Shore Leave – Sustainable Futures

EVENT DETAILS

Ask the experts what’s currently being done to safeguard our fisheries into the future.

We are excited to share the details of a new event that will be hosted for the first time at Shore Leave 2022 – Sustainable Futures  

The Inaugural Sustainable Futures Conference will be held on Friday 29 April in the Fitzgerald Room at the Gerald Hotel from 1.30pm. Join the conversation with leaders in the field as we work together towards a sustainable future for WA’s fisheries and aquatic natural resources. 

 

It will be a chance to hear what effects the Marine Heatwaves are having on our oceans, and to ask the experts what’s currently being done to safeguard our fisheries into the future.  

Key Topics Will Include:  

  • ‘IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND MARINE HEATWAVE EFFECT ON FISHERIES’ 
  • ‘COMMERCIAL AND COMMUNITY BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABILITY’ 
  • ‘THE ROLE OF THE MARKET TO RECOGNISE AND REWARD SUSTAINABLE FISHING PRACTICES’ 
  • ‘ECOSYSTEMS BASED FISHERIES SCIENCE FOR THE ABROLHOS FISH HABITAT PROTECTION AREA’  

GUEST SPEAKERS
Dr Nick Caputi
(Senior Principal Research Scientist)
‘Marine Heatwave Effect on Fisheries’

Matt Rutter
(GFC Chief Executive Officer)
Commercial and Community Benefits of Sustainability

Matt Watson
(MSC SENIOR FISHERIES PROGRAM MANAGER, ASIA PACIFIC)
‘The Role of the Market to Recognise
and Reward Sustainable Fishing Practices’

Scott Evans and Nick Konzewitsch
‘Ecosystems Based Fisheries Science for the Abrolhos
Fish Habitat Protection Area’

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