ICES Annual Science Conference 2017

Theme sessions

This year the ASC offers 19 different theme sessions!
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Theme session A​

ICES - PICES session: Projected impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems, wild captured and cultured fisheries, and fishery dependent communities

Jon Hare (USA)
John Pinnegar (UK)
Myron Peck (Germany)
Shin-ichi Ito (Japan)​

Theme session B

ICES-PICES-CIESM session: Bioinvasion trajectories and impacts in contrasting marine environments​​

Henn Ojaveer (Estonia)
Cynthia McKenzie (Canada)
Thomas Therriault (Canada)

Theme session C​​

Microbes to mammals: metabarcoding of the marine pelagic assemblage

Ann Bucklin (USA)
Rowena Stern (UK)
Katja Metfies (Germany)

Theme session D

From iconic to overlooked species: How (electronic) tags improve our understanding of marine ecosystems and their inhabitants

Matthias Schaber (Germany)
Derke Snodgrass (USA)

Theme session E

Poleward shifts and ecological changes of Arctic and Subarctic zooplankto​​n and fish in response to climate variability and global climate change

Hein Rune Skjoldal (Norway)
Carin Ashijan (USA)
Louis Forter (Canada)

Theme session F

Linkages between spatial ecology and sustainable fisheries


Susan Lowerre-Barbieri (USA)
Christian Jørgensen (Norway)
Ignacio Catalá​n (Spain)
Anders Opdal (Norway)

Theme session G

Marine foodwebs from end-to-end and back again, a theme session in honor of John Steele

Jeremy Collie (USA)
Manuel Barange (Italy)
Mariano K​oen-Alonso (Canada)

Theme session H

The practical use of ecosystem indicators for decision-making

Jamie C. Tam (Canada)
Alida Bundy (Canada)
Annukka Lehikoinen ​(Finland)
Laura Uusitalo (Finland)
Theme session I

ICES - PICES session: Anthropogenic effects on biogeochemical processes, carbon export and sequestration: Impact on ocean ecosystem services 

Theme session J

Assessing and promoting the survival of released catches and the implications of modified survival rates on aquatic systems

Mike Breen (Norway)
Tom Catchpole (UK)
Steven Cooke​ (Canada)

Theme session K

Introducing man-made structures in marine systems: assessing ecological effects, knowledge gaps and management implications

Silvana Birchenough (UK)
Jennifer Dannheim (Germany)
Furu Mienis (the Netherlands)

Theme session​ L

Ecosystem monitoring in practice

Sophie Pitois (UK)
Mark Benfield (USA)
Christopher Zimmermann (Germany)

Theme session M

Modelling social-ecological systems: methods and tools for scenario development and prediction

Olivier Thebaud (France)
an Jaap Poos (the Netherlands)
Jörn Schmidt (Germany)

Theme session N

Population status, life histories, ecology, asessment, and management of diadromous fishes

Karen Wilson (USA)
Lari Veneranta (Finland)

Theme session O

Patterns, sources, and consequences of intraspecificvariation in responses of marine fauna to environmental stressors

R Christopher Chambers (USA)
Hannes​ Baumann (USA)
Ian Bradbury (Canada)  ​
Theme session P

Recruitment dynamics in a changing environment: integrating spatial and temporal variability into stock assessment and management strategies

Fabian Zimmermann (Norway)
LaTreese Denson (​​USA)
Katja Enberg (Norway)

​Theme session​ Q

Integrating economic and social sciences in marine ecosystem services research

Cristina Pita (Portugal)
Tony Charles (Canada)
Maria Grazia Pennino (Spain)
Sebastian Villasante ​(Spain)

​Theme session R​

Addressing social and ecological challenges to advance marine aquaculture in rapidly changing environments

Gesche Krause (Germany)
Thomas Noji (USA)
Robert Rheault (USA)
Wojciech Wawrzynski (ICES)

​Theme session S

Stock assessment methods, model complexity, and uncertainty

Arni Magnusson (ICES)
Patrick Lynch (USA)
Erik Olsen (Norway)


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