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REF NO.: 37

SUBJECT: Ocean Conservation and the Fishery: fisheries expert to launch Ocean Industries Week

DATE: Oct. 7

Alumni and friends of Memorial University of Newfoundland are invited to celebrate the launch of Ocean Industries Week on Oct. 18, with a special presentation by noted fisheries expert and Fisheries Conservation Chair for the Marine Institute, Dr. George Rose.

The event, which will be held at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, begins at 8:15 a.m.with coffee and tea, followed at 8:45 a.m. by Dr. Rose’s presentation titled Ocean Conservation and the Fishery. Dr. Rose’s 20-minute presentation will examine issues around conservation in the offshore fishery. The presentation will be followed by a 10-minute question period, after which interested attendees will be given a showcase tour of the Marine Institute.

The event is organized by the office of Alumni Affairs and Development of Memorial University and the City of St. John’s.

DATE: Monday, Oct. 18, 2004
TIME: Tea/coffee at 8:15 a.m.: presentation begins at 8:45 a.m.

SPECIAL GUEST: Dr. George Rose

RSVP: 709-737-4354 or e-mail

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For further information, please contact Susan Tobin, development officer, Alumni Outreach, Alumni Affairs and Development, MemorialUniversity, 709-737-3481 or


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