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

Seattle, USA—One of a series of FISCAO meetings of scientific experts on fish Stocks in the central Arctic Ocean initiated in 2011.

Schedule

Monday, April 13, 2015

Arrival in Seattle

17:30    Opening reception, Silver Cloud Inn University District, 5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Plenaries and Review and Report on R&M

06:30    Breakfast opens Silver Cloud
Shuttle: Morning departures from the hotel: 7:45 am and 8:00 am
 

08:45    Welcome, introductions, discussion of agenda
09:00    Opening Address: US Arctic Research (Ulmer)
09:15    Forecasting the impacts of climate change on arctic fisheries
09:15    Atmospheric and oceanic perspectives (Overland)
09:45    Biological perspectives (Hollowed)
10:15    Overview of the fishery management issue: Report from the Coastal state meeting Nuuk 2014 (Niemeier)


10:30 – 10:45 Break


10:45    Findings from Second Meeting of Scientific Experts (Hoel)
11:00    Perspectives Arctic Research Activities
11:00    Norway (Sunnuna)
11:15    Russia (Afanasyev)
11:30    U.S. (Logerwell)
11:45    Canada  (Reist)


12:00    Lunch provided


13:00    Perspectives Arctic Research Activities

14:00    Status of Reports
14:00    Inventory of Arctic Research and Monitoring (Mundy and Pulsifer)
14:15    Status of Arctic Research and Monitoring (Sunnanå)
14:30    Joint Program of Scientific Research and Monitoring (Nachman)
14:45    Explain/Set up break out groups, reconvene as break out groups


15:00 - 15:15 Break


15:15    Break out groups
 

17:30    End of Day 1
Shuttle: Evening departures from the meeting: 5:45 pm and 6:15 pm

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Framework for a Joint Program of Scientific Research and Monitoring

06:30    Breakfast opens Silver Cloud
Shuttles: Morning departures from the hotel: 7:30 am and 8:00 am
 

08:30    Review of any questions from Day 2
08:35    Break out groups


10:30 – 10:45 Break


10:45    Reports from break out groups
10:45    Inventory of Arctic Research and Monitoring (TBD)
11:00    Status of Arctic Research and Monitoring (TBD)
11:15    Joint Program of Scientific Research and Monitoring (TBD)
11:30    Discussion


12:00    Lunch provided


13:00    On screen review and editing of draft reports


15:30 - 15:45 Break


15:45    

  • Developing next steps and considerations and topics for further discussions
  • Considering the development of an action plan (e.g., notional schedules, areas of operations, costs) for the Joint Program of Scientific Research and Monitoring.
  • Considering how to promote cooperation with the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), as well as other relevant scientific entities and academic programs.
  • Considering workshops to address specific issues, including questions relating to modelling of ecosystem properties, survey design, sampling methods and projecting future states of the Central Arctic Ocean, its biota and ecosystems

17:00    End day 2
Shuttles: Evening departures from the meeting: 5:15 pm and 5:45 pm

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Next steps and considerations for further discussions

06:30    Breakfast opens Silver Cloud
Shuttles: Morning departures from the hotel: 7:30 am and 8:00 am


08:30    Develop recommendations for next steps and topics for further discussions
09:30    On screen review of draft documents


10:30 – 10:45 Break


10:45    On screen review of draft documents
11:45    Final Review and Discussions of R&M Report, JPRSM, and recommendations for next steps


12:30    Meeting ends
Shuttles: Afternoon departures from the meeting: 12:45 pm and 1:00 pm

Last updated by Alaska Fisheries Science Center on 05/28/2020

Research in Alaska