Advisory Panel on Science Communications
Terms of Reference
PICES Strategic Communications Planning and Implementation:

  • Create and maintain a PICES Strategic Science Communication Plan to share the findings and importance of PICES Science. Include short and long term communication goals to reach target audiences and specify a timeline for delivery.
  • Review and develop best practices for Science Communications and provide recommendations for media and messaging within PICES.
  • Determine and document measures of success of PICES Science Communications.
  • Review PICES brand and communication tools, especially the PICES website. Develop a plan for improvement, updates and long-term maintenance.
  • Develop and practice a scheme to more effectively and regularly share the scientific results and achievements of PICES Expert Groups via the website, social media, and other available tools.
PICES Science Communications Training and Capacity Building:

  • Develop an annual Science Communication Training Plan, including workshops, sessions, and symposia related to Science Communications.
  • Develop a Science Communications Training section of the PICES website to share Science Communication resources, opportunities, and potentially Science Communication case studies.
  • AP-SciCom Advisory Panel Membership (members and Co-chair): Oct. 2021 - Jan. 2023 membership: Ms. Tammy Norgard (Co-Chair) - Canada; Ms. Lori Waters (PICES Contact), Drs. Takahito Ikenoue, Natsuko Nakayama (Co-Chair from Dec. 2022), Sayaka Sogawa, Aoi Sugimoto, and Eisuke Tachikawa - Japan; Ms. Jie Chen and Dr. Pengbin Wang - China, Drs. Bum-Soo Park, and Jongwoo Park - Korea; Ms. Hannah Lachance, Drs. Vera L. Trainer (Mentor) and Phoebe Woodworth-Jefcoats - USA.
    1/4/2023 5:18:42 PM PST
Ms. Tammy Norgard (AP-SciCom)
AP-SciCom Co-Chair
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Pacific Biological Station 3190 Hammond Bay Rd
Nanaimo, B.C.
Canada V9T6N7
Ms. Devon Warawa (AP-SciCom)
PICES Secretariat AP-SciCom liaison
North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES)
c/o Institute of Ocean Sciences P.O. Box 6000 (mailing address) 9860 West Saanich Road (courier/institute address)
Sidney, BC
Canada V8L 4B2
Dr. Takahito Ikenoue (AP-SciCom)
Research Center for Global Change (RIGC) Japan Agency
Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
2-15 Natsushima
Yokosuka, Kanagawa
Japan 237-0061
Dr. Natsuko Nakayama (AP-SciCom, HAB-S)
AP-SciCom Co-Chair
Environmental Conservation Division, Environment and Fisheries Applied Techniques Research Department, Fisheries Technology Institute
Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA)
2-17-5 Maruishi
Hatsukaichi, Japan 739-0452
Dr. Sayaka Sogawa (AP-SciCom)
Socio-Ecological Systems Division
Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA)
2-12-4 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku
Yokohama, Kanagawa
Japan 236-8648
+81 45-788-7903
Dr. Aoi Sugimoto (AP-ECOP, AP-SciCom, HD)
Socio-Ecological Systems Division, Fisheries Stock Assessment Center, Fisheries Resources Institute
Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA)
2-12-4 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku
Yokohama, Kanagawa
Japan 2368648
Dr. Eisuke Tachikawa (AP-SciCom)
7F East Gate Building, Yamashita, Naka-ku
Yokohama, Kanagawa
Japan 231-0023
Ms. Jie Chen (AP-SciCom)
International Cooperation Office
Fourth Institute of Oceanography
26 Xinshiji Road, Yinhai District
Beihai, Guangxi
People's Republic of China 536000
Dr. Pengbin Wang (AP-ECOP, AP-SciCom, HAB-S)
S-HAB Co-Chair
Key Laboratory of Marine Ecosystem Dynamics
The Second Institute of Oceanography, Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR)
No. 36 Baochubei Rd.
Hangzhou, Zhejiang
People's Republic of China 310012
Prof. Bum Soo Park (AP-SciCom)
Life Science
Hanyang University
222 Wangsimri-ro, Seongdong-gu
Seoul, Republic of Korea 04763
Dr. Jongwoo Park (AP-NIS, AP-SciCom)
Ocean Climate & Ecology Research Division
National Institute of Fisheries Science (NIFS. MOF)
216 Gijanghaean-ro, Gijang-eup, Gijang-gun
Busan, Republic of Korea 46083
(82-51) 720-2261
(82-51) 720-2225
Ms. Hannah Lachance (AP-ECOP, AP-SciCom)
AP-ECOP Co-Chair
Leading Solutions in support of NOAA Fisheries
72 Little Eagle Bay Rd
Burlington , VT
U.S.A. 05408
(845) 857 4302
Dr. Vera L. Trainer (AP-ECOP, AP-SciCom, AP-UNDOS, HAB-S, SG-GREEN, WG-49)
AP-ECOP Mentor, SG-GREEN Chair
Marine Program Director
University of Washington
Olympic Natural Resources Center, 1455 S Forks Ave.
Forks, WA
U.S.A. 9833
Dr. Phoebe Woodworth-Jefcoats (AP-SciCom, S-CCME)
NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center
Daniel K. Inouye Regional Center
1845 Wasp Blvd., Bldg. 176
Honolulu, HI
U.S.A. 96818
(1-808) 725-5562
Annual Meetings



Session and Workshop Summaries

W8, Science Communication Training Workshop 2022: How to create memorable PICES science stories


Winter 2023, Vol. 31, No.1
PICES-2022 W8: Science Communication Training: How to Create Memorable PICES Science Stories