Co-convener: Global Biodiversity Outlook 4 workshop at the University of British Columbia, May 10–14, 2014.
Convener: OceanCanada Partnership proposal workshop at the University of British Columbia, August 28-30, 2013.
Co-convener: ClimECO3 Summer Field School hosted by IMBER. Middle East University, Ankara, Turkey, 23-28 July 2012.
Chair: Session at the IIFET 2012 Conference entitled “Climate Change Impacts on the Economics of World Fisheries,” 17 July 2012.
Organizer and Moderator: Conference in Honour of Dr. Colin Clark – Developments and Challenges in Fisheries Economics, May 15-16, 2012.
Convener: Session at the AAAS Annual Meeting entitled “Whole-Ocean Economics: Global Fisheries Analysis Reveals Potential for Policy Action,” Vancouver, 20 February 2012. Presented talk entitled “Ecological and Financial Deficits: a Double Whammy for Future Generations.”
Moderator: Session at the AAAS Annual Meeting entitled “Sustaining People and Oceans: Governance in Marine Social-Ecological Systems,” Vancouver, 19 February 2012.
Scientific Committee member: International Symposium on the Ocean, Green Shipping and Sustainable Energy, Institut Océanographique de Paris, France, 28-29 April 2011.
Organizer: Session at the AAAS Annual Meeting entitled “Climate Change: Altering the Physics, Ecology, and Socioeconomics of Fisheries,” Washington Convention Center, 18 February 2011.
Co-convener: Symposium at the USSEE conference entitled “Pathways and Policies Toward Sustainable Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems”, American University, Washington, D.C., 31 May – 3 June 2009.
Organizer: Session at the 2009 North American Association of Fisheries Economists Forum entitled “Global Ocean economics Project”, May 17-20, 2009.
Co-convener: Session 4: Ecosystem services and values: ecological, economic, social and cultural, Rome, July 8-11, 2008.
Co-organizer: Session: Learning from cod to save tuna; 2008 AAAS Meeting, Boston, Feb. 15-19.
Organizer: 2005 North American Association of Fisheries Economists (NAAFE) 3rd Bienniel Forum, Vancouver, Canada.
Co-organizer: Fisheries economics conference in honour of professor Gordon Munro, UBC Campus, Vancouver, Canada, August, 2004.
Session Leader: Economic Valuation Session at the forthcoming World Fisheries Congress to take place in Vancouver in May 2004 (http://www.worldfisheries2004.org/home.htm).
Organizer: Economics of Marine Protected Areas Conference, University of British Columbia, July 6-7, 2000, Vancouver, Canada.
Convener: “Markets, Global Fisheries and Local Development” Workshop, Chr. Michelsen Institute, 22-23 March 1999, Bergen, Norway.