Plenary Day (September 13, 2022)

Link to agenda HERE.


Plenary session (9am-3pm PT)

Key applications and science advancesStandardizationTools to facilitate management application
What eDNA can say about abundance of fish
Mark Stoeckle – Rockefeller University
Overview of DNA pipeline and standardization needs
Susanna Theroux – Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP)
Mehrdad Hajibabaei – University of Guelph
Lessons learned on implementation from DNAquaNet
Florian Leese – University of Duisburg-Essen
Progress towards standardization for eDNA data to inform management decision-making in Canada
Cathryn Abbott – Fisheries and Oceans Canada
The path towards in situ eDNA analysis and its applications 
Francisco Chavez/Chris Scholin – Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
Peter Thielen – Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Expanding the toolbox for tracking marine harmful algae
Kate Hubbard – Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Walking the line to build consensus within a world of innovation
Kat Bruce – NatureMetrics
Models to predict fate and transport of eDNA
Elizabeth Andruszkiewicz Allan – University of Washington
Integrated invasive species surveillance, risk assessment, and management using eDNA approaches
Chris Jerde – University of California Santa Barbara
Potential Solutions for Regulatory Challenges to Agency Uptake of eDNA
Ryan Kelly – University of Washington
David Lodge – Cornell University
Scaling eDNA for biomonitoring: a commercial case study
Joseph Craine – Jonah Ventures
Looking for whales in a liter of water
Kim Parsons – NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Lunchtime poster session 12pm-1pm PT

Panel discussion (3:30pm-5pm PT)

Roundtable panel discussion featuring state, federal, and international agency representatives. To be offered in person and online.

Evening dinner reception

All Workshop participants are invited to join us for an evening dinner reception. Shuttles depart SCCWRP ~5:30pm.