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Press Conference for UOG’s Regional Island Sustainability Conference to be Held on April 18


The press conference for the 8th Regional Island Sustainability Conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the Hyatt Grand Ballroom in Tumon.University of Guam

In attendance will be Keynote Speaker Ari Daniel, UOG President Dr. Robert Underwood, UOG Director of Research and Sponsored Programs Dr. John Peterson, and Conference Co-Chairs Dr. Austin Shelton and Else Demeulenaere.

The 8th Regional Island Sustainability Conference will be held April 19 to 21 at the Hyatt Regency Guam. The conference aims to inspire change, facilitate action, and provide a venue for sharing, networking, and collaboration of sustainability issues related to economic, social/cultural, educational, environmental or energy solutions.

For more information visit www.uog.edu/cis2017.

About Ari Daniel

Ari Daniel has always been drawn to science and the natural world. As a graduate student, Ari trained gray seal pups (Halichoerus grypus) for his Master’s degree in Animal Behavior at the University of St. Andrews, and helped tag wild Norwegian killer whales (Orcinus orca) for his Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography at MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. And for the last 9 years, as a science reporter, Ari records a species he’s better equipped to understand – Homo sapiens.

Ari produces web videos and digital interactives for PBS NOVA, and he has reported on science topics across five continents with his radio stories appearing on PRI’s The World, NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered, Radiolab, Studio 360, Here and Now, Marketplace, and Living on Earth.

Ari also co-produces the Boston branch of Story Collider, a live storytelling show about science, and he is the lead producer of an occasional live storytelling, radio, and music show at the Charles Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Science in Boston.