ICES Annual Science Conference 2021

Theme sessions

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Call for abstracts has now closed. Notification of acceptance to the theme session will be sent in May.
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Top predators, food webs, and
ecosystem-based fisheries management

Chris Lynam (UK)
Anita Gilles (Germany)
Ian Mitchell (UK)

Theme session B

Biomass, biodiversity, and ecosystem services in the mesopelagic zone ​

Tom Langbehn (Norway)
Helena McMonagle (USA)
Peter H. Wiebe (USA)

Theme session C​

Co-existence of sustainable fisheries and offshore wind energy development – lessons learned​

Antje Gimpel (Germany)
Vanessa Stelzenmüller (Germany)
Annie Hawkins (USA)

Theme session D

Past, present, and future of marine plankton assemblages and communities

Dafne Eerkes-Medrano (UK)
Piotr Margoński (Poland)
Todd D. O'Brien (US)​

Theme session E

Connecting economic, social science, and interdisciplinary research and management advice

Alan Haynie (US)
Jörn Schmidt (Germany)
Olivier Thébaud (France)​

Theme session F

Aquaculture health management – moving the needle forward from science to advice

Janet Whaley (US)
Ryan Carnegie (US)

Theme session G

Beyond recruitment correlations: accounting for environmental change in single-species advice

Robyn Forrest (Canada)
Meaghan Bryan (US)
Sean Anderson (Canada)

Theme session H

Can technology-based monitoring deliver timely, cost-effective, and high quality
fishery-dependent data? 

Brett Alger (USA)
Lisa Borges (Portugal)​
Helen Holah (UK)​

Theme session I

The impacts of marine shipping and their effects on coastal communities and ecosystems

Cathryn Murray (Canada)
Lisa Drake (USA)​
Ida-Maja Hassellöv ​ (Sweden)

Theme session J

Advances and challenges in marine litter pollution

Thomas Maes (UK)
Andy Booth (Norway)
Francios Galgani (France)

Theme session K

Taking stock on ocean acidification research for provision of future efforts​

​Silvana Birchenough (UK)
Pablo Leon Diaz (UK)
Tsuneo Ono (Japan)

Theme session​ L

Studying fisher attitudes, behaviour, and beliefs to customize fisheries management 

Sarah B. M. Kraak (Germany)
Fanny Barz (Germany)
Mary Mackay (​​Australia)

Theme session M

Known unknowns: structural uncertainty in fishery stock assessment and management strategy evaluation 

Erik Olsen (Norway)
Patrick Lynch (USA)
Alexander Kempf (Germany)

Theme session N

Understanding values related to the sea to resolve policy tradeoffs

Mimi E. Lam (Norway)
Marloes Kraan (The Netherlands)

Theme session O

Impacts of human pressures on ecosystem components assessed by dynamic modelling

Solfrid Sætre Hjøllo (Norway)
Marie Maar (Denmark)
Sonja van Leeuwen​ (The Netherlands)

Theme session P

Marine sediment extraction: footprint, sustainability, and effects 

Ad Stolk (The Netherlands)
Keith Cooper (UK)
Michel Desprez (France)

​Theme session​ Q

Making transboundary ocean and coastal governance work – state of the art, problems, and enablers

​Andrea Morf (Sweden)
Jan van Tatenhove (Denmark)
Kira Gee (Germany)

Theme session R

Contributed papers

Sarah Bailey (Canada)
Sven Kupschus  (UK)
Antonina dos Santos (Portugal)


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