5th GFETW Presentations

5th Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop

Auckland, New Zealand March 7-11, 2016

Speaker and Facilitator Bios

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5th GFETW Presentations (in order of delivery) and Background Materials

 

Monday morning 7 March 2016

OPENING CEREMONY

Monday afternoon 7 March 2016

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Working together to combat IUU fishing to ensure the sustainability of world fish stocks: the role of COFI/FAO.

Fabio Hazin, Chair, FAO-COFI.

Introduction: Cephas Ralph, Chair, International MCS Network.

Plenary Session 1: “International and Regional MCS Co-operation”

Facilitator: Cephas Ralph, Chair, International MCS Network.

Key Lessons from CCAMLR’s experience with IUU Fishing; commitment and approach

Sarah Lenel, Fishery Monitoring and Compliance Manager, CCAMLR.

The Global Toolbox: A Case Study into Multi-national Approaches to Southern Ocean IUU.

Gary Orr, Manager Compliance Operations, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

INTERPOL: Nowhere to Hide

Mario Alcaide, Criminal Intelligence Officer, INTERPOL ICPO.

An Integral Approach Against IUU Fishing: Operation Sparrow.

Monica Corrales, Deputy Director-General of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Spain.

Plenary Session 2: “MCS Partnerships, Sponsorships & Technical Assistance”

Facilitator: Todd Dubois, Assistant Director–Enforcement Operations, NOAA Office of Law Enforcement, United States.

Regional Co-operation toward Combating IUU Fishing in South East Asia.

Somboon Siriraksophon, Policy and Programme Co-ordinator, SEAFDEC, Thailand.

Regional Co-operation in the western Indian Ocean.

Nicholas Ntheketha, Chair of Fish-i Africa Task Force, Kenya.

Organising operational co-ordination between EU member states in relation to Atlantic blue fin tuna.

Mario Santos, Deputy Head of Unit for Operational Coordination, European Fisheries Control Agency.

The Paper Fish: An Investigative Case study into Multi Agency Co-operation.

Steve Ham, Investigations Manager (Central Region), Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

Effective & Efficient multi-jurisdictional IUU Enforcement operations.

Will Ellis, Assistant Director, NOAA – Office of Law Enforcement, United States.

MCS aspects of electronic reporting and electronic monitoring in FFA member countries.

Hugh Walton, Chief Technical Adviser, Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA).

Tuesday morning 8 March 2016

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

New Zealand’s Customary Fishing Journey.

Whaimutu Dewes, Chair Aotearoa Fisheries Limited, New Zealand.

Introduction: Tom Teneti, District Compliance Manager (Poverty Bay), Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

Plenary Session 3: “Case Studies Utilization of MCS Tools in Indigenous Fishing Communities & Archipelago Nations”

Facilitator: Shane Jones, New Zealand Ambassador for Pacific Development, New Zealand.

Monitoring Māori Customary Fishing Rights.

Tom Teneti, District Compliance Manager (Poverty Bay), Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

Matt and Industry support Uganda: using partnership and technical assistance.

Marcel Kroese, Key Expert, Indian Ocean Commission-SmartFish, Mauritius.

A Case study (PIMPAC) of regional and global cooperation in the field of fisheries enforcement.

Mike Lameier, Fishery Biologist (Management), NOAA Fisheries, United States.

A reflection on Canada’s Aboriginal Fishery Guardian Program.

Linda Higgins, Acting Chief of Program and Operational Readiness, Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

MCS Tools in Fiji’s Coastal Fisheries.

Meli Raicebe, Ministry of Fisheries and Forestry, Fiji.

Use of MCS Tools: Perspective of an Archipelagic State.

Brian Kumasi, Manager Fisheries Management, National Fisheries Authority, Papua New Guinea.

Tuesday afternoon 8 March 2016

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

New Zealand Capacity Building in the South West Pacific.

Shane Jones, New Zealand Ambassador for Pacific Development, New Zealand.

Introduction: Dean Baigent, Conference Host, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

Plenary Session 4: “MCS Capability and Capacity Building Activities”

Facilitator: Dean Baigent, Conference Host, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

Global Inventory Capacity Building Needs, Port State Measures Agreement.

Matthew Camilleri, Fishery Liaison Officer, FAO.

New Zealand MCS Capability Development Assistance in the Pacific.

Pete Southen, Pacific Adviser, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

Damian Johnson, Pacific MCS Analyst, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

Establishment of a Fisheries Law Enforcement Academy.

Hendrik van As, Professor, the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa.

Harnessing Law, Technology and Partnerships for Strengthening Fishery Enforcement: the Philippine Experience.

Sammy Malvas, Regional Director, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Philippines.

Global Co-operation in Fisheries Enforcement: Investigation and Prosecution of Totoaba Traffickers.

Michelle Zetwo, Special Agent, NOAA – Office of Law Enforcement, United States.

First South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Governance and Shared Growth Project (SWIOFISH-1).

Daroomalignum Mauree, Regional Project Coordinator, World Bank Project, Indian Ocean Commission, Mauritius.

Break-Out Session: “Panel discussion on the application of the Port State Measures Agreement”

Facilitators: Michele Kuruc, Vice President – Ocean Policy, WWF and Daniel Schaeffer, Senior Officer, Technology and Enforcement, Pew Charitable Trusts.

The Port State Measures Agreement: Preparing for Implementation.

Michele Kuruc, Vice President – Ocean Policy, WWF

Implementation of Port State Procedure in Chile and some experiences in Latin America.

Alejandro Covarrubias, Head of International Affairs Unit, National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (SERNAPESCA), Chile.

Port State Measures – the New Zealand Experience.

Andrew Wright, International Adviser – Fisheries Compliance, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

Port State Measures Agreement background materials

Capacity Needs Assessment Towards Implementation of the Port State Measures Agreement

PSMA Brief: Stopping Illegally Caught Fish at the Dock.

Annex A of the Port State Measures Agreement

Tuesday evening 10 March 2016

International MCS Network Business meeting (Network members)

Wednesday 9 March 2016

Networking Day with Field Trips

Thursday morning 10 March 2016

Plenary Session 5: “Successfully Introduced Cost Effective MCS Tools”

Facilitator: Jacques Verborgh, Head of Unit DG MARE European Commission

Cost-effective Technology Enablers.

Trent Johnson, Intelligence Analyst, NOAA – Office of Law Enforcement, United States.

Coastal Fisheries App (electronic reporting system small scale vessels).

Thord Monsen, Head of Section, Directorate of Fisheries, Norway.

Unloading Authorization Code and Mass Balance Tracking.

Francisco Blaha, Independent Fisheries Adviser, New Zealand.

Data and Monitoring Unit for Small Ships (DAMUS).

Jeremy Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, New Zealand Paua (Abalone) Council, New Zealand.

Manipulation of Weighing Instruments.

Bjarne Schultz, Senior MCS Advisor, Directorate of Fisheries, Norway.

Background Reading: MCS Sub-group Report on possible manipulation of weighing systems

Plenary Session 6: “New MCS Technologies and Methodologies”

Facilitator: Frank Meere, Sustainable Fisheries Management, Australia

The use of ‘REM’ and ‘CCTV’ Technologies in Denmark – ‘The Trial in 2015’.

Søren Palle Jensen, Senior Fisheries Officer, Danish Agrifish Agency, Denmark.

Eyes on the Sea.

Bradley Soule, Senior Fisheries Analyst, Satellite Applications Catapult, United Kingdom.

Global Record of Fishing Vessels, Refrigerated Transport Vessels and Supply Vessels.

Ari Gudmundsson, Senior Fishery Industry Officer, FAO.

Dawn Borg Costanzi, Systems Analyst/Developer – Global Record, FAO.

Outcomes of WWF Emerging Technologies Workshop.

Bubba Cook, WCP Tuna Program Manager, WWF.

The FAO/GEF Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project.

Julien Million, Tuna Fisheries Expert, Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project, FAO.

Thursday afternoon 10 March 2016

Special Plenary Session: “2nd Stop IUU Fishing Award Ceremony”

Facilitators: Michele Kuruc, Vice President – Ocean Policy, WWF and Cephas Ralph, Chair, International MCS Network

Presentations by Winners

Third place winner: SMS SISESAT Application

Daniel Collachagua, Director of Technology for Monitoring, Ministerio de la Producción, Peru.

Second place winner: Multi-Agency Task Force (MATT) against Blast Fishing
Video: IOC-SmartFish & blast fishing in Tanzania

Marcel Kroese, Key Expert, Indian Ocean Commission-SmartFish.

First place winner: Small Pelagic Fishing Vessel License Pilot

Toky Rasoloarimanana, MCS Communications Officer, Indian Ocean Commission.

Jude Talma, MCS Coordinator for the Indian Ocean, Indian Ocean Commission.

Marcel Kroese, Key Expert, Indian Ocean Commission-SmartFish.

Plenary Session 7: “Global IUU Estimate: Study of Available IUU Studies”

A Global Review for FAO of studies to estimate levels of IUU fishing

Graeme Macfadyen, Consultant, Poseidon/FAO, France.

Introduction: Harry Koster, Executive Director, International MCS Network.

Background document

List of references, Global IUU estimate

Plenary Session 8: “Development of High-Level IMCS IUU Risk Frameworks”

Facilitator: Dean Baigent, Conference Host, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

Presentation of the New Zealand led development of a Southern Ocean Exemplar.

Andrew Wright, International Adviser – Fisheries Compliance, Ministry for Primary Industries, New Zealand.

Friday morning 11 March 2016

Plenary Session 9: “Data Analysis and Risk Assessment”

Facilitator: Randy Jenkins, Director, National Fisheries Intelligence Service, Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Assessing IUU and measuring compliance.

Tim Green, Manager, Compliance Statistics and Systems, Western Australia Department of Fisheries.

Risk Assessment of non-compliance in West Indian Ocean fisheries.

Per Erik Bergh, Project Coordinator, Stop Illegal Fishing.

Case study of illegal and unreported summer flounder harvested under the Research Set – Aside (RSA) Program.

Todd J. Smith, Criminal Investigator, NOAA – Office of Law Enforcement, United States.

Regional Risk Management.

Mario Santos, Deputy Head of Unit for Operational Coordination, European Fisheries Control Agency, Spain.

The International Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) Network aims to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of fisheries-related MCS activities through enhanced cooperation, coordination, information collection and exchange among national organizations and institutions responsible for fisheries-related MCS.