Forum on California’s Ocean Future


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WHAT: Forum on California’s Ocean Future

WHO: Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and
National Marine Sanctuary Program
Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association and
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
Commonwealth Club of California

WHEN: Thursday, January 13, 2005
Forum is from 5:30-7:00 p.m. (Check-in 5:00-5:30 P.m.)

WHERE: Herbst Theatre, San Francisco War Memorial
401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco CA

Keynote speaker Leon Panetta, Director of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy, with Michael Crisman of the California State Resources Agency; Daniel J. Basta of the NOAA/National Marine Sanctuary Program; Kate Wing of the Natural Resources Defense Council, and John McCosker of the California Academy of Sciences will meet for an insightful and informative panel discussion of California’s ocean future. Michael Krasny, Host of KQED Radio’s "Forum" will moderate.

Panelists will outline how agencies and groups are working to protect and preserve our marine resources, and how the reports from the U.S. Ocean Commission on Ocean Policy, Pew Oceans Commission and the State of California’s Protecting our Ocean ­ California’s Action Strategy have focused attention on the importance of our ocean to our economy and well-being.

REGISTER: Register through City Box Office: (415) 392-4400 or
www.cityboxoffice.com
Cost is $15 per person

Honorary Committee Members include U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer and Senator Dianne Feinstein, as well as members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the California State Legislature, and California State Assembly.



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