Dr. Geoff Shester
Distinguished Speaker
July 12 at 6:00 pm


Join the Ocean Institute in the Samueli Conference Center for The Nicholas Endowment Distinguished Speaker Series with Dr. Geoff Shester.

Dr. Geoff Shester is the senior scientist and California campaign director for Oceana, where he advocated for seafloor protection, including leading an expedition to gather footage and data on never-before-seen seafloor habitats. He is currently working on Oceana’s US West Coast campaigns to implement ecosystem-based management of forage fish, project seafloor habitats from bottom trawling, and reduce fisheries bycatch.

Prior to working at Oceana, Dr. Shester led a team of scientists responsible for evaluating the sustainability of hundreds of types of wild and farmed seafood for the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program.


Thursday, July 12
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm 
Doors open at 5:45 


Eventbrite - Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Geoff Shester

General Admission: $10.00 
Ocean Institute Members: Free with advanced registration
*Space is limited, advanced registration encouraged. Members enter your member ID at checkout to register. 

Additional Information: 

Parking is free at the Ocean Institute in our main lot located at 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive. 

Your ticket includes admission to the Speaker Series event for the date listed. 

Light appetizers and refreshments from Above All Catering is included in the ticket price. For persons over the age of 21, your ticket will include one adult beverage, a cash bar will be available for additional beverages.