Intersessional Workshop on the development of VME management (WS2022-VME1)


Objectives of the Workshop

To develop scientific strategies that will provide an answer to the following three questions:
- What are the management options for VME protection in the SIOFA Agreement area?
- How can SIOFA develop scientifically informed VME indicator species thresholds?
- What would potential SIOFA VME indicator species thresholds look like?

These objectives will be considered in a series of four separate workshops. The first two workshops will address the first two questions, while the last question will be addressed in two separate workshops.

Meeting Dates: 
Monday, December 12, 2022 to Monday, January 16, 2023