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21 July 2018 - 26 July 2018

The biennial North American Congress for Conservation Biology represents an important facet of SCBNA’s work to foster communication among conservation scientists and practitioners in North America.
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18 June 2018 - 20 June 2018

The aim of this meeting is to let all the Nereus Fellows and PIs to update the progress of their ongoing research and also encourage collaborations among fellows, PIs, alumnus and nonNereus groups.
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4 June 2018 - 8 June 2018

At the 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans from June 4 to 8 at the Washingington Hilton, Nereus Program Principal Investigator Thomas Frölicher (Princeton; University of Bern) and Nereus Fellow Gabriel Reygondeau (UBC) will be hosting a session about extreme ocean events and their impacts on marine ecosystems.
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29 May 2018 - 30 May 2018

The objective of this consultation is to ensure that the design of the new Hidden Harvest study (HH2), which revisits and updates the 2012 World Bank, FAO and Worldfish HIDDEN HARVEST: The Global Contribution of Capture Fisheries, is appropriate and methodologically sound, with an emphasis on cross-cutting issues of equity in small-scale fisheries.
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22 May 2018 - 23 May 2018

Over the past two years, the Global Fishing Research Program has made great progress, including the publication of almost a dozen papers and the initiation of many more research projects. At this 2018 two-day workshop, we are convening close research partners to share this research and identify projects for further collaboration.
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17 May 2018 - 18 May 2018

From May 17 to May 18, a workshop on'High seas governance and fisheries management' co-hosted by the Nereus Program and IDDRI will take place in Paris, France.
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9 May 2018 - 10 May 2018

Nereus Policy Director Yoshitaka Ota will attend and speak at the Ocean Risk Summit in Bermuda. Leaders from across the political, economic, environmental and risk sectors will gather in Bermuda for the first Ocean Risk Summit.
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8 May 2018 - 9 May 2018

Nereus Program Manager Wilf Swartz and Primary Investigator Chris McOwen attend the WMU Global Ocean Conference. In 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) will celebrate 35 years of excellence in education, research and capacity building.
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16 April 2018 - 20 April 2018

Nereus Program Fellow Brooke Campbell (University of Washington) will be attending the 7th International Conference on Environmental Future on 'Humans and Island Environments' in Honolulu from April 16 to 20.
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11 April 2018 - 11 April 2018

April 11 @ 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Go to the Facebook Event to learn more.
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10 April 2018 - 11 April 2018

Over the past several decades, significant effort has been invested in determining the key elements for environmental sustainability in fisheries and aquaculture, informing the creation of globally recognized standards, such as the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
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9 April 2018 - 13 April 2018

From April 9 to 13, 2018, Nereus Program Katy Seto (University of Wollongong) will be attending the 34th Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC), which will convene in Fiji.
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3 April 2018 - 3 April 2018

The Pacific Northwest has one of the richest marine resources in the world. Fishand shellfish have vital nutritional, cultural and economic value to both the Native American tribes in Washington State and First Nations in British Columbia.
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19 March 2018 - 23 March 2018

From March 19 to 23, Nereus Program Fellow Katy Seto (University of Wollongong) will be attending the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) MCS working group meeting in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
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13 March 2018 - 14 March 2018

Nereus Fellow Solène Guggisberg (Utrecht University) will be attending the Centre for International Law's (CIL) Conference on Climate Change and Law with the Sea at the National University of Singapore from March 13 to 14.
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27 February 2018 - 27 February 2018

On Monday, February 27, the Nereus Program will hold a seminar along with UBC's Green College on the topic of "The Human Dimension of Marine Conservation." 4:30-5pm – Meet and greet coffee and pastries reception 5-6pm – Session 6-6:30pm – Q&A This seminar is free and open to the public.
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11 February 2018 - 16 February 2018

Co-sponsored by ASLO, AGU, and TOS, the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2018 will be held between February 11 and 16, 2018 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Topics of focus at the Meeting will span a diverse array of marine science topics and issues.
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25 January 2018 - 27 January 2018

From January 25 to 27, 2018, Nereus Alumnus Rebecca Asch will be attending the 32nd Annual Tidewater American Fisheries Society (AFS) Meeting in North Carolina. The event will feature a Roundtable panel discussion, a poster session, and plenary talks.
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21 December 2017 - 22 December 2017

The Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program Tokyo Symposium 2017 will take place from December 21 to 22, 2017 at the Nippon Foundation Building Lobby in Tokyo, Japan. At the Symposium, participants will address the "Limits of the Ocean" through a series of speeches, presentations, and panel discussions.
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13 December 2017 - 14 December 2017

From December 13 to 13, Nereus Senior Fellow Gerald Singh will be attending the Potsdam Ocean Governance Workshop at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies.
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11 December 2017 - 15 December 2017

From December 11 to 15, Nereus Program Fellow Tiff-Annie Kenny will be attending the 2017 Arctic Network Meeting in Québec City, where 1500 leading Arctic researchers, graduate students, Northern community representatives, government and industry partners and stakeholders will convene to discuss global challenges and opportunities arising from climate change and modernization in the circum-Arctic.
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2 December 2017 - 7 December 2017

Nereus Program Fellow Katy Seto (University of Wollongong) will be attending the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission's (WCPFC) 14th Regular Session from December 2 to 7, 2017 in Manila. At the event, the harvest strategies and stock statuses of tuna species will be discussed.
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29 November 2017 - 1 December 2017

Nereus Program Manager and Research Associate Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor will be attending the World Ocean Council's Sustainable Ocean Summit 2017 from November 29 to December 1 in Halifax, Canada.
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17 November 2017 - 17 November 2017

On November 17, 2017 the French Ameri-Can Climate Talks - Oceans (FACT-O) will be hosting a conference in Vancouver to highlight the impacts of climate change on biodiversity in deep oceans from French and Canadian perspectives.
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11 November 2017 - 16 November 2017

From November 11 to 16, 2017, Nereus Program Director of Science William Cheung (UBC) will be attending the FlatFish Symposium in Saint-Malo, France.
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10 November 2017 - 10 November 2017

On Friday, November 10 at 11:00am, Nereus Program Fellow Gerald Singh (UBC) will be delivering a presentation on "The Oceans Enabling Sustainable Development, and Development Enabling Sustainable Oceans" in AERL 120 at the UBC Vancouver campus.
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8 November 2017 - 8 November 2017

On Wednesday, November 8, a press conference at COP23 will present Nereus Program research. COP28: At the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23), nations will convene to discuss and advance the aims and ambitions of the Paris Agreement and increase progress on its implementation guidelines.
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6 November 2017 - 10 November 2017

The 70th Annual conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) will be held in Merida, Mexico, from November 6 - 10, 2017 at The Hyatt Regency Merida Hotel.
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27 October 2017 - 27 October 2017

On Friday, October 27 at 11:00am, Nereus Program Fellow Jessica Spijkers (Stockholm Resilience Centre) and Department of Geography and Liu Institute for Global Issues Professor Dr. Philippe Le Billon (UBC) are hosting a seminar for the Institute of Oceans and Fisheries (IOF).
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23 October 2017 - 28 October 2017

From October 23 to 28, Nereus Program Principal Investigator Daniel Dunn (Duke University) will be attending the 12th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) of Wild Animals in Manila.
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18 October 2017 - 20 October 2017

From October 18 - 20, Nereus Progrm Manager & Research Associate Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor (UBC) will be attending the Mexican Chapter Meeting, co-hosted between the Mexican Fisheries Society and the American Fisheries Society in La Paz, Mexico.
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15 October 2017 - 17 October 2017

Nereus Program Manager and Research Associate Vicky Lam will be attending the 4th International Workshop on Bridging the Gap between Ocean Acidification Impacts and Economic Valuation, co-hosted between the Scientific Centre of Monaco (CSM) and the Environment Laboratories of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
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12 October 2017 - 12 October 2017

October 12, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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11 October 2017 - 13 October 2017

The Impacts World 2017 Conference, intended to address climate-change impacts by bringing together relevant scientists & stakeholders, will take place from October 11 to 13, 2017
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2 October 2017 - 5 October 2017

Nereus Program Research Associate Tyler Eddy will be participating in the fifth IMBeR (Integrated Marine Biosphere Research Project) IMBIZO, which will be hosted by the Ocean, Carbon & Biogeochemistry Group at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts between October 2nd and 5th.
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24 September 2017 - 27 September 2017

Nereus Program Fellow Tiff-Annie Kenny (University of Ottawa) will be attending the International Symposium on Food Security and Nutrition in a Changing Climate
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22 September 2017 - 1 October 2017

The North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) 2017 Annual Meeting on 'Environmental Changes in the North Pacific and Impacts on Biological Resources and Ecosystem Services'
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18 September 2017 - 21 September 2017

The ICES Annual Science Conference (ASC) 2017, publicized as the "marine science event of the year", will be held between September September 18 and 21 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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15 September 2017 - 15 September 2017

On Friday September 15, Nereus Program Manager & Research Associate Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor will be hosting a seminar on the Blue Economy at UBC Vancouver.
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4 September 2017 - 8 September 2017

Nereus Senior Research Fellow Daniel Dunn (Duke) will be attending the 4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC4) on September 4-8, 2017, in La Serena-Coquimbo, Chile.
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20 August 2017 - 24 August 2017

Nereus Fellow Becca Selden (Rutgers) is helping facilitate a symposium at the American Fisheries Society's 147th annual meeting in Tampa, Florida, August 20-24.
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9 August 2017 - 11 August 2017

From August 9 to 11, 2017, Daniel Dunn will be attending the CSIRO Workshop on Biogeography. The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) promotes the use of science to solve global issues via research, in hopes of making a difference to people, industry, and the planet.
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10 July 2017 - 21 July 2017

Nereus Fellow Daniel Dunn will be attending the Fourth Session of the Preparatory Committee on marine biological diversity beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) July 10-21 in New York.
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10 July 2017 - 14 July 2017

Nereus Program Fellow Robert Blasiak will be attending the XVI Biennial IASC Conference on 'Practicing the commons: Self-governance, cooperation, and institutional change.'
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3 July 2017 - 7 July 2017

Nereus Director of Science William Cheung will be attending the Fisheries Society of the British Isles' (FSBI) 50th Anniversary Symposium from July 3-7, 2017 at the University of Exeter. The 'Understanding Fish Populations'-themed International Symposium will bring a diverse collective of speakers together to discuss fish biology.
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3 July 2017 - 6 July 2017

Phil Underwood (Cambridge-WCMC) will be delivering a poster presentation at the Advances in Marine Ecosystem Modelling (AMEMR) Conference July 3-6 at the University of Plymouth, UK. The conference will bring together researchers to showcase their work and establish collaborative networks to advance the use of modelling in marine ecosystem research.
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13 June 2017 - 14 June 2017

Nereus Fellow Richard Caddell (UBC) will be attending the workshop “Natural Marine Resource Management in a Changing Climate", jointly hosted by the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea and the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at the University of Tromsø in Norway.
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12 June 2017 - 13 June 2017

At the EAT Stockholm Food Forum, which will be held between June 12 and June 13, 2017, 500 of the world's leading experts in science, business, politics, and civil society will gather to discuss progress on transforming the food system to solve the interconnected challenges of climate, sustainable development, and health.
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9 June 2017 - 11 June 2017

The Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program annual meeting will be held June 9 to 11 at Princeton, New Jersey, USA. The meeting with feature presentations from fellows on their current work, workshops, collaborative discussions, and steering committee meetings.
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9 June 2017 - 9 June 2017

The UN Oceans Conference will take place from June 5 to 9, 2017 at the UN headquarters in New York. The conference will be held "to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14." At the conference, Nippon Foundation-Nereus Program affiliates will be hosting a side event at the UN Oceans Conference.
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6 June 2017 - 9 June 2017

Numerous Nereus Program researchers and associates will be attending the UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 on June 5-9, 2017 at the UN Headquarters, New York.
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31 May 2017 - 31 May 2017

Nereus Fellow Richard Caddell (Utrecht) will be helping facilitate a workshop on the theme of Brexit and future fisheries management on May 31. The workshop is being held in collaboration between the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) and the Jebsen Centre for Law of the Sea.
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30 May 2017 - 2 June 2017

Nereus fellow Becca Selden (Rutgers) will be attending "Climate, Oceans and Society: Challenges and Opportunities", conference co-organized by the North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) and the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) May 30-June 2 in Busan, Korea.
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20 May 2017 - 25 May 2017

Nereus Program Alumnus Rebecca Asch (Princeton University/East Carolina University), Fellow Colleen Petrik (Princeton University), Fellow Gabriel Reygondeau (University of British Columbia), and Fellow Maria de Oca (Duke University) will be convening the session "Beyond physics-to-fish: Integrative impacts of climate change on living marine resources" at the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting Session
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15 May 2017 - 19 May 2017

At the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea's 18th meeting in New York, which will be hosted between May 15 and 19, 2017, Nereus Program's Director of Science, William Cheung, will be giving a presentation on the effects of climate change on fisheries.
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10 May 2017 - 14 May 2017

Workshop: Environmental Drivers of Fishing Effort
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7 May 2017 - 8 May 2017

Nereus Senior Research Fellow Daniel Dunn (Duke) will be presenting the "Strengthening International Fisheries Law in an Era of Changing Oceans" Symposium May 7-8 in Utrecht, Netherlands. Daniel will be presenting on area-based management in fisheries beyond national jurisdictions.
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4 May 2017 - 6 May 2017

From the 4th to 6th of May, 2017, Nereus Program fellow Daniel Dunn will be attending the CMS Science Council Workshop on Connectivity in Venice.
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29 April 2017 - 30 April 2017

Nereus Fellow Tiff-Annie Kenny, University of Ottawa, will be attending the Inaugural Planetary Health/GeoHealth Meeting at Harvard University on April 29-30.
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11 April 2017 - 11 April 2017

Nereus Program Manager Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor will be speaking on a panel dicussion hosted by OceanCanada at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre April 11, 2017.
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8 April 2017 - 8 April 2017

Nereus fellow Richard Caddell (Utrecht) will be attending the ICE LAW Project's Workshop on Laws and Regulations Currently Guiding Human Behaviour in Icy Environments April 8 in Rovaniemi, Finland. Caddell will be giving a presentation entitled "After The Thaw: Ice Retreat and the Emerging Regulation of Newly Exposed Marine Areas".
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3 April 2017 - 7 April 2017

Nereus Senior Research Fellow Daniel Dunn (Duke) will be attending the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) workshop April 3-7 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The aim of the workshop is to identify Ecologically or Biologically Significant Areas (EBSA) in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea.
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27 March 2017 - 7 April 2017

The Nereus Program will be hosting a side event at the 3rd Preparatory Committee Meeting on Marine Biological Diversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) March 27-April 7 in New York. The side event entitled "Adjacency: How legal precedent, ecological connectivity, and traditional knowledge inform our understanding of proximity" will take place on April 4.
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21 March 2017 - 24 March 2017

Nereus Program Manager and Research Associate Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor (UBC) will be presenting at the North American Association of Fisheries Economists Forum in La Paz, Mexico, on March 21-24 2017.
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16 March 2017 - 16 March 2017

Marine defaunation, or human-caused animal loss in the oceans, emerged forcefully only hundreds of years ago, whereas terrestrial defaunation has been occurring far longer. Though humans have caused few global marine extinctions, we have profoundly affected marine wildlife, altering the functioning and provisioning of services in every ocean.
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15 March 2017 - 15 March 2017

Nereus Alumna and Assistant Professor at East Carolina University Rebecca Asch has been invited to speak at at Horn Point Laboratory (HPL), a part of the University of Maryland's Center for Environmental Science.
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13 March 2017 - 15 March 2017

Nereus Director of Science William Cheung (UBC) will be participating in the National Symposium on Climate Change hosted by the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) March 13-15 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Nereus Steering Committee Chair and Advisory Board Member Daniel Pauly (UBC) will be participating via remote.
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6 March 2017 - 11 March 2017

Nereus Fellow Rebecca Asch will be attending this symposium, which has the goal of revitalizing nternational cooperation on investigations of small pelagic fishes, and developing a framework to address unresolved questions, such as the impact of climate and fishing pressure on the resilience of small pelagic populations.
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3 March 2017 - 3 March 2017

Nereus Principal Investigator Malin Pinsky (Rutgers) will be delivering a seminar at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries at the University of British Columbia Vancouver Campus (AERL Building Room 120).
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26 February 2017 - 3 March 2017

On March 3, Nereus fellow Gabriel Reygondeau (UBC) will be delivering a talk at the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) meeting in Honolulu, HI. Gabriel's session will take place on March 3rd.
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20 February 2017 - 24 February 2017

Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) Capacity-Building Workshop for the Wider Caribbean and Central America
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15 February 2017 - 17 February 2017

Nereus Senior Research Fellow Daniel Dunn (Duke) will be running a Marine Migratory Connectivity workshop with the Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative (GOBI) and the International Climate Initiative (IKI) February 15-17 at Duke University, North Carolina.
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15 February 2017 - 16 February 2017

The Nereus Program will hold a side event at the UN General Assembly's preparatory meeting for the UN Ocean Conference in June. The meeting is to convene on February 15 and 16 at the UN Headquarters in New York.
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13 February 2017 - 14 February 2017

Nereus Research Associate Vicky Lam (UBC) and Fellow Muhammed Oyinlola (UBC) will be attending the Conference on the West Africa Regional Fisheries Program (WARFP) February 13-14 in Saly, Senegal.
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7 February 2017 - 8 February 2017

Nereus Senior Research Fellow Daniel Dunn (Duke) will be attending a Small Scale Fisheries workshop February 7-8, 2017, at Duke University, North Carolina.
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7 February 2017 - 8 February 2017

he Nereus Program will support the "Strengthening International Fisheries Law in an Era of Changing Oceans" workshop on February 7 and 8, 2017. The event will be held by the Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea (NILOS) and the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law (UCWOSL), Utrecht University.
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22 January 2017 - 27 January 2017

Nereus Fellow Richard Caddell will be presenting on “Precautionary Management and the Regulation of Future Fisheries” at the Arctic Frontiers Conference in Tromsø. The conference brings together more than 1400 representatives from academia, government, and business to discuss the challenges associated with sustainable development in the Artic.
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19 January 2017 - 19 January 2017

On January 19, the first seminar of the year held jointly by the Nereus Program and UBC's Green College will be on the topic of "Indigenous fisheries, ocean policy and human security".
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13 January 2017 - 13 January 2017

On Friday January 13, Nereus fellow Gabriel Reygondeau (UBC) will be presenting a lecture as part of the FISH 500 Issues in Fisheries Research seminar series at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (University of British Columbia).
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12 January 2017 - 13 January 2017

Program Director and Research Associate Andres Cisneros-Montemayor will be attending the VII Encuentro de Alternativas de Manejo Pesquero January 12-13 in Mérida, México. Discussions will focus on small-scale fisheries and individual transferrable quotas (ITQs).