#BiG Week

The first ever Black in Geoscience Week will be taking place from Sunday 6th September–Saturday 12th September. Most activities will take place on social media (follow along on the hashtags #BlackInGeoscience and #BiG). We also have a number of live events happening which you can join in with on Zoom or YouTube – registration links below! We’ll be adding to this document throughout the week, so keep checking back.

Sunday 6th September: Diversity in #BiG

Monday 7th September: Geosphere (register for all panels here: https://bit.ly/3jKIdKm)

  • 11:00 AM EDT (UTC-4:00): Pursuing an education and career in geoscience live panel (Zoom)
  • 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4:00): We rock! Highlighting research areas in geoscience live panel (Zoom)
  • 4:00 PM EDT (UTC-4:00): #Georacism live panel (Zoom)

Tuesday 8th September: Atmosphere

  • 11:00 AM EDT (UTC-4:00): Barriers faced in atmospheric careers live panel (Zoom)
  • 4:00 PM-6:00 PM EDT (UTC-4:00): Hangout for atmospheric scientists live chat (Zoom invited chat)

Wednesday 9th September: Biosphere

  • 11:00 AM EDT (UTC-4:00); #BlackInBiosphereIsEverywhere discussion (YouTube)
  • 7:00 PM EDT (UTC-4:00): #BlackInTheMud live roundtable discussion (Zoom; register here)

Thursday 10th September: Hydrosphere

  • 10:00 AM EDT (UTC-4:00): Decolonising geoscience live panel (Zoom)

Friday 11th September: Exosphere

Saturday 12th September: #BiG Global

  • 4:00 PM EDT (UTC-4:00): Experiences of Africans and the Diaspora in the geosciences live panel (Zoom)