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Earth Week Firestarter Chat:
Why go to space when the world’s oceans are at our feet?

Join us for a discussion that starts out as a tongue in cheek debate about whether we should focus more on space or oceans (the answer of course is both!), and uses this to explore how they are interrelated in many important ways when it comes to vibrant and sustainable futures


  • Haunani Kane, Assistant Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
  • Jim Bell, Professor, Arizona State University, School of Earth and Space Exploration
  • Susanne Neuer, Associate Faculty, Biodesign Center for Fundamental and Applied Microbiomics
  • Timiebi Aganaba, Assistant Professor of Space and Society, in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society

  • Welcome remarks by Peter Schlosser, Vice President and Vice Provost of Global Futures

    Moderated by Andrew Maynard, Associate Dean and Professor at the School for the Future of Innovation in Society

    This in-person event is part of the Global Future Laboratory’s Earth Week Celebration. Go HERE for more events.

    Thursday, April 21, 2022
    9:00 - 10:00 a.m. AZ Time