CIOCS News and Events

Global Oceans Conference: More Education, Involvement Needed

Office of Communications | May 24, 2012

Attendees at the first Global Conference on Oceans, Climate and Security (GC '12) say more education about climate change is needed, the private sector needs to be involved in the conversation, and lessons could be learned from the military.

Secretary of Navy Receives Energy & Environmental Safety Award at UMass Boston

Office of Communications | May 23, 2012

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick presented Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus with the Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security’s Energy & Environmental Safety Award Tuesday.

Second Day of Global Oceans Conference Highlights Disaster Concerns

Office of Communications | May 22, 2012

Scientists, military and civilian policymakers, and thought leaders are taking part in this first-of-its kind conference at the UMass Boston.

UMass Boston to Host First Global Conference on Oceans, Climate, and Security

Crystal Valencia | May 16, 2012

Two and a half years after its founding, the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security (CIOCS) is hosting the world’s first global conference on oceans, climate, and security, drawing…

Group of Policymakers, Scientists, Thought Leaders Converge to Discuss Effects of Climate Change

Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security | February 10, 2012

GC '12 will focus on three specific themes examining the overall problem of climate change from different perspectives with a unified goal of understanding how to mitigate the effects that we can control and adapt to those that we cannot.

Collaborative Institute Executive Director Speaks with US Secretary of Defense

Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security | November 14, 2011

Robbin Peach meets and speaks with Secretary Panetta about CIOCS, its mission, and potential roles in a national setting.

CIOCS Achieves IOI-USA Focal Point Status

Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security | August 15, 2011

International Ocean Institute names CIOCS as a “satellite” office—or Focal Point-- of IOI-USA

Battelle and Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security Announce Conference

Office of Communications | June 16, 2011

Battelle and the Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security will host the Global Conference on Oceans, Climate, and Security in May 2012.

CIOCS Presents at Capitol Hill Ocean Week 2011

Robbin Peach | June 06, 2011

CIOCS Executive Director Robbin Peach moderated a partner session as a precursor to Capitol Hill Ocean Week

UMass Boston Launches the Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security

Office of Communications | July 21, 2010

UMass Boston's new Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate, and Security will work toward addressing the challenges of climate change, altered coastal oceans, and security needs.

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