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Knowlton/Jackson Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Rashid Sumaila

January 11, 2019

Title:  Interdisciplinary collaborative ocean economics research with examples from the ‘ocean trenches’.
Abstract
Dr. Rashid Sumaila is Professor and Director of the Fisheries Economics Research Unit, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries & School for Policy and Global Studies, University of British Columbia. He specializes in bioeconomics, marine ecosystem valuation and the analysis of global issues such as fisheries subsidies, illegal fishing, climate change and oil spills. Sumaila is widely published, with over 230 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including in Science, Nature and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. Sumaila has won a number of awards such as the 2017 Volvo Environment Prize; the 2017 Benchley Oceans Award in Science, the 2016 UBC Killam Research Prize, and the 2013 American Fisheries Society Excellence in Public Outreach Award, the Stanford Leopold Leadership Fellowship and the Pew Marine Fellowship. Sumaila was named a Hokkaido University Ambassador in 2016.

Alumni Speaker: Sheila Reddy, Ph.D. is Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives, Chief Strategy Office, The Nature Conservancy. Sheila is leading an initiative to transform how we measure conservation impact using remote sensing and artificial intelligence. She also supports strategy development by ensuring strategy teams have the science they need, especially sciences newer to conservation such as economics and other behavioral sciences.

3:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Robert Paine Scripps Seaside Forum Auditorium
More details here:  https://scripps.ucsd.edu/centers/cmbc/about/events/

Registration is required:  https://cmbc-2019-sumaila.eventbrite.com

 


 

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