04 Sep 15 25th FishBase and 10th SeaLifeBase anniversary Workshop on New Technology for Small Scale Fisheries Data Collection FIN, OCEANA Philippines
(Eagle Room, Swaminathan Hall, IRRI, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines)
M.L.D. Palomares (facilitator)
J. Espedido, V. Parducho
2-3 Sep 2015 25th FishBase and 10th SeaLifeBase anniversary FishBase/SeaLifeBase hands-on orientation FIN
(Seminar Rm., Harrar Hall, IRRI, Los Baños, Laguna)
All SLB staff (facilitators)
02 Sep 15 Training on Understanding and Maximizing the Use of FishBase and SeaLifeBase, On-line Global Species Databases (GSDs) Introduction to SeaLifeBase FIN
(Hawk Room, Swaminathan Hall, IRRI, Los Baños, Laguna)
J. Espedido (speaker)
15-17 Dec 2014 Mindanao-wide training workshop on “Capture Fisheries Research and Management Tools” State of global capture fisheries: why accurate statistics is vital

Philippine fisheries catch reconstruction: challenges and opportunities
Mindanao State University, Naawan Campus M.L.D. Palomares (resource person)
27-28 Nov 2014 PBSAP Action Planning for Ecosystem Restoration PBSAP, NBSAP-BIOFIN, UNDP
(Sulo Riviera Hotel, Quezon City, Philippines)
J. Espedido
04-05 Nov 2014 Philippine Fisheries: Taking Stock Presented results of the Philippine fisheries reconstruction and reviewed the papers in a report by Palomares and Pauly (2014) as part of the workshop. OCEANA Philippines, Sea Around Us – Fisheries Center UBC
(Luxent Hotel, Quezon City, Philippines)
M.L.D. Palomares and D. Pauly; V. Parducho, J. Espedido, & M. Bimbao (facilitators)
10 Sep 2014 The Philippines’ FORIS Project Mid-Term Review Workshop (Biodiversity Management Bureau, UNEF-GEF FORIS Project) BMB, UNEF-GEF FORIS
(ATRIUM Hotel, Pasay City, Philippines)
J. Espedido
13-14 Mar 2014 PBSAP (Philippine Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan) Torre de Venezia Hotel, Quezon City P. Sorongon-Yap
11-15 Dec 2013 Training on Coastal Fish Stock Assessment (CoFSA) The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines V. Parducho
25-28 Nov 2013 1st National Indonesia Marine Mammal Stranding Workshop Sanur Beach Hotel, Bali, Indonesia P. Sorongon-Yap
24-27 Jun 2013 Protected Aquatic Wildlife Response Manual Series Editors and Artists Writeshop Maria’s Edge, Jamaica Hills, Bambang, Los Baños Laguna, Philippines P. Sorongon-Yap
01 Jun 2013 ELEFAN Training Workshop Dakar, Senegal M.L.D. Palomares (resource person)
12-16 Nov 2012 Integrating Biodiversity Research, Education, Public Engagement and Conservation (UP MSI – California Academy of Sciences) Bioinformatics and database management: FishBase and SeaLifeBase. College of Science, UP Diliman, Quezon City Philippines J. Espedido (resource person)
22-24 Aug 2012 2nd Aquatic Wildlife Rescue Manual Series Write-shop: Marine Mammals (Contributor) Bontocs Bed and Breakfast, Anilao, Mabini Batangas, Philippines P. Sorongon-Yap
4-6 Dec 2011 Manila Bay Macrobenthic ecology Workshop DENR-PAWB
(Manila Ocean Park, Manila)
J. Espedido (facilitator)
19-21 Jul 2011 IOC/WESTPAC- PICES Joint Workshop on Rapid Assessment Survey Methodologies for Detecting Marine NonIndigenous Species IOC/WESTPAC- PICES
(Phuket Marine Biological Center, Phuket, Thailand)
J. Espedido
29-30 Jun 2011 Too precious to drill: the Marine Biodiversity of Belize OCEANA Belize
(Biltmore Plaza, Belize)
M.L.D. Palomares
1-4 March 2011 FAO International Technical Expert Workshop on “Improving the Information base for aquatic genetic resources for The State of the World’s Aquatic Genetic Resources” FishBase and SeaLifeBase: The database structure can manage data and information on Aquatic Genetic Resources for all marine and freshwater organisms (N. Bailly) Madrid, Spain M.L.D. Palomares
14-18 February 2011 Biodiversity Research: Integrative Training and Education (BRITE) workshop on “Creating your own research database: linking with major biodiversity information systems such as FishBase and SeaLifeBase” Fisheries Centre, University of Vancouver, Canada M.L.D. Palomares
05 Jun 2010 SEAOBIS Technical Workshop The World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (M.Pan) Aquatic Biodiversity Informatics Office, WFC Khush Hall, IRRI, Los Baños Laguna, M. Pan
05 Jun 2010 SEAOBIS Technical Workshop Asean Center of Biodiversity SLB Team
14 Dec 2009 FishBase, SeaLifeBase and database-driven ecosystem modeling UP Marine Science Institute, UP Diliman, Quzon City, Philippines SLB Team
M.L.D. Palomares (Lecturer)
6-9 Nov 2009 GEF Coral Taxonomy Workshop (Species level validation training of the "Guide to the Corals of Northwest Luzon") UP MSI Bolinao Marine Laboratory, Bolinao, Pangasinan J. Espedido
Oct-Dec 2009 Training on taxonomy, photography and biodiversity informatics of Mollusks Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, USA C. Dar
13-14 Aug 2009 Red List Assessment Workshop: Philippine Marine Mammals (Assessor) Eurotel, Quezon City, Philippines P. Sorongon
29 Mar - 1 Apr 2009 Classification and identification of marine organisms from images & videos MBARI Research Facility, Moss Landing California, USA J. Espedido
11-14 Nov 2008 Session 4.4 on Emerging paradigms in coastal research World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Valencia, Spain M.L.D. Palomares
17-23 Oct 2008 4th GEF Coral Taxonomy Training (includes survey method, i.e. photo/video, coral diseases and molecular techniques) UP MSI Bolinao Marine Laboratory, Bolinao, Pangasinan J. Espedido
14 Oct 2008 The Sea Ahead Workshop Prose as data...!? Vancouver, Canada M.L.D. Palomares
31 Jan - 5 Feb 2008 GEF/LME Regional Training Workshop on the Use of Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) for Ecosystem-Based Management of Fisheries M.S. Swaminathan Hall, IRRI, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines SLB Team
01 Feb 2008 Ecopath Training Workshop for the Asis-Pacific large marine ecosystems The WorldFish Center, IRRI, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines The Sea Around Us Project and M.L.D. Palomares
28-31 Oct 2007 Philippine Biogeography: An Intensive Course by Dr. Lawrence R. Heaney Institute of Biology, UP Diliman SLB Team
03 Jun 2007 The SeaLifeBase workshop, Side-event to the Twelfth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice UNESCO, Paris M.L.D. Palomares (resource person)
6-7 Jun 2007 Performance Management Workshop Harrar Hall, IRRI SLB Team
25-27 May 2006 Aquaspecies Workshop The WorldFish Center, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines SLB Team
12 Jan 17 Introduction to CMSY/BSM Stock Assessment (Training course) Introduction to CMSY/BSM Stock Assessment FIN, Philippine BFAR-NFRDI
(2nd Fl. Conference Rm., Khush Hall, IRRI, Los Baños, Laguna)
R. Froese (resource person)
M.L.D. Palomares, J.Espedido, P. Sorongon-Yap, V. Parducho (facilitat
01-03 Mar 2016 Training workshop: Fish Biology and fisheries using FishBase, SeaLifeBase and the Sea Around Us online database. Lecture and hands-on activity. FIN, Davao del Norte State College (DNSC)
(DNSC, New Visayas, Panabo City, Davao, Philippines)
M.L.D. Palomares, J.Espedido, P. Sorongon-Yap (resource persons)