Econ Program Review DRAFT Agenda

Agenda for 2017 Review of SWFSC Economics and Human Dimensions Program
25-28 July 2017

Santa Cruz, CA

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TUESDAY 25 JULY

Time Topic Speaker Background documents

Overview of NMFS and SWFSC

8:30 1.0 Open Welcome, review panel charge, general logistics. Toby Garfield 2017 Econ Review TOR
8:40 1.1 Fisheries management background: Pacific Council Perspective.
Jim Seger (PFMC) Coastal Pelagic Species Fishery Management Plan (FMP)
Highly Migratory Species FMP
Groundfish FMP
Salmon FMP
9:00 1.2 Fisheries management background: Economic and Human Dimensions Needs of NMFS' West Coast Region - Overview of Southwest Fisheries Science Center Support.
Scott Rumsey (WCRO) Magnuson-Stevens Act
9:20 2.0 Overview NMFS Economics and Social Science Programs Doug Lipton
9:50 2.1 Overview SWFSC science programs  Toby Garfield SWFSC Strategic Plan 
SWFSC 2017 Annual Guidance Memorandum
10:05 2.2 Overview Fisheries Resources and Fisheries Ecology Division's science programs and relevant fisheries; treaties (FRD); mandates.  Gerard DiNardo/Steve Lindley
10:50 BREAK


Fisheries Resource Division Economics Program
Coastal Pelagic and Highly Migratory Species


11:05 3.0 Introduction to FRD Economics and Social Science Program (ESSP): research themes, collaborators, services, data, ecosystem economics, communications/review.
Dale Squires Firm Behavior under quality controls (Squires)

Technical change and the commons (Squires & Vestergaard)
LJ Econ Review Plan Matrix
LJ Overview Long
LJ Overview Short
LJ Publications
LJ Weblinks
CV Squires
CV Hilger
CV Stohs

12:00 LUNCH

1:00 3.1 Human Dimensions Program: responsibilities, status, and collaborative projects. James Hilger LJ Human Dimensions Short
1:15 3.2 Commercial Fisheries: FRD Fisheries Economics Commercial Data Program - statutory responsibilities, other important economic roles and research regarding domestic HMS FMP Fisheries, CPS FMP Fisheries, International Fisheries and Aquaculture within the scope of SWFSC marine mammal, turtle, HMS and CPS programs. Stephen Stohs LJ Commercial Fisheries Long
LJ Commercial Fisheries Short  
Bayesian inference and assessment (Martin et al)
Bootstrap Analysis of DGN Fishery
Can the US have its fish (Helvey et al)
2:05 3.3 Recreational Fisheries: FRD Fisheries Economics Recreational Program - statutory responsibilities, other important economic roles and research pertaining to recreational fisheries. James Hilger 3.3 A Random Parameter Model (Kuriyama et al.)
3.3 Hitting Capacity (Steiner et al.)
3.3 LJ Recreational Fisheries Long
3.3 LJ Recreational Fisheries Short
3.3 The Economic Contribution (Lovell et al.)
2:55 BREAK

3:10 3.4 Recap/Wrap Up: recap of day and explicit description of how this group addresses overarching questions. Dale Squires 3.4 LJ TOR
3:40 Public comment and Review Panel Open Question and Discussion Period

4:10 Private panel work Presenters available for interviews






WEDNESDAY 26 JULY

Time Topic Speaker Background documents

Fisheries Ecology Division Economics Program
Salmon and Groundfish


8:30 Brief review and schedule for the day Steve Lindley
8:45 4.0 Introduction to FED Fisheries Economics Team: Team introduction and organization; team goals and objectives; research themes; preview of  overarching questions. Rosemary Kosaka

FED SWFSC Mandates and Activities
CV Kosaka
CV Mamula
CV Speir

9:35 4.1 Protected Species & Ecosystem-Based Management: Salmonid Habitat and Water Resource Economics Central Valley water allocation and economic impacts; benefit-cost analysis of habitat restoration; groundwater management and conjunctive use. Cameron Speir Briefing Document
List of publications and reports
Pacific Salmon at the Crossroads (Nehlsen et al.)
Estimating Economic Impacts of Irrigation Water Supply Policy (Speir & Stradley)
10:25 BREAK

10:40 4.2 Commercial Fisheries, Communities, & Human Dimensions: Dynamics of Fishing Communities and Fleets Fisheries management support; data access and management; productivity, vessel returns and vessel movement; analysis of fishing communities; community quota fund performance and impacts.
Aaron Mamula

Briefing Document  
List of publications and reports
Multifactor productivity, environmental change, and regulatory impacts (Mamula & Collier)
PFMC Groundfish Fact Sheet
PFMC Salmon Fact Sheet
California's Commercial Fisheries (Thomson)

11:30  4.3 Ecosystem-based Management & Recreational Fisheries: Ecosystem values and public preferences recreational fishing data collection; ocean and coastal ecosystem values; public attitudes and preferences for Marine Protected Areas.
Rosemary Kosaka Briefing Document Ecosystem Values
List of publications and reports
California Saltwater Sport Fishing Survey
National Ocean Recreation Expenditure Survey Report
Using choice models to inform large marine protected area design (Wallmo & Kosaka)
12:00 LUNCH

1:00 4.4. Recap/Wrap Up - recap of day and explicit description of how this group addresses overarching questions.   Aaron Mamula and Steve Lindley
1:45 Public comment and Review Panel Open Question and Discussion Period

2:15 Private panel work: Presenters available for interviews






THURSDAY 27 JULY

Time Topic

9:00 Private panel work Closed Session

12:00 Lunch with analysts


FRIDAY 28 JULY

Time Topic

9:00 Private panel work Closed Session

1:30 Panel report out to Center Leadership Closed Sesssion

Last modified: 7/26/2017