The Joint Technical Committee created under the Pacific Whiting Treaty between the Governments of the United States and Canada will meet on December 12, 2018, in Seattle, WA. Draft agenda items include reports from industry members on the 2018 fishery in Canada and the U.S., a report from the JTC on 2018 fishery data, an update on 2018 acoustic research, and 2019 fishery survey plans, and an update on the ongoing Management Strategy Evaluation. Pacific Whiting industry members are encouraged to attend and there will be an opportunity for public comment.
Wednesday, December 12 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center
Goodman B Room
7700 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
The Watertown Hotel
4242 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA, 98105
A block of rooms at $129+ taxes per night is available at this link using code PACWHITING2018 for the nights of December 11 and December 12th. These rooms must be booked by December 3rd.
A draft agenda is available
For audio, call: (888) 790-5773
About the Treaty
Background documents about the Pacific Hake/ Whiting Treaty and a schedule of upcoming meetings are available.