Confirmed Invited Speakers
(Last update - January 27, 2010)

Tarub Bahri will make an Invited Talk in C1 Session on behalf of Kevern Cochrane

P1-D1 Session (Day 1, Apr. 26)
Forecasting impacts: From climate to fish

Kevin Trenberth (National Center for Atmospheric Research, NOAA, USA)
Akihiko Yatsu (Seikai National Fisheries Research Institute, FRA, Japan)
Randall Peterman (Simon Fraser University, Canada)

P2 Plenary Session (Day 1, Apr. 26)
Forecasting impacts: From fish to markets

Eddie Allison (WorldFish, Malaysia)
Rashid Sumaila (Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Canada)

A1 Session (Day 2, Apr. 27)
Downscaling variables from global models

Icarus Allen (Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK)
Muyin Wang (University of Washington, USA)

B1 Session (Day 2, Apr. 27)
Assessing ecosystem responses: Impacts on community structure, biodiversity, energy flow and carrying capacity

Beth Fulton (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Australia)
Jeff Polovina (Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center, NMFS/NOAA, USA)

A2 Session (Day 2 and Day 3, Apr. 26 and Apr. 27)
Species-specific responses: Changes in growth, reproductive success, mortality, spatial distribution, and adaptation

John Pinnegar (Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Studies, UK)
Hans-Otto Pörtner (Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany)

B2 Session (Day 2, Apr. 28)
Comparing responses to climate variability among nearshore, shelf and oceanic regions

Nicholas Dulvy (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Svein Sundby (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)

C1 Session (Day 3, Apr. 28)
Impacts on fisheries and coastal communities

Tarub Bahri (Fishery Resources Division, Food and Agriculture Organization)
Ian Perry (Pacific Biological Station, DFO, Canada)

C2 Session (Day 3, Apr. 28)
Evaluating human responses, management strategies and economic implications

Johann Bell (Policy and Planning Facility, Secretariat of the Pacific Community)
Bonnie McCay (Rutgers the State University, USA)

D2 Session (Day 3, Apr. 28)
Contemporary and next generation climate and oceanographic models, technical advances and new approaches

Anand Gnanadesikan (Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, NOAA, USA)
Michio Kawamiya (JAMSTEC, Japan)

P3 Plenary Session (Day 4, Apr. 29)
Sustainable strategies in a warming climate

Éva Plagányi-Lloyd (CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Australia)
Chang Ik Zhang (Pukyong National University, Korea)


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    July 1 , 2010
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    January 15, 2010
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    January 25-29, 2010
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    February 5, 2010
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    February 5, 2010
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    April 25-29 , 2010
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