U.C. Davis’ Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute, in conjunction with the UCD School of Law’s California Environmental Law & Policy Center, will host an important and timely conference on September 16-17, 2019. “The Ocean’s Role in Sustainable Food Production” will offer an in-depth, interdisciplinary look at current scientific, economic, social, legal and governance issues surrounding the ocean’s role in global food production. The conference will similarly explore potential impacts of climate change on these functions and processes.
Among other topics, the conference will feature sessions on commercial fisheries management; aquaculture development; marine inputs in aquaculture and agriculture; and forage fish management and conservation.
Speakers will include scientists, academics, economists, business leaders and government officials.
Conference seating is limited, and preregistration is required at a nominal fee. Further information regarding the conference and registration details can be found here.