Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Classification and Identification of
Marine Organisms from Images and Video

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Workshop Schedule
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Speaker biographies are available here.

 

Sunday, March 29th  
7:00 pm

Reception at the Monterey Bay Aquarium (in Monterey, not Moss Landing)

     
Monday, March 30th  
8:30
Welcome
8:35 Linda Kuhnz Opening talk
     
Fishes  
9:00
Greg Cailliet Introduction to major deep-sea fish groups
9:45
Break  
10:00 Greg Cailliet Fish introduction continued
10:45
Bob Lea Rockfishes and flatfishes
11:30 Lunch  
1:00 Tomio Iwamoto  Grenadiers
1:45 Open session with fish experts
     
  Sponges  
2:45 Henry Reiswig Hexactinellids
3:30 Bill Austin Demospongiae
4:15 Open session with sponge experts
5:15 Close of day 1
     
     
Tuesday, March 31st   
  Echinoderms  
8:30 Greg Rouse Crinoids
9:15
Chris Mah Sea stars
10:30 Break  
10:45 Dave Pawson Holothurians
11:30 Lunch  
1:00 Rich Mooi Echinoids
1:45 Open session with echinoderm experts  
     
  Annelids  
2:30 Greg Rouse Deep-sea worms and other similar organisms
     
  Cephalopods  
3:30 Janet Voight Cirrate and incirrate octopods
4:15 Open session with cephalopod and annelid experts
5:15 Close of day 2
     
     
Wednesday, April 1st   
  Corals  
8:30
Gary Williams Overview of the corals with emphasis on sea pens and gorgonians
9:45 Break  
10:00 Dennis Opresko Antipatharians
10:45 Lonny Lundsten Seamount corals and other megafauna
11:30 Lunch  
1:00 Open session with coral experts
     
  Anemones  
2:00 Daphne Fautin Actiniaria and Corallimorpharia
2:45 Break  
     
  Decapods  
3:00 Mary Wicksten Decapods from the deep sea
3:45 Open session with anemone and decapod experts
   
4:45 Closing session: wrap-up, open comments, feedback, future direction
5:15 Close of day 3

Hands-on demonstrations of VARS, MBARI's video archiving system, will be available every 30 minutes during the conference open sessions; sign up sheets will be available at the conference.

 

 

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Last updated: Feb. 23, 2012