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30 Aug 2017:
Day 1 Atlantic Salmon Conference

12:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 30th August 2017

Lecture Theatre, Inverness College UHI, 1 Inverness Campus, Inverness, IV2 5NA

 

Atlantic Salmon Marine Ecology: Knowns and Unknowns

 

 

Draft Conference Programme

 

DAY 1 (12:00 – 21:00)

12:00 – 13:00   Registration – coffee and bacon rolls provided 

13:00 – 13:05   Start and Housekeeping

13:05 – 13:10   Welcome – Dr Melanie Smith, Head of Research Development, UHI Inverness College

13:10 – 13:30   Introduction and Opening – Dr Peter Hutchinson, Secretary, NASCO

Setting the Scene

13:30 – 13:50   Professor Eric Verspoor (RLI) - Setting the stage

Part I – Freshwater Biology influences on Marine Biology

Chairman: Frank Spencer-Nairn

13:50 – 14:20   Andy Moore (CEFAS) - The role of the freshwater environment on regulating smolt behaviour and survival in the sea

14:20 – 14:50   Alastair Stephen (SSE) The in-river component of marine mortality: insights from studies of hydro dammed impacted rivers

14:50 – 15:10                                       ****Discussion****

15:10 –15:40                              ***Coffee Break and Posters ***

Part II – Coastal Ecology

Chairman: Dr Sarah Bailey-Slater

15:40 – 16:10   Jon Carr (ASF) Tracking studies of post-smolts in North America

16:10 – 16:40   Matt Newton (AST) Tracking studies of post-smolts in the coastal environment

16:40 – 17:10   David Morris (MSS) Tracking studies of post-smolts on Scotland’s west coast

17:10 – 17:30                                        ****Discussion****

17:30 – 18:30                             ****Reception and Posters ****

19:00 – 21:00                    ***Buffet dinner and Guest Speaker ***

£80 tickets are for both days of the Conference and includes Refreshments and conference dinner.  The final programme will be confirmed in due course.  Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

 

Science Conference - Dr Mark Coulson RLI

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