Oceans of Information: Charting Courses between Science and Policy
Book launch and panel discussion
|Date||Monday, June 6, 2016|
||4:30 pm - 6:00 pm|
|Location||Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building, room 3089|
Free and open to the public
Hosted jointly by the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance and the Environmental Information: Use and Influence (EIUI) Research Program.
This event is the official launch of the EIUI Research Program’s recently published book Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management. A panel featuring authors of the book will discuss the use and influence of scientific information in policy and decision-making. A reception will follow the discussion.
Panel Chair: Megan Bailey, Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University
Kevin Quigley, MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance, Dalhousie University
Susanna Fuller, Ecology Action Centre
Suzuette Soomai, Environmental Information: Use and Influence, Dalhousie University
For further information or to RSVP by June 1, 2016, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The EIUI Research team is very pleased to announce that Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management has been published by CRC Press on 16 May 2016. This volume, edited by Bertrum H. MacDonald, Suzuette S. Soomai, Elizabeth M. De Santo, and Peter G. Wells, brings together an international team of over thirty authors to examine the role scientific information plays in policy and decision-making for the management of the world’s coasts and oceans.