WEDNESDAY
11 APRIL

POLICY FORUM


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8:45 Tony Press Opening
     
1. Future of Southern Ocean ecosystems
9:00 Jess Melbourne-Thomas Changing ecosystem forces on Southern Ocean biota
  Nathan Bindoff  
9:20 Ray Arnaudo Impacts of global geopolitics, economics and policies impacting on the Southern Ocean
9:40 TBA Desirable futures for Southern Ocean ecosystems
10:00   Discussion
     
10:30  MORNING BREAK
     
2. Needs and capabilities for biological research in the Southern Ocean
11:00 Eileen Hofmann Critical questions for understanding Southern Ocean ecosystems: how to ‘do the science’ and timescales for research
11:20 Gill Slocum What do policy-makers need from science?
11:35 Martin Exel Fisheries’ needs from science
11:50 Andrea Kavanagh How precautionary is CCAMLR in the face of climte change
12:05   Discussion
     
12:30   GROUP PHOTO THEN LUNCH
     
3. Filling the gaps
13:30 Oscar Schofield Technology for future priority research
13:45 Eugene Murphy Understanding change in Southern Ocean ecosystems: developing models for future projections and management of human impacts
14:00 Katherine Woodthorpe Relationships between scientists and stakeholders benefit from strong research partnerships between all players.
14:15 Chris Johnson Can civil society be an enabler of science and an effective knowledge broker for policy outcomes?
     
CONTRIBUTED TALKS
14:30 Claire Wallis Science into policy: public service perspectives
14:42 Jeffrey McGee Governance of Southern Ocean Ecosystems in a Climate Changed World
14:54 Cecilie von Quillfeldt Knowledge and functional management outside Dronning Maud Land (DML)
     
15:10  AFTERNOON BREAK
     
4. Science priorities to meet the needs
15:40 Anthony Bergin Global perspectives on the importance of science in the Southern Ocean
16:00 Tim Moltmann The future of research capabilities – a global perspective
16:20   Discussion
     
17:15  BREAK   Be at wharf to board ferry at 18:15 to depart for conference dinner