Posted by: Hendra Siry | 4 March, 2010

The Management of Marine Algal Resources

The Management of Marine Algal Resources
03-05 June 2010 Room «Lucien Laubier» IFREMER, Brest Centre

AMURE, the Centre for Law and Economics of the Sea organizes an international workshop to be held in Brest (France) 4th to 5th June 2010 plus a fi eld visit of Brittany seaweed industry on the 3rd. This meeting is intended to encourage scientists and professionals (fi shers, processing industry, managers) to share their experiences and contribute to the development of international cooperation centring on the theme of Management of marine algal resources. French-English simultaneous translation will be provided.

Organized by the European Institute of Marine Studies, University of Brest, this meeting has been made possible with support from our partners: the ECOKELP Programme (biodiversity section of the French national research agency ANR), the NETALGAE programme (Interregional IV-B Atlantic Offi ce), the Brittany Regional Council, the Finistère General Council, Brest Métropole Océane, GIS Europole Mer, the Brittany Maritime Cluster (Pôle Mer Bretagne) and the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer).

Topics

Contributions are requested from scientists, managers and other professionals interested by one or more of the following themes:
• Management systems for marine algal resources/regulatio ns and recommendations
• Economic aspects of seaweed exploitation and kelp fi sheries
• Risks associated with the disappearance of Laminaria ecosystems
• Forestry engineering of the seabed
• Industrial uses for algae
• Biodiversity and preservation

Abstract Submission

Interested parties (scientists, managers or other professionals) are requested to submit an abstract (maximum 250 words) by March 30, 2010.
Abstract can be submitted in French or English. Notification of acceptance is planned for April 15, 2010.
Certain contributions may be accepted as posters.
Please, send abstract by e-mail to : severine.julien@ univ-brest.fr
Web site www.umr-amure.fr/en_management _algal_2010. php

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