Online Conference- Capitol Hill Ocean Week

Online Conference- Capitol Hill Ocean Week

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On June 9th, 2020, the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation will host a virtual Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW).

CHOW creates a space for attendees to interact with peers and opinion leaders to advance conservation and public policy goals for our ocean and Great Lakes. Past speakers, invited guests and attendees include Members of Congress and staff, Administration officials, local and state government representatives, business executives, military officials, academic luminaries, and leaders in the nonprofit sector.

CHOW 2020 will focus on the global issue of protecting biodiversity. The breadth of life in our ocean and Great Lakes is astounding. Building a sustainable global economy that protects nature is critical to people’s health and well-being.

This year, due to the additional costs of opening up this experience as a virtual conference, we are asking you to make a tax-deductible donation as part of your registration. We have always taken pride in keeping CHOW a free event to be able to include all audiences, so your donation will help expand CHOW's reach and ensure we can continue the important work of protecting the wonders of our national marine sanctuaries and marine national monuments.

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