2020 UNOLS Annual Meeting - A Webinar Series

October 5th, 2020 to November 9th, 2020
The 2020 UNOLS Annual Meeting will be a series of 60-90minute focused webinars.  

When:  Mondays and Wednesdays 4PM Eastern, starting 5 October.

Where:  Register for the meeting series here.

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Brandon Jones

Brandon Jones PhotoDr. Brandon Jones is the Program Director for education and broadening participation efforts in the National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Geosciences. At NSF, he oversees programs that focus on undergraduate and graduate workforce preparation for the Geosciences and supports initiatives related to increasing diversity and enhancing inclusion and belonging in STEM.

Dr. Jones received a BA in biology from The Lincoln University (PA) in 1991 and his MS & PhD degrees in Marine Biology and Biochemistry from the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment. He taught five years of high school science in the interim between his MS and PhD matriculation.

Dr. Jones currently serves on the board of directors for the American Geophysical Union and the Environmental Leadership Program. He is also a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment. He continues to be an active mentor for historically underrepresented students interested in STEM.

Session Themes:

  • 05 October, Monday:  UNOLS Updates, Vessel Operations & Scheduling - Watch here!
  • 07 October, Wednesday: Agency Reports - Watch here!
  • 12 October, Monday:  OFF (Columbus Day)
  • 14 October, Wednesday:  Facility Updates - Watch here!
  • 19 October, Monday:  Instrumentation & Data Facilities - Watch here!
  • 21 October, Wednesday:  Satellite Communications & Cybersecurity - here!
  • 26 and 28 October:  OFF (RVTEC meeting)
  • 02 November, Monday:  Keynote Speaker & Outreach
  • 04 November, Wednesday:  Fleet Renewal Options
  • 09 November, Monday:  Committee Reports

See the Agenda below for more details.

NOTE:  No sessions will be held on Monday 12October (Columbus Day) or the week of 26 October (RVTEC meeting)

Meeting Agenda: 
2020 UNOLS Annual Meeting - A Webinar Series AGENDA1.42 MB