Conference on advantages and disadvantages of strong user rights in fisheries

Poster for the conference

The conference is jointly organized by SNF Centre for Applied Research at NHH, Bergen, University of Iceland and University of Copenhagen. 

Register for the conference here.

Venue:  Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Rolighedsvej 23, 1958 Frederiksberg

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Gordon Munro, University of British Columbia
Professor Gary Libecap, University of California, Santa Barbar
Former Senior Fishery Officer Rebecca Metzner, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome
Professor Ragnar Arnason, University of Iceland
Associate Professor Birgir Þór Runólfsson, University of Iceland
Professor Trond Bjørndal, SNF Centre for Applied Research at NHH, Bergen
Associate Professor Frank Jensen, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen

Keynote sessions
Each keynote session is expected to take 1 hour. Each speaker will make a presentation lasting approximately 45 minutes followed by comments and questions from the audience. A chair has been appointed to each keynote session.  

General sessions
At the conference there will be a number of general sessions. You can submit an abstract for presentation at a general session by e-mail to The deadline for submitting abstracts is 1 July. Depending on the number of submissions accepted, presentations may take place in parallel sessions. Each presentation will be a maximum 30 minutes including 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

See the full program here

Conference proceedings
Participants who are interested can publish their abstract in a book with conference proceeding. 

Registration and conference fee
For participating in the conference you must pay a fee on 195 EURThe conference fee cover coffee, lunch, conference dinner and conference proceedings and must be paid at registration but no later than 16. September

Travel and accommodation must be organized and paid by yourself. We have pre-booked some single rooms at CABINN Scandinavia (621 DKK per night). The hotel is within walking distance to the conference venue. Book directly here and get a 10% discount: CABINN Scandinavia - CABINN hotels and use the code: CABINN2023

Ragnar Arnason, University of Iceland, Trond Bjørndal, SNF Centre for Applied Research at NHH and Frank Jensen, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen

Contact regarding scientific questions:
Ragnar Arnason (e-mail:, Trond Bjørndal (e-mail: or Frank Jensen (e-mail: