The schedule is still being finalised. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Daniel Pauly of University of British Columbia on moving baselines, abundance, ecosystem.
  • Glenn Simmons of Auckland University Business School on Catch Reconstruction
  • Evelyn Pinkerton of Simon Fraser University on co-management and first nations policy
  • John Holdsworth of Bluewater Marine Research on performance indicators in recreational fisheries.
  • Rob Southwick of Southwick and Associates on economy of recreational fishing
  • Bruce Hartill of NIWA on quantifying recreational catch.
  • Anthony McNamara of Oyster Inn on value added tourism.

Sessions are one hour long, including time for Q & A and a 10 minute break.

Friday, April 8th
11:30 am – Registration opens
12:30 pm – Lunch
2:00 pm – Introduction and welcome
2:30 pm – Rob Southwick. The economy of recreational fishing in New Zealand (presentation)
3:30 pm – Daniel Pauly. The unseen costs of shifting baselines (presentation)
4:30 pm – Afternoon tea
5:00 pm – Glenn Simmons and Daniel Pauly. Reconstructing the New Zealand commercial catch 1950 – 2010
6:00 pm – Drinks and Dinner
7:30 pm – Q & A Panel – Daniel Pauly, Glenn Simmons, Evelyn Pinkerton, Barry Torkington, Rob Southwick
8:45 pm – Onwards: socialising and discussion

Saturday, April 9th
8:00 am – Breakfast
8:50 am – Welcome back
9:00 am – Bruce Hartill. Generating recreational harvest estimates (presentation)
10:00 am – Evelyn Pinkerton. Co-management/governance; what delivers success and what prevents success (presentation)
11:00 am – Morning tea
11:30 am – Daniel Pauly. The move from single species stock assessments towards ecosystem management (presentation)
12:30 pm – Lunch
1:30 pm – John Holdsworth. Kingfish, rebuilding abundance and the emerging high value kingfish sport fishery (presentation)
2:30 pm – Rob Southwick. Comparing the economic value of commercial and non-commercial catch (presentation)
3:30 pm – Afternoon tea
4:00 pm – Anthony McNamara. Value added tourism, the Waiheke experience
5:00 pm – Seventh session (TBA)
6:00 pm – Drinks and Dinner
7:00 pm – Panel Session (TBA)
8:00 pm – Onwards: socialising and discussion (bring a bottle of your favourite refreshment for the table)

Sunday, April 10th
8:00 am – Breakfast
9:00 am – Final panel and wrap up.
10:00 am – End of conference.