Workshop Program

The program below is tentative and may be updated before the conference.

Tuesday - 21st  
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch Buffet - Keynote Address by Guillermo E. Herrera, Bowdoin College
  Title: "Better living through science: complementarities and paradigm shifts in the policy landscape"
1:30-3:10 Session 1
  Consumer Preferences for Oyster Attributes: Field Experiments on Brand, Location and Growing Method
  Maik Kecinski University of Delaware
  Consumer Response to Science-Based Eco-Labels: A Field Experiment
  Tongzhe Li University of Delaware
  Understanding Consumer Demand for Atlantic Sea Scallops
  Megan Bailey Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole, MA; Integrated Statistics, Woods Hole, MA
  Siting Aquaculture in Coastal Waters: Measuring Impacts on Residential Property Values
  Keith Evans University of Maine 
3:10-3:30 Break
3:30-5:10 Session 2
  The way water quality should be?: Advisories, risk and water use choice
  Caroline Noblet University of Maine
  What can be learned about community values and value elicitation from a systematic qualitative approach?
  Lisa Wainger University of MD, Ctr Environ Science
  Assessing the demand for safety information on coastal beaches
  Abigail Kaminski University of Maine
  Deterring poaching from a common-pool resource
  Lawrence De Geest University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Wednesday - 22nd  
7:30-8:30 Contintental Breakfast - Keynote Address by Alison Bates, UMass Amherst
  Title: "Using Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning to Address Sustainable Use of Ocean Space at Multiple Scales"
8:30-10:10 Session 3
  Are we running out of sand? A Duration Model of Beach Re-Nourishment
  Yun Qiu Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics Ohio State University
  Analyzing Economic Vulnerability along a Rapidly Changing Coast: The Cost of Wetland Loss
  Luke Boutwell Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy Louisiana State University
  Coastal Land Conservation and Climate Change: Impacts of sea-level rise on conservation in Maine
  Sahan Dissanayake Colby College
  Economic impacts of climate variability on Maine lobster fishery and its climate adaptation options
  Jenny Sun Gulf of Maine Research Institute
10:10-10:30 Break
10:30-12:10 Session 4
  Using a Bio-Economic Model of the Lobster Fishery in the Gulf of Maine to Assess Future Economic Impacts of Increased Water Temperature
  Gabby Carpenter and Michael Donihue, Colby College
  Incentives and Disincentives to Compliance with Protected Species Regulations in the US Northeast Gillnet Fleet: Combining Models and Focus Groups
  Kathryn Bisack NOAA/NMFS/NEFSC/Social Sciences Branch
  The Economic Geography of Scallop Fishing: Concentration, Growth, and Competition at Sea and in Port
  Min-Yang Lee NOAA Fisheries
  Using VR Technology to Assess Tourist Reactions to an Offshore Windfarm
  Mario Teisl, Caroline Noblet, Richard R. Corey, Nicholas A. Giudice, University of Maine