2013 Public Policy Forum 2017-10-24T14:10:24+00:00

March 6, 2013, 9am – 5:45pm
Reserve Officers Association Building

Reception 6-8pm
Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253

Program
Summary
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Representative Alan Lowenthal (D- CA 47) (Presentation unavailable)

Panel 1: Coastal Inundation Threats to our Nation’s Economy and Security

  • Sherri Goodman – Moderator – CNA (Presentation unavailable)
  • Larry Atkinson – Old Dominion University (PowerPoint presentation can be accessed Here)
  • Margaret Davidson – NOAA’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (PowerPoint presentation can be accessed here)
  • Frank Nutter – Reinsurance Association of America (PowerPoint presentation can be accessed here)

Rear Admiral Jonathan White (Oceanographer of the Navy) – Update on US Navy’s Climate Change Task Force Activities (Presentation unavailable)

Senator Murkowski (R-AK) – Recipient of Ocean Leadership’s Admiral James D. Watkins Award (Presentation unavailable)

Panel 2: Ocean Acidification Impacts on Sustainable Seafood Production

  • Mark Abbott – Moderator – Oregon State University (Presentation unavailable)
  • George Waldbusser – Oregon State University (PowerPoint presentation can be accessed here)
  • Libby Jewett – NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program (PowerPoint presentation can be accessed here)
  • Mark Wiegardt – Whisky Creek Shellfish Hatchery (Presentation unavailable)
  • Catherine Barrett – Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard(Presentation unavailable)

Senator Begich (D-AK) — Recipient of Ocean Leadership’s Admiral James D. Watkins Award (Presentation unavailable)

Representative Rob Wittman (R-VA 1) (Presentation unavailable)

Panel 3: Economic Opportunities and Impacts in a Changing Arctic

  • John Farrell – Moderator – U.S. Arctic Research Commission (PowerPoint presentation can be accessed here)
  • Brendan Kelly – White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (PowerPoint presentations on Arctic Management and Arctic Research)
  • Frank Herr – Office of Naval Research (PowerPoint presentation can be accessed here)
  • Bill Mowitt – Congressional Fellow, Senator Begich (D-AK) (PowerPoint presentation can be accessed here)

The 2013 Public Policy:
The Economies of a Changing Ocean

AGENDA

9:00 AM – Breakfast

9:30 AM – Welcome Remarks – Bob Gagosian, President of Ocean Leadership

10:00 AM – Representative Alan Lowenthal (D- CA 47)

10:15 AM – Coastal Inundation Threats to our Nation’s Economy and Security

11:45AM – Rear Admiral Jonathan White (Oceanographer of the Navy) – Update on US Navy’s Climate Change Task Force Activities

12:15 PM Lunch

1:15 PM – Senator Murkowski (R-AK) – Recipient of Ocean Leadership’s Admiral James D. Watkins Award

1:45 PM – Ocean Acidification Impacts on Sustainable Seafood Production

3:15 PM – Break

3:45 PM – Senator Begich (D-AK) — Recipient of Ocean Leadership’s Admiral James D. Watkins Award

4:00 PM — Representative Rob Wittman (R-VA 1)

4:15 PM – Economic Opportunities and Impacts in a changing Arctic

  • John FarrellModerator — U.S. Arctic Research Commission
  • Brendan Kelly – White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Frank Herr – Office of Naval Research
  • Bill Mowitt – Congressional Fellow, Senator Begich (D-AK)

5:45 PM – Closing Remarks and Adjourn – Bob Gagosian, President of Ocean Leadership

6:00 PM – Reception – Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253