Other invited presentations

Other invited presentations including keynotes (2010 – present)

2020

San José, Costa Rica. January 23, 2020: The state of the world’s oceans and the landscape of global fisheries subsidies. Ministry of Foreign Trade.

Vancouver, BC. January 9, 2020: The global struggle to discipline overfishing subsidies. IRES Seminar Series, UBC.

2019

Hilo, Hawaii. December 14, 2019: Relative roles of SSF and LSF in food security; gender equity. Pew Fellows Meeting.

Hilo, Hawaii. December 12, 2019: Overview of the IUCN MPA standards of success. Pew Fellows Meeting.

Hilo, Hawaii. December 12, 2019: An overview of OceanAsia: the OceanAsia Team (Cashion, Alava, Teh, Cheung, Sumaila). Pew Fellows Meeting.

Hilo, Hawaii. December 10, 2019: Ideas on the valuation of the benefits of MPAs. Pew Fellows Meeting.

Rome, Italy, November 20, 2019: The social dimension of the contribution of fisheries and aquaculture to the economy. Panel chair, Strengthening the Science-Policy Nexus, FAO International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability.

Kochi, Kerala, India. November 18, 2019: State of the world’s oceans, the landscape of fisheries subsidies, and the case of India. Ending Harmful Fisheries Subsidies in India: why it matters. Media Workshop.

Mnarani, Kenya. November 12, 2019; Fishing subsidies. Billfish Interaction, Livelihoods, and Linkages for Fisheries, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute and Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association.

Oslo, Norway. October 23, 2019; with Thomson, Peter; Kagia, Ruth; Prescott, Jennifer; Tipping, Alice. Ending harmful fisheries subsidies by 2020: exploring the impacts of fisheries subsidies and potential reform. Our Ocean 2019.

Geneva, Switzerland. October 8, 2019; with Thomson, Peter; DeBoer, Stephen; Tipping, Alice. 2020 vision: how a successful conclusion of fisheries subsidies negotiations can demonstrate that the WTO is adapting to a changing world. Panel at the WTO Public Forum 2019, Trading Forward: Adapting to a Changing World.

Mexico City, Mexico. October 3, 2019; Mejores subsidies para combater la pesca illegal y cumplir con los Objectivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS). Keynote at Navegando entre datos: innovación para salvar los océanos. Oceana Mexico.

Puerto Varas, Chile. August 27, 2019; with Jara, HEA. Subsidies, sustainability and multilateralism: working towards an ambitious agreement on fisheries subsidies at the WTO. Pew Charitable Trusts.

Accra, Ghana, August 18-21, 2019; Global trends in fisheries in the context of the blue economy: implications for Ghana. Keynote at Conference on Fisheries and Coastal Environment 2019.

Mauritius, July 1-6, 2019; Why Africa should be at the forefront of the fight to eliminate harmful subsidies at the WTO. WIOMSA 11th Scientific Symposium.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 25-28, 2019: with Isaacs, Moenieba; Kurien, John; Willman, Rolf. Fisheries world-wide.

Barcelona, Spain, June 20, 2019; Ecosystem services at the core of a sustainable blue economy. Blue Economy in a Healthy Ocean, Government of Catalonia.

Oslo, Norway, June 14, 2019 (3-4 pm); Why Norway should be at the forefront of the push for a WTO agreement on harmful subsidies. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norwegian Government.

Oslo, Norway, June 14, 2019 (12:30-2 pm); Why Chile’s laudable ocean conservation effort should take on subsidies disciplines. Chilean Ambassador to Norway and other ambassadors.

Berlin, Germany, June 13, 2019; Why Germany should push for a WTO agreement on harmful subsidies. WWF Germany.

Brussels, Belgium, June 12, 2019 (3-5 pm); Why Africa, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP) countries should push for a WTO agreement on harmful subsidies. ACP Secretariat.

Brussels, Belgium, June 12, 2019 (10 am-12 pm); Why Europe should push for a WTO agreement on harmful subsidies. Public Briefing.

Halifax, NS. May 24, 2019: with Long, Rachel; Charles, Anthony; Maharaj, Vishwanie. Fisheries economics in a world of interdisciplinarians. Frontiers and Futures for Fish, NAAFE Forum 2019.

Halifax, NS. May 23, 2019: with Cashion, Tim; Noack, Frederik. Seafood watch recommendations effect on US ex-vessel prices. Frontiers and Futures for Fish, NAAFE Forum 2019.

Halifax, NS. May 23, 2019: with Pierruci, Andrea; Oyinlola, Muhammed. Aquaculture over-optimism. Frontiers and Futures for Fish, NAAFE Forum 2019.

Montreal, QC. May 22, 2019: Interdisciplinary ocean and fisheries economics with examples from the trenches. 2019 World Conference on Natural Resource Modelling, GERAD Group for Research in Decision Analysis.

Dakar, Senegal. May 14, 2019: The current landscape of marine fisheries and fisheries subsidies around the world. WTO Negotiations on Fisheries Subsidies: Implications for West Africa.

Denmark, Copenhagen. May 13, 2019: Sustainably harvested and productive ocean. Panel member, UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030, 1st Global Planning Meeting.

Vancouver, BC. April 25, 2019: So, resource governance priorities change over time. What are the key considerations nowadays? Utopia or Dystopia – What is the Future of Natural Resource Governance? RAW Talks, Canadian International Resources and Development Institute.

Durban, South Africa. April 16-17, 2019: MPAs as retirement and insurance policies. Marine Protected Areas, Ocean Risk and Climate Change, Wild Oceans and Republic of South Africa Environmental Affairs.

Vancouver, BC. March 15, 2019: Is there a pathway to a sustainable ocean’s economy? MP Joyce Murray’s series Breakfast Connections.

Perth, Australia, February 19, 2019: How to achieve a sustainable blue economy. Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Western Australia.

Accra, Ghana, January 18, 2019: Illicit trade in the marine resources of West Africa. University of Ghana.

2018

Toronto, ON, November 15, 2018: Indo-Pacific fisheries as a key to security and cooperation. The Indo-Pacific: Security Governance and Peace, Second in the Series of Annual Workshops on The Geotechnical Politics of Ocean Frontiers, York University.

Tokyo, Japan, November 8, 2018: Fisheries subsidies and the sustainable supply of seafood. Emerging Opportunities for Marine Sustainability in Japan. Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation, University of Tokyo.

Bali, Indonesia, October 30, 2018: The current landscape of global fisheries subsidies. A Closed-Door Breakfast on Fisheries Subsidies, Pew Charitable Trusts.

London, UK. October 17, 2018: Can subsidies work for fish and for people? Fish Night 5, International Institute for Environment and Development.

Halifax, NS, September 19-21, 2018: Is the Paris Agreement good for fish, fishers, seafood workers, and consumers? Frontiers in Ocean Sustainability: Co-designing Research and Solutions, National Research Council of Canada.

St. John’s, NL, September 18, 2018: Managing the seas for people and nature. Taking Stock Dialogue, Memorial University.

Kiel, Germany, September 3-7, 2018: Fish, ocean oxygen depletion and the food security of current and future generations. Ocean Deoxygenation: Drivers and Consequences, Past, Present, Future.

Washington, DC, July 26, 2018: Environmental issues in the South China Sea. Panel member, 8th Annual South China Sea Conference.

Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, June 28, 2018: MPAs are like retirement accounts: leakages undermine them. 5th International Marine Conservation Congress.

Gothenburg, Sweden, June 25-29, 2018: Marine plastic pollution in a circular perspective. Policy session, World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists.

Paris, France. June 21, 2018: Gaill F, Sumaila UR, Roberts C. 2018. High seas: why we must act now. The High Seas: What’s at Stake?

Kunshan, China, June 3, 2018: Case analysis on sustainable fishery. Blue Pioneer Program. Duke Kunshan University.

Kunshan, China, June 2, 2018: We need the ocean more than the ocean needs us. International Symposium on Blue Economy and Marine Conservation, Duke Kunshan University.

Vancouver, BC, May 25, 2018: Sumaila UR, Seitzinger S, Lopez-Correa C. How can Canada’s three oceans be part of the solution in addressing climate change challenges? Panel, Peter Wall Institute, University of British Columbia.

Newport, RI, May 18, 2018: Sumaila UR, Svensson L, Rolfe J. 2018. Setting the scene: how plastic pollution is affecting ocean health. Panel, Ocean Summit.

Southampton, Bermuda. May 8-10, 2018: Baughman McLeod K, Sumaila UR, Niehörster F, Way M. Natural capital and ecosystem services. Interactive working group at Ocean Risk Summit

Galicia, Spain, May 2, 2018: The role of climate change, fisheries subsidies and large scale high seas protection on the conservation and fair sharing of the global ocean. Martec 18. International Conference on Advances in Marine Technologies Applied to Discard Mitigation and Management, keynote address.

Vancouver, BC, April 12, 2018: Turn the high seas into a fish bank for the world? Nature Vancouver, Vancouver Natural History Society-Marine Biology Section.

Vancouver, BC, March 16, 2018: Subsidies, climate change, high seas protection and the fair sharing of the global ocean. UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries Seminar Series.

Vancouver, B.C., February 10, 2018: Helping to sustain the global ocean. Vancouver Fishackathon keynote address.

Steveston, B. C., February 7, 2018: Ways to ensure a future for fisheries. B.C. Young Fishermen’s Gathering.

2017

Buenos Aires, Brazil, December 11-13, 2017: Emerson W, Jara A, Nouvian C, Sumaila UR, Vickers B. Reforming perverse fisheries subsidies at MC11. Trade and Sustainable Development Symposium.

Guam, November 13-17, 2017: Impact of climate change with focus on Pacific Islands. Pacific Judicial Council Environmental Law and Science Conference.

Guam, November 13-17, 2017: What the science says on climate change: projected effects in the Pacific Islands. Pacific Judicial Council Environmental Law and Science Conference.

Victoria, BC, November 7, 2017: Transforming Fisheries: Respecting Indigenous Governance and Management, “‘Lost’ First Nations fisheries: some economic insights”.

San Francisco, CA, October 26-30, 2017: World Conference of Science Journalists, “Can we save the oceans from ourselves?”

Puerto Varas, Chile, October 18-21, 2017: Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation, “Assessment of marine protected areas for restoring ocean health, improving fisheries management, and supporting a sustainable blue economy” (workshop participant).

Puerto Varas, Chile, October 18-21, 2017: Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation, “Incorporating the gender dimension in marine conservation” (roundtable participant).

Tallinn, Estonia, October 12-13, 2017: Beyond 2020: supporting Europe's coastal communities, “When are subsidies harmful?”

Malta, October 5-6, 2017: The Malta Declaration: assessing real progress towards effective ocean protection (Our Ocean side event), “Economic benefits from no-take marine reserves”.

Malta, October 5-6, 2017: Our Ocean, “Economics of MPAs”.

Tokyo, Japan, September 23, 2017: Fisheries Economics and Social Science, Fisheries Science for Future Generations, The Japanese Society of Fisheries Science, “Increase transparency in fisheries subsidies in support of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water”.

Geneva, Switzerland, September 18, 2017: World Trade Organization (WTO), “Designing effective and appropriate special and differential treatment”.

Cape Town, South Africa, August 29-31, 2017: World Bank Conference, “Climate change, fish, and people in Africa”.

Star Island, NH, July 23, 2017: The Oceans: Protecting an International Resource, 2017 International Affairs Conference, “Sustainability of the global ocean”.

Washington, DC, July 19, 2017: Center for Strategic and International Studies, “Current state of fisheries in the South China Sea”.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 6, 2017: MARE Conference, “Changing oceans and the economics of transboundary fisheries management of major fisheries of Canada and the United States.”

Rome, Italy, June 28, 2017: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, “Subsidies: small versus large-scale fisheries subsidies”.

Singapore, June 14, 2017: Sumaila UR, Tun K, Waterman S. Future of the oceans. Panel, Commonwealth Science Conference.

Ottawa, ON, June 8, 2017: Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, “The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas” (presentation as witness).

New York, NY, June 6, 2017: High Seas Alliance and Natural Resources Defense Council, Ocean Conference Preparatory Meeting Side Event, “Improve high seas fisheries management and increase economic, social and ecological benefits for our oceans”.

New York, NY, June 5, 2017: Sumaila UR, Karousakis K, Martini R. Towards a sustainable blue future: fiscal incentives to achieve SDG 14. Side event, The UN Ocean Conference.

New York, NY, June 5, 2017: Sumaila UR, Koroilavesau S, Morgan C, Tipping A. Building disciplines on fisheries subsidies: progress and prospects. Side event, The UN Ocean Conference.

College Park, MD, June 1, 2017: 3rd GEO Blue Planet Symposium, “The economic benefits and impacts of sustaining the global ocean”.

La Paz, Mexico, March 22-24, 2017: North American Association of Fisheries Economists Forum, “Fisheries subsidies: why should you care about them?”

La Paz, Mexico, March 22-24, 2017: North American Association of Fisheries Economists Forum, “Economic viability of small- compared to large-scale fisheries using Mexico as an example”.

La Paz, Mexico, March 22-24, 2017: North American Association of Fisheries Economists Forum, “Strategies and rationale for fishery subsidy reform”.

London, UK, March 17, 2017: 10th International Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Forum, “Fishing in troubled waters: geopolitics and resource security”.

Seattle, WA, March 2, 2017: Fisheries Access Workshop at University of Washington School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, “Effective high seas management is necessary for the sustainability of the global ocean”.

Sapporo, Japan, February 2, 2017: Sustainability and Ecology Seminar Talks, Institute for International Collaboration, Hokkaido University, “What is sustainability under the global warming?”

Victoria, BC, January 24-25, 2017: BC Young Fishermen’s Gathering, “Ways to ensure future for fisheries”.

2016

San Francisco, CA, December 12-16, 2016: Teh L, Bond N, KC KB, Fraser EDG, Seng R, Sumaila UR. The economic impact of adaptive responses to future scenarios of socio-economic and ecological change in the Tonle Sap ecosystem, Cambodia. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting.

Cancun, Mexico, December 1-2, 2016: 3rd Science for Biodiversity Forum. Mainstreaming biodiversity for well-being: contributions from science, “Biodiversity, resilience and sustainability”.

Merida, Mexico, November 21-24, 2016: Fisheries and Aquaculture Bioeconomics Symposium, “A simple application of bioeconomics to fisheries subsidies”.

Piura, Peru, September 16-18, 2016: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Climate Symposium, Smart Climate Information and Accountable Action: Achieving Sustainable Food Security in a Changing World, “Climate change impacts on the economics and management of world fisheries”.

Washington, DC, September 14, 2016: Environment and Oceanic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile and the National Geographic Society. Is the Paris Agreement Good News for the Ocean? “How is climate change likely to impact the systems that sustain fisheries?”

Vancouver, BC., July 26, 2016: Sea Around Us workshop funded through the MAVA Foundation. Lecture to West African researchers.

Aberdeen, Scotland, July 11-15, 2016: Harper S, Sumaila UR. Toward a global picture of the economic contributions by women in fisheries. International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade.

Aberdeen, Scotland, July 11-15, 2016: Harmful subsidies are made for inequality and unsustainability. International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade; Aberdeen, Scotland.

Vancouver, BC, July 7, 2016: Vancouver Aquarium Public Lecture, “The sustainability of the global ocean”.

Vancouver, BC, April 17, 2016: Alava JJ, Cheung WWL, Day A, Sumaila UR, Ross PS. Ocean pollution indicators for the Strait of Georgia. Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference.

Rome, Italy, March 7-9, 2016: 10X20 Initiative Conference on MPAs, “Scientific consensus on MPA financing; and MPA financing: why invest in MPAs?”

Hawaii, February 8, 2016: Invited talk at the Human Dimensions of LSMPAs Think Tank, Honolulu, on the “Economics of Large Scale MPAs”.

Vancouver, BC, 2016: Beaufort Sea Ocean Canada Conference, “. Linking climate change effects on marine ecosystems to socio-economic impacts in the Canadian Arctic: AMAP-OceanCanada Case Study”.

2015

Vancouver, BC, November 16, 2015: Liu Institute Seminar on Large-scale interdisciplinary collaborative research: Examples from the ‘ocean trenches’

Oxford, Somerville College, Nov. 12, 2015: High Sea Symposium on the “The economics of high seas fisheries: what do we know and what do we need to know?”

Hong Kong, November, 4, 2015: Credit Suisse Seminar on “Stop diminishing fish stocks to improve fortunes from Asia’s waters”.

Hong Kong, November 3, 2015: Press Conference on “Boom or Bust: The Future of Fish in the South China Sea”.

San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 20, 2015: Global Ocean Legacy meeting on “Conservation economics: Close the high seas to boast global catch, equality”.

San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 16, 2015: Pew Marine Fellows meeting on “Connecting ocean science and policy @ the regional level”.

Cape Town, August 25 2015: PIRATA-PREFACE-CLIVAR Tropical Atlantic Variability Conference, “Socioeconomic Benefits of LME valuation in context of Climate Change”.

Natal, Brazil, August 13, 2015: Seminar at UFRN, Natal, Brazil, “Why Value the Socioeconomic Benefits of Large Marine Ecosystem?”

Paris, France, July 7-10, 2015: Cheung WWL, Froelicher T, Jones M, Lam V, Reygondeau G, Sarmiento J, Stock C, Sumaila UR. Improving climate-resilience in fisheries through rebuilding fish stocks in an uncertain future. Our Common Future Under Climate Change. International Scientific Conference (poster presentation)

Tokyo, June 2015: at the UNESCO-IPBES Scenarios Workshop,“Global Biodiversity Outlook OceanCanada Partnership Marine Scenario Analysis”.

Vancouver, April, 27, 2015: “Spaceship Earth – Fellow travelers steer towards living sustainably with the ocean”.

Vancouver, April, 27, 2015: Ocean Wise 10th Anniversary: from fish to foodies, on “Sustaining Ocean Fisheries: a Resource Economics Perspective”.

Paris, April 14, 2015: Workshop on Marine Resources that UNEP’s International Resource Panel “Marine resources: an environmental and resource economics perspective”.

Vancouver, February 27, 2015: “Conservation economics: Close the high seas to boast global catch, equality”. Fisheries Centre Research Seminar.

Vancouver, February 26, 2015: “Challenging the ‘right to fish’: closing the high seas to fishing”. Presentation to VSB Global Sustainability Class, Prince of Wales Mini Secondary.

Vancouver, February 23, 2015: “A Story about Community Based Ocean Research”. UBC CBR Telling Stories Series, MOA.

San Jose, CA, February 12-16, 2015. Can our ocean commons be sustainably managed? Innovative strategies for the high seas. 2015 AAAS Annual Meeting.

Hokkaido, January 14, 2015: “Internationalization at the University of British Columbia”. Hokkaido University – Internationalization Symposium.

2014

Washington, D.C., December 15, 2014: “Winners and losers in a world where the high seas is closed to fishing”. Pew Charitable Trusts Headquarters.

Geneva, Nov., 12-13, 2014: “Oceans, Fisheries and the Trade System: Objectives”. 2nd Meeting of the E15 Expert Group on Oceans, Fisheries and the Trade System.

Sausalito, California, November 8, 2014: “Large-scale bioeconomics for marine ecosystem conservation and human well-being”. Finishing Fellow Talk.

Swakopmund, Oct. 8-10, 2014. “Socioeconomic Benefits of LME Valuation: Why value LME goods and services?” The 3rd Large Marine Ecosystem Conference.

Campinas, September 1 – 4, 2014: “Freshwater angling and the economy of British Columbia, Canada”. 7th World Recreational Fishing Conference.

Natal, Brazil, July 31, 2014: “The global ocean: Its role and sustainability”. Bioforum Seminar, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte.

Beijing, May 12 – 15, 2014: China, fish & food security: Critical issues and challenges. At a Fish and Food Security Symposium organized by Stanford University.

Quito, April 9 – 12, 2014: “Fisheries subsidies as source of finance for meeting the Aichi Targets”. UN Meeting on the Aichi Targets.

Washington, D.C., January 20, 2014: Marine commercial fisheries versus marine tourism economic benefits. Presentation at the Head Office of the Pew Charitable Trusts on Martin Luther King Day.

2013

Vancouver, December 5-6, 2013: Avoid ‘Bad’ Economics to Ensure Sustainable Oceans. Talk at the Canadian Healthy Oceans Network Dialogue Meeting.

Barcelona, November 15, 2013: The Market for Pelagic Fish in Nigeria. Presentation to the Pelagic Fish Forum, [By Video Conference].

Sapporo, November 15, 2013: New challenges to ocean governance in the face of climate change. Talk given at the Sustainable Society Symposium.

Sapporo, Japan, October 30, 2013: Internationalization at the University of British Columbia. Presentation at the Hokkaido University – Finnish Universities Joint Symposium.

Toronto, October 28, 2013: Can it possibly make sense to close off the high seas to fishing? Presentation at the Green Peace International GPI Workshop on Marine Reserves Meeting.

Dublin, October 17-21, 2013: Net Benefits to Society from Fisheries. Presentation at the Pew Fellows Annual Meeting.

Seattle, September 30, 2013: Human Dimension Indicators of Social-Ecological System. Presentation at Valuing killer whales, Chinook salmon and the Ecosystem Services Workshop.

Vienna, September, 17-18, 2013: Climate change & ocean acidification impacts on the socio-economics of fisheries. Talk at IAEA Scientific Forum.

Little Rock, Arkansas, August 8-12, 2013: Climate change impacts on the economics of world fisheries. Presentation at the 143rd AFS Annual Conference.

New York, July 5-6, 2013: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) in the Global Ocean. Presentation at the 2nd Global Ocean Commission Meeting.

London, June 28, 2013: Economics (cost) of IUU Fishing. Presentation at the Pew Illegal Fishing Workshop.

New York, June 19, 2013: Potential Economic and Social Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Arctic Fisheries. Presentation at the UN 2100 Solvency Side Event.

Honolulu, June 13-15, 2013: What Do We Mean by Human Dimension Indicators? Talk at the PICES Workshop on human dimension to ecosystem management.

Montreal, May 27-29, 2013: Potential Economic and Food Security Implications of Warming Oceans. Presentation at the Climate Change Technology Conference organized by Canadian engineers.

Lisbon, Portugal, June 3-5, 2013: Managing the world’s ocean: Focus on the high seas. Presentation at the 3rd E.U. - U.S. Conference.

Stanford, May 10-12, 2013: Bad economics and the Management of Global Fisheries in a Changing Environment. Panel speaker at the Stanford Marine Conservation Symposium Panel.

Bergen, May 6-8, 2013: “Potential Economic and Social Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Arctic Fisheries”. Arctic Ocean Acidification Conference, May 6-8.

Oxford, April 15-16, 2013: “Economics of High Seas Fisheries”. Global Ocean Commission Meeting on High Seas Marine Reserve.

2012

Edinburgh, May 11, 2012: Panellist at the Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit Workshop, “The transition to sustainable fisheries: Presenting the case for change,” 6th World Fisheries Congress.

New York, April 30, 2012: A Rio+20 second round side event entitled “From harmful subsidies to safe subsidies,” United Nations.

Tanzania, July 19, 2012: Current and potential fish asset values worldwide. Session entitled “Measurement and Indicators for Improved Understanding and Management Part 1”. International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET).

Tanzania, July 17, 2012: Climate change effects on the Economics and Management of world fisheries. Session entitled “Frontiers in Economic Modeling Part 1. International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade.

Edinburgh, May 10, 2012: Illegal Fishing – Examining Impacts and Solutions. 6th World Fisheries Congress.

Vancouver, Canada, February 16-20, 2012: “Ecological and financial deficits: A double whammy for future generations”. Session entitled “Whole-Ocean Economics: Global Fisheries Analysis Potential for Policy Action”. AAAS Annual Meeting.

2011

San Diego, California, April 6, 2011: “Whose fish are you catching – yours or the future generations’?” Ecology Seminar, SCRIPPS Institution of Oceanography.

Washington, D.C., February 18, 2011: “Current contribution of global fisheries to human welfare”. Session entitled “Climate Change: Altering the Physics, Ecology, and Socioeconomics of Fisheries”. AAAS Annual Meeting.

Copenhagen, Denmark, January 31 - February 1, 2011: "Potential impacts of ocean acidification on marine fisheries". AMAP Workshop.

Nairobi, January 18-19, 2011: "Overview of the Cost Benefit Analysis - Challenges". Governance and CBA of WIO Workshop.

2010

Casablanca, Nov., 27-28, 2010: "Economic MIS-incentives and the MIS-management of Bluefin Tuna in the Mediterranean Sea". Mena Region Environmental Economics Workshop.

Sapporo, November 9, 2010: "Overview of sustainability science (with emphasis on fish and fisheries)". Sustainable Science Conference.

Anaheim, October 1, 2010: "Sustainability, subsidies, & seafood security". SACNAS Meeting.

Bangkok, October 17-22, 2010:"Fisheries subsidies & potential fish catch loss in SIDS Exclusive Economic Zones". World Small-Scale Fisheries Conference.

Barcelona, September 25-29, 2010: "Incentives, conservation and economic benefits from fisheries". Pew Fellows Meeting.

Barcelona, September 25-29, 2010."Bioeconomics as a tool for spatial management". Pew Fellows’ Meeting.

Washington, D.C., September 13, 2010: "Economic consequences of global overfishing". National Geographic Ocean Restoration launching.

Taipei, August 3-5, 2010: "Western Central Pacific tuna sequential games". IFF5 Conference.

Montpellier, July 13-16, 2010: "Global Ocean Economics Project: past, present and future?" International Institute for Fisheries Economics and Trade Biennial Meeting.

San Francisco, February 2-4, 2010: “Fisheries Management in Namibia with emphasis on Fishing Rights”. Coastal Pelagic Species Fishery Catch Shares Workshop.