Office of Science & Technology Economics & Human Dimensions Program Agenda

Housed at NOAA headquarters, the Office of Science and Technology (ST) is a liaison among NMFS’ field scientists and NOAA/NMFS leadership. ST is responsible for coordinating and helping to frame the direction of science programs at the national level an

Schedule

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Welcome and Overview
9:00 am

Welcome and Introductions

Science Program Review Process

Ned Cyr, Director

Cisco Werner

Fisheries Priorities and Annual Guidance for 2017 

ST AGM

ST Strategic Science Plan
9:10 am

Terms of Reference

Doug Lipton, Senior Economist, NMFS Terms Of Reference
9:15 am Overview of the Office of Science and Technology Ned Cyr, Director  
9:30 am Overview of Economics and Human Dimensions Program Rita Curtis, Division Chief

NOAA Social Science Needs Assessment Report FINAL

NOAA_Social Science Needs Assessment Report-NMFS Appendix only

Fisheries Economics: Commercial Fisheries 

Commercial Fisheries Economics Documents
10:00 am

Commercial Fisheries Program Overview

Drew Kitts

 
10:45 am

Break

   
11:00 am Commercial Fisheries Program Overview (cont.) Drew Kitts  
11:30 am Spotlight topic:  FishSet Alan Haynie, AFSC  
12:00 pm Lunch    
1:15 pm Panel Discussion on Commercial Fisheries

Kelly Denit, Office of Sustainable Fisheries

José Montañez, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Vishwanie Maharaj, World Wildlife Fund

Anne Hawkins, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

 
Fisheries Economics: Recreational Fisheries Recreational Fisheries Economics Links
1:45 pm Recreational Fisheries Program Overview Sabrina Lovell Fact Sheets:
2:15 pm Spotlight topic - BLAST Model

Min-Yang Lee, NEFSC

Applying a Bioeconomic Model to
Recreational Fisheries Management: Groundfish in the Northeast United States
2:45 pm Spotlight topic - NOWCASTING David W. Carter, SEFSC  
3:00 pm Break    
3:15 pm National Saltwater Recreational Action Agenda

Russell Dunn,

National Policy Advisor for Recreational Fisheries

 
3:30 pm Panel Discussion on Recreational Fisheries  

Jorge Holzer, University of Maryland

Jason Didden, MAFMC

Russell Dunn, NMFS

Mike Leonard, American Sportfishing Association  

 
4:00 pm Public Comment    
4:15 pm Work session for Review Panel

Panel Members only

 
5:00 pm Adjourn    
5:00 pm Social Hour,  McGinty’s Public House. 911 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD    
Time Topic Presenter  Related Documents
Human Dimensions
8:30 am Human Dimensions Program Overview Trish Clay, NEFSC  
9:00 am Spotlight Topic: Social Indicators

Lisa Colburn, NEFSC

 
Ecosystem Research
9:30 am Overview of Ecosystem Services Research and Initiatives Doug Lipton  
9:45 am Economics & National Standard 1 David Tomberlin  
10:15 am Break    
10:30 am

Ecosystem Services Valuation Overview

Kristy Wallmo

 
10:45 am

Spotlight Topic on Protected Species Valuation

Kristy Wallmo  
11:15 am Spotlight Topic: Habitat Research David Tomberlin  
11:30 am Spotlight Topic: ACLIM Alan Haynie, AFSC  
12:00 pm  Panel discussion on Ecosystem Research

Becky Shuford, OST, NMFS

Kenric Osgood, OST, NMFS

Rebecca Lent, Marine Mammal Commission

 
12:30 pm  Lunch    
Communication and Outreach
1:30 pm Communication Strategies and Products

Avi Litwack

Laura Oremland

 

Leadership Role of OST for the National Program

2:00 pm  National Leadership in Supporting Research and Policy Doug Lipton  
2:15 pm  Panel Discussion: Views from the Science Centers Program Leads  
3:00 pm Break    
3:15 pm Public Comment    
3:30 pm

Future Direction of National Program and Closing Thoughts

Doug Lipton

 
4:00 pm

Closed work session- Review Panel

   
5:00 pm Adjourn    
Time Topic Presenter Related Documents
9:00 am Closed work session  Review Panel  
12:00 pm  Lunch    
1:00 pm

Presentation of Reviewer Comments to Management

   Closed to Public
3:00 pm Adjourn    

Last updated on 08/14/2018