Canada 2020 Vision Oceans Dialogue  



Mark Abrahams, Dean of Science, Memorial University

Eric Angel, Ph.D. Candidate, Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University

Phil Archambault, Professor, Ocean Sciences, Université du Québec á Rimouski

Joan Atkinson, Network Manager, Canadian Healthy Oceans Network

Melanie Austen, Head of Science, Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Natalie Ban, Assist. Prof., Environmental Studies, U. of Victoria

Julia Baum, Assistant Professor, Biology, University of Victoria

Leah Bendell, Prof., Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University

Ashleen Benson, Research Associate, Canadian Fisheries Research Network, University of New Brunswick

Karin Bodtker, Director, Mapping & Analysis, Living Oceans Society

Mark Carr, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Robert Chisholm, MP - Dartmouth, New Democrat Party of Canada

Thiery Chopin, Professor, Biology, University of New Brunswick, Saint John

Ryan Cloutier, M.Sc., Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University

Isabelle Côté, Prof., Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University

Martha Crago, Chair, Candadian Consortium of Ocean Research Universities and VP Research Dalhousie University


Ken Denman, Chief Scientist, Ocean Networks Canada, U. of Victoria

Darcy Dobell, Vancouver

Fin Donnelly, MP - Coquitlam, New Democrat Party of Canada

Cherisse Du Preez, Ph.D. Candidate, Biology, U. of Victoria

Nick Dulvy, Canada Research Chair in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Simon Fraser University

Susan Farlinger, Director General Pacific Region, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Susanna Fuller, Marine Conservation Coordinator, Ecology Action Centre


Patricia Gallaugher, Director, Centre for Coastal Science and Management, Simon Fraser University

Maeva Gauthier, M.Sc. Candidate, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria

Dave Gillis, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Dick Haedrich, Professor Emeritus, Biology, Memorial University

Hans Herrmann, Deputy Director, NatureServe Canada

Jeff Hutchings, Canada Research Chair in Marine Conservation, Biology, Dalhousie University

Nicole Hynes, Resource Planning Supervisor, Oceans, NL Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Sara Iverson, Director, Ocean Tracking Network, Dalhousie University


Alison Janidlo, Manager, Energy, Environment and Resources Division, Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada

Nicola Jones, Freelance Journalist and Editor, Nature

Helen Joseph

Francis Juanes, Liber Ero Chair in Fisheries, University of Victoria

Kim Juniper, Professor, University of Victoria

Ilse Kiessling, Oceans Liaison Officer, National Oceans Office AU

Kira Krumhansl, Ph.D. Candidate, Biology, Dalhousie University

Myriam Lacharité, Ph.D. Candidate, Oceanography, Dalhousie U.

Dan Lane, Professor, Telfer School of Mgmt, U. of Ottawa

Peter Lawton, Research Scientist, Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Heike Link, Institute for Ecosystem Research, Kiel University

Michelle Lloyd, Network Outreach and Data Management Coordinator, Canadian Healthy Oceans Network

Stephen Locke, Director, Atlantic Region, Geological Survey of Canada


Nikki Macdonald, Executive Director, Government Relations, University of Victoria

Hugh MacIsaac, Chair, Scientific Committee, Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network

Christine MacKenzie, Fishermen & Scientists Research Soc.

Kyle McKenzie, Manager, Ocean Tracking Network

Chris McKindsey, Research Scientist, Demersal and Benthic Science Branch, Fisheries and Oceans Canada,

Anna Metaxas, Professor, Oceanography, Dalhousie University

Rosanna Milligan, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Glasgow

Arne Mooers, Prof., Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University

Jonathan Moore, Liber Ero Chair in Coastal Science and Management, Biological Sci/REM, Simon Fraser University

Kate Moran, President, Ocean Networks Canada

Kes Morton, Senior Project Manager, Ocean Tracking Network

John Nightingale, President, Vancouver Aquarium and Marine Science Centre

Tom Noji, Director, J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Linda Nowlan, Director, Pac. Conservation, WWF


Pierre Pepin, Biomathematician, Biological and Physical Oceanography Section, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

David Policansky, Scholar, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, National Research Council

Hugh Possingham, Professor, BioSciences, U. of Queensland

John Reynolds, Tom Buell Chair in Salmon Conservation, Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University

Laura Richards, Director, Science, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Brian Riddell, CEO, Pacific Salmon Foundation

John Roff, Professor Emeritus, Acadia University


Bettina Saier, Marine Pgm Director, East Coast, WWF

Megan Saunders, Postdoctoral Fellow

Patrice Simon, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Gina Sinclair, Director, Oceans and Species at Risk, Policies and Strategies, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Mike Sinclair, Scientist Emeritus, Regional Science Director’s Office, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Gordon Slade, Shorefast Foundation

Paul Snelgrove, Canada Research Chair in Boreal and Cold Ocean Systems, Ocean Sci.Ctr. & Biology, Memorial University

Ryan Stanley, Ph.D. Candidate, Biology, Memorial University

Robert Stephenson, Principal Investigator, Canadian Fisheries Research Network

Rashid Sumaila, Director, Fisheries Centre, UBC

Trevor Swerdfager, Assistant Deputy Minister, Transforma¬tion and Program Policy, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Verena Tunnicliffe, Professor, Biology/Earth & Ocean Science, University of Victoria


David Vanderzwaag, Canada Research Chair in Ocean Law and Governance School of Law, Dalhousie University

Marjo Vierros, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Inst of Advanced Studies and Traditional Knowledge Unit, United Nations University

Amanda Vincent, Canada Research Chair in Marine Conser¬vation, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia

Doug Wallace, Scientific Director, Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network

David Wells, Senator, Conservative Party of Canada, Parlia¬ment of Canada

Fred Whoriskey, Executive Director, Ocean Tracking Net¬work, Dalhousie University

Maureen Woodrow, Adjunct Professor, Telfer School of Man¬agement, University of Ottawa

Amanda Xuereb, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Toronto

Mark Zacharias, Assistant Deputy Minister, Environment, Sustainability and Strategic Policy, BC Ministry of Environment