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Past Symposia and Conferences

NAFO has held nine symposia since 2001, often in conjunction with other organisations sharing similar interests on the long-term sustainability of fisheries, fish stocks and the ecosystems they occupy. These have been supported by four dedicated workshops covering a variety of specialised topics that support the work of the Scientific Council. Proceedings are published in the NAFO’s Journal of Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science or in the journal of the organising partner. A full list is given below:

Symposium on The Ecosystem of the Flemish Cap (September 2004)

30 September 2004

Symposium on The Ecosystem of the Flemish Cap (September 2004)

8-10 September 2004, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Symposium on The Ecosystem of the Flemish Cap was held in Holiday Inn Harbourview in Dartmouth , Nova Scotia during 8-10 September 2004.

The purpose of this Symposium was to better understand the ecosystem of the Flemish Cap and its evolution, particularly addressing the topics...


NAFO Study Group on Limit Reference Points (LRPSG) (April 2004)

30 April 2004

NAFO Study Group on Limit Reference Points (LRPSG) (April 2004)

15-20 April 2004, IFREMER, Lorient, France

Workshop on "Mapping & Geostatistical Methods for Fisheries Stock Assessments" (September 2003)

30 September 2003

Workshop on "Mapping & Geostatistical Methods for Fisheries Stock Assessments" (September 2003)

September 2003, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Workshop was convened by David Kulka (Canada) and Lisa Hendrickson (USA) and the instructors were:
Dr. Nicolas Bez (Centre de Géostatistique, Fontainebleau, France), Dr. Reiner Schlitzer (Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany), and Jerry Black, Dr. Mark Simpson, and David Kulka (Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada). There were 28 participants from Canada, Denmark (Faroe Islands and Greenland), Estonia, the European Union (France, Germany, Portugal, and Spain), the Russian Federation, and the United States of America.

Workshop on "Precautionary Approach to Fisheries Management" (April 2003)

30 April 2003

Workshop on "Precautionary Approach to Fisheries Management" (April 2003)

March/April 2003 in St. John's, NL, Canada

Symposium on Elasmobranch Fisheries (September 2002)

1 September 2002

Symposium on Elasmobranch Fisheries (September 2002)

Elasmobranch Fisheries: Managing for Sustainable Use and Biodiversity Conservation

11‒13 September 2002, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Mini-Symposium on Hydrographic Variability in NAFO Waters (June 2002)

Symposium on Deep-Sea Fisheries (2001)

30 September 2001

Symposium on Deep-Sea Fisheries (2001)

12-14 September 2001, Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba

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