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AGENDA - June 27 – 28, 2017

COMMUNITY RESILIENCY WORKSHOP

NOAA Fisheries’ Greater Atlantic Regional Office

Purpose: To gain a better understanding of how we can work together to address community vulnerability based on changes in infrastructure and economic diversity due to ecological, regulatory, and economic conditions.

Facilitator:  Brooke Carney, NOAA Office of Atmospheric Research.

DAY ONE

 

 

8:00 – 8:30 AM          

Check-in, order lunch

 

8:30 – 8:45 AM

 

Welcome - Peter Burns, NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Region (GARFO)

 

8:45 – 9:30 AM          

Opening remarks – John Bullard, Regional Administrator, GARFO, and Jon Hare, Director, NOAA Fisheries Northeast Fisheries Science Center

 

Municipal Comments on Community Resilience

 

9:30 – 10:00 AM

Mayor Sefatia Romeo-Thekken

Gloucester, MA

 

10:00 – 10:30 AM

Ed Anthes-Washburn, Port Director

New Bedford, MA

 

10:30 – 10:45 AM

Break/poster viewing/networking

 

10:45 – 11:15 AM

Mayor Donna Holaday

Newburyport, MA

 

11:15 – 12:00 PM

Q and A with Mayors and Group Discussion – Brooke Carney, Facilitator

 

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch

 

State Administrators’ Presentations

 

1:00 – 1:45 PM

Commissioner Patrick Keliher, Maine Department of Marine Resources

 

1:45 – 2:30 PM

Michael Luisi, Chair, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and Commissioner, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

 

2:30 – 2:45 PM

Break/poster viewing/networking

 

2:45 – 3:45 PM

Socio-economic Assessment of Community Risk

·       Lisa Colburn, NOAA Fisheries’ Northeast Fisheries Science Center

·       Carla Guenther, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries

 

3:45 –4:30 PM

Group Discussion and Wrap–up - Brooke Carney

 

4:30 PM

Adjourn

 

5:00 PM

Off-site Social Gathering

 

DAY TWO

 

 

8:30 – 9:00 AM

 

Check-in, order lunch

 

9:00 – 9:30 AM

Day One Summary – Brooke Carney

 

9:30 – 11:30 AM

 

Community Innovators:

·       Captain Tim Rider, New England Fishmongers

·       Tom Gillett, Gloucester Ocean Cluster, Gloucester Economic Development and Industrialization Corporation

·       Jen Levin, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

 

11:30 – 12:30 AM

Lunch

 

12:30 – 1:45 PM

 

Innovators in Aquaculture:

·       Bob Rheault, East Coast Shellfish Growers Association

·        Michael Chambers, New Hampshire Sea Grant

 

1:45 – 2:00 PM

 

Break/poster viewing/networking

2:00 – 3:00 PM

 

Regional Approaches and Resources to Enhance Community Resilience (GARFO Staff):

·       Peter Burns – Community Resilience Strategic Planning and Working Group

·       Allison Ferreira – Communications Resources

·        Harry Mears – Funding Opportunities

 

3:00 – 3:45 PM

 

Ideas for GARFO/ NEFSC Support of Regional Efforts with Community Resilience – Brooke Carney

 

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Closing remarks – John Bullard and Jon Hare