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Monday 3 September 2012

0800 - 1200 Registration
1200 - 1230 Opening ceremony
1230 - 1315  Introductory lecture: Jeffrey A. Hutchings (Canada) - Ecological effects of human activities in the sea – challenges and possibilities
1330 - 1750 Theme 1: Ecological effects of aquaculture and fisheries
1330 - 1410 Keynote speaker: Geir Lasse Taranger (Norway): Risk assessment of environmental impact of Norwegian Fish farming
1550 - 1630 Keynote speaker: Simon Jennings (United Kingdom): Towards integration of fisheries and environmental management
1900 - 2100 Reception at the Institute of Marine Research, Flødevigen Research Station

Tuesday 4 September 2012

0900 - 1820 Theme 2: The marine environment and responses to climate changes
0900 - 0940 Keynote speaker: Thorsten B.H. Reusch (Germany): Evolutionary adaptation to global change? - examples from the base of the marine food web
1220 - 1340 Lunch
1340 - 1420 Keynote speaker: Katja Phillipart (The Netherland): Changing climate and changing seas: what does it mean for Europe?
1900 - 2100 Welcome reception. City Hall. Host: Arendal municipality and Mayor Einar Halvorsen

Wednesday 5 September 2012

0900 - 1500 Theme 3: Management of coastal resources – Marine Protected Areas
0900 - 0940 Keynote speaker: Espen Moland Olsen (Norway): Marine protected areas and recruitment in coastal populations: an ecological and evolutionary perspective
1100 - 1140 Keynote speaker: Einar Eeg Nilsen (Denmark): “Genes that matter”: Application of spatiotemporal population genomics for identifying ecological structures and local adaptation in the sea
1220 - 1340 Lunch
1520 - 1740 Theme 4: General Marine Biology
1740 - 1930 Poster Session

Thursday 6 September 2012

0900 - 1240 Theme 4: General Marine Biology
0900 - 0940 Keynote speaker: Lisa Levin (USA): Deoxygenation and Acidification of Continental Margins: Oxygen Minimum Zones on the move
1240 - 1400 Lunch
1430-1800 Yellow submarine. Buses from Arendal Kulturhus to Hove Campus depature 1415
1900-2300 Banquet at Hove Campus.

Friday 7 September 2012

0900 - 1240 Theme 4: General Marine Biology
1200 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1415 Finale lecture by Nils Christian Stenseth (Norway): Challenges for the Marine Environment for the next decade
1415 – 1445  Awards:

  • Best oral presentations – Wiley-Blackwell
  • Best poster presentations - Herman Hummel, MARS-nettwork
  • Best student presentations - Matthew Frost, MBA of the United Kingdom

1445 – 1500 Closing remarks

The 47th European Marine Biology Symposium

Arendal, Norway, 3 – 7 September 2012
Hosted by:
the institute of Marine Research, Norway
Venue: Arendal kulturhus

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