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ECWG Dinner: From the Space Age to the Ocean Age: Advancing Ocean Understanding, Conservation, and Sustainable Use in the 21st Century with presentation by Tim Gallaudet, PhD

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Explorers Club Members, Associates/Friends, Members’ Guests and Non-Members’ Guest List You are cordially invited to the October 2022 ECWG dinner meeting at the Cosmos Club, w/ after-dinner presentations by Tim Gallaudet, PhD,

About the Presentation

Tim will speak about policies and practices affecting of the world’s oceans. His perspective comes from his background in maritime policy and the underlying science. He is an American oceanographer and retired Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy. Tim recently served as the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere within the U.S. Department of Commerce and also served as Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Acting Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) until February 24, 2019. Tim currently serves as the CEO of Ocean STL Consulting, LLC, and he hosts “The American Blue Economy Podcast”

About our Speaker

Tim Gallaudet is a career oceanographer with nearly forty years of experience in the U.S. government and private sector. He currently consults for several dozen startups, research institutions, and nonprofits working in the ocean, weather, climate, environmental, space, and veterans support sectors. His most recent leadership positions included serving as the Acting Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, and the Oceanographer of the U.S. Navy. He has a Ph.D. in oceanography from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, where he met his wife Caren, a fellow Naval Academy graduate and former Navy diver. Their mutual passion for the sea is surpassed only by their commitment to develop the next generation of American leaders. Gallaudet’s forthcoming book on leadership will be published in 2023 and is titled Holding Fast in Heavy Seas: Leading America’s Top Ocean Agency in Turbulent Times.

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Please include the following information:

  • Number of seats Reserved ($55 each)
  • Guest names(s)
  • Number of vegetarian meals (if any) desired
  • Organization Affiliation if other than ECWG

Mail with check to :

Austin Ager
2707 Parkway Place
Cheverly, MD 20785-3029
Mobile & text: 301-646-5418

You can pay at the door or mail a check. Without exception, your rsvp and proof of vaccination must be received by Austin no later than 5 pm, Monday, October 10, 2022. Absolutely no changes or cancellations after 5 pm, Monday, October 10, 2022


October 15
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Austin Ager


The Cosmos Club
2121 Massachusetts Ave NW,
Washington DC, 20008 United States
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(202) 387-7783