Symposium

Biliana Cicin-Sain, Chair, Ocean Studies Board (OSB) Project Panel

Co-chairs:

David Keeley, Maine State Planning Office & Gulf of Maine Program

David Townsend, Department of Oceanography, University of Maine - Orono

November 1 (Tuesday)

7:30 p.m.

Meeting of National Steering Committee, Regional Steering Committee, Regional Advisors, and Issue Group Chairs, Rapporteurs, and Facilitators

November 2 (Wednesday)

8:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks - Mary Hope Katsouros, Ocean Studies Board, National Research Council; Biliana Cicin-Sain, University of Delaware; and David Keeley, Maine State Planning Office

8:30 a.m.

Official Welcome --

Steven Adams, Maine Executive Department - Maine State Planning Office & Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment

8:35 a.m.

A Visual Tour of the Gulf of Maine Region and Overview of the Gulf Program --

David Keeley, Maine State Planning Office & Gulf of Maine Program

8:50 a.m.

Introductions

David Townsend, Department of Oceanography, University of Maine

9:00 a.m.

The Challenge of Improving Science and Policy Interactions --

Biliana Cicin-Sain, Center for the Study of Marine Policy, University of Delaware

9:15 a.m.

Natural Science Contributions to Managing Ecosystems --

Author:

Donald Boesch, University of Maryland

Commentator:

Lewis Incze, Director, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

9:45 a.m.

Social Science Contributions to Managing Ecosystems --

Author:

Michael Orbach, School of the Environment, Duke University

Commentator:

Timothy Hennessey, Department of Political Science, University of Rhode Island

 


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