Each day, participants at ICES ASC 2019 can look forward to a fantastic plenary session.
Jakob Granit holds court at the opening session on Monday as he moderates a panel discussion on the theme of science as the key to sustainable management of the sea. He is joined by Elisa Morgera, Katherine Richardson, Manuel Barange, and Vladimir Ryabinin for what promises to be a fantastic start to a week of science.
Join the Global impacts of shipping network session on Monday to discuss research needed to address global impacts of shipping on the coastal environment and consider joining the new expert group Working Group on Shipping Impacts (WGSHIP).
At the Natura 2000 network session on Wednesday, meet others who work on issues around Natura 2000 within the ICES community, discuss problems, and pitch your solutions to the judges!
Also on Wednesday afternnoon, a network session will discuss the role of stakeholder involvement and social aspects of climate change adaptation in fisheries and aquaculture.
Develop your science communication skills on Monday afternoon with COMPASS in an interactive session that will explore the foundations of good science communication and provide hands on practice with developing messages relevant for the audiences you most want to reach — journalists, policymakers, the public, and even other scientists.
The Baltic and North Sea Coordination and Support Action (BANOS CSA) presents a dialogue to define future Baltic and North Sea research and innovation needs on Wednesday afternoon. ICES science community is invited to enter into a dialogue with the drafting team to provide feedback and consider further research needs and relevant topics that could act as 'connectors' between the Baltic and the North Sea.