Event Schedule

Here is our event schedule

DAY 1 – Friday, 18 August 2023 at the University of Ghana, Business School Auditorium (WAMSS-COESSING Event)

Arrival and Registration

COESSING Talks and Closing Ceremony


National Geographic Grants and Funding Opportunities

Facilitators : Julia Luthringer

National Geographic Society (NGS) Science and Innovation

Facilitators : Shivan Parusnath & Fasica Mersha

NGS Regional

Externship Program Panel

Facilitators : Dayne Weber & Miriam Kamya

NGS Education

Outreach, Science Communication, Storytelling and Ocean Access Opportunities

Facilitators : NGS Regional and NEWF

Capacity Development Opportunities

Lilian Anne Krug

Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO)

Research and Capacity Development Opportunities at the Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Elena McCarthy

ONR Global

Opportunities Available at Marine Blue

Tessa Hempson

Mission Blue


Q&A with Partners


Wrap-up of the Day’s Activities

Antoinette Kailey Ankrah

Coordinator, WAMSS

Consultation Hours

All Partners