The Opportunity Project Demo Week 2020 The Opportunity Project Demo Week 2020

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Earth Day Every Day: Empowering the Public to Understand Threats to Oceans and Air


Nancy Majower is the Deputy Chief Information Officer for NOAA Fisheries.  The NOAA Fisheries Office of the CIO works closely with program offices to enable mission activities.   Prior to joining the Government she worked as a contractor for IT service consulting firms in the Washington DC area.  Nancy received a Bachelor's degree and a Master of Science degree from the University of Maryland

Jenna Jambeck
National Geographic

Renowned explorer, researcher + professor

As stewards of the Earth, we have an obligation to limit our negative impacts on the ecosystems we inhabit. Unfortunately, we are often unaware of how our decisions and actions affect the planet. In this session, hear from environmental advocates as they describe how public information tools can foster environmental stewardship, and from technologists as they share the digital products they've created to reduce ocean plastic pollution and help the public understand the effects of transportation emissions.  Featuring lightning talks by Esri, IBM, Open AQ, and more companies and university teams.

Co-hosted by NOAA