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Day one: Conference proceedings and presentations

Wednesday 8 October 2014
Session 1  Conference opening Chaired by Ms Ulitala Hiveluah
Welcome remarks Chairperson: Ms Ulitala Hiveluah icon Welcoming remarks by Ulitala Hiveluah (41.36 kB)
First keynote address and official opening Honourable Bernard Esau, Mininster of Fisheries and Marine Resources, on behalf of His Excellency, President Hifikepunye Pohamba icon Speech by Minister Bernhard Esau (80.26 kB)
Second keynote address Professor Benedict Satia: An overview of management of Africa's Large Marine Ecosystems: Harnessing knowledge to build prosperity and eradicate poverty icon Day one Benedict Satia (2.19 MB) 
Dr Hashali Hamukuaya Transition to ecosystem-based governance of Benguela Current Ecosystem goods and services icon Day one Hashali Hamukuaya (1.73 MB) 
Dr Jacqueline McGlade Strengthening the Large Marine Ecosystems science and policy interface   icon Day one Jacqueline McGlade (3.88 MB)
Ms Astrid Hillers Transboundary cooperation in International Waters -- perspectives on GEF finance in GEF 6  icon Day one Astrid Hillers (3.48 MB)
Session 2  Productivity of Large Marine Ecosystems Chaired by Prof Ken Sherman
Professor Ken Sherman  Brief introduction to the session and towards the sustainable development of the world's Large Marine Ecosystems during climate change  icon Day 1 Ken Sherman (2.79 MB)
Dr Carl van der Lingen Climate change impacts on a dominant species: dinoflagellate blooms and sardine in the southern Benguela  icon Day one Carl van der Lingen (4.75 MB)
Dr Gabriella Bianchi  Development of scientific capacity for assessing productivity and fishery biomass yields in African and Asian LMEs during climate change  
Dr Dimitri Guiterrez Productivity and biomass yields of the Humboldt Current LME  icon Day one Dimitri Guiterrez (2.33 MB)
Dr Tony Koslow The effects of climate on productivity and biomass in the California Current LME   icon Day one Tony Koslow (2.05 MB)
Dr David Vousden Productivity and biomass in the Agulhas and Somali Current LMEs   icon Day 1 David Vousden (918.21 kB)
Dr Konstantinos Stergiou Trends in productivity and biomass yields in the Mediterranean Sea during climate change   icon Day one Konstantinos Stergiou (4.96 MB)
Session 3  Fish and fisheries – Chaired by Dr Gabriella Bianchi
Dr George Wiafe Comparative productivity and biomass yields of the Guinea Current LME   icon Day one Georg Wiafe (3.1 MB)
Dr Sinjae Yoo Comparative productivity and biomass yields of the Yellow Sea, East China Sea and the East Sea/Sea of Japan   icon Day one Sinjae Yoo (1.68 MB)
Dr Igor Belkin Comparative assessments of oceanography, climate, productivity and fisheries yields of the East Bering Sea, West Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska LMEs  icon Day one Igor Belkin (4.91 MB)
Prof Qisheng Tang The carrying capacity, biomass yields and management strategies of the Yellow Sea LME icon Day 1 Qisheng Tang (1.25 MB)
Dr Michael O'Toole Environmental monitoring of the Celtic-Biscay Shelf LME icon Day 1 GCLME Michael OToole (1.68 MB)

Day two: Conference proceedings and presentations

Thursday 9 October 2014   
Session 3 (continued) – Fish and Fisheries Chaired by Dr Gabriella Bianchi
Prof Daniel Pauly Bottom-up catch reconstructions with an emphasis on West Africa  icon Day two Daniel Pauly (2.01 MB)
Dr Michael Fogarty (presented by Prof Ken Sherman) Marine ecosystem production: meeting the challeng of food security in the 21st Century  icon Day two Michael Fogarty (1.81 MB)
Dr Rudolf Hermes Fish and fisheries of the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem  icon Day two Rudolf Hermes (4.21 MB)
Dr Kjell Rong Utne Effects of climate change on productivity in Northeast Atlantic Large Marine Ecosystems  icon Day two Kjell Rong Utne (2.91 MB)
Session 4 – Pollution and ecosystem health Chaired by Dr Peter Kershaw
Dr Emilio Mayorga A global perspective of nutrient over-enrichment and mitigation in Large Marine Ecosystems  icon Day two Emilio Mayorga (2.31 MB)
Dr Peter Kershaw Indicators of pollution and ecosystem health in Large Marine Ecosystems  icon Day two Peter Kershaw (1.99 MB)
Dr Pedro Monteiro Oxygen change in Large Marine Ecosystems in a warming ocean: towards linked climate–ecosystems  
Dr Dwight Gledhill Effects of ocean acidification in the world's Large Marine Ecosystems  icon Day Two Dwight Gledhill (3.65 MB)
Prof Ussif Rashid Sumaila Socio-economic benefits of LME valuation: why value LME goods and services?  icon Day two Rashid Sumaila (4.1 MB)
Dr Andrew Hudson Catalysing ocean finance: transforming markets to restore and protect the global ocean  icon Day two Andrew Hudson (2.13 MB)
Dr Andrew Hudson Ecosystem-based assessmetn and governance of the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem  icon Day two Andrew Hudson CLME (3.97 MB)
Dr Rudolf Hermes Ecosystem-based assessment and management of the Indonesian Sea Large Marine Ecosystem  icon Day two Rudolf Hermes INDONESIAN SEA (3.21 MB)
Prof Gennady Matishov Trends in temperature and salinity of the Russian Arctic Large Marine Ecosystems during climate change  icon Day two Gennady Matishov (6.9 MB)
Dr Vladimir Mamaev Integrated adaptive management of the West Bering Sea Large Marine Ecosystem in a changing climate  icon Day two Vladimir Mamaev (3.54 MB)

Day three: Conference proceedings and presentations

Friday 10 October 2014
Session 5 Panel on LME training and education best practices and challenges
Chairperson  Prof Gotthilf Hempel
Prof Gotthilf Hempel Overview of LME education and training issues  
Dr David Vousden Agulhas and Somali Current LMEs best practices icon Day 3 David Vousden Training and Education (8.15 MB)
Dr Rudolf Hermes Bay of Bengal LME best practices  
Dr Michael O'Toole Celtic Biscay LME best practices  
Dr Werner Ekau Tropical LMEs best practices icon Day three Werner Ekau (2.58 MB)
Dr Jan Thulin Baltic Sea LME and the Bonus Programme  
Mr Mich Hamid & Dr Kristen Honey A MOOC for certification of 10 000 LME practitioners icon Day three Mich Hamid Kristen Honey (5.05 MB)
LME training and education panel discussion
Session 6: Panel on LME partners, forward looking unified perspectives, 2014 to 2018

Chairperson  Dr Hashali Hamukuaya

Dr Andrew Hudson UNDP perspectives on Global LME movement  
Dr Julian Barbiere IOC-UNESCO TWAP and annual LME meeting icon Day three Julian Barbiere (3.86 MB)
Dr Yvonne Walther ICES perspectives on the contribution to global partnerships icon Day three Yvonne Walther (4.59 MB)
Mr Christian Susan UNIDO perspectives on the global LME movement icon Day three Christian Susan (386.98 kB)
Prof Ken Sherman Global overview of forward movement for integrating ICM, MPA and MSP into ecosystem-based management of LMEs icon Day three Ken Sherman (6.9 MB)
Dr Gabriela Bianch FAO perspectives on the global LME movement icon Day three Gabriella Bianchi (2.48 MB)
Dr Gunnar Finke GIZ perspectives on the global LME movement icon Day three Gunnar Finke (2.85 MB)
Session 7 Polycentric governance of LMEs

Chairperson  Dr Andrew Hudson

Dr Andrew Hudson Chairperson's remarks  
Dr David Vousden Local to regional polycentric governance of the Agulhas and Somali Current LMEs icon Day three David Vousden (11.06 MB)
Dr Ivan Zavadsky Local to regional polycentric governance of the Black Sea LME icon Day three Ivan Zavadsky (3.85 MB)
Dr Vladimir Mamaev Community of practice for governance of LMEs/MPAs/ICM/MSP  
Dr Lidvard Gronnevet The joint Norweian-Russian governance of the Barents Sea LME fisheries icon Day three Lidvard Gronnevet (7.75 MB)
Mr Brad Brown Regional Fishery Organisation and LME fisheries governance  
Prof Ken Sherman Global overview of forward movement for integrating ICM, MPA and MSP into ecosystem-based management of LMEs icon Day three Ken Sherman (6.9 MB)
Conference closure
Minister Bernard Esau    
Dr Hashali Hamukuaya   icon Closing remarks (35.7 kB)


Media coverage

icon Online media coverage (584.65 kB)

icon Press clipping Alegemeine Zeitung 10 Oct (German) (642.11 kB)

icon Press clipping Alegemeine Zeitung 13 Oct (German) (690.4 kB)

icon Press clipping Republikein 13 Oct (Afrikaans) (331.75 kB)

icon Press clipping Alegemeine Zeitung 14 Oct (German) (899.52 kB)

icon Conference booklet and programme (996.97 kB)