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REDUS project kick-off meeting 20-22 June

The REDUS project will host its kick-off meeting with 40 participants from  Scotland, Spain, USA, Russia, and a range of Norwegian institutions from Monday 20th - Wednesday 22nd June. The meeting will take place at Scandic Bergen City in Haakonsgaten. 

AGENDA  (updated June 17)

 

Monday 20/6

08:30 Registration & coffee

09:00 Welcome & introduction to REDUS

10:00 Introductory lecture ("Uncertainty and inputs to stock assessment". Mary Christman, Uni. Florida)

11:00 WP 2 “Fishery-independent (scientific) surveys”. Introductions by: 

  • Russel Brown, NOAA NEFSC "Monitoring and Assessment in the US NE area"
  • Bjarte Bogstad, IMR "Use of data from new technology in assessment – the missing link?"

13:00 lunch

14:00 WP 4 “Communication of uncertainty, dissemination of project results and capacity building” 

 

16:00 Developments of manuscript: "Uncertainty in stock assessment, current state and future developments". Position paper for ICES JMS

17:00 Wrap up for the day

 

18:00 Icebreaker at the Institute of Marine Research, Nordnesgaten 50.  


 

Tuesday 21/6

09:00 Introductory lecture ("Testing and evaluating management strategies", Isaac Kaplan NOAA)

10:00 WP 1 “Fisheries-dependent (catch) surveys and assessment modeling” Introductions by:

  • Patrick Lynch, NOAA Stock Assessment Program "US Stock Assessment Processes" 
  • Sondre Aanes, Norwegian Computing Center "XSAM - a stock assessment model that quantifies uncertainty"

12:00 Lunch

13:00 WP 3 “Evaluating and testing of long-term management strategies”​

  • Sarah Gaichas, NOAA NEFSC "Management Strategy Evaluation in the US"
  • Dorothy Dankel, UiB "Communicating tradeoffs and risks caused by varying levels of uncertainty in stock assessment and advice"
15:00 Continued Developments of manuscript: "Uncertainty in stock assessment, current state and future developments". Position paper for ICES JMS

16:00 Wrap up for the day

 

18:00 REDUS dinner at Cornelius Restaurant, departure with boat (30 min boat-ride) from  Dreggen (vis a vis Radisson Blu Hotel on Bryggen) 

22:30 Return boat leaves Cornelius, arrives 23:00 in Bergen habour (vis a vis Radisson Blu Hotel on Bryggen) 

 

Wednesday 22/6

09:00 Introductory lecture ("Temporal changes in population parameters". Erik Blystad Solbu, NTNU)

10:00 Cooperation with other projects at IMR, nationally and internationally

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Funding opportunities & developing ideas for project applications

14:30  Yury Kovalev, PINRO "Perspectives on uncertainties in stock assessments and how to deal with them"

15:00 Final discussion

16:00 Meeting end