Achieving 30×30 for Our Coasts, Oceans, and Communities Conference ♥
Thursday, Dec 9, 2021 - Friday, Dec 10, 2021
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Please register and join us!
November 9th and 10th, 2021
9:00 am – 1:30 pm PST
Free 2-day virtual conference.
Learn about global to local 30×30 movements to protect 30% of coasts and oceans by 2030, reversing the negative impacts of biodiversity decline and climate change.
Conference attendees will gain insight into:
- Global, US, and State priorities and approaches to sustain shifts in political will, marry complementary efforts across multiple scales, and achieve the goal
- Cases studies of indigenous and community driven efforts to protect coastal and ocean biodiversity
- Importance of building effective partnerships
- Best practices and lessons learned to build community and private sector support and coalitions
- Designing and financing cost-effective siting processes and long-term funding for management
Featured speakers include:
- David Ige, Governor, State of Hawaii
- Emily Menashes, Deputy Director for Ocean and Coastal Policy, White House Council on Environmental Policy
- Mark Gold, Executive Director, Ocean Protection Council; Deputy Secretary for Ocean and Coastal Policy, California Natural Resources Agency
- Letise Lafeir, Senior Advisor, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- Linda Behnken, Executive Director, Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association
- Miriam Goldstein, Managing Director, Energy & Environment; Director of Ocean Policy, Center for American Progress
- Peggy Kalas, Director, High Seas Alliance
- Richard (Chalyee Éesh) Peterson, President, Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
- Rosie Carpenter, Head of Marine Convention on Biological Diversity Negotiations and 30X30 campaign, UK Government
- Yabanex Batista, Deputy Head of Secretariat, Global Fund for Coral Reefs