Global Shark Forum 2020

Global Shark Forum 2020 is an internal & 100% virtual forum organised by Sharks: Restoring the Balance for the WWF and TRAFFIC network. The forum will include a mix of strategic planning sessions, informative presentations, panel discussions, network sharing, external speakers, and much more.
22 October - 31 October, 2020 | Hong Kong
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Global Shark Forum 2020 is an internal & 100% virtual forum organised by Sharks: Restoring the Balance for the WWF and TRAFFIC network. The forum will include a mix of strategic planning sessions, informative presentations, panel discussions, network sharing, external speakers, and much more.

8
Day Event
35
Speakers
45
Sessions
22 - 31 October, 2020 | Hong Kong

Global Shark Forum 2020

Speakers

Heike Zidowitz
Heike Zidowitz
Communications Officer, Whales & Sharks WWF Germany
Denise Westerhout
Denise Westerhout
Specialist, Markets Practice WWF-International
Samantha Petersen
Samantha Petersen
Manager, Proposal Development, Oceans Practice WWF-International
Chitra Devi
Chitra Devi
Footprint Manager (Marine) WWF-Malaysia
Umair Shahid
Umair Shahid
Indian Ocean Tuna Manager WWF-Pakistan
Simone Niedermueller
Simone Niedermueller
Regional Projects Manager WWF Mediterranean Marine Initiative
Magda Nieduzak
Magda Nieduzak
Senior Communications Officer - Sharks: Restoring the Balance WWF-Hong Kong
Monica Barone
Monica Barone
Independent Fisheries Consultant
Colman O'Criodain
Colman O'Criodain
Policy Manager, Wildlife WWF International
Sebastian Villasante
Sebastian Villasante
Assistant Professor University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Amy Then
Amy Then
Institute of Biological Science, UM
Wilson Lau
Wilson Lau
Programme Officer TRAFFIC East Asia
Lee Crockett
Lee Crockett
Executive Director Shark Conservation Fund
Joel Rice
Joel Rice
Independent Fisheries Consultant
Sophia Koukoulaki
Sophia Koukoulaki
Programme Funding Officer, Development WWF-Greece
Herbert Peutz
Herbert Peutz
DEAR Project Consumer Campaign Coordinator WWF-Austria
Miguel Herrera
Miguel Herrera
Deputy Manager (Science) Producers’ Organization of Large Tuna Freezers of Spain (OPAGAC)
Philippe Sabarros
Philippe Sabarros
Fisheries Researcher Institut de Recherche pour Le Developpement (IRD)
Moritz Close
Moritz Close
Program Officer Wildlife Germany and Europe WWF-Germany
Nick Dulvy
Nick Dulvy
Co-Chair of IUCN Shark Specialist Group Simon Fraser University, Canada & IUCN
Colin Simpfendorfer
Colin Simpfendorfer
IUCN Shark Specialist Group Co-Chair James Cook University, Australia & IUCN
David Schiffman
David Schiffman
Postdoctoral Researcher Arizona State University, USA
Glenn Sant
Glenn Sant
Fisheries Trade Programme Leader TRAFFIC
Andy Cornish
Andy Cornish
Leader of Sharks: Restoring the Balance WWF
Carlotta Mazzoldi
Carlotta Mazzoldi
Associate Professor, Department of Biology University of Padova, Italy
Ioannis Giovos
Ioannis Giovos
Fisheries Director iSea (Environmental Organization for the Preservation of the Aquatic Ecosystems)
Piotr Chmielewski
Piotr Chmielewski
Biodiversity Protection Specialist WWF-Poland
John Tanzer
John Tanzer
Practice Leader, Oceans WWF International
Cassie Rigby
Cassie Rigby
Research Fellow at JCU James Cook University, Australia & IUCN Shark Specialist Group
Monique van de Water
Monique van de Water
Senior Marine Advisor for Oceans WWF-Netherlands
Steven Broad
Steven Broad
Executive Director TRAFFIC
Amierah Amer
Amierah Amer
Senior Sustainable Seafood Officer WWF-Malaysia
Alexander Clark
Alexander Clark
Senior Advisor The Behavioural Insights Team (BI.team)
Gloria Lai
Gloria Lai
Senior Conservation Officer, Sustainability WWF-Hong Kong
Steve Watson
Steve Watson
Senior Specialist, Behaviour Change TRAFFIC International

Agenda

18:00 - 20:00

Opening Plenary

GSF 2020

Occupancy: 49 / 300