Nowadays we have a myriad of guides, best practices, lessons learnt and recommendations for a successful implementation of participatory processes. These build on empirical findings and comparative analyses across fields, sectors and geographical levels. Nonetheless, engagement with stakeholders remains a multi-layered and challenging component of the scientific process.
The evidence available has prompted new scientific questions that call for collective thinking – questions that are well-placed also in ICES realm where engagement is practiced in increasingly many forms.
This session is designed to catalyse the debate across ICES community, focusing on three topics: