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Office of Science & Technology's 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.


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Terms of Reference

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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

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2:15 pm Spotlight topic - BLAST Model

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2:45 pm Spotlight topic - NOWCASTING David W. Carter, SEFSC  
3:00 pm Break    
3:15 pm National Saltwater Recreational Action Agenda

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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    
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12:00 pm  Lunch    
1:00 pm

Presentation of Reviewer Comments to Management

   Closed to Public
3:00 pm Adjourn    

Last updated by Office of Science and Technology on 08/25/2022