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“The Blue & You” Summer Speaker Series: Plastics

July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

International treaties to address plastic pollution are currently discussed at the United Nations Environmental Assembly. In this session, a panel of experts will discuss the challenges and opportunities to implement resource efficiency and circular economy approaches to solve this issue in our state and at the global level.

*Lead Presenter: Vinka Craver; Associate Professor; URI

4-5 p.m.: Presentation & Q&A

5-5:30 pm.: Networking

To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-blue-you-series-plastics-tickets-288556860337?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

“The Blue & You: Understanding Our Blue Economy” summer speaker series will run for a second year in a row. These educational sessions, led by panels of experts, are offered to the general public. Considering Rhode Island has 400 miles of coastline, the blue economy has always been a vital component of the state and Greater Newport’s economy. In recent years, there has been a renewed focus on redefining the term and reenergizing efforts around making Rhode Island a regional hub for blue economy and blue tech. These sessions provide information that will help residents understand what the blue economy is and how it impacts them.

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Date:
July 28
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4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-blue-you-series-plastics-tickets-288556860337?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Organizer

Innovate Newport
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Venue

Innovate Newport
513 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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