World Film Premiere: Mining the Deep Sea

Thursday, December 05, 2019 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Building 4, 4-370
182 MEMORIAL DR (REAR), Cambridge, MA 02139

Mining materials 15,000 feet below sea could help secure a low-carbon future - 
but at what cost?

You're invited to a world-premiere screening of a film about deep-sea mining produced by John Freidah, followed by a panel discussion with experts from the film. 

Thursday December 5
Room 4-370

Reception to follow

Hosted by MIT MechE, MIT ESI and MIT Policy Lab

Watch film trailer:

Expert Panelists

  • Thomas Peacock
    Professor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
  • Richard Roth
    Director, MIT's Materials Systems Laboratory
  • Mathew Alford
    Professor of Physical Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and UC San Diego
  • Chris Brown
    Consultant, International Seabed Authority
  • John Freidah
    Filmmaker, MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering 
  • Cindy Van Dover
    Professor of Biological Oceanography, Duke University
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