2015 Winter Seminar Series

Join us

FREE PUBLIC symposium featuring internationally recognized experts


Thursdays at 4:30pm
8 January–12 March 2015
Reception to follow


Fishery Sciences Auditorium
1122 NE Boat Street (map)
University of Washington

For more info, contact:
Daniel Schindler

Funding for the Series is generously provided by Tanya Bevan, friends of Don Bevan, the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Washington Sea Grant, and NOAA’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center and Northwest Fisheries Science Center.

8 January

André Punt

Director, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, College of the Environment, University of Washington

Is it easier to manage marine mammals than fisheries? Tails of successes

15 January

Marc Mangel

Distinguished Research Professor of Mathematical Biology, Center for Stock Assessment Research and Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, University of California, Santa Cruz

Whales, science, and scientific whaling in the International Court of Justice

22 January

Elliott Norse

Founder and Chief Scientist, Marine Conservation Institute

The global ocean refuge system: saving marine species from mass extinction

29 January

Patrick Christie

Professor, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs and Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

Addressing why marine reserves fail: turning marine conservation on its head

5 February

Brad Gentner

President, Gentner Consulting Group, LLC

Letting the perfect be the enemy of the good: the current state of inter-sectoral allocation in US fisheries management

12 February

Josh Abbott

Associate Professor, Environmental & Resource Economics, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University

Last things first: the folly of recreational/commercial allocation policy

19 February

Jim Martin

Conservation Director, Berkley Conservation Institute

Restructuring lower Columbia River fisheries: a balancing act in the face of conflict

5 March

Rupert Howes

CEO, Marine Stewardship Council

Fifteen years on, the role of certification in incentivizing sustainable fisheries

5 March

John Garner

Chief Operating Officer, North Pacific Seafoods

The battle over who regulates our fisheries: sustainable management systems through the eyes of government regulators and non-governmental organizations

12 March

Heather Koldewey

Head of Global Conservation Programmes and Field Conservation Manager, Project Seahorse, Zoological Society of London

Finding solutions in marine conservation�a reason for ocean optimism

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