Presentation titles published for FINS conference speakers

Conference organisers have published the title of each of the Key Note Speakers and Guest Speakers presentations at upcoming the FINS conference on freshwater invasive species


Keynote Speaker

Niall Moore, Head of GB NNNSS
GB Non-Native Species, York, UK

  • Presentation: Developing invasive non-native species policy: co-ordination, prioritisation and delivery

Guest speakers

Dr. Helen Roy, Senior Scientist
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Oxford, UK

  • Presentation: Linking Invasive Alien Species information across Europe

Dr. Olaf Weyl, Principal Scientist
South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB), South Africa

  • Presentation: Managing Alien Fish Invasions in South Africa


Keynote speaker

Professor  Hugh MacIsaac, Professor and Invasive Species Chair
Department of Fisheries & Oceans, University of Windsor, Canada

  • Presentation: Pathways for Introduction of Alien Invasive Species exclusive of International Shipping: A Canadian Experience

Guest speakers

Dr. Anthony Ricciardi, Professor of Biology
Redpath Museum, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

  • Presentation:  Forecasting the Impacts of Introduced Species: A major Challenge for Risk Assessment

Dr. Toril Loennechen Moen, Senior Adviser
Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre (NBIC), Trondheim, Norway

  • Presentation: A New Generation Risk Assessments of Alien Species – Risk assessment of all known alien species in Norway, using a new semi-quantitative methodology suitable for all taxonomic groups and habitats


Keynote speaker

Frances Williams, Project Development Officer
CABI, Kenya

  • Presentation: The Economic Costs of Invasive Alien Species to the GB Economy

Guest speakers

Dr. Jarle Steinkjer, Senior Adviser
Directorate for Nature Management (DN), Norway

  • Presentation: Some Economic Aspects of the Introduced Atlantic Salmon Parasite Gyrodactylus salaris in Norway

Dr. Stephen Hynes, Senior Researcher
Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit, National University of Ireland Galway

  • Presentation: Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit, J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway


Keynote speaker

Dr. Phil Hulme, Professor of Plant Biosecurity
Bio-Protection Research Centre, Lincoln University, New Zealand

  • Presentation: Biosecurity : Where Invasive Species and Regulatory Policies Collide

Guest speaker

Dr. Joe Caffrey, Senior Research Officer
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI), Dublin, Ireland

  • Presentation: Biosecurity Initiatives to Empower Stakeholders in the Fight Against Aquatic Invasive Species

Dr. Birgit Oidtmann, Veterinary Epidemiologist
Centre of Environment Fisheries Aquaculture Science (CEFAS), UK

  • Presentation:  International and national and biosecurity strategies in aquatic animal health