AMEMR 2020 Keynote presenters
We are pleased to announce the exciting line up of keynote speakers for AMEMR 2020. Keynotes will open each theme throughout the conference.
Prof Sheila JJ Heymans (FRSB) is the Executive Director of the European Marine Board and Professor in Ecosystem Modelling at the Scottish Association for Marine Science and the University of the Highlands and Islands in Scotland. She holds a PhD in Zoology from the University of Port Elizabeth (now Nelson Mandela University) in South Africa. She has 30 years’ experience in research on the environmental impacts of ecosystem change. She is the lead editor of the European Marine Board documents and has published > 70 peer-reviewed publications on a variety of topics ranging from the ecosystem effects of fishing, indicators of ecosystem status and the reasons for species decline in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. She has a background in ecosystem modelling approaches such as Ecopath with Ecosim and Ecological Network Analysis and has used and taught both techniques extensively since 1993. See her google scholar profile here: https://scholar.google.be/citations?user=xgMgBmIAAAAJ&hl=en