Are you a 12-18 year-old passionate about marine biology, eager to gain relevant experience and make well-informed decisions regarding your future career in marine science? Then join us for the second edition of the Young Marine Biologist (YMB) Summit on Sunday 25th November at the Baden-Powell House, London.
The YMB Summit 2018 is an initiative of the Marine Biological Association (MBA) to nurture young people’s passion and enthusiasm for marine biology with the aims:
To facilitate inclusion of young people in the marine biology community;
To provide opportunities for networking, and meeting other marine biologists and representatives from marine biology course providers.
Description: A one day event exclusive to 12-18-year-olds consisting of talks and workshops delivered by experts and young people themselves, opportunities to meet scientists and other young marine biologists, and a careers Q&A session. It will provide an academically nourishing environment to gain valuable experience and ask important questions to help take the first steps towards a successful career in marine biology.
Who should attend? This event is exclusive to 12-18 year-olds aspiring for and looking to gain valuable experience towards a career in marine biology.
What is included? Talks delivered by marine biology experts; workshops to meet marine conservation heroes; event welcome pack; sandwich lunch; tea, coffee and refreshments throughout.
Bursaries: We have secured funding through the George Allen Fund to help you with the cost of your ticket if you apply to give a short 10 minutes presentation at the event on a marine biology topic of your choice. We strongly encourage you to take this opportunity to practice key skills in a safe, friendly environment. Places are limited! To apply or for more information, please contact us by emailing eW1iIHwgbWJhICEgYWMgISB1aw==
Refund Policy: Cancellations received 7 days or more before the event will be refunded in full. Cancellations after this time will be refunded if the place on the course can be filled, otherwise the following will apply: 7 - 5 days before the event will receive a 50% refund on the total course cost and cancellations received within five days of the event will not automatically be entitled to a refund.
Young Marine Biologist (YMB) is the MBA’s membership category for under 18s passionate about marine biology, working as a catalyst for life-long engagement with our ocean. YMB members enjoy a 20% discount on event fee, so if you are not already a member, you can find out more about the great benefits of membership and join before registering here http://www.mba.ac.uk/young-marine-biologist-ymb