The Maritime Alliance hosted the 10th annual BlueTech Week Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown San Diego during the week of November 5th.
Over 25 San Diego Unified employees attended the Gala and Dinner and were treated to a keynote presentation from Dr. Dimitri Deheyn, Associate Research Scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography who shared his inspirational work on Biomimicry and studying organisms from the ocean.
The Executive Director of School Innovation and Integrated Youth Services, Cheryl Hibbeln, was joined by principal Kimberly Meng, Marine Science Teacher Steve Walters, and Keith Kostrzewski from LEGO Education on a panel to discuss the BlueSTEM pathway within the Mission Bay cluster. Attendees from as far as Norway were in the audience for the discussion.
Students from Mission Bay High School attended the exhibition portion of BlueTech week and were inspired by the amazing opportunities in the Blue Economy!