The 4th Annual Beaufort Marine Socio-Economic Workshop, 27 August 2013
Symposium Agenda

The 4th Annual Beaufort Marine Socio-Economic Workshop, Tuesday 27th August 2013

Venue: Áras Moyola (Nursing Building), Lecture Theatre 2, MY129, National University of Ireland, Galway     

Please download the agenda here (opens in pdf)



8.45 -9.30


Registration and Tea/Coffee



Welcome and Overview of Days Proceedings – Stephen Hynes, SEMRU, NUI Galway

Session 1.

MARNET Sponsored Session: Valuing the Ocean and Coastal Economies


 Chairperson: Aengus Parsons, Marine Institute


09.30 – 09.50

MARNET: Developing an Atlantic Marine Economy Database - National and European Relevance

Naomi Foley, SEMRU, NUI Galway

09.50 – 10.10

MARNET: GIS – Marine Data Mapping for Ireland & the Atlantic Area

Katherine Simpson, University of Stirling

10.10 – 10.30

Ireland’s Ocean Economy in 2010: Preliminary Results

Amaya Vega, SEMRU, NUI Galway

10.30 – 10.50

The Seafood Sector in Ireland: An Assessment of the Employment Effects of Seafood Production Growth Targets

Ana Corina Miller, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Northern Ireland

10.50 – 11.10



Session 2.

Maritime Transport: Policy and Practice


  Chairperson:  Amaya Vega, SEMRU, NUI Galway


11.10 – 11.30

Modelling Mode Choice for Freight Transport: Efficient vs Orthogonal Choice Experiments

Maria Feo, Universitat Jaume I Castellón, Spain

11.30 – 11.50

Sea Port Policy in Ireland

Raja Maitra, Howth Fishery Harbor & DIT

11.50 – 12.10

Qualitative insights into the Implications of the forthcoming UK HGVs Road Charge for the Irish Road Haulage industry

Natasha Evers, Marketing Discipline & SEMRU, NUI Galway

12.10 – 12.30

iShip Index – The World’s First Country Based Shipping Index  - An Overview

Fergal Curtin, IMDO & SEMRU, NUI Galway

12.30 - 1.30



Session 3.

EPA STRIVE Funded Water Resources Projects


 Chairperson: Eamonn Merriman, EPA


1.30 – 1.50

Modelling te Relationship between Human Economic Activtiy and Water Quality

Cathal O'Donoghue, Teagasc

1.50 – 2.10

Valuation of Environmental Impacts on Fresh and Estuarine Waters Ecosystem Services

Craig Bullock, UCD

2.10 – 2.30

Valuing Ecosystem Services Across Water Bodies: Results from a Discrete Choice Experiment

Edel Doherty, SEMRU, NUI Galway

2.30 – 2.50

A Spatial Microsimulation Approach to Estimating the Value of Good Ecological Status in Irish Water Bodies

Stephen Hynes, SEMRU, NUI Galway

2.50 – 3.10



Session 4.

Ecosystem Services


  Chairperson: Stephen Hynes, SEMRU, NUIGalway


3.10 - 3.30

A Choice Experiment of Fishermen’s Preferences for Future Management Options within the Common Fisheries Policy  

Mike Fitzpatrick, SEMRU, NUI Galway

3.30 – 3.50

Making Sense of European Artisanal Fishing: Satisficing, Resilience and the non-Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy

Brendan Flynn, SEMRU, NUI Galway

3.50 – 4.10

Estimating The Value of Achieving Good Environmental Status in Irish Marine Waters

Danny Norton, SEMRU, NUI Galway


 Workshop Close