Fisheries

Programme of Workshop on the Economics of Rebuilding Fisheries

 

 

held at

 

Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel

1 Goat Island

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

 

21-22 May 2009


 Rebecca Lent, Director, Office of International Affairs, NOAA Fisheries, United States
will chair the Workshop

 

Thursday, 21 May 2009

 

8:00 - 8:45      Registration and coffee

 

 Session 1: Setting the Scene

 

8:45 - 9:00

Welcome and introduction
          Rebecca LENT, Chair

 

9:00-9:20

Opening address: Rebuilding fisheries: Challenges for fisheries managers
          John C. DAVIS,  University of Victoria, Canada

 

9:20 - 9:40

The science of rebuilding fisheries: State of play and current issues
        
  Steve MURAWSKI, National Marine Fisheries Service United States

 

9:40 - 10:00

Rebuilding fisheries: An overview of issues and policy approaches in the OECD
         Anthony COX, Fisheries Policies Division, OECD

 

10:00 - 10:30

         Discussion

10:30-11:00 Coffee  break

 

 Session 2: Exploring the Economic Perspective

 

11:00 - 11:20

Getting the economics and the incentives right: Instrument choice in rebuilding fisheries

         Gordon MUNRO, University of British Columbia, Canada

 

11:20 - 11:40

Economic considerations and methods for evaluating fishery rebuilding strategies

         Daniel S. HOLLAND, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, United States

 

11:40 - 12:00 

Applying bioeconomic models in rebuilding fish stocks: Tradeoffs, risks, and cautionary tales

          Sherry L. LARKIN, University of Florida, United States

 

12:00 - 12:30

         Discussion

 

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break


14:00-14:20 

Harvest strategy policy and stock rebuilding for Commonwealth fisheries in Australia: Moving toward MEY

         Peter GOODAY, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics

 

14:20 - 14:40

Rebuilding EU fisheries: MSY and the economic dimension

         Erik LINDEBO, DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission

 

14:40 - 15:00

         Discussion

 

 Session 3: Issues in Designing Rebuilding Plans


15:00 - 15:20 

Managing the transition: Distributional Issues of Fish Stock Rebuilding

         Susan HANNA, Oregon State University, United States

 

15:20 - 15:40

Rebuilding fisheries and policy reform: Banking on sustainable fisheries

         Kieran KELLEHER, World Bank

 

15:40 -16:00

Setting allowable catch levels within a stock rebuilding plan: Preliminary thoughts on a probabilistic approach

         Lee G. ANDERSON, University of Delaware, United States

 

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break  

 

16:30 - 17:30

Discussion of Day 1 led by

         Rögnvaldur HANNESSON,The Norwegian School of Economics and

         Business Administration

 

17:45 - 18:00 

Wrap up of Day One

         Rebecca LENT, Chair

 

18:00 - 19:00 Cocktail reception
   

 

 

Friday, 22 May 2009

 

8:15 - 8:45 Coffee break

 

8:45 - 9:00  

Introduction to Day Two

          Rebecca LENT, Chair

   

 Session 3: Issues in Designing Rebuilding Plans (cont.)


 

9:00 - 9:20 

Information issues and constraints in the design and implementation of stock rebuilding programs

          Andrew ROSENBERG, University of New Hampshire, United States

 

9:20 - 9:30

         Discussion

 

 Session 4: International Perspectives

 

9:30 - 9:50 

Atlantic cod in Canada

         Barbara BEST, Fisheries and Oceans Canada


9:50 - 10:10 

Rebuilding fishery stocks in Korea: A national comprehensive approach

         Sang-Go LEE, College of Fisheries and Sciences, Korea

 

10:10 - 10:30

Norwegian spring spawning herring

         Sigmund ENGESAETER, Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries

 

10:30 - 11:00

         Discussion


11:00 - 11:20 Coffee break

 

11:20 - 11:40

The UNCOVER Project: A multi-disciplinary evaluation of recovery plans in the European Union

         Douglas C. WILSON, Aalborg University Research Centre, Denmark

 

11:40 - 12:00

Community-based management for sustainable fishery: Lessons from Japan

         Hirotsugu UCHIDA, University of Rhode Island, United States

 

12:00 - 12:20

Challenges in rebuilding fisheries in a developing country context : Addressing overcapacity in Vietnam's small scale fishery sector
         Robert POMEROY, The WorldFish Center 

 

12:20 - 13:00

         Discussion

 

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch break  

 

 Session 5: Rebuilding Fisheries in RFMOs 


14:30 - 15:00

ICCAT Swordfish

         John NEILSON, Fisheries and Oceans Canada 

 

15:00 - 15:30

         Discussion

 

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break  

 

 Session 6: Bringing the Elements Together

 

16:00 - 17:00

Discussion led by:

         Wayne McNEE, Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of Fisheries, New Zealand

 

17:00 - 17:10

         Saba KHWAJA, Fisheries Policies Division, OECD

 

17:10 - 17:15

Closing remarks

         Rebecca LENT, Chair