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FREE PUBLIC symposium
featuring internationally
recognized experts


24 April–25 April, 2014
9:00 am–4:30 pm
Reception TBA


Fishery Sciences Auditorium
FSH 102
1122 NE Boat Street
University of Washington

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David A. Armstrong

Funding for the Symposium is generously provided by Tanya Bevan, friends of Don Bevan, the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Washington Sea Grant, Marine Conservation Alliance, At Sea Processors Association, North Pacific Fishery Management Counci, Environmental Defense Fund, Packard Foundation, and Bering Sea Fisheries Research Foundation

Joe Smith
Research Associate, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

Revealing Distribution Patterns of Fish Populations on the Move

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Timothy Loher
Research Biologist, International Pacific Halibut Commission

Behavior and life history of Pacific halibut: issues of scale, and relevance to fishery management

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Dan Costa
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UC Santa Cruz

Conservation of Highly Migratory Marine Species: Integration of Physiology, Behavior and Ecology

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Seminar canceled owing to Bevan Symposium

April 24, 2014

Session Light Breakfast

7:30 A light breakfast will be served

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8:30 Bud Walsh
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Early years of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1976

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Session One

8:30 Member of Congress

Keynote Address: TBD

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9:00 Penelope Dalton
Director, Washington Sea Grant

Councils, Congress, courts and sustainable fisheries

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9:30 Margaret Spring
Vice President of Conservation and Science, Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Northwest Model: Turning the Corner on Overfishing

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10:00 Sam Rauch
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs, NOAA Fisheries

U.S. Fisheries Management Today

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10:30 Session 1 Speakers

Q & A

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11:00 15-min Break

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11:15 Panel

Congressional Staff Members, moderated by John Henderschedt

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Session Lunch

12:30 1-hour Break

Boxed lunches will be provided

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Session Two

2:00 Rick Methot
NOAA Science Advisor for Stock Assessments, NOAA Fisheries

Scientific Perspective on Flexibility in Fishery Management

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2:40 Ana Parma
Research Scientist, Centro Nacional Patagonico

Has the MSA Led to Stock Rebuilding - a Synthesis of All U.S. Overfished Stocks?

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3:00 15-min Break

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3:30 Steve Cadrin
Associate Professor, Department of Fisheries Oceanography, School for Marine Science and Technology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Strengthening the Scientific Basis of the 2006 Management Requirements: Optimal Yield from Mixed-Stock Fisheries

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4:10 Chris Anderson
Associate Professor of Fisheries Economics, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

Ecosystem-based Businesses: Managing for Economic Benefits in a Multispecies World

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4:45 Panel

Stakeholder Perspectives on Success and Challenges in Ending Overfishing and Rebuilding

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To request disability accommodations, contact the University of Washington Disability Services Office at least 10 days in advance of the event: 206-543-6450; 206-685-7264 (fax); 206-543-6452 (TTY); or (email)

Photos, l to r: brytta/iStock/Thinkstock, University of Washington Archives, US Congress, Michael Brake/iStock/Thinkstock.