Schedule of Events

31th August to 4th September, 1998 (New Zealand)
August 30 to September 3, 1998 (Canadian)
"Coastal communities in the 21st century. Sharing our Experience - Building our Knowledge"


Integrating Social, Economic and Ecological Factors - using case studies or practical experience related to aquaculture, awareness and support for coastal management, economics and funding of community groups, habitat protection and restoration, sustainable development.

The Need for (and use of) Science in the Coastal Zone - community based data collection, knowledge flows, defining ecologically relevant units, information needs and systems, traditional knowledge, natural constraints to development.

Empowering Communities for Coastal Zone Management - experiences of indigenous peoples, coastal-dependent settlements, marine industries, governments, youth, elders.

NZ time Canadian time Theme
Monday, 31th August Sunday August 30 Opening Event
Tuesday, 1st September Monday August 31 Integrating Social, Economic and Ecological Factors
Wednesday, 2nd September Tuesday September 1 The Need for Science in the Coastal Zone
Thursday, 3nd September Wednesday September 2 Empowering Coastal Communities
Friday, 4nd September Thursday September 3 Taking the Road Ahead

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