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Friday, May 13, 2011

FG5108:30Advancing Management of Marine Mega Fauna Bycatch: Estimating…
FG5208:30The State of Deep-Sea Coral Ecosystems of the United States: Five Years Later
WS1308:30Building Resilience Into Reef Management: Lessons Learned and New Tools
WS2908:30 Building Regional Data Portals to Support Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning: Regional Perspectives, Lessons Learned, and Requirements
WS3608:30 Arctic Fisheries, Arctic Solutions: Supporting sound fisheries policy and management in northern waters
WS4208:30 Demonstration of Marine InVEST: a decision-support tool for marine spatial planning
WS5608:30 Exploring Marine Conservation and Marine Spatial Planning with Interactive, Collaborative GIS
WS6308:30 Monitoring and Assessment of Conservation Outreach and Education Efforts: How Do We Know If We Are Making A Difference
WS8408:30Learning from Citizen Science in Support of Marine Conservation
FG7910:00The end of the training workshop as we know it…
WS113:30 How to write a science blog to promote conservation, and why you should
WS1913:30 What's in the toolbox? Exploring the available decision support tools for coastal and marine spatial planning
WS9313:30Cultivation of Marinescapes on the Pacific Northwest Coast



Saturday, May 14, 2011

BTO08:30Beyond the Obituaries



Sunday, May 15, 2011

C110:15The Changing Arctic and Climate and the Changing Oceans
C410:15Innovative techniques and technology for marine conservation
C3310:15The human dimension of marine conservation and Marine conservation awareness and outreach
C3410:15Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
FG3510:15Oceanographic and management conditions that promote coral reef persistence through climate change
FG4610:15Human Dimensions of Marine Protected Areas
GOOGLE OVERVIEW10:15 Visualize Your Marine Data in Google Earth
HUMAN 8110:15What marine conservationists need to know about economics
HUMAN/MPA 1410:15Advances in incorporating social dimensions in marine conservation planning
TREATIES 610:15Oceans without borders, conservation science without borders: the Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative (GOBI)
WS STUDENT/COMPASS12:15The Communication Toolbox
WS3012:15Advances and Good Practices in the Use of Decision Support Tools for Conservation Planning
WS3112:15 Keep Singing Songs About the Salish Sea! Using music to educate about marine conservation and inspire action
WS5312:15Facilitating the use of the British Columbia Marine Conservation Analysis Products
C514:15Innovative techniques and technology for marine conservation
C1314:15The human dimension of marine conservation and Marine conservation awareness and outreach
C2014:15Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
C3014:15Marine Protected Area effectiveness and Marine Spatial Planning
CLIMATE/HUMAN 4314:15Penguins as indicators: understanding the changing marine environment
FG35 (2)14:15Oceanographic and management conditions that promote coral reef persistence through climate change
FG7714:15Community Protection of Marine Areas: Integrating Indigenous and Local Knowledge with Marine Science to Accelerate Progress.
HUMAN/MPA 7614:15The role of marine sciences in advancing conservation in the Gulf of Mexico: impacts and opportunities from the oil spill
MPA 4514:15Size matters: the case for large ocean reserves
MPA/OR 7414:15What's happening now? Doing and communicating the science of ecosystem-based management along the west coast of North America
C1016:45Conservation at the land/sea interface and International treaties and marine conservation
C1416:45The human dimension of marine conservation and Marine conservation awareness and outreach
C2216:45Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
C3116:45Marine Protected Area effectiveness and Marine Spatial Planning
C3516:45Innovative techniques and technology for marine conservation
FG2316:45Marine-Based Human Wildlife Conflict: Moving towards Best Practices
FISH 4116:45 Science Matters: Research to Implement Land-Based Closed-Containment Systems for Salmonid Food Fish Production
HUMAN/TREAT/INNOV 8016:45The extent, character, anduse of marine "bushmeat" from mammals, turtles, and sharks
MPA 4416:45Modelers and Planners Unite: a case study of ecosystem service modeling and marine spatial planning on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, Canada
Oil Spill Summit16:45Oil Spill Summit
P119:30Poster Session 1



Monday, May 16, 2011

C210:15The Changing Arctic and Climate and the Changing Oceans
C1510:15The human dimension of marine conservation and Marine conservation awareness and outreach
FG46 (2)10:15Human Dimensions of Marine Protected Areas
GOOGLE WS2 (1)10:15 Visualize Your Marine Data in Google Earth
LAND/SEA 8310:15Current research and applications in integrated land-sea planning: bridging marine, freshwater, and terrestrial conservation
MPA 1110:15Open Ocean Marine Protected Areas (MPAs): Advances, Challenges, Identification, Management and Governance (Part 1)
MPA 2210:15A Decade Under California's Marine Life Protection Act: Real-Life Experience with Implementing an Ecosystem-Based MPA Network
MPA 5410:15 Saving the shallow seas: hold your breath for conservation success
OR/MPA 6910:15Using science to influence management decision making: the who, what and how of linking two disparate worlds based on experiences worldwide
FG3312:15 Marine spatial planning in small island and other developing States: practices and prospects
FG5712:15Saving the shallow seas: hold your breath for conservation success
GOOGLE WS2 (2)12:15 Visualize Your Marine Data in Google Earth
WS30 (2)12:15Advances and Good Practices in the Use of Decision Support Tools for Conservation Planning
WS6812:15Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Stories from the Field on Innovative Conservation Financing Strategies
C614:15Innovative techniques and technology for marine conservation
C1114:15Conservation at the land/sea interface and International treaties and marine conservation
C1614:15The human dimension of marine conservation and Marine conservation awareness and outreach
FG4714:15Monitoring resilience to climate change in temperate marine ecosystems
HUMAN 8814:15Advances in indigenous practices in marine conservation: Pan-Pacific experiences
INNOV/LANDSEA 8714:15Ecosystem Services Research for Ecosystem-Based Management in British Columbia
MPA 1214:15Open Ocean Marine Protected Areas (MPAs): Advances, Challenges, Identification, Management and Governance (Part 2)
MPA/INNOV 5914:15Tracking Our Progress: A Framework for the Effective Use of Satellite Telemetry for Marine Conservation
MPA/LANDSEA 9714:15Land & Marine Spatial Planning in British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest & Pacific North Coast (or, managing 172,983km2 in an ecosystem-based way)
FG77 (2)14:15Community Protection of Marine Areas: Integrating Indigenous and Local Knowledge with Marine Science to Accelerate Progress
C1716:45The human dimension of marine conservation and Marine conservation awareness and outreach
C2116:45Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
C2516:45Marine Protected Area effectiveness and Marine Spatial Planning
CLIMATE 10116:45Ocean Acidification: How Carbon Dioxide is Changing Our Oceans and How Should We Respond
FG10516:45Combining habitat and social boundaries into management units for ecosystem-based management (EBM)
HUMAN 816:45Experiences in marine conservation tourism
INNOV CORAL 9416:45Innovation Lessons from the Control of Invasive Species on Coral Reef Ecosystems in Hawai'i
MPA/OR/CORAL 5016:45Recent Advances in Reef Resilience Science and Application to Reef Management
MPA CANADA 6516:45Marine conservation in Canada: Status, challenges and opportunities I
P219:30Poster Session 2



Tuesday, May 17, 2011

C710:15Innovative techniques and technology for marine conservation
C1810:15The human dimension of marine conservation and Marine conservation awareness and outreach
C2610:15Marine Protected Area effectiveness and Marine Spatial Planning
C3610:15Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture and Innovative techniques and technology for marine conservation
ARCTIC 3610:15Arctic Fisheries, Arctic Solutions: Supporting sound fisheries policy and management in northern waters
FG6110:15Addressing knowledge gaps and coordinating research to inform the management of invasive lionfish in the western Atlantic
GOOGLE WS2 (3)10:15 Visualize Your Marine Data in Google Earth
MPA 1510:15Scaling down and scaling up: bridging the gap between regional-scale design and local-scale actions in marine spatial planning
TREATIES 10010:15Integrating science and policy: how scientists can help CITES advance marine conservation
FG61 (2)12:15Addressing knowledge gaps and coordinating research to inform the management of invasive lionfish in the western Atlantic
GOOGLE WS2 (4)12:15 Visualize Your Marine Data in Google Earth
WS2712:15EBM Tools Help Desk: Getting answers for your EBM project's persistent tool questions
WS7012:15Using Digital Education to Enhance Outreach and Engage Youth in Marine Conservation
WS7212:15 Public Participation to Enhance Policy Implementation
C814:15Innovative techniques and technology for marine conservation
C1914:15The human dimension of marine conservation and Marine conservation awareness and outreach
C2714:15Marine Protected Area effectiveness and Marine Spatial Planning
FG10014:15Integrating science and policy: how scientists can help CITES advance marine conservation
FG10414:15Improving public access to marine conservation science
FISH 514:15Little Fish, Big Value: Managing Forage Fish in an Ecosystem Context
FISH/MPA/OIL 8614:15 Oil and fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico: ecological and economic impacts
INNOV 20014:15Combining genetics and remote sensing for effective marine spatial planning and MPA development
MPA CANADA 6714:15Marine conservation in Canada: Status, challenges and opportunities II
MPA/INNOV 3714:15Scientific needs for effective protection of marine benthic habitats
C316:45The Changing Arctic and Climate and the Changing Oceans
C916:45Innovative techniques and technology for marine conservation
C2316:45Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
C3216:45Marine Protected Area effectiveness and Marine Spatial Planning
FG10316:45Scientific Guidelines and Principles for Marine Protected Areas and MPA Networks in Canada
FG105 (2)16:45Combining habitat and social boundaries into management units for ecosystem-based management (EBM)
FISH/HUMAN 10216:45 Securing the Conservation of Sharks & Rays
HUMAN/OR 4816:45How can flagship species do more for marine conservation?
MPA 716:45Marine protected areas: Effects, networks and monitoring - A multidisciplinary approach
OUTREACH 9616:45Marine and Coastal Citizen Science - helping to shape our understanding of the ocean and improving conservation
P319:30Poster Session 3



Wednesday, May 18, 2011

C1210:15Conservation at the land/sea interface and International treaties and marine conservation
C2810:15Marine Protected Area effectiveness and Marine Spatial Planning
FISH 2510:15The Portfolio Effect in marine fisheries: how the diversity of populations, species, and fisheries promotes reliable yield
FISH/INNOV 9910:15Can Innovative Entrepreneurship Save Seafood and the Seas?
GOOGLE WS2 (5)10:15 Visualize Your Marine Data in Google Earth
INNOV 410:15Integrating Marine Historical Ecology into Conservation and Management: Using the Past to Manage for the Future
INNOV/OR 7810:15Navigating Uncharted Networks: Recent Uses of the Internet for Marine Science and Conservation
MPA 2610:15Managing the Ocean Mosaic: Ecosystem-based Marine Spatial Planning
MPA 6010:15Sharing the water: Marine spatial planning implementation
OR/HUMAN 1710:15An Ocean Health Index: Assessing the health of ocean systems and the human communities that depend on them
TREAT/CORAL 3210:15The science and policy of marine conservation in the world's most biologically diverse marine region: The Coral Triangle
GOOGLE WS2 (6)12:15 Visualize Your Marine Data in Google Earth
WS27 (2)12:15EBM Tools Help Desk: Getting answers for your EBM project's persistent tool questions
WS70 (2)12:15 Using Digital Education to Enhance Outreach and Engage Youth in Marine Conservation
C2414:15Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
C2914:15Marine Protected Area effectiveness and Marine Spatial Planning
FG103 (2)14:15 Scientific Guidelines and Principles for Marine Protected Areas and MPA Networks in Canada
FISH/MPA/INNOV 5514:15Conserving Deep-Sea Sponge Communities
HUMAN/MPA 6614:15Marine managed areas effectiveness: Ecological and socioeconomic benefits
INNOV 9514:15Historical Ecology: Relevance for Policy and Restoration
MPA 9014:15Evolving MPA Monitoring: Aligning Science & Policy