The International Chair team has attended the MSEAS 2016 conference, which took place from May 30 to June 3 in Brest, France. Team members gave keynote speeches, presentations, but also contributes to organize the young research workshop

The MSEAS 2016 conference focussed on the understanding of marine socio-ecological systems, and more specifically on how to include the human dimension in Integrated Ecosystem Assessments.

Linwood's keynote on Indicators

When carrying research in an interdisciplinary manner, speaking the same language is essential. During this inspirational keynote, Linwood thus invited the audience to think of the variety of understandings that existed when indicators where at stake. Are we talking about indices? indicators? essential variables? What does this imply? 

Amber's presentation

Amber led a parallel session on the understanding the effects of catch share programs. The goal was to give insights into social vulnerability and fishing participation, with a focus on the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands crab fisheries.

Young research workshop

Adrien Comte and Valia Drakou participated to the organization of a young researchers workshop. Goal? Etc.