8:00 p.m.

Panel of Scientists and Managers Involved with the Gulf of Maine Region

Moderator:

Gordon Wallace, Chairman - Regional Association for Research in the Gulf of Maine & University of Massachusetts - Boston

Panelists:

Michael Connor, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

David Townsend, University of Maine

This panel will address communications between scientists and policymakers, how such interactions could be improved, and examples of successful or unsuccessful science-policy interactions in the region.

9:00 p.m.

Adjourn for the day

November 4 (Friday)

8:00 a.m.

Subgroups Reconvene to Finalize Comments and Suggestions

10:45 a.m.

Reconvene Plenary --

Symposium Cochairs:

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

David Keeley, Maine State Planning Office/Maine Coastal Program

David Townsend, Department of Oceanography, University of Maine

Session chairs will present their group's suggestions. The symposium cochairs will synthesize the results.

11:45 p.m.

Symposium Adjourns



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