External Review of Commercial Fisheries Bio-Sampling Program in the Pacific Islands

In 2016, the Science Center conducted a program review to evaluate the quality, relevance, and performance of the Commercial Fisheries Bio-Sampling Program.

Schedule

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

8:30 AM - Introduction and Charge to Review Panel — Beth Lumsden

FEDERAL

8:40 AM - PIFSC Welcome Remarks — Michael Seki

8:50 AM - Bio-Sampling and the Role of the Western Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Council — Marlowe Sabater

9:20 AM - Overview of Development and Implementation of PIFSC Bio-Sampling Field/Market Program in the Pacific Territories — Kimberly Lowe

10:00 AM - Break

10:15 AM - Overview of Life History Bio-Sampling in the Pacific Territories — Robert Humphreys

COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

10:55 AM - CNMI Bio-Sampling Program - Development of Bio-Sampling Program and Data Collection — John Gourley

11:35 AM - CNMI Bio-Sampling Program - Development of Sampling Collection Protocols for Life History Studies — John Gourley

12:15 PM - Lunch

1:15 PM - CNMI Bio-Sampling Program - Issues and Challenges — John Gourley

1:40 PM - CNMI Agency Perspective: Department of Lands and Natural Resources — Representative of DLNR

AMERICAN SAMOA

2:05 PM - American Samoa Bio-Sampling Program - Development of Bio-Sampling Program and Data Collection — Domingo Ochavillo

2:45 PM - Break and Public Exits

2:55 PM - Closed Session for Panel to Work on Report

5:00 PM - Adjourn for the Day

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

8:30 AM - Brief review and Discussion of Day 1 and Schedule for Day 2 — Robert Humphreys

AMERICAN SAMOA (Continued)

8:40 AM - American Samoa Bio-Sampling Program - Development of Sampling Collection Protocols for Life History Studies — Domingo Ochavillo

9:20 AM - American Samoa Bio-Sampling Program - Issues and Challenges — Domingo Ochavillo

9:45 AM - American Samoa Agency Perspective: American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources — Representative of DMWR

GUAM

10:10 AM - Guam Bio-Sampling Program: Development of Bio-Sampling Program and Data Collection — Eric Cruz

10:50 AM - Break

11:05 AM - Guam Bio-Sampling Program: Development of Sampling Collection Protocols for Life History Studies — Eric Cruz

11:45 AM - Guam Bio-Sampling Program: Issues and Challenges — Eric Cruz

12:10 PM - Lunch

1:15 PM - Guam Agency Perspective: Guam Department of Agriculture's Division of Aquatic and Wildlife Resources — Representative of DAWR

1:40 PM - Public Comment and Panelist Opportunity for Follow-up Q&A

2:40 PM - Break and Public Exits

2:50 PM - Closed Session for Panel to Finalize Report and Recommendations

5:00 PM - Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, January 28, 2016

9:00 AM - Closed Session for Panel to Finalize Report and Recommendations

12:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM - Panel Report Out and Recommendations

2:30 PM - Adjourn (and/or finish reports)

Last updated by Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center on 02/21/2019