Upcoming Event

OSB Virtual Meeting - The Ocean Science Workforce

Board Meeting
Topics: Ocean
1:00 PM EDT - 4:30 PM EDT
August 4, 2017
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Location: Keck Center of the National Academies
500 Fifth St. NW Washington DC 20001

The Ocean Studies Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will be exploring questions related to the future workforce in ocean science, including where will the jobs be and do we have the right programs and curricula to educate the next generation. The National Academies Board on Higher Education and Workforce (BHEW) will provide an overview of their ongoing activities, including a study underway on Revitalizing Graduate STEM Education. In addition to the briefing on BHEW activities, we will have speakers discuss the commonalities and differences of the mainstream STEM and ocean science education and workforce issues.

The meeting will be hosted at the Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, DC. Remote participation is available for those outside of the DC area.

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