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CCTC Annual Dinner: UMass Dean to Discuss Role of Entrepreneurial Science in Ensuring Resilience to Climate Change

April 16, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Robyn E. Hannigan, Founding Dean, School for the Environment at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, will be the keynote speaker at the Annual Meeting of the Cape Cod Technology Council on Thursday, April 16, 2015. The event, beginning at 5:30 p.m., will be held at The Clark Laboratory Building (Room 507) – Fifth Floor on the Quissett Campus of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, off Route 28 in Falmouth.

The dinner, catered by the noted local Chef Roland, will include assorted hot hors d’oeurves and a buffet dinner including pan-seared filet mignon, Key West grilled shrimp, roasted vegetable antipasto, quinoa risotto, or pasta, and dessert. Also included in the dinner cost will be three beer/wine ‘chits’ per person – two for the cocktail hour, one for dinner. Cost of the dinner is $50 for CCTC members and $60 for non-members.

The cocktail hour will feature music by the Bert Jackson Quartet.

Dr. Hannigan’s research ties together three strands centered on understanding past and future climate change impacts on our oceans. A Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Geological Society of America, she is a recipient of the American Chemical Society award for encouraging minority students in the chemical sciences. An Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellow, Dr. Hannigan and her students have published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and garnered over $25 million in extramural research support.

Prior to joining UMASS – Boston Dr. Hannigan was a program officer at the National Science Foundation and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Sciences. She earlier was chair of the organization and is a member of the National Council for Science and the Environment – Council of Environmental Deans and Directors and the Massachusetts 208 Monitoring Subcommittee.

Our brief Annual Meeting will vote on the proposed slate of Directors and Officers for the coming term.

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April 16, 2015
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution
86 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543 United States
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