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Workshop 2: Interventions to Increase the Resilience of Coral Reefs

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East-West Center Imin Conference Center

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1777 East-West Road

Honolulu, HI 96848

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The workshop is one component of the information-gathering activities that may inform the deliberations of the National Academies’ Committee on Interventions to Increase the Resilience of Coral Reefs. Discussions at the workshop will include perspectives on the opportunities and challenges for conserving coral reefs, and discussions focused on risks and benefits of implementing novel approaches for improving coral reef resilience.




DRAFT AGENDA

8:00 AM Breakfast

8:30 AM Introduction

Stephen Palumbi, Committee Chair

8:45 AM Opportunities and challenges for coral restoration in the Pacific--perspectives from science and management

Russell Sparks, Hawaii Divison of Aquatic Resources

Gerry Davis, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Lance Smith, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Fran Castro, University of Guam

Dave Wachenfeld, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (remote)

10:30 AM Break

10:45 AM Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program

Line Bay, Australian Institute of Marine Science

11:45 AM Risks and Benefits of Interventions to Increase Thermal Tolerance

Madeleine van Oppen, Australian Institute of Marine Science and University of Melbourne (remote)

12:30 PM Lunch

1:30 PM Risks from novel approaches: invasion and disease introduction

Celia Smith, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Joleah Lamb, Cornell University

Drew Harvell, Cornell University (remote)

2:45 PM The risk of doing nothing: the value of coral reefs and active intervention

Kirsten Oleson, University of Hawaii at Manoa

3:15 PM Break

3:30 PM Frameworks for evaluating interventions: lessons from other taxa

Invasion Ecology: Jeb Byers, University of Georgia (remote)

Managed Breeding: Robin Waples, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (remote)

Managing Disease: Jared Westbrook, American Chestnut Foundation

Structured Decision Making: Michael Runge, U.S. Geological Survey

5:30 PM Adjourn



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1777 East-West Road

Honolulu, HI 96848

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