Past Meetup

Your Brain On Ocean: Merging Ocean Exploration and Neuroscience - Science on Tap

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12 people went

Details

Science on Tap is an evening lecture series produced by the Georgia Aquarium and is intended for those 21 years of age or older.

Admission is $14.95 for members, $17.95 for non-members, tax not included. Purchase member tickets here (http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/acb/stores/1/reservationgenericNew.aspx?seleventdate=2013-03-14&pass=0&chkbox4d=&chkboxBHS=&prodid=360&Qty1=0&Qty2=0&Qty3=0&SelectedDate=03/14/2013) and non-member tickets here (http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/acb/stores/1/dailyGenericOptionsnew.aspx?seleventdate=2013-03-14&Quantity=1&prodid=359&SelectedDate=03/14/2013&OptionsCount=1#dates). Tickets go off sale at noon Tuesday, March 12. Admission includes a selection of beverages, including beer, wine, soft drinks, and light hors d'oeuvres.

Enter the Ocean's Ballroom from Level 1 of the Georgia Aquarium parking deck.

Your Brain On Ocean: Merging Ocean Exploration and Neuroscience - Science on Tap

Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, Research Associate
California Academy of Sciences

Join us as the Georgia Aquarium hosts the engaging Dr. Wallace “J.” Nichols for a brainy take on conservation. J.’s work focuses on inspiring a deeper connection with nature.

J., a Research Associate at California Academy of Sciences, will take us through a mindful path of conservation efforts we can all make in our daily lives.

About the Speaker
Dr. Wallace "J." Nichols is a scientist, activist, community organizer, author and dad. He is also a Research Associate at California Academy of Sciences, founder/co-director of Ocean Revolution (http://www.oceanrevolution.org/), an international network of young ocean advocates. J. earned his MEM in Environmental Policy and Economics from Duke University's Nicholas School and his PhD in Wildlife Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from University of Arizona.

Lately J. has been working on BlueMarbles (http://www.wallacejnichols.org/130/blue-marbles.html), a global campaign to pass a blue marble through every person's hand, and the BLUEMIND Initiative (http://www.wallacejnichols.org/122/bluemind.html), exploring the intersection of neuroscience and the sea. He blogs at wallacejnichols.org (http://wallacejnichols.org/).