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Presentations began Monday morning with a keynote talk by Dr. Howard Browman, Institute of Marine Research, Norway, and ended at 12:00 p.m., Thursday, November 11. Evening receptions were held on Monday and Tuesday. The poster session was held Tuesday evening during the reception.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

5:00–7:00 p.m. Registration

Monday, November 8, 2010

7:15–8:30 a.m. Registration and light breakfast
8:30–8:45 a.m.


8:45–9:40 a.m.

Keynote Address:
The Ecosystem Approach to Managing Aquatic Resources Has a Lot to Do with Management but Little to Do with Ecology or Ecosystems [PDF; 5.4 MB]

Howard Browman, Institute of Marine Research, Norway

Session I: Progress on Regional Applications

Session Chairs: Doug Woodby and Kwame Koranteng
9:40–10:10 a.m.

The Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project: When Implementing Ecosystem Approaches in One Country Is Not Enough of a Challenge (Invited)

Chris O'Brien, Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project

10:10–10:30 a.m.

Assessing the Feasibility of Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management on the West Coast of India

D. Sannadurgappa, Indian Institute of Science, Centre for Sustainable Technologies

10:30–10:50 a.m. Break
10:50–11:10 a.m.

Using a Mass-Balanced Model for Developing Knowledge-Based Approaches to Mangrove Fisheries in the Gulf of Thailand

Siraprapha Premcharoen, Kasetsart University

11:10–11:30 a.m.

Possible Negative Effect of Stomatopod (Mantis Shrimp) Discards from Shrimp Trawlers in India [PDF; 2.5 MB]

Antony P. Joseph, Cochin University of Science and Technology (B.M. Kurup, presenter)

11:30–11:50 a.m.

Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management: How We Apply It on Neotropical Large River Systems

Claudio Baigun, Universidad de San Martin, INTECH

11:50 a.m.–12:10 p.m.

FISKE2020: Toward Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management in Sweden

Jenny Nord, Swedish Board of Fisheries

12:10–1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30–1:50 p.m.

Ecosystem Regime Shifts in Demersal Fish over the Past 24 Years on the West Coast of South Africa

Lara Atkinson, University of Cape Town, Marine Research Institute

1:50–2:10 p.m.

Challenges in the Development of EBM Conservation Objectives in Canada's Pacific Waters

Glen Jamieson, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2:10–2:30 p.m.

Assessment of Ecosystem-Based Management Capacity of Fisheries Management in Canada's Pacific Region: Strengths, Weaknesses, and Suggestions for Improvement [PDF; 3.5 MB]

Maria J. Espinosa-Romero, University of British Columbia

2:30–2:50 p.m.

Exploring Climate and Fishing Impacts Using a Multispecies Model with Explicit Trophic Interactions

Caihong Fu, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Biological Station

2:50–3:10 p.m.

Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management for the New England Fishery Management Council [PDF; 882 KB]

Robert O'Boyle, New England Fisheries Management Council SSC

3:10–3:30 p.m. Break
3:30–3:50 p.m.

Ecosystem-Based Fishery Management for the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf: Options for Implementation

Michael Fogarty, NOAA Fisheries

3:50–4:10 p.m.

Spatially Explicit Operational Fisheries in New England [PDF; 2 MB]

Sean Lucey, NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fishery Science Center

4:10–4:30 p.m.

The Whole Is Less Than the Sum of the Parts: Comparative Analysis of Aggregate Surplus Production across Ecosystems

Alida Bundy, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Jason Link, presenter)

4:30–4:50 p.m.

Accounting for Predators in Ecosystem-Based Management of Herring Fisheries [PDF; 1.9 MB]

Sylvie Guenette, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

5:00–7:00 p.m.

Reception, compliments of the Marine Conservation Alliance

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

7:15–8:10 a.m. Breakfast

Session 1, continued

8:10–8:30 a.m.

From the Aleutians to the Arctic: Integrating Ecosystem Approaches within the Alaska Fishery Management Process

Stephani Zador, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center (Sarah Gaichas, presenter)

8:30–8:50 a.m.

A New Ecosystem-Based Arctic Policy for Conservation and Management of U.S. Arctic Fish Resources

Melanie Brown, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Region

8:50–9:10 a.m.

Information Needs for Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management in Arctic Waters

Raychelle Daniel, The Pew Environment Group

Session 2: New Analytical Tools and Evaluation of Ecosystem Indicators

Session Chairs: Pat Livingston and Chang Ik Zhang
9:10–9:40 a.m.

Using an EBFM Framework to Set Departmental Level Priorities and Link with Regional Management Planning Processes (Invited)

Rick Fletcher, Department of Fisheries, Western Australia

9:40–10:10 a.m.

A Review of New Analytical Tools for Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Assessment and Management (Invited)

Chang Ik Zhang, Pukyong National University

10:10–10:30 a.m. Break and Poster Setup
10:30–10:50 a.m.

NOAA's Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (IEA) Program [PDF; 2.8 MB]

Rebecca Shuford and Michael Sigler, NOAA Fisheries

10:50–11:10 a.m.

A New Topological Approach to Quantify the Interaction Structure of Food Web Network: An Alternative to the Mixed Trophic Impact Analysis [PDF; 1.6 MB]

Hsuan-Wien Chen, National Taiwan Normal University

11:10–11:30 a.m.

The FEAST model for the Bering Sea: Forage/Euphasiid Abundance in Space and Time [PDF; 2.5 MB]

Kerim Aydin, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center (Ivonne Ortiz, presenter)

11:30–11:50 a.m.

Assembly Rules for Aggregate-Species Production Models: Simulations in Support of Management Strategy Evaluation

Michael Fogarty, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center (Sarah Gaichas, presenter)

11:50 a.m.–12:10 p.m.

Modeling Cumulative Effects and Resilience in Protected and Unprotected Waters

Susan Hazlett, University of Alaska Fairbanks

12:10–1:30 p.m. Lunch and Poster Setup
1:30–1:50 p.m.

The Utility of Strategic Outputs from a Full System Model: The ATLANTIS NEUS Experience

Jason Link, NOAA Fisheries, Northeast Fishery Science Center

1:50–2:10 p.m.

Nonlinear Dynamics and Co-Predictability in the Georges Bank Fish Community [PDF; 2.5 MB]

Hui Liu, NOAA Fisheries

2:10–2:30 p.m.

Does Species Interaction Matter for Optimal Management of Multispecies Fisheries? A Case of Cod, Capelin, and Herring from the Barents Sea

Diwakar Poudel, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration

2:30–2:50 p.m.

A Multispecies Age-Structured Predation Model for the Gulf of Alaska [PDF; 2.5 MB]

Kray Van Kirk, University of Alaska Fairbanks

2:50–3:10 p.m.

Expanded Cohort Analysis: Restarting Progress toward Ecosystem-Based Management for Pacific Herring

Vince Patrick, Prince William Sound Fisheries Applications and Planning

3:10–3:30 p.m. Break and Poster Setup
3:30–3:50 p.m.

Trophic Fingerprint of Fishing on Marine Ecosystems [PDF; 1.7 MB]

Trevor A. Branch, University of Washington

3:50–4:10 p.m.

Using Production Models as a Tool to Support EBFM: A Comparative Analysis of Indicators among Eleven Northern Hemisphere Ecosystems

Bernard Megrey, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center (Jason Link, presenter)

4:10–4:30 p.m.

What Can Ecosystem Indicators Tell Us about the Future? Cautionary Lessons from North Pacific Historical Data

Mike Litzow, Blue World Research and The University of Tasmania

4:30–4:50 p.m.

Evaluating the Relative Impacts of Harvest and Ecosystem Drivers on the Dynamics of Northern Dolly Varden Populations in Canada

Kimberly Howland, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

4:50–5:10 p.m.

Are Fewer Fish Clients Bad for "Business"? Potential Fishing Effects on Cleaning Interactions

Renato Silvano, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

5:10–7:10 p.m.

Reception and Poster Session

Posters—Progress on Regional Applications

Making Ancient History Relevant in Alaska Fisheries Management: The Historical Atlas of Marine Ecosystems

Courtney Lyons, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

Management of Ecosystem Effects, Potential and Realized, in Emerging Arctic Fisheries in South Baffin Island

Ross F. Tallman, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Posters—New Analytical Tools and Evaluation of Indicators

Using Aerial Imagery to Quantify Pacific Salmon Rearing Habitat and Estimate Juvenile Abundance in the Kulukak River

Jesse Coleman and Christine Woll, University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

Increased Variance as a Leading Indicator of Reorganization in Marine Ecosystems: An Empirical Test

Mike Litzow, The Farallon Institute and University of Tasmania

Bathymetric Changes on the Sized-Based Trophic Structures of Demersal Fish Assemblages

Kwang-Tsao Shao, Academia Sinica, Biodiversity Research Center

Role of Spawning Distribution and the Resulting Juvenile Herring Distribution on Recruitment in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Dale A. Kiefer, University of Southern California (Melissa Madison, presenter)

Posters—Human Dimensions

Moby Dick and Captain Ahab Reinvented: Cetacean Depredation on Alaska Longline Fisheries

Megan Peterson, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Transitioning Marine-Dependent Communities in Northern Iceland JPG image; 1.5 MB]

Catherine Chambers, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Posters—Case Studies and Practical Solutions

An Assessment of Fisheries Management Strategies in Alaska Relative to the Goals of Ecosystem Approaches to Management

Chang Ik Zhang, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center (Anne Hollowed, presenter)

Biotopical Structure and Characteristics of Fish Distribution in Sakhalin Salmon Rivers under the Impact of Human Activities

Andrew Zhivoglyadov, Sakhalin Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

7:15–8:10 a.m. Breakfast

Session 2, continued

8:10–8:30 a.m.

Ecosystem-Based Management: A Step Toward More Holistic Management [PDF; 1.1 MB]

Charles Fowler, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center

Session 3: Human Dimensions

Session Chairs: Diana Evans and Glen Jamieson
8:30–9:00 a.m.

Human Dimensions of Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management (Invited)

Anthony Charles, Saint Mary's University

9:00–9:30 a.m.

Fisheries in the Shiretoko World Natural Heritage, Japan (Invited) [PDF; 2.3 MB]

Mitsutaku Makino, Fisheries Research Agency, Japan

9:30–9:50 a.m.

Simple Governance Models for EBFM [PDF; 3.7 MB]

Sarah Metcalf, Murdoch University and Department of Fisheries Western Australia

9:50–10:10 a.m.

The Social Aspects of Overexploitation of Fish Resources on a Small-Scale Fishery in the Northeastern Baltic Sea: Ways of Mitigating the Effects on Coastal Communities in Estonia [PDF; 12.8 MB]

Ahto Järvik, University of Tartu, Estonian Marine Institute (Tiit Raid, presenter)

10:10–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30–10:50 a.m.

A Bioeconomic Model for the Management of the Lobster Fishery in Atlantic Canada [PDF; 5.5 MB]

Michel Comeau, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

10:50–11:10 a.m.

Structured Decision Making for Ecosystem-Based Management [PDF; 1.9 MB]

Maria J. Espinosa-Romero, University of British Columbia

11:10–11:30 a.m.

Tools for Incorporating the Human Dimensions of Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management

Sarah Kruse, Ecotrust (Charles Steinback, presenter)

11:30–11:50 a.m.

Conflict Resolution in Building Marine Protected Areas [PDF; 4.6 MB]

Kuei-Chao Chang, National Cheng Kung University

11:50 a.m.–12:10 p.m.

Marine Species Range Extension and Invasives in Northern Alaska Waters: Stakeholder Outreach and Survey Program

Maribeth Murray, University of Alaska Fairbanks

12:10–1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30–1:50 p.m.

From the Bering Sea to Canada: Food Security and Conservation of Yukon River Salmon

Philip Loring, University of Alaska Fairbanks

1:50–2:10 p.m.

Natural Indicators of Salmon Run Timing and Abundance

Catherine Moncrieff, Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association

Session 4: Case Studies and Practical Solutions

Session Chairs: Howard Browman and Gordon Kruse
2:10–2:40 p.m.

Ecosystem Approaches to Fisheries Management in the Benguela: An African Success Story (Invited) [PDF; 3.8 MB]

Johann Augustyn, Benguela Current Commission, Windhoek, Namibia

2:40–3:10 p.m.

Progress on Implementing Ecosystem-Based Management in the Gulf of Maine (Invited) [PDF; 640 KB]

Rob Stephenson, St. Andrews Biological Station and University of New Brunswick

3:10–3:30 p.m. Break
3:30–3:50 p.m.

Putting into Practice the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries

Kevern Cochrane, FAO (Kwame Koranteng, presenter)

3:50–4:10 p.m.

The Fishery Interaction Team: Investigating the Potential Effects of Commercial Fishing on Endangered Steller Sea Lions

Elizabeth Logerwell, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center

4:10–4:30 p.m.

Use of Regional Food Webs to Explore Fisheries and Foragers Interactions during Cold and Warm Years: A Case Study on Northern Fur Seals [PDF; 4.5 MB]

Ivonne Ortiz, University of Washington and NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center

4:30–4:50 p.m.

What Drives Dynamics in the Gulf of Alaska? Integrating Hypotheses of Species, Fishing, and Climate Relationships Using Ecosystem Modeling

Sarah Gaichas, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center

4:50–5:10 p.m.

Ecosystem Influences on Pink Salmon Survival in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Richard Thorne, Prince William Sound Science Center

Thursday, November 11, 2010

7:15–8:10 a.m. Breakfast

Session 4, continued

8:10–8:30 a.m.

Alaska CamSled: A New Tool for Benthic Ecosystem Research

Gregg Rosenkranz, Alaska Department of Fish and Game

8:30–8:50 a.m.

Spatial Management of Lesser Sandeel (Ammodytes marinus): A Possible Way to Maintain Ecosystem Integrity and a High Sustainable Fishery Yield

Tore Johannessen, Institute of Marine Research, Norway

8:50–9:10 a.m.

Ecosystem-Based Management of Fish Species in the Barents Sea

Harald Gjøsæter, Institute of Marine Research, Norway (Sigurd Tjelmeland, presenter)

9:10–9:30 a.m.

Co-Management of Reef Fisheries in Brazil in an Ecosystem Context [PDF; 2.8 MB]

Alpina Begossi, UNICAMP and FIFO

9:30–9:50 a.m.

Science, Management, and Fisheries in the Arctic Ocean Donut Hole: The Case for a Moratorium[PDF; 3.3 MB]

Henry Huntington, The Pew Environment Group

9:50–10:10 a.m.

MarineMap: Participatory Marine Protected Area Design Using a Web-Based Open Source Tool

Charles Steinback, Ecotrust

10:10–10:30 a.m. Break


10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Panel: Necessary Steps for Future Progress. What's Next?

Glen Jamieson, moderator