Fifth Meeting of Scientific Experts on Fish Stocks in the Central Arctic Ocean

Ottawa, Canada—One of a series of 5th FISCAO meetings of scientific experts on fish Stocks in the central Arctic Ocean initiated in 2011.

Schedule

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

8:15–8:30    Arrival of participants


8:30–8:45    Meeting introduction and welcoming remarks
8:45–9:00    Participant introductions and country remarks
9:00–9:15    Review of terms of reference and agenda   Bronwyn Keatley / Kevin Hedges
9:15–9:40    The Arctic High Seas Fisheries Negotiations – Background and Context   Alf Hakon Hoel / Maya Gold
9:40–9:50    Presentation on acoustic monitoring in the Central Arctic Ocean   Pauline Snoeijs-Leijonmalm / Harald Gjoesaeter / Randi Ingvaldsen / Hein Rune Skjoldahl / Hauke Flores
9:50–10:00    Presentation on Boreogadus saida research in the Central Arctic Ocean   Hauke Flores


10:00–10:20    Health Break   


10:20–12:00    TOR 1: Design a 1-3 year long mapping program:

  • Presentation of draft document (document circulated in advance)
  • Discussion/revision of document as required   Kevin Hedges / Bronwyn Keatley

 

12:00–13:00    Lunch

  
13:00–15:00    TOR 1: Design a 1-3 year long mapping program (continued)


15:00–15:20    Health Break   


15:20–16:15    TOR 1: Design a 1-3 year long mapping program (continued)
16:15–16:30    Day 1 Closing Remarks


17:30–21:00    Evening Reception at the Canadian Museum of Nature

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

8:15–8:30    Arrival of participants


8:30–8:45    Welcome and review of Day 1   Kevin Hedges / Bronwyn Keatley
8:45–9:15    Update on activities of the Working Group on Integrated Ecosystem Assessment for the Central Arctic Ocean (WGICA) and of the CBMP-Marine   John Bengtson
9:15–10:00    TOR 2: Design a monitoring program:

  • Compilation of existing/ongoing survey and monitoring activities
  • Discussion and design of a monitoring program   Kevin Hedges / Bronwyn Keatley / Alain Dupuis

 

10:00–10:20    Health Break

   
10:20–12:00    TOR 2: Design a monitoring program (continued)


12:00–13:00    Lunch   


13:00–15:00    TOR 2: Design a monitoring program (continued)


15:00–15:20    Health Break   


15:20–16:15    TOR 3: Identify resources needed for mapping and monitoring:

  • Identification of anticipated resource needs   Kevin Hedges / Bronwyn Keatley

 

16:15–16:30    Day 2 Closing Remarks   

Thursday, October 26, 2017

8:15–8:30    Arrival of participants


8:30–8:45    Welcome and review of Day 2   Kevin Hedges / Bronwyn Keatley
8:45–9:15   

 

9:15–10:00    TOR 4: Develop data collection, sharing and hosting protocols:

  • Discussion and revision of protocols   Kevin Hedges / Bronwyn Keatley

 

10:00–10:20    Health Break   


10:20–12:00    TOR 4: Develop data collection, sharing and hosting protocols (continued)


12:00–13:00    Lunch   


13:00–15:00    Drafting of key messages   Kevin Hedges / Bronwyn Keatley


15:00–15:20    Health Break   


15:20–16:15    Review of outstanding items, recommendations of next steps   Kevin Hedges / Bronwyn Keatley
16:15–16:30    5th FISCAO closing remarks   Kevin Hedges / Bronwyn Keatley

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