The Scientific Review Group (SRG) and the Joint Management Committee (JMC) created under the Pacific Whiting Treaty between the Governments of the United States and Canada will meet on February 26- March 1 and March 5- 7, respectively in Lynnwood, Washington.
The purpose of the SRG meeting will be to review the Pacific Hake/ Whiting draft stock assessment and related scientific issues. The assessment is scheduled to be available on the whiting treaty website (listed at the end of this notice) on February 12, 2018.
The purpose of the JMC meeting is to review the stock assessment, receive reports from the advisory bodies, and to make a final Total Allowable Catch recommendation to the parties.
Agendas for both meetings will be made available on the whiting treaty website (listed at the end of this notice).
SRG Meeting Times
February 26 - March 1, 2018
Monday, February 26: 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 27: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 28: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 1: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
JMC Meeting Time
March 5 - 7, 2018.
Specific times for the JMC have not been determined but the meeting will likely start the morning of March 5 and conclude the afternoon of March 7.
Lynnwood Convention Center
3711 196th St SW
Lynnwood, WA 98036
RG Meeting: Room 2A
JMC Meeting: Room 1D
Best Western Alderwood
19332 36th Avenue W
Lynnwood, WA 98036
The hotel is a 3-5 minute walk from the meeting location.
The block of lodging rooms for both the SRG and the JMC meeting is now set up, and the hotel is ready to accept reservations under the group name "Hake SRG and JMC Group”.
To make your reservation, either:
- call the hotel directly by phone at 425-775-7600
- reserve online
The group rate is $85/night + tax, and reservations under the group rate are available until February 11th. After that date, room rates are based on availability.