BIL 2015

March 21-22nd at Imperial Vancouver. Doors open at 8am. Opening remarks begin at 9:30AM.

Keely Langford


A non-formal educator with 12 years of experience, who has learned octopuses can reveal surprising truths.

After spending some time learning about octopuses, Keely was offered the chance to participate in octopus research in the South Pacific. She dove in head first, saw some sharks, poked some octopuses and learned some valuable things along the way.

Talk Title: What Octopuses Taught Me About Being Me

Octopuses are animals that can change the colour and texture of their skin at will. They can manipulate objects, and seem to recognize people. Octopus research continues to reveal more about the animals, but sometimes it ends up revealing more than you (or I) expected.