Online Seaweed Festival Programme

 

Online Seaweed Festival Programme

ZOOM discussions around each day’s events with contributions from presenters, festival attendees on the island, and online.

We are limited to 100 people linking in. A ZOOM recording of each discussion will then be available on YouTube.

Sat 11th Sept 4.30 – 5.30 pm Sustainability of Seaweed

 

Sun 12th Sept 1 pm Seaweed as a Creative Material

Sunday: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkc–vrD0tGtVxXnssd063nJTq7TRw2nDA

Sat 11th – Science of Seaweed

11.30 am-1.00 pm Juliet Brodie (Prof Marine Algae NHM) introductory talk, the Wonders of Seaweed.

Ailsa McLellan (Marine scientist) Kelp Farming not Trawling why we need to learn from inshore fisheries management failure

John McIntyre (Ecologist) Seaweed in the Earth’s System

3.00 pm Kyle McPherson (Seaweed forager) Sustainable Seaweed film

4-5 pm Webinar discussion ‘Sustainability of Seaweed’ with contributions from presenters, FESTIVAL attendees on the island, and online.

Sun 12th Art of Seaweed

11.30 am-1.00 pm Juliet Brodie (Prof Marine Algae NHM) introductory talk, the Wonders of Seaweed.

12 noon Illustrated presentation ‘As the gemweed drifts’ by Miek Zwamborn, Dutch artist and author of ‘The Seaweed Collector’s Handbook’.

2.00 pm Archaeologist Cathy Dagg will explain the Coigach kelp burning experiment and her findings.

4-5.00 pm Webinar discussion ‘Seaweed as a creative material’ with contributions from presenters, FESTIVAL attendees on the island, and online

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