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June 12-16 – Conference: Coastal Zone

Posted on 3rd May 2016



Conference Theme: Coastal Futures; Resilience through Collaboration

Sub-Theme: Technical Investigations

Sub-Theme Topics:

  • Sea Level Rise and Climate Change Hazards
  • Flooding and Erosion Risks
  • Beach Health and Water Quality
  • State of Marine and Coastal Ecosystems
  • Quantifying Ecosystem Goods and Services
  • Resilience Assessment for Natural Ecosystems
  • Advancements in Geo-spatial Data Collection and Processing
  • Field Data Collection Tools and Challenges
  • Sub-Theme: Policy and Governance

    Sub-Theme Topics:

  • Water Resource Management
  • Watershed and Coastal Governance
  • Protection and Restoration of Habitat
  • Building Inclusive Governance Frameworks
  • Local and Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge
  • Fisheries Governance; Small Scale to National
  • Policies for Hazard and Risk Management
  • Data Management, Sharing and Distribution
  • Sub-Theme: Planning and Management

    Sub-Theme Topics:

  • Integrated Coastal and Watershed Management
  • Climate Change Adaptation Planning
  • Marine Spatial Planning
  • Ecosystem and Engineering Approaches to Increase Resilience
  • Sustainable Marine Transportation
  • Addressing Vulnerability in Social, Economic and Physical Systems
  • Restoring Waterfronts and Coastal Infrastructure
  • Coastal Communities and Tourism; the Blue Economy
  • Sub-Theme: Collaboration and Action

    Sub-Theme Topics:

  • Education and Outreach
  • Trans-boundary Water Management
  • Initiatives to Increase Resilience
  • Multi-Agency Collaborations
  • Biodiversity Conservation and Habitat Restoration
  • New Approaches to Living Shorelines
  • Local, Regional and National Case Studies

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