Wed, 18 July 2018
Conferences in the Marine Science and Conservation fields are super important in sharing information, establishing collaborations, networking for your career and your work; however, conferences for some have been a nightmare that included sexual harassment, being passed up for talks and feeling isolated within a conference.
Many societies that put on conferences are trying to become better at attracting great scientists who would normally not attend due to the negative aspects I mention above. Establishing a Code of Conduct, Hiring a Safety Officer, ensuring there is more diversity in the keynote and plenary speakers.
The system is far from perfect and we are reminded of that every once and a while after someone does what happened recently at a Conference.
Take a listen to find out what they did and never do it!!!
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Category:Marine Conservation Conference -- posted at: 4:00pm EST