2018 Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop Program Schedule
*Schedule is tentative and subject to change

We are currently at max capacity for the 2018 workshop. Please contact the

SCMMW Coordinator

to be placed on the wait list.

Friday, January 26, 2018

9:30 - 10:00 - Arrival and Registration
10:00 - 10:15 - Welcome: Tennyson Oyler, Pacific Life Foundation President
10:15 - 12:30 - Entangled Whale Response and Prevention
- Leads: Ryan Berger, California Whale Rescue and Justin Viezbicke, National Marine Fisheries Service
- Ed Lyman, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
- Doug Sandilands, SR3 Team
- Dennis Heinemann, U.S. Marine Mammal Commission
- Lauren Saez, National Marine Fisheries Service
- Kelly Sayce, Strategic Earth Consulting
12:30 - 1:45 - Lunch and Networking
1:45 - 4:00 - Climate Change and Impacts on Marine Mammals
- Lead: Elliott Hazen, National Marine Fisheries Service
- Daniel Palacios, Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University
- Dan Costa, University of California Santa Cruz, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- Jarrod Santora, University of California Santa Cruz, Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics
4:00 - 5:30 - Poster Session and Cocktails
5:30 - Dinner and an Evening with Sam Ridgway

Saturday, January 27, 2018

9:00 - 10:00 - Breakfast
10:00 - 12:00 - Vaquita: Conservation, Protection and Recovery
- Leads: Barbara Taylor, SWFSC, NOAA and Cynthia Smith, National Marine Mammal Foundation
- Judy St. Leger, Sea World
- Jay Sweeney, Dolphin Quest
- Lorenzo Rojas-Bracho, Instituto Nacional de Ecología y Cambio Climático
- Armando Jaramillo-Legorreta, Instituto Nacional de Ecología y Cambio Climático
- Sam Ridgway, National Marine Mammal Foundation
12:00 - 1:30 - Lunch & Keynote Address
- Ted Cranford, San Diego State University
1:30 - 3:15 - Why Fossils Matter
- Lead: Annalisa Berta, San Diego State University
- Tom Deméré, San Diego Natural History Museum
- Jorge Velez-Juarbe, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
3:15 - 3:30 - In Memoriam: Greg Campbell
3:30 - 3:45 - Concluding Remarks
3:45 - 4:00 - Evaluations
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