April 2018

April 11 & 12 | 500 Fifth St NW | Washington DC, 20001

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Webcast Recordings – Day 1

Presenter(s) Presentation
 Hajo Eicken  Day 1 – Welcome
 Bill Brown, Jill Lewandowski  BOEM National Programmatic Update
 Cathy Coon  Alaska Region
 Mary Boatman  Atlantic Region
 Jeremy Potter  Pacific Region
Lissa Lyncker  Gulf of Mexico Region
Jeff Reidenauer  Marine Minerals Program (all regions)
BOEM  Discussion
 Brian Fath  Panarchy
Paul Black Structured Decision Making
Michael Runge Structured Decision Making in a Regulatory Context
Panel on Science-informed Decision-making Discussion – Part 1
Philip Tetlock The Good Judgment Project
Panel on Science-informed Decision-making Discussion – Part 2
Discussion Q&A

 Webcast Recordings – Day 2

Presenter(s) Presentation
 Hajo Eicken  Day 2 – Welcome
 Rodney Cluck Environmental Studies Program Future Directions, Improving the Process
 Kate Segarra, Megan Davidson Evaluating Connections: BOEM’s Environmental Studies and Assessments
 BOEM Discussion
Jill Lewandowski Case Studies on Feedback Loop (Introduction)
SME Panel Case Study #1 – Deep-water Coral Adaptive Management (Benthic Ecology)
SME Panel Case Study #2 – Avoiding Impacts to Submerged Cultural Resources (Marine Archaeology)
SME Panel Case Study #3 – Birds and Wind Turbines (Avian Biology)
SME Panel Case Study #4 – Protecting Iñupiat Whaling on the Beufort Sea (Social Science)
SME Panel Case Study #5 – Establishment of a Buffer Zone in the Chukchi Sea (Physical Oceanography)
Discussion Reflections and Lessons Learned