Talks

Upcoming      Scientific      Invited      General Audience      Education      Online Outreach

Upcoming

None at this time.

Scientific

Goldstein, M.C., M. Rosenberg, L. Cheng. "Increased abundance and ecological implications of plastic microdebris in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre." Ecological Society of America 97th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. August 6-10, 2012. Abstract.

Poster: "Increased abundance and ecological implications of plastic microdebris in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre." Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012, Salt Lake City, UT. February 20-24, 2012. Outstanding Student Presentation Award

Goldstein, M.C., M. Rosenberg, L. Cheng. "Abundance, distribution, and ecology of plastic microdebris in the North Pacific Central Gyre." Presented at the 5th International Marine Debris Conference, Honolulu CA, March 22, 2011.

Goldstein, M.C., A.J. Titmus, J. Witting, M. Engels, and E. Zettler. "Eyeballs, nets, and digital scanners: The influence of methodology in assessing plastic debris in the North Pacific Central Gyre." Presented at the 5th International Marine Debris Conference, Honolulu CA, March 22, 2011.

Goldstein, M.C. "Abundance and distribution of plastic microdebris in the North Pacific Central Gyre." Presented at the Western Society of Naturalists Meeting, San Diego CA, November 14, 2010. Honorable Mention Student Paper Award, Applied Ecology and Conservation Division.

Goldstein, M.C. "Abundance and distribution of plastic microdebris in the North Pacific Central Gyre." Presented at the AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland OR. February 23, 2010.

Goldstein, M.C. and D.C. McNaught. "Effects of shifts in algal habitat architecture on the primary settlement of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis.” Presented at the Western Society of Naturalists Meeting, Monterey CA, November 20, 2005.

Goldstein, M.C. and D.C. McNaught. "Effects of algal structure on the primary settlement of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis.” Presented at the Benthic Ecology Meeting, Groton CT, March 2003.

Invited

Keep Norway Tidy: Marine Littering and Plastic Waste Conference, Oslo, Norway. February 5, 2014.

TEDxOslo, Oslo, Norway. October 31, 2013. Video.

Seminar at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, Boothbay Harbor, ME. August 22, 2013.

Seminar at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME. August 27, 2013.

"Life Beyond Lolcats: Social Media and Science." AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Year-End Summit. June 21, 2013. Co-presenter Bethany Brookshire.

Presentation on science and social media for the University of Toronto Science Leadership Program, Toronto Ontario, May 3, 2013. Co-presenters Colin Schultz and Marie-Claire Shanahan. Blog post by Colin; my slides.

Earth and Environmental Sciences Departmental Seminar, California State University Fresno. October 1, 2012.

National Engineers Week 2011, San Diego CA, Feb 25th, 2011
Keynote Speaker (PDF)

Perils of Pacific Plastic Pollution: Facts, Myths, and How You Can Help. 38th Annual Conference on Sail Training & Tall Ships, Long Beach, CA. November 15, 2010.

Because Your Grandpa's on Facebook: Online Outreach for Scientists. Student Workshop, Western Society of Naturalists 2010 Meeting, San Diego CA. November 11, 2010. View slides.

General Audience

August 26, 2013 - Mount Desert Island Science Cafe, Bar Harbor, ME
October 1, 2012 - Central Valley Café Scientifique, Fresno, CA
August 16, 2012 - San Diego Shell Club
February 6, 2012 - TRASH - Art + Science Intersect (with the Institute for Figuring)
January 17, 2012 - Pacific Voyagers
November 18, 2011 - 34th America's Cup Sustainability Series (with Dr. Sylvia Earle; video)
November 15, 2011 - American Society of Civil Engineers San Diego Younger Member Forum
May 4, 2011 - Georgia Aquarium Science On Tap Lecture Series
November 2, 2010 - UCSD Near You, San Diego CA. With Dr. Bruce Appelgate.
June 2, 2010 - San Diego Coastkeeper, Encinitas, CA.
May 18, 2010 - La Jolla Junto, San Diego, CA
March 17, 2010 - Lear Salon Event, Los Angeles, CA
March 6, 2010 - Expand Your Horizons Conference(PDF), San Diego CA.
January 19, 2010 - The Explorer's Club, San Diego Chapter, San Diego CA
December 14, 2010 - Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science at Birch Aquarium, San Diego CA.
November 16, 2009 - E.W. Scripps Associates, San Diego CA
October 2, 2009 - Scripps Environmental Advocates (SEA) Tenth Anniversary Event, San Diego CA
September 23, 2009 - United Nations Association, San Diego CA
March 24, 2009 - Polaris Society, San Diego CA

Education

September 26, 2013 - CareerLAB seminar at Brown University, Providence RI
June 5, 2012 - Undergraduate class on Pollution, the Environment and Health, UCSD, La Jolla CA
May 16, 2012 - Undergraduate seminar on Conservation and the Human Predicament, UCSD, La Jolla CA
April 22, 2011 - Undergraduate seminar on Conservation and the Human Predicament, UCSD, La Jolla CA
May 12, 2010 - Undergraduate seminar (SIO 90), La Jolla, CA
February 11, 2010 - Rancho Bernardo Middle School 7th graders, San Diego, CA
December 18, 2009 - Del Mar Hills Academy 4th graders, Del Mar, CA
March 9, 2009 - Workshop for high school marine science teachers, San Diego, CA

Online Outreach

Workshop: Communicating Your Science & Engineering. Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Annual Review. Krell Institute. Arlington, VA. With Bora Zivkovic, Cristy Gelling, Hannah Waters, and Allie Wilkinson.

Science Online 2013, Raleigh NC. January 30-Feb 2, 2013
Co-moderator of the Why should scientists 'do' outreach? (part I) and What happens when people start taking your online ramblings seriously sessions

Workshop: The Role of Social Media in Ocean Science and Conservation with A.D. Thaler, H. Bik and R. MacPherson. Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. February 20-24, 2012

Science Online 2012, Raleigh NC. January 19-21, 2012
Organizer of the "Why Scientists Hate and Fear the Media" and "What to do when you're the go-to online outreach person at your institution" sessions

Science Online 2011: Organizer of "Technology and the Wilderness" session, co-moderator of "The First Line of Response - The BP Oil Spill: science, outrage, spin, and dead pelicans" session

Goldstein, M.C., A.M. Cawood, M.C. Aguilera, A. Reisewitz, L. Dickens. Using Social Networking Tools For Low Cost, High Impact Outreach: The Scripps Environmental Accumulation of Plastic Expedition (SEAPLEX). AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland OR. February 23, 2010. View slides.

Co-moderator in "Talking Trash: Online Outreach from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch." Science Online 2010, Durham NC. January 16, 2010.

Co-moderator in "Broader Impact Done Right." Science Online 2010, Durham NC. January 17, 2010.

After attending the Science Online 2009 conference, I gave a presentation on online outreach to the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation. The slides and links can be found here.