans@Duke Blue Economy Summit: Shifting the narrative from extractive to equitable

Hosted at Duke University, the first-annual Blue Economy Summit will bring together diverse ocean stakeholders from industry, government, non-profits, and academia to identify the most promising opportunities to bring this vision to life.

This Blue Economy Summit will be organized around three themes:

Date
Friday, March 18, 2022 to Saturday, March 19
Location
Duke University

Evidence-Based Decision-Making (Principle #10)

This webinar in the Sustainable Infrastructure: Putting Principle into Practice series will explore Principle #10: Evidence-Based Decision-Making from UNEP's International Good Practice Principles for Sustainable Infrastructure. More details and a registration link will be posted as they become available.

Date and Time
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (GMT)
Location
Webinar