AOR 2010 Expert Workshop 13-14 Sept 2010

AOR Workshop Presentations

- Opening of the Workshop - Overview of the AOR project and process (Canada on behalf of the lead countries)

Keynote Address

- Dr. Robert W. Corell, Director of the Global Change Program at the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment

Session I: Status of the Arctic Marine Environment and Emerging Trends (Chapter 2)

- The status of the Arctic marine environment John Calder, AMAP Vice-Chair
- Status of Science - Sara Bowden, Secretary of the IASC Marine Working Group
- Relevant Science Agreements - Existing and Emerging issues - Prof Betsy Baker

Session II: Offshore Oil and Gas (Chapters 3-6)

- Status of offshore oil and gas activities in the Arctic - Dennis Thurston
- Existing and Emerging issues - Vulnerability and pontential effects/impacts - Hein Rune Skjoldal

Session III: Shipping (Chapters 3-6)

- Status of Shipping in the Arctic - Dr. Lawson W. Brigham
- Relevant Agreements - Existing and Emerging issues - Prof. David L. VanderZwaag

Session IV: Living marine resources (Chapters 3-6)

- The status of living marine resources - Dr. Harald Loeng
- Relevant Agreements - Existing and Emerging issues - Prof. Ted L McDorman

Session V: Integrated ocean management mechanisms

- Status, trends and measures within and across sectors - Mr. Brooks Yeager
- Status, trends and measures within and across sectors - Kjartan Hoydal, NEAFC Secretary
- Status, trends and measures within and across sectors - Camilla Brattland, Saami Council