OSM 2022 Activities & Opportunities

As many of us begin planning our schedule for the Ocean Sciences Meeting in February, we would like to bring your attention to several activities and opportunities. This page is a work in progress and will have new content added as it becomes available. Be sure to check back often.

TOS Members Meeting

Thursday, 2/24/22, 11 AM ET

All TOS members are invited to hear and discuss updates on activities and initiatives with TOS Council representatives

TOS JEDI Committee Town Hall

Building Support for JEDI Efforts from Individuals to Institutions

Friday, 2/25/22, 11 AM ET

Join a discussion moderated by TOS JEDI members, focusing on three main questions: What are the major challenges that exist and how are they being addressed? What efforts have been successful for increasing JEDI in ocean sciences? What support can TOS and other societies provide to bolster success and alleviate challenges to integrate JEDI in the ocean sciences?

Please complete this short survey collecting input for discussion. 

Student and Early Career
Events and Activities

For students and early career scientists, the Ocean Sciences Meeting is an excellent opportunity to expand your professional skills and career interests. We have been working hard over the last year to bring you a selection of professional development events to support the new generation of leaders in the ocean sciences. This is your guide to student and early career activities and other events happening during OSM 2022!
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Events and Sessions

Many in our community have been working toward the goals of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the ocean sciences, and OSM 2022 includes many events and sessions focusing on these issues. This is your guide to events and sessions happening during OSM 2022!
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UN Decade of Ocean Science
Events and Sessions

The UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021–2030) is underway. OSM 2022 is honored to contribute to this effort as an endorsed Ocean Decade Action. This list of events and sessions features some of the many topics covered at OSM 2022 relating to the Ocean Decade.
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Mentoring Opportunities

There are multiple ways for mentors to participate in programming at OSM 2022. Check out the program descriptions below to learn more about each opportunity and upcoming deadlines.

ASLO Multicultural Program

The ASLO Multicultural Program (ASLOMP) continues its programming at OSM22, as it has since 1990. AGU, ASLO, and TOS members volunteer to serve as meeting-mentors for the students. Please consider sharing some of your time and energy with these outstanding students and volunteer to be a meeting-mentor. The deadline to volunteer is January 15, 2022.

Student Presentation Evaluation Program

The Student Presentation Evaluation Program (SPEP) allows student presenters to hone their presentation skills and receive valuable feedback from experienced scientists. The program relies on anonymous volunteers who view student posters or oral presentations and provide feedback about their research and communication skills. To participate as an evaluator, be sure to check this option when you register for OSM 2022. 

OSM Meeting Mentor Program

The OSM Meeting Mentor Program is for students looking for guidance in navigating the meeting and making connections. Mentees will be grouped with experienced scientists (mentors) who will provide guidance and introduce them to others online. To participate, check the appropriate box when you register for OSM 2022.

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