UPCOMING Public Events

Open to ALL.

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Salty Cinema | (In)visible: Expanding our Oceanic Vision Through Art and Science  

This Salty Cinema will feature ocean-themed films and a short panel discussion on how art and science are shaping the future of our oceans.

When: Thursday, June 1st from 5:30pm - 8:00pm.

Where: Robert Paine Scripps Seaside Forum 

This event is FREE, but space is limited.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2023

MAS MBC Capstone Symposium

CMBC is happy share that our partners at the MAS MBC program will be having their annual student Capstone Symposium on Tuesday, June 13.

Learn about 23 innovative, creative, and interdisciplinary Master’s Capstone Projects that tackle the most timely and relevant ocean and coastal challenges of our time. Students have integrated and applied the knowledge and experiential learning gained over the past year of graduate coursework with focused and compelling self-directed research. They will present their research findings, papers, films, and more. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Tuesday, June 13th from 9:00am - 5:30pm

Where: Robert Paine Scripps Seaside Forum & streamed online (watch remotely day-of at


Full Symposium Schedule

UPCOMING Internal Events

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

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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!

Friday, June 2, 2023

Seaweed Horizons Workshop

This day-long workshop will feature presentations from both natural science and humanities, followed by discussion and lunch, and a hands-on algae pressing activity.

When: Friday, June 2nd from 11am - 4pm 

Space is limited. Coffee & Lunch will be provided, please make sure to RSVP here to help us plan for materials & food!

Brought to you by Nature, Space, and Politics, a program of the UC San Diego International Institute, and CMBC.

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Past Events

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

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

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

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