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May 2015

How Cuba Went Green: What Cuba can Teach Us about Sustainability and What their Future Holds

May 28, 2015 - June 6, 2015
How Cuba Went Green

Based on the success of this trip, additional trips are planned for 2016:Based on the success of this first trip, two additional trips are already scheduled for 2016: March 31 - April 9, 2016December 1-10, 2016Booking requests are now being accepted. Book early to ensure your spot for this unique experience. Join Cross Cultural Journeys Foundation, Ocean Doctor and The Baum Foundation on an exciting People to People exploratory journey as we explore the history, culture and sustainable practices of…

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June 2015
Free

The Promise and Potential for Collaborative Marine Conservation with Cuba

June 9, 2015 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Newseum, Knight Conference Center,
555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Capitol Hill Oceans Week 2015

Special Lunch Session Following the dramatic December 2014 announcement by President Obama, the U.S. and Cuba are working toward normalized diplomatic relations for the first time in a half century. Prior to the announcement, among the few points of U.S. engagement with Cuba had been in marine research and conservation. With the announcement, the opportunities to expand collaborative marine research, conservation and education are profound and immediate. And the imperative could not be greater. While significant marine resource degradation has…

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September 2015
$20.00

Newport Aquarium, Kentucky: Lessons from the DEEP by Dr. Guggenheim

September 9, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Newport Aquarium,
One Aquarium Way
Newport, KY 41071 United States
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Marine Biology & Conservation Lecture Series - Newport Aquarium, Kentucky

Marine Biology & Conservation Lecture Series - Newport Aquarium, KentuckyDr. David E. GuggenheimLessons from the Deep: What the Oceans are Telling Us and Why it MattersSeptember 9, 2015Dr. David E. Guggenheim is a marine scientist, conservation policy specialist, submarine pilot, ocean explorer and educator. Guggenheim holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Public Policy from George Mason University in Virginia, a Master’s in Aquatic and Population Biology from University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Master’s in Regional Science and…

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November 2015

Cuba Facing Forward: Balancing Transition with Development in the Caribbean’s Most-Watched Nation

November 14, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Harvard University – William James Hall, Room B-1,
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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While the event is free to attend, we appreciate support in producing the event. Please click on the link below to provide a tax deductible donation. Even if you can’t make it, your donation will help us produce content you (and others) will be able to access later.DATE AND TIME: November 14, 2015 – 9:00am-6:00pmLOCATION: William James Hall, Room B-1, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138OVERVIEWAGENDAPANELSOVERVIEWThe thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations is creating space for dramatic change and improvement…

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December 2015

7th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit

December 1, 2015 - December 3, 2015
Casa Marina,
500 Reynolds Street
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, will be the keynote speaker at the 7th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit December 1-3, 2015 in Key West, Florida.The annual summit is coordinated by the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact, a partnership between Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Palm Beach counties, their municipalities and other partners.The Climate Leadership Summit is a major regional event focused on facilitating climate-related collaboration and knowledge sharing. The summit attracts innovative thinkers and leaders from business, government,…

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14th Annual Cuba in U.S. Foreign Policy Conference – Havana

December 14, 2015 - December 16, 2015
Raúl Roa García Higher Institute of International Relations,
Calzada Nº 308 esquina H, Vedado, Plaza de la Revolución
La Habana, Cuba
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CIPI - Cuba

Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, will present "The Cuba-U.S. Sustainability Partnership (CUSP): Ensuring Cuba’s Sustainable Future as Relations Normalize with the U.S." at the 14th annual "Cuba in U.S. Foreign Policy Conference" December 14-16, 2015 in Havana, Cuba at the Dr. C. Pelegrín Torras de la Luz conference room of the Raúl Roa García Higher Institute of International Relations in Havana, Cuba.The Research Center for International Politics (CIPI) will be hosting the 14th edition of the series of…

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February 2016

22nd Annual Public Interest Environmental Conference “Five Oceans, One Earth”

February 11 - February 13
Levin College of Law, University of Florida,
309 Village Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611 United States
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Public Interest Environmental Conference 2016

“Five Oceans, One Earth” is the theme of the 22nd annual Public Interest Environmental Conference at UF Law. The keynote speakers will be New York Times writer Ian Urbina, whose series, “Outlaw Oceans,” has been highly praised for its in-depth and revealing look at the intersection of human trafficking and illegal fishing, and David Guggenheim, a marine scientist, conservation policy specialist, ocean explorer and founder and president of Ocean Doctor, a nonprofit ocean conservation organization.The conference will also feature numerous…

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March 2016

How Cuba Went Green: What Cuba Can Teach Us about Sustainability and What the Future Holds

March 31 - April 9
How Cuba Went Green

 Booking requests are now being accepted. Book early to ensure your spot for this unique experience. Join Cross Cultural Journeys Foundation, Ocean Doctor and The Baum Foundation on an exciting People to People exploratory journey as we explore the history, culture and sustainable practices of Cuba through meeting with researchers, university officials, organizations and with the local people to learn and discuss Cuba’s ecological and environmental issues. Discover elegant, exuberant Havana with its friendly citizens, contemporary artists, exceptional architecture, lively music,…

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November 2016
$15

Keynote Panel: Cuba’s Environmental Future – What Normalizing Diplomatic Relations with the U.S. Means for Cuba’s Sustainability

November 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Palladium Theater,
235 5th Ave. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Keynote Panel: Cuba’s Environmental Future – What Normalizing Diplomatic Relations with the U.S. Means for Cuba’s Sustainability | Thursday, November 10, 4:00pm, Palladium Theater | Tickets $15 (click here) Ocean Doctor president, Dr. David E. Guggenheim, leads a panel of experts to discuss Cuba's environmental future. The past 50 years have seen extreme degradation to the environment, especially in the Caribbean, where tourism and associated coastal development has had a particularly severe impact. The Caribbean has lost 50 percent of…

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Free

A Living Time Machine: Cuba’s Remarkable Ocean Ecosystems and and the Hope They Offer Florida and the World

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College,
14 Granada Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States
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A Living  Time Machine: Cuba’s Remarkable  Ocean Ecosystems and and the Hope They Offer  Florida and the World David E. Guggenheim, Ph.D.   Guggenheim is founder and president of Ocean Doctor, a non-profit conservation organization in Washington, DC, where he is in his 17th year leading research and conservation efforts in Cuba focused on coastal communities and protecting coral reef ecosystems. His work has been featured on 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper, on the PBS Nature series and on NPR.…

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