Dates: 14-15 October 2015
Venue: Split, Croatia
A new activity on biological ocean observations was approved by the board. The participants were also presented with two new publications, the new Position Paper on deep sea research and a booklet on Ocean Literacy from the Sea Change Project.
The open session theme was new paradigms in science-based fisheries management and featured the following presentations:
Adriatic fisheries: from science, through policy to management, Nedo Vrgoc
Science support to the CFP – perspectives of the European Commission, Kenneth Patterson
ICES integrated assessments underpinning ecosystem approach to management, Yvonne Walther
Fishing industry science: unlocking the real potential of fishing industry data, knowledge and curiosity, Martin Pastoors
Global fisheries – what role in future food security, Serge Garcia
The evening lecture, given by Ferdinando Boero, was called “GES Revolutions”.