The theme is: “From science to policy: How applied studies of elasmobranch biology can provide the evidence to support stock assessments, advice and management decisions”.
The opening address will be delivered by Fiona Harrison, Deputy Chief Scientific Advisor for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). A keynote presentation will also be given by Sarah Fowler, founder of both the EEA and the Shark Trust and a leading voice in global shark conservation management.
Registration is now open – Late registration fees are applicable after the 16th September.
Delegate offers: As EEA delegates you will have the opportunity to pre-purchase copies of the newly released Sharks of the World by Ebert, Fowler and Campagno, illustrated by Dando at a greatly reduced price! Usually £45 now £35 for EEA delegates – collection at the conference only.
Tom Peschak’s new book Sharks and People will also be on offer for pre-purchase and collection – watch the website for detail .
For more information visit: www.sharktrust.org/eea2013
Presented in association with The Marine Institute, Plymouth University; The National Marine Aquarium; and Save our Seas Foundation.