Marine Spatial Planning Workshop

Day 1 – Introduction to Marine Spatial Planning

Welcome to the Marine Spatial Planning Workshop

Stephanie Brodie
University of California Santa Cruz, USA

Marine Spatial Planning and Beyond: Basic concepts and auxiliary planning tools applied

Michelle Portman
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

A practical approach to designing networks of marine reserves that consider ecological connectivity and the effects of ocean warming

Jorge Alvarez Romero
James Cook University, Australia

Challenges for revising MSP in the German EEZ of the North Sea

Vanessa Stelzenmüller
Thünen-Institute of Sea Fisheries, Germany

Marine Spatial Planning in South Africa – challenges and opportunities

Mandy Lombard
Nelson Mandela University, South Africa

Networked-knowledge-to-action in support MSP implementation in Brazil

Leopoldo Gerhardinger
Brazilian Future Ocean Panel – PAINELMAR, Brazil

Ecosystem-based management and the allocation of ocean space in Norway

Gunnar Sander
NIVA (Norwegian Institute for Water Research), Norway

Day 2 – Missing Layers in Marine Spatial Planning

Introduction and recap of Day 1 of the workshop

Samiya Selim
Center for Sustainable Development, University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh

Bridging the gap between dominant economic rhetoric and de facto social-ecological systems approaches

Priscila Lopes
Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Saving lives and engaging fishers as Citizen Scientists to inform Marine Spatial Planning in Bangladesh

Shanta Shamsunnahar
Wildlife Conservation Society, Bangladesh

Culturally significant areas – a way forward?

Kira Gee
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany

The view from the other side: Ocean grabbing, environmental justice, and the dignified resurgence towards decolonized autonomous lifeworlds

Marlene Brito-Millán
Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero, México

Considering Indigenous Peoples and local communities in the governance of the global ocean commons

Guillermo Ortuño Crespo
Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden

Missing layers – Concluding remarks and take home messages

Samiya Selim
Center for Sustainable Development, University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh

Traditional/indigenous perspective together with a feminist decolonizing perspective

Center for Interdisciplinary Environmental Justice
Center for Interdisciplinary Environmental Justice, USA and Mexico

ACTIVITY – A call to defiance: Tools for decolonial feminist science

Center for Interdisciplinary Environmental Justice
Center for Interdisciplinary Environmental Justice, USA and Mexico

Day 2 wrap up

Samiya Selim
Center for Sustainable Development, University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh

Day 3 – Marine Spatial Planning and Governance

Governance – Introduction to Day 3

Maria Grazia Pennino
Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO), Spain

Kelly Ortega
Rhodes University, South Africa 

MSP in governance and governance in MSP

Karen Alexander
University of Tasmania, Australia

Governance – Sustainable development and participatory measures in marine spatial planning regulation in South Africa

Denning Metuge
Nelson Mandela University, South Africa

Tracking fish and fisheries for conservation and management

Tim White
Global Fishing Watch (GFW), USA

Challenges and opportunities for managing highly migratory species at ecosystem scale

María José Juan Jorda
AZTI, Spain

Transboundary and Ecosystem-based Marine Spatial Planning

Kemal Pinarbasi
University of Basque Country, Spain

Flash talk – Co-designing an MSP in Algoa Bay, South Africa: Stakeholder analysis as a first step towards collaborative ocean governance

Nina Rivers
Nelson Mandela University, South Africa

Flash talk – Amplifying the potential of marine spatial planning from theory to practice

Julie Reimer
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Flash talk – Supporting participatory action plans with hierarchical Bayesian models to improve spatial management in data-poor, small-scale fisheries

Jennifer Rehren
Instituto Español de Oceanografía, Spain

Flash talk – Stakeholder Engagement in Marine Spatial Planning: A Focus on Ocean Governance in Fiji

Priyatma Singh
The University of Fiji, Fiji

Flash talk – MSP and the challenge of integrating climate change

Catarina Frazão Santos
University of Lisbon, Portugal

Flash talk – Integrating small scale fisheries and Marine Spatial Planning

Tania Mendo
University of St. Andrews, UK

Closing of the workshop

André Frainer
Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA), Norway