Global Marine Science Summit

Marine Science Summit

Conference Schedule

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UNCW Center for Marine Science
5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane
Wilmington, NC 28409

 

UNCW Global Marine Science Summit
Pre-Summit Events

Wednesday, Oct. 9

 
Marine Natural Products Drug Discovery and Harmful Algal Bloom
Pre-Summit Symposium

11:00 a.m.           Registration and check-in

11:20 a.m.           Stuart Borrett, UNCW Associate Provost for Research and Innovation
                            Welcoming Remarks

11:30 a.m.           Keynote Presentation
                            Raymond Andersen, University of British Columbia

12:15 p.m.           Lunch · UNCW Center for Marine Science Lobby

1:00 p.m.             Barry O’Keefe
                            National Cancer Institute (NCI)
                            Head, Protein Chemistry and Molecular Biology Section and Chief, Natural Products Branch                             Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

1:35 p.m.             Carole Bewley
                            National Institutes of Health (NIH) Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry

2:10 p.m.              Frank Mari
                             National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) Team Leader
                             Marine Biochemical Sciences Team

2:45 p.m.              Break

3:00 p.m.              Nathalie Valette-Silver
                             National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Science and Technology Team                                            Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

3:35 p.m.              Antony Williams
                             Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
                             National Center for Computational Toxicology

4:10 p.m.             Thomas Williamson and Wendy Strangman
                            UNCW Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
                            Closing Remarks

4:15 p.m.             Poster Session / Tour · MARBIONC

 

Pre-Summit Interest Group Meetings
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.       

 
Annual Forum of the Cape Fear River Assembly
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.         Changing Waters, Changing Climate, Changing Times
                                    
                                  
         Keynote Speakers:
 
                                           Tancred Miller, N.C. Division of Coastal Management, Coastal and Ocean
                                           Policy Manager

                                           Ramiro Diaz, Waggonner & Ball, Senior Project Designer

 
UNCW Global Marine Science Summit Welcome Social
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.          Oyster Roast · UNCW Center for Marine Science

 
 

UNCW Global Marine Science Summit Technical Program

Thursday, Oct. 10

 
7:30 a.m.                    Check-in and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.                    UNCW Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli
                                   Christopher Finelli, Dean, UNCW Graduate School and Interim Executive
                                   Director of Marine Science
                                   Welcoming Remarks

 

Moderator - Christopher Finelli, Dean, UNCW Graduate School and Interim Executive Director of Marine Science

9:00 a.m.                   Keynote Presentation

                                  Joe Pawlik, Frank Hawkins Kenan Distinguished Professor of Marine Biology
                                  Department of Biology and Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington
                                  New insights into the resilience of Caribbean coral reef ecosystems

9:50 a.m.                   Guan-hong Lee
                                  Department of Oceanography, Inha University, Incheon, Korea        
                                  Anthropocene estuaries: Linking hydro-geomorphic alterations to climate change resilience

10:10 a.m.                 Leila Basti
                                  Marine Environmental Physiology Laboratory; Tokyo University of Marine Science and                                    Technology, Tokyo, Japan     
                                  Coastal aquaculture: Vulnerability and resilience to HAB and climate change

10:30 a.m.                 Break

 

Moderator - Martin Posey, Professor, UNCW Department of Biology and Marine Biology
                        
10:45 a.m.                 Ramiro Diaz
                                  Waggonner & Ball Architecture/Environments, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
                                  Living with Water: Urban resilience in New Orleans, Norfolk and Charleston

11:05 a.m.                 Malena Ripken
                                  Centre for Environment and Sustainability Research, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg,
                                  Germany       
                                  Marine Spatial Planning – transboundary approaches in northern European sea basins

11:25 a.m.                 José Guerreiro
                                  Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Campus da Faculdade de Ciências de Lisboa,
                                  Lisbon University, Lisbon, Portugal
                                  Marine Policy: The challenge of blue growth and the need for maritime spatial planning:
                                  Portugal's leading experience in the EU

11:45 a.m.                 David Gill
                                  Duke University Marine Laboratory, Duke University, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA       
                                  Which one? Relative effectiveness of marine protected areas and implications for spatial
                                  planning

12:05 p.m.                 Lunch · UNCW MARBIONC

 

Moderator - Peter Schuhmann, Professor, UNCW Department of Economics and Finance

1:00 p.m.                   Tibor Vegh
                                  Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University, Durham, North         
                                  Carolina, USA 
                                  Evaluations for blue economy policy development

1:20 p.m.                   Hazel Oxenford
                                  Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of the West Indies,
                                  Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
                                  Sargassum – a threat or an opportunity for the Caribbean blue economy?

1:40 p.m.                   Diane Durance
                                  University of North Carolina Wilmington, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship,         
                                  Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
                                  Fish 2.0 – Growing innovation and investment in sustainable seafood

2:00 p.m.                   Vengatesen Thiyagarajan
                                  The Swire Institute of Marine Science and School of Biological Sciences, The University of
                                  Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
                                  Multiple stresses on oysters in China: a novel threat to global shellfish industries

2:20 p.m.                   Break

 

Moderator - Martin Posey, Professor, UNCW Department of Biology and Marine Biology                         

2:35 p.m.                   Fred Jean
                                  Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France
                                  Integrating multiple stress effects on life history traits of bivalves in coastal areas through
                                  energetic modelling

2:55 p.m.                   Mats Lindegarth
                                  Department of Marine Sciences – Tjärnö, University of Gothenburg, Strömstad,               
                                  Sweden 
                                  Quantifying and modelling the distribution of bivalves in Swedish coastal waters

3:15 p.m.                   Philippe Soudant
                                  Laboratoire des Sciences de l'Environnement Marin (LEMAR), Université de Bretagne       
                                  Occidentale, Plouzane, France             
                                  Ocean production of the healthy long chain omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids under
                                  global changes

3:35 p.m.                   Till Wagner
                                  Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, University North Carolina Wilmington,
                                  Wilmington, North Carolina, USA 
                                  Boom and bust? How spring blooms depend on ice melt in the Arctic ocean
                             
4:00 p.m.                   Technical Poster Session

6:00 p.m.                   Evening Reception · Historic Kenan House, downtown Wilmington

 

Friday, Oct. 11

7:30 a.m.                    Check-in and Continental Breakfast

Moderator - Doug Gamble, Professor and Chair, UNCW Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences

8:30 a.m.                    Sergio N. Bordalo
                                   Division of Petroleum Engineering, Department of Energy, School of Mechanical
                                   Engineering, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
                                   Decommissioning offshore production installations: A Brazilian perspective

8:50 a.m.                    Dylan McNamara
                                   Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, University North Carolina Wilmington,
                                   Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
                                   The stability of human-occupied coastlines

9:10 a.m.                    Kenny Leung
                                   The Swire Institute of Marine Science and School of Biological Sciences, University of Hong
                                   Kong, Hong Kong, China
                                   Design options, implementation issues and evaluating success of ecologically engineered  
                                   shorelines

9:30 a.m.                   Bernadette Snow
                                  Department of Development Studies and Institute for Coastal and Marine Research, Nelson
                                  Mandela University, South Africa
                                  Integrated ocean management in a social-ecological system: Algoa Bay

9:50 a.m.                   Suzanne Palmer
                                  Port Royal Marine Laboratory, The University West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
                                  Environmental change research at the UWI's Port Royal Marine Laboratory, Jamaica

10:10 a.m.                 Break
                                

Moderator - Wade Watanabe, Research Professor and Director of Finfish Aquaculture, UNCW Center for Marine
                    Science

10:25 a.m.                 Donovan Campbell
                                  Department of Geography and Geology, University of the West Indies at Mona, Kingston,
                                  Jamaica
                                  Fish sanctuary as a tool for strengthening climate resilience in Jamaica – emerging
                                  research insights

10:45 a.m.                 Xavier Basurto            
                                  Duke University Marine Laboratory, Duke University, Beaufort, North Carolina, USA 
                                  Why global marine science should care about small-scale fisheries?

11:05 a.m.                 James Morris
                                  NOAA National Ocean Service, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Beaufort, North
                                  Carolina, USA
                                  The AquaBlue revolution: How NOAA is helping grow U.S. aquaculture from inshore to
                                  offshore

11:25 a.m.                 Antonela Paladin       
                                  University of Split, Split, Croatia
                                  Adriatic Sea: Fisheries and perspective

11:45 a.m.                 Chris Hauton
                                  School of Ocean and Earth Science, University of Southampton, Southampton, United         
                                  Kingdom
                                  A new paradigm of pathogen recognition in decapod crustaceans; mechanistic advances
                                  toward rational disease prevention in aquaculture

12:05 p.m.                 Lunch · UNCW MARBIONC

 

Moderator - Wade Watanabe, Research Professor and Director of Finfish Aquaculture, UNCW Center for Marine
                    Science

1:00 p.m.                   Reginald Blaylock
                                  Thad Cochran Marine Aquaculture Center, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, University of
                                  Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA
                                  A brave new, bluer world: Advancing marine finfish production in the Gulf of Mexico


1:20 p.m.                   Kevan Main
                                  Mote Aquaculture Research Park, Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida, USA        
                                  Sustainable production of marine finfish in land-based recirculating aquaculture systems

1:40 p.m.                   Sungchul Bai
                                  Department of Marine Bio-materials and Aquaculture/ Feeds and Foods Nutrition Research  
                                  Center, Pukyong National University, Republic of Korea
                                  Development of the low pollution diet and feeding program based on nutrient requirements
                                  in olive flounder

2:00 p.m.                   Md. Tofazzal Islam
                                  Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
                                  Agricultural University, Bangladesh
                                  Impacts of biotechnology on the blue economy and resiliency of Bangladesh

2:20 p.m.                   Break

Moderator - Ami Wilbur, Director, UNCW Shellfish Research Hatchery and Professor, Department of Biology and
                    Marine Biology                               

2:40 p.m.                   Louise Allcock
                                  Ryan Institute, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, 
                                  Ireland                  
                                  Exploiting and conserving deep-sea genetic resources

3:00 p.m.                  Tan Shau Hwai  
                                 Centre for Marine & Coastal Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
                                 Approaches to poverty alleviation in rural coastal communities in Malaysia - attempts at      
                                 using the blue economy as sustainable income generators

3:20 p.m.                  James Casey
                                 Department of Economics, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, USA
                                 Raising Green for Blue: Increasing contributions for marine conservation through better
                                 understanding of emotional attachment

3:40 p.m.                  Katsuyoshi Mori
                                 World Oyster Society and Tohoku University, Japan          
                                 My Blue Economy: Let the sea live and let us live with the sea

4:00 p.m.                  Stuart Borrett, Associate Provost for Research and Innovation
                                 University of North Carolina Wilmington
                                 Closing Remarks