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2017 Council Training

An annual training course for newly appointed council members.

Schedule

 

Time

Subject

Presenter

8:00 - 8:30

Breakfast

 

8:30 - 8:45

Introductions

Goals and purposes of council training

Review of training manual, logistics

 

Brian Fredieu
Hannah Hafey

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

8:45 - 9:20

Introduction to the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA)
Establishment of the councils

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(E) and (D)

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Presentation (PDF, 21 pages)

Council Diagrams (PDF, 8 pages)

9:20 - 10:05

Council Process and Organization

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(B) and (G)

Jessica Coakley

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Presentation (PDF, 23 pages)

10:05 - 10:20

Break

 
10:20 - 11:30

Use of Fisheries Data in Management

     > MRIP
     > Observer data and electronic monitoring

Richard Cody, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Chilton
Brett Alger

Office of Science and Technology

MRIP Presentation (PDF, 11 pages)

Data Presentation (PDF, 24 pages)

11:30 - 12:30 

Lunch

 
12:30 - 1:30

Stock assessment and support of U.S. Fisheries

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(A)

Patrick D. Lynch Ph.D.

Stock Assessment Coordinator

Presentation (PDF, 82 pages)

1:30 - 2:45 Stock Assessment Group Activity

Activity Handout (PDF, 5 pages)

2:45 - 3:00

Break

 
3:00 - 4:00

Annual Catch Limits (ACL) and Accountability Measures

MSA Sec. 302 (k)(1)(A) and (B)

Regina Spallone

Office of Sustainable Fisheries

Presentation (PDF, 27 pages)

4:00 - 5:00 ACL Group Activity

Activity Handout (PDF, 2 pages)

5:00

Adjourn

 

Last updated by Office of Sustainable Fisheries on 06/09/2021

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