SIDE EVENTS

“Meeting students, public and scientists to talk about acidification”

SPECIAL EVENTS

WORKSHOP “Science and Industry: how are they addressing the impacts of Ocean Acidification on Aquaculture and Fisheries?”

Sponsored by the initiative “Ocean Acidification and other ocean Changes – Impacts and Solutions”


The ecosystem services and their benefits that humans derive from the ocean are threatened by diverse and numerous climate change drivers, one of them being ocean acidification. Ocean acidification has been shown to have negative effects on aquaculture and fisheries at global scale, with proven impacts on shell and biomass production of oyster farmed in Oregon (USA) and New South Wales in Australia, upon mussels in Patagonian ecosystems of southern Chile, scallops in Perú and Chile along the Humboldt current, and also on survival and exoskeleton dissolution of Dungeness crabs along California current and the fish Dover sole on the West Coast of the US. However, ocean acidification is spatially variable, and its impacts have different expressions which increase the vulnerability of local and regional communities relying on production of aquaculture and fisheries resources along coastal ecosystems. To address these problems, science must be coordinated and aligned with the actors of the aquaculture and fisheries industries, first explaining to interest groups the challenges of ocean acidification on marine resources, then describe research and monitoring of carbonate system and associated impacts, and finally providing tools and techniques as adaptation strategies to confront acidification impacts on marine resources and ecosystems. The objective of this workshop is to exchange knowledge and experiences between representatives of the academy, as well as the aquaculture and fishing industry to open collaborative work opportunities that allow us to strengthen the resilience and sustainability of marine ecosystems.

Conveners
- Jorge Antonio Fupuy Chung, Universidad Nacional Pedro Ruiz de Gallo, Perú
- Nelson Lagos, Universidad Santo Tomás, Chile

Moderator
Natalie Bravo, Universidad Nacional Pedro Ruiz de Gallo, Perú

Event details
Date: Monday, September 12, 2022
Time: 8:30-12:00

Event language
Español/English

Introduction to the workshopScience
- Dr. Jean-Pierre Gattuso
CNRS, Sorbonne University and Iddri, France

Panels and Speakers
National and global representatives from shellfish farmers and fisheries, researchers, government agencies, NGOs and policymakers.

Expected number of participants
90 people

Registration
Please register your interest by sending your name and institution to (https://forms.gle/QTAVVhmihsCmZKK28), to attend the Workshop by 30 July 2022. Priority will be given to participants registered in the Symposium, who will have free access. Those who are not registered in the Symposium and wish to participate in the Workshop must pay USD 20 for the Certificate and coffee break, the same day of the event.


CON-CIENCIA EN OA
PARA LA SOCIEDAD Y LOS TOMADORES DE DECISIÓN

Con-science in OA
for society and decision makers.

Anthropogenic CO2 emissions have raised CO2 levels in the atmosphere, causing an increase in the ocean dissolved CO2, causing a decrease in pH, also referred to as ocean acidification OA. In this context, we know that the acidity of the sea plays a fundamental role for organisms, and in particular for calcifying species such as bivalves, and crustaceans, which are cultivated in coastal areas. The science of OA is important, but it is also important to bring knowledge to action, social awareness, and public policies for policymakers.
The objective of this event is to transmit in a very simple language the science of acidification and how to bring this to public policy through the lessons learned in Mexico.

El aumento de las emisiones antropogénicas de CO2 ha elevado los niveles de CO2 en la atmósfera, causando un aumento del CO2 disuelto en los océanos, disminuyendo el pH proceso conocido como acidificación de los océanos (AO). En este contexto, sabemos que la acidez del mar tiene un rol fundamental para los organismos, y en particular en especies calcificadoras como bivalvos y crustáceos, las cuales son cultivadas en las zonas costeras. Es importante la ciencia de la OA pero también llevar el conocimiento a la acción, conciencia social y políticas públicas que acompañen en la toma de decisiones.
El objetivo de este evento es transmitir en un lenguaje muy sencillo todo lo relacionado con la ciencia de la acidificación y cómo llevar esto a la política pública a través de las lecciones aprendidas en México.

Speakers Martín Hernandez-Ayón, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
Alejandra Navarrete (The Ocean Foundation)

Convener
- Michelle Graco, Instituto del Mar del Perú
- Claudia Jacobo, SOA- Sustainable Ocean Alliance
- Jorge Cardich, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Event details
Date: September 15, 2022
Time: 17:30 – 19:00

Who Should Attend
Researchers, Undergraduate & graduate students, Educators, General Public, and policy makers.

Event language
Spanish/English

Expected number of participants
90 people

Registration
Please register your interest by sending your name and institution to [email protected], to attend the Conference by 30 July 2022. Priority will be given to participants registered in the Symposium, who will have free access. Those who are not registered in the Symposium and wish to participate in the Conference must pay USD 20 for the Certificate and coffee break, on the same day of the event.

SIDE EVENTS

OCEAN ACIDIFICATION GOA-ON REGIONAL HUB COORDINATION WORKSHOP

Sponsored by the International Atomic Energy Agency Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre

Event details
Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022 and Sunday, September 11, 2022
Time: 8:30-17:15 each day

Conveners
Ashley Bantelman, IAEA OA-ICC and GOA-ON Secretariat: Gabby Kitch (NOAA OAP); Sarah Flickinger (IAEA OA-ICC); Katherina Schoo (IOC-UNESCO)

Event language
English

Event description
This meeting, hosted by the International Atomic Energy Agency Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre, will include members from active GOA-ON regional hubs to coordinate activities across hubs. For more information, contact Ashley Bantelman ([email protected]).


SOLAS-IMBER OCEAN ACIDIFICATION (SIOA) AND OA-ICC EXPERT GROUP ANNUAL MEETING

Event details
Date: Monday, September 12, 2022
Time: 9:00-15:00

Conveners
Ashley Bantelman and Sarah Flickinger, IAEA OA-ICC

Event language
English

Event description
The purpose of this meeting is to review recent progress and discuss plans for future IAEA OA-ICC activities with the SIOA Working Group and other experts. The focal points for each of the nine OA-ICC activities will present updates from their activities, including progress related to GOA-ON, capacity building, data management and communication. New plans will be discussed during the meeting to pave the way for 2023 and beyond. For more information, contact Ashley Bantelman ([email protected]).


LATIN AMERICAN OCEAN ACIDIFICATION NETWORK (LAOCA) MEETING

Event Details
Date: Monday, September 12, 2022
Time: 13:00-17:30

Convener
- Dra. Carla Berghoff (National Institute of Fisheries Research and Development, Argentina)
- Dr. Cristian A. Vargas (Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Universidad de Concepción, Chile)
Co-Chairs
Latin-American Ocean Acidification Network (LAOCA)

Event Language
Spanish/Portuguese/English

Who Should Attend
Latin-american community and all those interested in ocean acidification research in the region.

Event description
The session will present the role of the LAOCA network on the coordination and support of ocean acidification research in Latin America. State of the art OA research in Latin America, with focus on local-regional advances, and successful experiences in the region will be featured. In addition, an overview of the different realities, opportunities and challenges that the region faces will be included.

  1. LAOCA Network: A regional effort for the coordination and support of ocean acidification research in Latin America- (30 min)
  2. Ocean acidification in tropical Latin America (30 min)
  3. Ocean acidification in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean (30 min) Break (20 minutes)
  4. Ocean acidification in the Humboldt Current ecosystem (30 min)
  5. Open Discussion: knowledge gaps and challenges in the region (35-40 min)

This is an open event however, to monitor the expected number of participants, please email LAOCA representatives ([email protected]) before the event to indicate your interest.


FROM KNOWLEDGE TO ACTION: COMMUNICATING OA SCIENCE TO POLICY MAKERS

Event details
Date: Friday, September 16, 2022
Time: 17:30-19:00

Conveners
The Ocean Foundation and the International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification

Event language
English

Event description
What do policy makers really want to know about ocean acidification and its potential impacts? How can scientists, non-government entities, other stakeholders and community members help to answer their questions? This workshop will provide an overview of best practices in communicating OA science to decision and policy makers and other stakeholders, drawing upon lessons learned and experiences from our national and subnational government members. It will also describe how governments are increasingly tackling ocean acidification through legislation, climate action strategies and other frameworks. For What do policy makers really want to know about ocean acidification and its potential impacts? How can scientists, non-government entities, other stakeholders and community members help to answer their questions? For more information contact Jessie Turner ([email protected] ).


Workshop “Designing multiple driver experiments”.

Sponsored by Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research - International Science Council.

Event details
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022
Time: 09:00-17:00

Conveners
- Christina McGraw, University of Otago
- Sam Dupont, University of Gothenburg and IAEA OA-ICC

Event language
English

Event description
MEDDLE resources were developed to help researchers design and carry out tractable, intercomparable multiple driver experiments. In this workshop, participants will learn how to use MEDDLE to design multiple driver experiments in an ocean acidification context. Topics include:

  • Defining the research question
  • Identifying relevant drivers
  • Identifying biological traits and responses
  • Experimental designs for multiple driver experiments
  • Statistical analysis plans
  • Testing your design and analysis with the MEDDLE simulator

Hosted by SCOR Working Group 149, this free workshop will be led by Christina McGraw (New Zealand), Sam Dupont (Sweden), Natalie Bravo (Peru), and Erik Krieger (New Zealand).

Who Should Attend
Spaces are limited and participants should have at least 1 relevant publication in the field of single or multiple marine stressors.

Expected Number of Participants:
If you would like to attend, contact Christina McGraw ([email protected]) to register your interest. Please include a link to your relevant publication(s) and a brief (<150 words) statement outlining (a) your experience carrying out single or multiple driver experiments (if any) and (b) how you plan to incorporate multiple driver experiments into your work.


GLOBAL OCEAN ACIDIFICATION OBSERVING NETWORK (GOA-ON), EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Sponsored by Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research - International Science Council.

Event details
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022 and Sunday, September 18, 2022
Time: 9:00 - 17:00

Conveners
Jan Newton and Steve Widdicombe, GOA-ON co-chairs

Event language
English

Event description
The 7th annual meeting is for the members of the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) Executive Council to provide updates on GOA-ON’s activities, discuss upcoming activities, current needs for the global ocean acidification community, and future priorities. For more information, contact the GOA-ON Secretariat ([email protected]).