Arctic Fisheries and Ports: PRPI Seminar at Korea Polar Research Institute

Date: 2017-07-07 16:30:00 PM - 2017-07-07 17:30:00 PM
Venue: Korea Polar Research Institute, South Korea, Incheon, Yeonsu-gu, Songdo-dong, 송도미래로 26

On 7 July 2017, Polar Research and Policy Initiative is organising a Seminar on Arctic Fisheries and Ports at the Korea Polar Research Institute in Incheon, South Korea.

Dr Brooks Kaiser, Head of the Fisheries Unit at Polar Research and Policy Initiative, and Professor at the University of Southern Denmark, will give a one-hour talk about the following topics, followed by a Q&A session:

  • A Case for the Commons: The Snow Crab in the Barents
  • Arctic Ports: Local Community Development Issues

This event will start at 4:30 PM local time, is free and open to the public. Please contact Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes (d.menezes@polarconnection.org) if you are interested to attend.


Dr Brooks Kaiser serves as Unit Lead and Expert within the Fisheries Unit. She is an environmental and resource economist and economic historian. She holds a PhD in economics from Northwestern University and is a Professor at the University of Southern Denmark. She is also a University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO) Research Fellow. She is currently investigating the impacts of the Red King and Snow Crab introductions in the Barents Sea in a 5 year Belmont Forum research project on bio-economic analysis for Arctic marine resource governance and policy. She is currently working with the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) as a socio-economic expert. She regularly contributes to international economics, natural science, and Arctic conferences and meetings as speaker and/or organizer, and publishes in both economics and interdisciplinary venues. She has run several workshops bringing together researchers across disciplines relevant to the Arctic with stakeholders, resource managers, and policy makers.

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