UPCOMING Public Events

Open to ALL.

Friday November 3, 4-8 pm

Seaweed Speakeasy - CA Seaweed Festival

Networking, poster session, live performance by ResilienSEA, light refreshments, artists exhibits, and more. Co-hosted by CMBC at the Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility.

Space will be limited, stay tuned for details and tickets!

Learn more about the 2023 CA Seaweed Festival in San Diego:

Save the Date - Wednesday December 6

Salty Cinema - Fall Quarter

CMBC's twice-annual public outreach program using the power of film to tell ocean and science stories.

Save the Date - Wednesday, February 28

Salty Cinema - Winter Quarter

CMBC's twice-annual public outreach program using the power of film to tell ocean and science stories.

Save the Date - Thursday, February 28

Lecture: Knowlton/Jackson Distinguished Speaker in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation 

CMBC is pleased to recognize Dr. Diva Amon - marine biologist, deep sea advocate, communicator and explorer - as our Knowlton/Jackson distinguished speaker. 

More details to be announced.

UPCOMING Internal Events

CMBC Members and UC San Diego students, staff, and faculty only. Location information in our Quarterly Newsletter.

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October 2-5

Deep Ocean Workshop Activities

CMBC affiliated researchers and students are invited to attend select portions of October 2-5 "Deep Ocean Collective Solution Accelerator" being held on Scripps campus. The Solution Accelerator is a series of mini-workshops to advance responses toward some of the most timely global deep ocean challenges.
CMBC members are invited to listen in to the plenary sessions (Oct. 2 & 5, 9-12) and CMBC is co-hosting a Oct. 5 pizza party reception with Deep Ocean Early-career Researchers (DOERs) from around the world!
Questions? RSVP? Contact Allison Kellum (

Wed. October 18, 11am - 12pm


A networking and project idea brainstorming session between members of the Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology (SCMA) and CMBC. Come join! Same time as CMBC Coffee Hour.

Wednesdays 11am - 12pm

CMBC Coffee Hours

We invite all CMBC members to see colleagues, exchange ideas, introduce new peers and visitors, and get caffeinated. BYO- mug, name tag, and enthusiasm for the ocean!

Past Events

Salty Cinema | (In)visible) - oceanic vision through art + science | June 1, 2023

Salty Cinema LIVE! Flow like Water - Reclaiming Identity through Ocean Recreation and Connection | April 29, 2022

Salty Cinema LIVE! Fishing for the Future | January 28, 2021

Salty Cinema | Waterpeople: Above & Below the Surface | December 13, 2022

Knowlton/Jackson Lecture | Patricia Majluf, featuring Mike Navarro | February 4, 2021