Events

Events & Appearances

Ruth’s upcoming speaking and teaching events include workshops, conferences, and education programs. (School visits and Skypes generally  not listed.) Keep checking in for all the details!

  • June 2019: The Great Critique; SCBWI-OR
  • June 2019: Sigsbee Deep Expedition: Exploration of life and light in the water column below 1000m; Ruth (WhaleTimes) will share the research of Dr. Sönke Johnsen; Dr. Tamara Frank; Dr. Tracey Sutton; Dr. Edith Widder; and Dr. Heather Judkins as they explore Sigsbee Deep in the Gulf of Mexico. (funded by NOAA-OER)
  • May 2019: 34th Oregon Writing Festival: writing workshops for 4-5th graders;  Portland State University
  • April 2019: Washington Library Association/Oregon Library Association conference; Vancouver, Washington
  • October 2018:  Deep See in the Deep-Sea: Vision and Bioluminescence in the Deep.  Third year of NSF grant to share ocean science with k-6th graders in Broward County, FL. Talked to 500+ students!
  • Summer 2018: Skypes with various summer camps throughout the country answering questions about sharks
  • April 2018: School visit to Redlands, CA  (awesome k-5th grade students and teachers! Loved how much these kids know!)
  • March 2018: school visits to schools in Sisters, Oregon (Amazing k-8th grade kids, and teachers. Wow, what an inspiring week.)
  • February 2018: presented poster at 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting entitled “Adding a New Audience to Deep-Sea Research: Making a Splash with Elementary School Children”
  • October 2017:  Deep See in the Deep-Sea: Vision and Bioluminescence in the Deep.  Cool workshop for Broward County, FL k-6th grade schools. Talked to 500+ students!
  • October 2017: Let’s Make Magic, SCBWI-OR Fall Retreat
  • August  2017: Willamette Writers Conference,
  • July 2017: Author/Illustrator Festival at Cascade Park Library (Vancouver, WA)
  • May 2017: writing workshops for 4-5th graders;  33nd Oregon Writing Festival, Portland State University
  • Non-Fiction Writing, SCBWI-OR Boot Camp, Spring 2017
  • October 2016:  Deep See in the Deep-Sea: Vision and Bioluminescence in the Deep.  Cool workshop for Broward County, FL elementary schools, 3-5th grade.
  • July 11-15, 2016: Oregon Coast Children Book Writer’s Workshop, Workshops, critiques, faculty (An amazing and intense workshop for children’s writers.)
  • May 21-22, 2016: Between the Pages  Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Annual Spring Conference
  • May 7, 2016: How to Write Funny writing workshops for 4-5th graders;  32nd Oregon Writing Festival, Portland State University
  • April 23, 2016: Author Visit and book signing, ISpark Toys STEM Store,  Hillsboro, OR
  • April 11-15 2016: Oregon Coast Aquarium’s Oceanscape Network S.T.E.A.M. Powered: Profiles in Science, Creativity and Exploration
  • January 23, 2016: The Great Critique, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators-Oregon
  • July 25, 2015: The Summer Great Critique, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators-Oregon, author facilitator
  • July 13-17, 2015: Oregon Coast Children Book Writer’s Workshop, Workshops, critiques, faculty
  • May 30-31, 2015: Booklandia: 2015 Annual Spring Conference, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Workshops, critiques, faculty
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