The North Sea Research Centre in Hirtshals hosted the second IFM Seminar in May 2011. In connection witht the traditional IFM Seminar a "Fisheries Conference" was held. Professor Susan Hanna, University of Oregon, USA and member of the IFM Advisory Committee gave an interesting lecture about the last 25 years of reforming fisheries policy and fisheries governance in the States. Other speakers followed. Please see full conference programme here.
From the left: Professor and Head of IFM Jesper Raakjær (DK), advisory public servant to the Minister of Mogens Schou (DK), professor Susan Hanna (University of Oregon, US), Director of the Danish Fishermen Organisation Niels Wichmann and Poul Degnbol, Head of Advisory Programme (ICES, DK)
At the conference a collaborate agreement between NSSC and AAU was signed by NSSC Director Jens Otto Størup and Eskild Holm Nielsen, Dean at the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University.