Fisheries management authorities from the nordic countries and the EU commission are invited to the conference together with relevant foundations and organizations. Selected speakers will talk about how the marine ecosystems in the North Atlantic, the North Sea, the Barents Sea and the Baltic Sea may be affected by the climate change, how it may affect the biological production, distribution and migration of the large fish stocks, and the social and political consequences such changes may have for the nordic and EU countries.
The Norwegian Minister of Fisheres and Coastal Affairs, Ms. Helga Pedersen and the General Secretary, Nordic Council of Ministers, Mr. Halldor Ásgrimsson, will open the conference.
For further information and registration, please visit www.imr.no/climatechange2008
Closure of registration: 31 March 2008 - Limited number of participants.
Ole Arve Misund, Research Director