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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

SC109:00 - 17:00Short Course: Introduction to Marxan, Part 1



Thursday, July 28, 2016

FG53-108:30 - 17:30Conserving the other 50% of the world: status and opportunities in conservation of areas beyond national jurisdiction
WS47-108:30 - 17:30Tales from the sea: Communicating science and conservation through storytelling
SC209:00 - 17:00Short Course: Introduction to Marxan, Part 2
FT-110:45 - 15:00Puffin- and Whale-Watching Cruise with Gatherall's
Cancelled: FT-721:30 - 22:45Haunted Hike Walking Tours of St. John's



Friday, July 29, 2016

FG53-208:30 - 17:30Conserving the other 50% of the world: status and opportunities in conservation of areas beyond national jurisdiction
FG13CANCELLED Integrating behavioural information into the process for the identification of Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs)
WS47-208:30 - 17:30Tales from the sea: Communicating science and conservation through storytelling
WS9508:30 - 12:30Using social media to make your marine science matter
FG3408:30 - 12:30Understanding Alaskan Inuit food security and conservation through use
FG4908:30 - 17:30Towards 2020 targets and beyond: Evidence-based adaptive management of MPAs in Canada - By Invitiation Only
FG5408:30 - 17:30Making citizen science matter: Developing protocols to address questions of marine citizenship
WS3008:30 - 17:30Marketing methods to translate marine science into relevant conservation behaviors
WS8908:30 - 17:30Communicating ecosystem services conservation using collaborative learning and mental models
Cancelled: FT-308:30 - 13:30Celebrate the Protected Fishing Area of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove
SC309:00 - 17:00Short Course: Marxan with Zones
WS9613:30 - 17:30Talking the talk: Giving effective and engaging presentations
FG5513:30 - 17:30How can ocean plans ensure better stakeholder engagement in ocean and coastal decision-making?
Cancelled: FT-513:30 - 18:30Experience the Fog Forest of Maddox Cove
FT-821:30 - 22:45Haunted Hike Walking Tours of St. John's



Saturday, July 30, 2016

09:30 - 16:00Registration Open
13:00 - 17:15Welcome & Opening Plenary Session
17:30 - 19:30Opening Reception



Sunday, July 31, 2016

C808:30 - 10:30Effective marine conservation planning 1
C1808:30 - 10:30Fisheries, aquaculture and the oceans 1
SY3508:30 - 10:30Seabird conservation planning: Distribution modeling, risk assessment, and effective conservation actions
SY4208:30 - 10:30Increasing the utility of predictive models: Understanding model transferability
SY4508:30 - 10:30Perpetual motion: The future of animal movement ecology in marine conservation
SY4808:30 - 10:30Creating actionable science: Connecting science and practice through researcher-manager partnerships
SY8408:30 - 10:30Citizen science for coastal and marine conservation: Critical review and lessons learned across different practices, ecosystems, and perspectives
SY9708:30 - 10:30Conservation of vulnerable marine ecosystems: Regional comparison of fisheries impacts and conservation successes
C1911:00 - 13:00Fisheries, aquaculture and the oceans 2
FG2511:00 - 13:00New hope for the ocean: The contribution of religious-based action to marine conservation
FG4311:00 - 13:00Increasing the utility of predictive models: Understanding model transferability
FG4611:00 - 13:00Building a fishery citizen science program in the U.S. South Atlantic to improve management and policy
SY2311:00 - 13:00Using marketing to tackle the challenge of behaviour change
SY2811:00 - 13:00Putting tipping points science into practice in social-ecological systems: Stories of success, stumbling blocks, and hope
SY3311:00 - 13:00Conservation and stewardship in small-scale fisheries: Practices and lessons from around the world
SY611:00 - 13:00Human dimensions of conservation in the Caribbean: Lessons for marine and coastal work in small island states and other underserved regions
WS3713:15 - 14:45Approaches to conserve far-ranging species in a changing environment
WS1513:15 - 14:45Using a pencilfish to write whales: Communicating conservation and science through poetry and short fiction
13:15 - 14:45Conservation Marketing Working Group Members Meeting
13:15 - 14:45Sea Stories: Tales from the Field
C115:00 - 17:00Climate, ocean acidification, and the changing oceans 1
C515:00 - 17:00Communicating marine conservation
C915:00 - 17:00Effective marine conservation planning 2
C2015:00 - 17:00Fisheries, aquaculture and the oceans 3
C3015:00 - 17:00Marine policy 1
C3315:00 - 17:00Marine tourism
C3815:00 - 17:00Student Best Talk Finalists
FGD15:00 - 17:00IMCC Diversity Series Focus Group: Diversity in Conservation and the Creation of a Marine Diversity Network
P17:30 - 19:30Poster Session & Reception



Monday, August 1, 2016

C2108:30 - 10:30Fisheries, aquaculture and the oceans 4
SY1208:30 - 10:30Environmental effects of marine renewable energy
SY1408:30 - 10:30Governance for marine conservation across the land-sea interface
SY7308:30 - 10:30Integrated science and management solutions for data-limited and low governance fisheries
SY7708:30 - 10:30Measuring marine protected area establishment at the continental scale: A case study of marine conservation in Canada, USA and Mexico.
SY8108:30 - 10:30Improving coral reef science outreach: Current impediments and solutions
SY8308:30 - 10:30Advances in tools and approaches in marine spatial planning to achieve marine conservation goals
C1011:00 - 13:00Effective marine conservation planning 3
C2311:00 - 13:00Fisheries, aquaculture and the oceans 5
FG10311:00 - 13:00Evaluating and monitoring the marine bushmeat crisis: Integrating social science
FG2711:00 - 13:00CANCELLED - Maximizing the marine conservation value of Ramsar, the Wetlands Convention
FG6111:00 - 13:00Addressing knowledge gaps: Making coral reef science matter to the public
SY6311:00 - 13:00Making knowledge matter: Incorporating traditional and local knowledge into marine assessments and management
SY911:00 - 13:00The impact of overfishing and climate change on food security and human nutrition
WS9413:15 - 14:45The science of conservation communication: Effective outreach through the media
WS1613:15 - 14:45Local action, global learning: Sharing blue solutions
SAC13:15 - 14:45IMCC4 Student Activities Committee Workshop:Conservation Conversations: Beyond Business Cards (Speed-Networking Event)
WS6913:15 - 14:45Communicating your science workshop: An introduction to the Message Box
13:15 - 14:45Typologies of Global Dependence on Fish for Food and Livelihoods Meeting/Focus Group
C215:00 - 17:00Climate, ocean acidification, and the changing oceans 2
C615:00 - 17:00Conservation at the land-sea interface
C1115:00 - 17:00Effective marine conservation planning 4
C2415:00 - 17:00Fisheries, aquaculture and the oceans 6
S3915:00 - 17:00Speed Session 1
FGD115:00 - 17:00IMCC Diversity Series Focus Group: Promoting the Participation of Women at Science Conferences
C3515:15 - 17:00Participation in marine conservation science (e.g. citizen and indigenous science) 1



Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Cancelled: FT-1008:20 - 12:30Take a Break and Enjoy Nature: Fort Amherst Hike for Students
C1208:30 - 10:30Effective marine conservation planning 5
FG2908:30 - 13:00Fishing the small: Making sure there is enough food for all
FG8508:30 - 10:30Canada's policies on marine species at risk, past and future
SY5908:30 - 10:30Marine planning in Canada: Results and lessons from the Marine Planning Partnership for the North Pacific Coast (MaPP)
SY7608:30 - 10:30Technology and citizen science: How open-source solutions are revolutionizing data collection and analysis
SY78-108:30 - 11:00Making marine science matter to people: Sharing experiences (International Perspectives)
PD1708:30 - 10:30Panel Discussion: Solving marine conservation problems using all available tools
C1311:00 - 13:00Effective marine conservation planning 6
C1711:00 - 13:00Estuary and coastal restoration
C2511:00 - 13:00Fisheries, aquaculture and the oceans 7
FG4411:00 - 13:00Connecting science with the conservation of large marine protected areas: Gaps and opportunities
SY5111:00 - 13:00Beyond engagement: Turning citizen science findings into conservation and policy action
FG211:00 - 13:00IMCC4 Focus Group: Research questions critical to the advancement of marine conservation (Updating the 71 Questions)
SY78-211:00 - 13:00Making marine science matter to people: Sharing experiences (Canadian Perspectives)
EV213:00 - 15:00Creating a SCB Citizen Science Working Group
WS8613:15 - 14:45Making YOUR marine science matter: Optimize the real-world impact of your work
WS3613:15 - 14:45Building a career in ocean science and conservation
PD4013:15 - 14:45Panel Discussion Transcending Cecil: Harnessing public outrage for marine conservation
C315:00 - 17:00Climate, ocean acidification, and the changing oceans 3
C715:00 - 17:00Culture and the marine environment
C1415:00 - 17:00Effective marine conservation planning 7
S4015:00 - 17:00Speed Session 2
C4415:00 - 17:00Estuary and coastal restoration 2 and conservation at the land-sea interface 2
FG7915:00 - 17:00CANCELLED Making marine science matter to people: Steps forward
FGD5-115:00 - 17:00IMCC Diversity Series Focus Group: Conference Accessibility, Harassment, and Codes of Conduct
C3615:15 - 17:00Participation in marine conservation science (e.g. citizen and indigenous science) 2
EV117:00 - 18:00Citizen Science Social



Wednesday, August 3, 2016

C2608:30 - 10:30Fisheries, aquaculture and the oceans 8
C4508:30 - 10:30Culture and the Marine Environment 2
SY2008:30 - 10:30Making bad better: Advancements in trawl fisheries research and mitigation
SY3108:30 - 10:30Connecting theory and practice to advance marine conservation science and outcomes
PD1808:30 - 10:30Shark & Ray Conservation 2.0: Threading the needle on science, conservation, and policy into the next decade
SY7008:30 - 10:30Fisheries management in an era of climate change: A look at eastern North America
SY8008:30 - 10:30Informal learning and ocean conservation: Science literacy in and out of the classroom
SY9008:30 - 10:30Conserving the other 50% of the world: Status and opportunities in area-based management beyond national jurisdiction
C2711:00 - 13:00Fisheries, aquaculture and the oceans 9
C1511:00 - 13:00Effective marine conservation planning 8
C3111:00 - 13:00Marine policy 2
C3411:00 - 13:00Ocean Science Technology and Conservation Engineering
C3711:00 - 13:00Participation in marine conservation science (e.g. citizen and indigenous science) 3
FG9311:00 - 13:00Yes, but is it conservation? How do you measure if marine conservation has been a success?
FG102CANCELLED White-beaked dolphin conservation status in the NW Atlantic: Understanding knowledge gaps and recommendations for future research
SY6011:00 - 13:00Science-based management of sustainable marine tourism in Southeast Asia
WS7213:15 - 14:45CANCELLED - 17 ways to win at marine science communication
13:15 - 14:45Lunchtime Movie Matinee: Sonic Sea
13:15 - 14:45IMCC4 Student Activities Committee Event:Student Plenary Luncheon (Offsite at Rocket Bakery)
13:15 - 14:45SCB Marine Members Meeting
FGD5-215:00 - 17:00IMCC4 Diversity Focus Group Series: Cultural and religious diversity in marine science
C2815:00 - 17:00Fisheries, aquaculture and the oceans 10
C415:00 - 17:00Climate, ocean acidification, and the changing oceans 4
C1615:00 - 17:00Effective marine conservation planning 9
C2915:00 - 17:00Marine food security
C3215:00 - 17:00Marine policy 3
C4215:00 - 17:00Conservation and management of the Arctic and Antarctic
C4615:00 - 17:00Communicating marine conservation 2 and Participation in marine conservation science 4
RAM17:30 - 18:30Close of the IMCC4 Main Scientific Program: The Dr. Ransom A. Myers Memorial Lecture



Thursday, August 4, 2016

FG6208:30 - 17:30Marine spatial planning in practice: Sharing experience and developing guidance
FG6408:30 - 17:30Developing robust criteria for the Global Ocean Refuge System (GLORES)
Cancelled: FT-408:30 - 13:30Celebrate the Protected Fishing Area of Petty Harbour-Maddox Cove
OO08:30 - 10:30OceansOnline Welcome and Opening Plenary Session
OOFD10411:00 - 12:00Marine Planning Concierge: A tool to incorporate nature's value into planning
OOFD10611:00 - 12:00A wave of ocean optimism: How and why we should talk about success in marine conservation
OOFD10911:00 - 12:00Existing opportunities: Using social media and professional societies to foster marine-freshwater conservation collaborations
OOFD9111:00 - 12:00Informing regional ocean planning: Development of an online regional ocean assessment to support decision-making under the U.S. National Ocean Policy
OOFD2612:00 - 13:00Live underwater broadcasting as an edutainment tool to communicate marine conservation topics
OOFD5212:00 - 13:00Avoiding the pessimism trap
OOFD11012:00 - 13:00Designing a hub for international marine research collaborations in small island states
OOFD11112:00 - 13:00Exploring effective marine science communication in the digital realm
OOWS3813:15 - 14:45Communicating marine science and conservation through podcasting
OOWS1913:15 - 14:45Curating stories of success: Best practices & platforms for stories of #OceanOptimism
Cancelled: FT-613:30 - 18:30Cancelled: Experience the Fog Forest of Maddox Cove
OOFD8715:00 - 16:00In this age of reducing climate footprints, what would the ideal *virtual* marine conference look and feel like, and how can we make it happen?
OOFD6815:00 - 16:00Bringing fishermen to the table: The use of combined tools to facilitate global engagement and secure long-term participation
OOFD10715:00 - 16:00Making waves inland: The challenges for ocean literacy in land-locked locations
OOFD7515:00 - 16:00Happywhale: Marine mammal photo identification on a global scale through web-based citizen science
OOFD10816:00 - 17:00Balancing science communication and science: Achieving effective outreach when it's not in your job description
OOFD11316:00 - 17:00Collaborative web apps for the scientific community and participatory decision-making in marine resource management
OOFD6516:00 - 17:00Instagram is the new IMAX experience: Communicating ocean science through experiential social media campaigns
OOFD10516:00 - 17:00Creating online scientist-teacher-student partnerships
OTP17:00 - 18:00Online Tools Presentations
20:00 - 22:00OceansOnline Social at Yellow Belly Brewery
Cancelled: FT-921:30 - 22:45Haunted Hike Walking Tours of St. John's