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Last Modified: Wednesday, 22-Nov-2017 16:57:57 PST

Track Sessions Session Chair, Affiliation Session Code
Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation, & ResearchRestoration and protection today for an uncertain tomorrow: climate change in practiceJennifer Pouliotte, Puget Sound PartnershipCLIMATE1
Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation, & ResearchHarmful Phytoplankton in the Salish SeaTeri King, University of WashingtonCLIMATE2
Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation, & ResearchSea level rise adaptation strategies and governance: Experiences in British Columbia and Washington State (PANEL - Closed for submissions) Nicole Faghin, Washington Sea Grant---
Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation, & ResearchUsing Collaborative Multi-Sector Partnerships to Address Sea Level Rise in Washington State (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Paul Dye, Washington Sea Grant---
Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation, & ResearchIntegrated coastal climate change modeling for Salish Sea planningEric Grossman, US Geological SurveyCLIMATE3
Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation, & ResearchChallenges and opportunities related to the assessment and management of wood waste in the aquatic environmentKate Schendel, Vancouver Fraser Port AuthorityCLIMATE4
Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation, & ResearchEstuarine Climate Change AdaptationJeff Parsons, Herrera Enviromental ConsultantsCLIMATE5
Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation, & ResearchOcean Acidification in the Salish Sea: New findings from science and managementWiley Evans, Hakai InstituteCLIMATE6
Collaboration & EngagementDiversity and Inclusion for Environmental Progress (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Michael Chang, Makah Tribe---
Collaboration & EngagementCommunity Marine Science Centers Collaborative [WORKSHOP - Closed for submissions)Janine Boire, Port Townsend Marine Science Center---
Collaboration & EngagementCoastal Almanac: Marine Science Beyond the Ivory Tower (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Marco Hatch, Western Washington University---
Collaboration & EngagementDrayton Harbor shellfish recovery – A case study of local collaborationAndrea Hood, Washington Department of HealthENGAGE2
Collaboration & EngagementUnderstanding what matters to agricultural producersDan Calvert, Puget Sound ParntershipENGAGE3
Collaboration & EngagementProtecting riparian areas in agricultural landscapes: reach-scale planning and acquisition projects from the NEP watershed lead organizationCarrie Byron, Washington State Dept. of EcologyENGAGE4
CommunicationInsights from Community-Based Approaches to Salish Sea Restoration Projects Peter Hummel, Anchor QEACOMM1
CommunicationScience communication and Salish Sea recovery: are we failing? (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Hilary Wilkinson, Veda Environmental---
CommunicationPractice in action – what does effective science communication look like? (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Hilary Wilkinson, Veda Environmental---
CommunicationBroadening the audience: Can ’Silicon Valley North’ change the way we think about Salish Sea recovery? (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Robert Ewing, Puget Sound Partnership Science Panel and University of California, Berkeley ---
CommunicationGeneral Communication---COMM2
Data & Information ManagementUnderstanding the Salish Sea Model and it's application for Puget Sound recoveryTarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest National LabsDATA1
Data & Information ManagementCoordinating Regionally-accepted Nearshore Geospatial DataJennifer Burke, Puget Sound PartnershipDATA6
Data & Information ManagementModeling Change in the Transboundary Salish Sea Dino Marshalonis, U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyDATA2
Data & Information ManagementSalish Sea marine ecosystem data collation and managementTerry CurranDATA5
Data & Information ManagementStructure from motion and drone aerial imagery for coastal restoration and managementBranden Rishel, Coastal Geologic ServicesDATA3
Data & Information ManagementCitizen science education, data management and project effectiveness communicationLucas Hart, Northwest Straits CommissionDATA4
Economics, Ecosystem Services, & Human Well-BeingDeciding where to invest: Prioritization of green stormwater infrastructure projects in the Salish Sea watershedChristian Nilsen, GeosyntecECON1
Economics, Ecosystem Services, & Human Well-BeingSo how do we pay for this?! Funding Puget Sound and Salish Sea protection and recoveryMindy Roberts, Washington Environmental CouncilECON2
Economics, Ecosystem Services, & Human Well-BeingSalish Sea Cities as hubs in North America's sustainable seafood movement (PANEL - Closed for submissions) Edward Allison, University of Washington---
Economics, Ecosystem Services, & Human Well-Beingecosystem services valuation, understanding nature’s benefits across international, cultural, and socio-economic boundaries Matt Van Deren, Earth EconomicsECON3
Economics, Ecosystem Services, & Human Well-BeingStatus and future of Puget Sound Partnership human wellbeing indicators (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Kelly Biedenweg, Oregon State University---
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionThe Lower Fraser River: a wildlife hotspot on the brink Laura Kehoe, University of VictoriaECOSYS1
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionAchieving an integrated watershed approach for freshwater ecosystems in the Salish SeaStephen Stanley, Washington Department of EcologyECOSYS2
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionStrategic Recovery: Planning and implementing ecosystem recoveryAngela Adams, U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyECOSYS3
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionStrategic Recovery: Managing recovery at different scalesKari Stiles, Puget Sound PartnershipECOSYS10
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionStrategic Recovery: Linking Science to Decision MakingNicholas Georgiadis, Puget Sound InstituteECOSYS4
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionStrategic Recovery: Workshop leveraging the recovery community to tackle key challenges (WORKSHOP - Closed for submissions)Julie Watson, WDFW & Habitat Strategic Initiative Lead---
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionInnovative co-management partnerships to improve salmon habitat and recreationSteve Hinton, Skagit River System CooperativeECOSYS5
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionUsing traditional ecological knowledge to protect natural resourcesTodd Mitchell, Swinomish TribeECOSYS6
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionIntegration of science and policy leadership in Puget SoundLaura Blackmore, Puget Sound PartnershipECOSYS7
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionSeagrass Cross-border ConnectionsMargot Hessing-Lewis, Hakai InstituteECOSYS8
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionTribal Governments Advancing Puget Sound Recovery through the Sharing of Culture, Science and Leadership (PANEL - Closed for submissions)David Herrera, Skokomish Tribe---
Ecosystem Management, Policy, & ProtectionThe application and creation of knowledge that leads to action to restore and protect an ecosystemDonald Castelden, Comox Valley Project Watershed SocietyECOSYS9
Fate, Transport, & Toxicity of ChemicalsModeling the effects of pesticides, toxicants, and multiple stressors on the fish populations of the Salish SeaWayne Landis, Western Washington UniversityTOXICITY1
Fate, Transport, & Toxicity of ChemicalsContaminants in marine mammals of the Salish Sea and their food webMarie Noel, Ocean WiseTOXICITY2
Fate, Transport, & Toxicity of ChemicalsBiological Indicators of Stormwater Impacts and Mitigation Effectiveness in the Salish SeaJulann Spromberg, Northwest Fisheries Science CenterTOXICITY3
Fate, Transport, & Toxicity of ChemicalsGeneral session on contaminants in wildlife John Elliott, Environment and Climate Change CanadaTOXICITY4
Fate, Transport, & Toxicity of ChemicalsOccurrence and impacts of Contaminants of Emerging Concern in the Salish SeaAndrew James, University of WashingtonTOXICITY5
Habitat Restoration & ProtectionRestoring shellfish harvesting beaches in the transboundary Salish SeaLawrence Sullivan, Washington Department of HealthHABITAT1
Habitat Restoration & ProtectionNearshore Practitioners Workshop – Developing a new multi-purpose data-driven tool based on Puget Sound-wide new shoreline data to meet the needs of restoration practitioners and resource-protectors in the Salish Sea (WORKSHOP - Closed for submissions)Tish Conway-Cranos, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife---
Habitat Restoration & ProtectionChallenges and solutions for shoreline armor removal and design of soft shore protectionJessica Cote, Confluence Environmental CompanyHABITAT2
Habitat Restoration & ProtectionKelp distribution and recovery strategies in the Salish Sea. Helen Berry, WA Department of Natural ResourcesHABITAT3
Habitat Restoration & ProtectionForage fish spawning beach restoration and monitoring results in the Salish SeaJim Johannessen, Coastal Geologic Services Inc.HABITAT4
Habitat Restoration & ProtectionBuilding resilient floodplains through regional policy, community-driven solutions and science- the story of integrated floodplain management.Libby Gier, Department of Natural ResourcesHABITAT5
Habitat Restoration & ProtectionBig Objects Need Big Solutions: Addressing the environmental effects of major infrastructure around the Salish SeaSusan O'Neil, Long Live the KingsHABITAT6
Land-Use, Growth & DevelopmentGrowing smart: diverse perspectives on encouraging density in Puget Sound's Urban Growth AreasTristan Peter-Contesse, Puget Sound PartnershipLAND1
Land-Use, Growth & DevelopmentThe performance of low impact development applied across land use scales using flow control, water quality and biological metrics Curtis Hinman, Herrera Environmental ConsultantsLAND2
Land-Use, Growth & DevelopmentBeyond Armwaving and Anecdotes: Bringing Adaptive Management to Land Use PlanningKeith Folkerts, WDFWLAND3
Land-Use, Growth & DevelopmentRiparian Areas: Science and Management Recommendations from WDFW (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Amy Windrope, Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlife---
Land-Use, Growth & DevelopmentRevamping PHS: Improving how WDFW provides land use advice to conserve habitatKeith Folkerts, WDFWLAND4
Land-Use, Growth & DevelopmentWho knew hazard mitigation could be so beautiful? Integrating GI and LID into Hazard Mitigation PlansKrista Mendelman, US EPA Region 10LAND5
Monitoring: Species & HabitatsEvolution and integration of long term status and trends monitoring programs to assess nutrient enrichment and climate change pressures in the Salish SeaMargaret Dutch, Washington State Department of EcologyMONITOR1
Monitoring: Species & HabitatsShorebird monitoring in the Salish Sea: A session to launch a shared, scalable and integrative currency of estuarine value from hectare to hemisphere. Todd Hass, Puget Sound PartnershipMONITOR2
Monitoring: Species & HabitatsTransboundary monitoring of marine birds and mammals in the Salish SeaPeter Hodum, University of Puget SoundMONITOR3
Monitoring: Species & HabitatsChanges in ecosystem function and climate revealed by long-term monitoring in the Salish Sea.Jude Apple, Padilla Bay NERRMONITOR4
PlasticsReducing Plastics Pollution: State of the Science and International Policy SolutionsSydney Harris, U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyPLASTIC1
PlasticsMicroplastic pollution: a troubling, yet tractable, conservation priority in the Salish Sea Peter Ross, Ocean WisePLASTIC2
Policy, Management, & RegulationsAddressing European green crab in the Salish Sea: A rare opportunity for international collaboration toward effective aquatic invasive species control and prevention (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Allen Pleus, Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife---
Policy, Management, & RegulationsResilience: a toolbox with no tools?Kenneth Currens, NW Indian Fisheries CommissionPOLICY1
Policy, Management, & RegulationsBeyond theory: the assessment and management of cumulative effects in the Salish SeaCathryn Clarke Murray, Institute of Ocean SciencesPOLICY2
Policy, Management, & RegulationsPolicy and management issues for restoring and protecting water quality in the Salish SeaDustin Bilhimer, WA Department of EcologyPOLICY3
Policy, Management, & RegulationsExploring Best Practices in Ecosystem Services Valuation (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Leah Kintner, Puget Sound Partnership---
Policy, Management, & RegulationsEnforcing ecological protections--challenges and opportunitiesKyle Loring, Friends of the San JuansPOLICY4
Policy, Management, & RegulationsThe 30-year history of the Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference - where we started, where we've been, and where we may be going. (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Scott Redman, Puget Sound Partnership---
Policy, Management, & RegulationsEuropean green crab in the Salish Sea: Background, status, threats and controls (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Jeffrey Adams, Washington Sea Grant---
Policy, Management, & RegulationsMarine Protected Areas and Marine Spatial Planning: Challenges and opportunities for large-scale ecosystem protection and integrated management in the Salish SeaAlexandra Barron, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society- BC ChapterPOLICY5
Policy, Management, & RegulationsToxic pollution cleanup, prevention, and public participation - the role of the Model Toxics Control Act in Puget Sound recoveryDarcy Nonemacher, Washington Environmental CouncilPOLICY6
Species & Food WebsAdvances in the understanding of drivers of change and potential conservation actions for Pacific herring in the Salish SeaTessa Francis, Univ of Washington TacomaSPECIES1
Species & Food WebsThe impacts of open net pen salmon farming on wild salmon and the implications for local communitiesDylan Shea, University of TorontoSPECIES2
Species & Food WebsChanges in marine mammal occurrence in the Salish Sea (PANEL - Closed for submissions)John Calambokidis, Cascadia Research---
Species & Food WebsRecovery and monitoring for ESA-listed rockfish and habitats in the Salish SeaJamey Selleck, NOAASPECIES3
Species & Food WebsThe Salish Sea Marine Survival Project – Key Findings of Transboundary Research on Salmon Survival in the Salish SeaBrian Riddell, Pacific Salmon FoundationSPECIES4
Species & Food WebsInterdisciplinary approaches to understanding eutrophication and over-enrichment of nutrients in Puget Sound and effects on marine speciesChris Harvey, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science CenterSPECIES5
Transboundary Management & PolicyBritish Columbia / Washington State Collaboration on Transboundary Water Quality: FCBs in the Nooksack RiverCarley Coccola, BC Ministry of Environment, CanadaBOUNDARY1
Transboundary Management & PolicyFederal Initiatives: Puget Sound Federal Task ForceGina Bonifacino, US EPABOUNDARY2
Transboundary Management & PolicyFederal Initiatives: Oceans Protection Plan (OPP)Lorraine Gill, Transport CanadaBOUNDARY3
Transboundary Management & PolicyFederal Initiatives: Priority Transboundary OpportunitiesLisa Chang, US Environmental Protection AgencyBOUNDARY4
Transboundary Management & PolicyManaging the Salish Sea for the seventh generation: balancing economic prosperity and ecological integrity in the context of the Coast Salish homeland (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Debra Lekanof, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community---
Transboundary Management & PolicyJoining Efforts to Support At Risk Species in the Transboundary Salish Sea EcosystemCecilia Wong, Environment and Climate Change CanadaBOUNDARY5
Vessel Traffic: Risk & ImpactsPerspectives on changing vessel traffic in the Salish Sea (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Scott Ferguson, Washington State Department of Ecology---
Vessel Traffic: Risk & ImpactsCollaborating to reduce impacts of underwater noise from vessels with a focus on southern resident killer whales: Biological impacts of underwater noise from vessels.Kathy Heise, Coastal Ocean Research InstituteVESSEL1
Vessel Traffic: Risk & ImpactsCollaborating to reduce impacts of underwater noise from vessels on southern resident killer whales: Understanding and managing underwater noise from vessel activities.Orla Robinson, Vancouver Fraser Port AuthorityVESSEL2
Vessel Traffic: Risk & ImpactsCollaborating to reduce impacts of underwater noise from vessels on southern resident killer whales: Utilizing a regional collaborative approach to address cumulative transboundary issues: Case Studies from the Salish Sea (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Krista Trounce, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Canada---
Vessel Traffic: Risk & ImpactsTribal and First Nations leadership on trans-boundary shipping safety and cultural resource protection (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Chad Bowechop, Makah Indian Tribe Office of Marine Affairs---
Vessel Traffic: Risk & ImpactsAnchorage Trends in the Salish Sea (PANEL - Closed for submissions)Stephanie Buffum, Friends of the San Juans---
Vessel Traffic: Risk & ImpactsImpacts of noise and oilspill pollution on from ocean going vessels on marine wildlife and the economy of the Salish SeaMisty MacDuffee, RaincoastVESSEL3
GeneralGeneral (for Program Committee Review & Assignment)---GENERAL1