Ocean Recovery
Conference 2021

Programme

9.30-10.40
Session 11 - Reducing the impact of our activities: plastics & noise – what can we do to make a difference?

Chair: Colin Moffat – Chief Scientific Advisor, Scottish Government

Reducing the impact of our activities: plastics & noise – what can we do to make a difference? - Presentation 1
Building networks and stopping plastic at source

Jessica Hickie – Environment Agency

Reducing the impact of our activities: plastics & noise – what can we do to make a difference? - Presentation 2
Preventing Plastic Pollution – raising the ambition

Anne SchroeerOceana

Reducing the impact of our activities: plastics & noise – what can we do to make a difference? - Presentation 3
Marine mammals and noise mitigation

Sarah Canning & Sonia Mendes – JNCC

Reducing the impact of our activities: plastics & noise – what can we do to make a difference? - Presentation 4
Noise Abatement in the marine environment

Nathan Merchant – Cefas
Steve Robinson – NPL

Q&A

Panel Discussion

10.45 - 11.10
Keynote 5 - Tony Juniper

Presentation – Tony Juniper – Chair Natural England 

Q&A with Chair – Tim Morris, UK Major Ports Group – Natural England

11.20 - 12.30
Session 12 - Restoration & Recovery: Nature Based Solutions, Benefits & Challenges

Chair: Mark Duffy – Natural England

Restoring Meadow Marsh & Reef (ReMeMaRe) - Presentation 1
The reality of a plan

Ben Green – The Environment Agency

“How to” guide oyster restoration: historical perspectives and best practice - Presentation 2

Joanne Preston – University of Portsmouth
Celine Gamble – ZSL
Ruth Thurstan – Exeter University
Philine zu ErgmgassenNORA 

Community engagement in Nature Based Solutions - Presentation 2

JetSke Germing – Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum
Sue Burton – Pembrokeshire Marine Special Area of Conservation Relevant Authorities Group

Restoration & Recovery: Nature Based Solutions, Benefits & Challenges - Presentation 4
Restoration & Recovery: Nature Based Solutions, Benefits & Challenges -Q&A

Panel Discussion

13.00 - 14.00
Session 13 - Fisheries: Supporting Ocean Recovery

Chair: Helen McLachlan – WWF

UK Fisheries Act – opportunities for ocean recovery - Presentation 1

Sarah Denman – Client Earth 

UK Fisheries Act – putting ocean recovery into practice - Presentation 2

Gareth Cunningham – RSPB

Supporting Ocean Recovery - Presentation 3
Ending wildlife by catch

Sarah Dolman – Whale and Dolphin Conservation

Supporting Ocean Recovery - Presentation 4
Scotland’s Future Fisheries Management

Jane McPherson – Marine Scotland

Fisheries: Supporting Ocean Recovery - Q&A

Panel Discussion

14.20 - 15.30
Session 14 - Inshore Fisheries

Chair: Jerry Percy – Director of the New Under Tens Fishermen’s Association (NUTFA) 

Inshore Fisheries - Presentation 1
IFCA Update

Robert Clark – Association of IFCAs

Inshore Fisheries - Presentation 2
Future of Our Inshore Fisheries - the journey continues

Kirsten Milliken – SEAFISH

Inshore Fisheries - Presentation 3
Offshore Aquaculture: The developing landscape and multiple benefits

Tim Huntington – Poseidon Aquatic Resource Management

Marine Protected Areas – Beyond Paper Parks - Presentation 4
The importance of recreational angling in the inshore marine environment

David Mitchell – The Angling Trust

Inshore Fisheries Q&A

Panel Discussion

15.40 - 16.50
Session 15 - Marine Protected Areas – Beyond Paper Parks

Chair: Joan Edwards – The Wildlife Trusts

Marine Protected Areas – Beyond Paper Parks - Presentation 1
The Road to 30x30: the Need for Real Ocean Protection - Greenpeace's Campaign on Offshore MPAs

Chris Thorne – Greenpeace UK

Marine Protected Areas – Beyond Paper Parks - Presentation 2
Dogger Bank: the need for effective management

Jean-Luc Solandt – Marine Conservation Society

Marine Protected Areas – Beyond Paper Parks - Presentation 3
MPAs: What next for Scotland?

Howard Wood – Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST)

Marine Protected Areas – Beyond Paper Parks - Presentation 4
Highly Protected Marine Areas update

Jen Ashworth – Defra

Panel discussionMarine Protected Areas – Beyond Paper Parks Q&A

Panel Discussion

17.00 - 17.30
Keynote 6 - Rebuilding Marine Life

Presentation: Commission on Protected Areas, IUCN, Presentation 15 min – Callum Roberts – Exeter University


Q&A – Chair: Dan Laffoley Marine Vice Chair of The World