The video above is a recording of the live panel event we hosted on April 29th for our Visualizing Maine and the North Atlantic Event.

Panelists include:


• Dr. Libby Bischof is Professor of History and the Executive Director of the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education at the University of Southern Maine.


• Dr. Sean Birkel is the Maine State Climatologist and a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute


• Ólöf Nordal lives and works in Reykjavik and is a professor of Fine Art at Iceland University of the Arts.


Moderator: Jan Piribeck is a Professor of Art at the University of Southern Maine.

This event is presented by the University of Southern Maine Art Department and The Maine North Atlantic Institute, with community support from New England Ocean Cluster.

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The Maine North Atlantic Institute contributes to Maine’s competitive advantage in the North Atlantic Region through innovative education and workforce development programs that enable the University of Southern Maine to graduate globally competent students with the skills needed for today’s global marketplace.

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The Maine North Atlantic Institute focuses on three major areas of the economy in order to create a globally competent workforce and strengthen Maine's economic connections to the North Atlantic. Read more about our focus areas and how they contribute to our goals. 

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The Maine North Atlantic Institute, with support and funding from MEIF@USM (Maine Economic Improvement Fund), contributes to Maine’s competitive advantage in the North Atlantic Region through innovative education and workforce development programs that enable USM to graduate globally competent students with the skills needed for today’s global marketplace.

 

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