INTERESTING & CAPTIVATING TOPICS EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY!

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a social mixer; speaker begins at 7:00 p.m.

COST

Free for CIMM Members (just think, $7 x 12 =
$7.00 for Non-Members
$5.00 for Seniors (65+)
Free for Children Under 12

Wine, beer, and soft drinks are available for purchase.  Appetizers, coffee, and water are served at no cost.

 

2018 SPEAKER SCHEDULE

January 17 – Global Adventure to Capture Maritime Beauty Danielle Eubank – Expedition Artist

February 21 – Adventures of a Lifetime: Exploring the Deep Sea Aboard E/J Nautilus Melissa Baffa – Science Communication: Ocean Exploration Trust

March 21 – New Nuclear Submarine and the Birth of the Nuclear Navy Warren Haussler – Retired Naval Officer - Physicist

April 18th – Smugglers, Rum Runners & Bootleggers: -  Prohibition in Ventura County Mark Frees – Museum Docent & Historian

May 16th – Creating Wooden Walls: The Navy that United America Jim Kosinski – Jerry Leckie - Historians & Docents

June 20th – When China Ruled the Sea: The Treasure Fleet of the Ming Dynasty Howard J Smith – Expert of Chinese Treasure Ships

July 18    GLENN SHEPHARD, Director of Ventura County Watershed Protection
    District      
    “Our Watershed!”    

Aug. 15    JOHN CALAMBOKIDIS, Research Biologist; Founder of Cascadia Research
    New Insights into Status & Threats to Blue and Humpback Whales        

Sept. 19    DAVID-BRYDEN PEASE, Retired Director of Natural & Cultural Training for DOD (Dept. of Defense), Civil Engineer Officers Corps School;
Retired Army Reserve Major     “Saving History.”    
        
Oct. 17    STEPHEN GRANT, EdD, Senior Fellow, Assoc. for Diplomatic Studies
and Training, Author, Teacher Peter Strickland, Sea Captain, First American Consul to Senegal

Nov. 21    KIKI PATSCH, Ass’t Prof. of Environmental Science & Resource Mgmt.
        “Beaches on the Edge.”

DECEMBER 19 – NO SPEAKER – Holiday Season

 

Archive of Past Speakers

THE MOST MAD SEAS (1 of 2) - Glenn Hening

May 17, 2017

THE MOST MAD SEAS (2 of 2) - Glenn Hening

May 17, 2017

25 YEARS OF CHANNEL ISLANDS HARBOR - Cherie Brant

April 19, 2017

THE CLIPPER SHIP & THE ROYAL CLIPPER SAGA - Tom Danza 

March 15, 2017

AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR NAVIES: NORTH & SOUTH - Jim Kosinski & Jerry Leckie

November 17, 2016

CHRONICLES OF THE PT-157 - Bridge Carney

October 20, 2016

TRAGEDY AT HONDA - Greg Gorga

September 15, 2016

THE SALT & THE SEA STORYTELLERS

August 18, 2016

FROM HOOKS TO HARPOONS - Mick Kronman

June 16, 2016

WONDERS OF THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS - Marilyn Fordney & Alex Havasi 

April 21, 2016

MOCHE CULTURE - Glen Henning

March 16, 2016

LIFE BEHIND THE BARBED WIRE  - Lily Sugino

August 20, 2015

HISTORY OF WHALING IN AMERICA - David Leach

March 17, 2016

THE FIRST SURFERS: ANCIENT MARITIME CULTURES OF PERU - Glen Henning

June 19, 2014

HISTORY OF SCUBA & SUBMERSIBLE DIVING OFF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Rich Slater 

March 20, 2014

WHEN CHINA RULED THE SEAS - Howard J. Smith

October 17, 2013

WHY WATER IS IMPORTANT FOR SURFERS — Paul Jenkin

November 21, 2013