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Keynote Speaker

Dr. Kelly Jaakkola

Director of Research, Dolphin Research Center (DRC)

Dr. Kelly Jaakkola is a cognitive psychologist, marine mammal scientist, and Director of Research for Dolphin Research Center. She received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from MIT and her current work focuses on dolphin cognition, communication, and welfare. Dr. Jaakkola’s research has been published in numerous international scientific journals and book chapters, and her work on dolphin cognition has received worldwide coverage in newspapers, magazine articles, books, and television.