April 19th, 2018 • Renaissance Seattle Hotel • Seattle, Washington

Agenda

8-9am

Continental Breakfast and Networking

 


9-10:30am

Welcoming Remarks

Peter Philips, Publisher, Fishermen’s News

 

Vessel Design Considerations

  • Innovations in crab boat design: John Waterhouse, Elliott Bay Design Group
  • Other topics to be announced

 


10:30-11am

Coffee Break and Networking

 


11am-12pm

New Technologies in the Bering Sea

  • Automation in fish finding
  • Innovations in propulsion
  • New technologies around data management

 


12pm-1:30pm

Luncheon

 


1:30-3pm

The Regulatory Environment

  • Stability considerations
  • Emissions Control Area impact on commercial fishing
  • Federal changes to the Bering Sea fisheries

 


3-3:30pm

Coffee Break and Networking

 


3:30-5pm

Marketing to the US and the World

  • The “Fish Ambassador Program”
  • Developing new markets
  • Federal and State programs intended to help seafood marketing

 


5-6:30pm

Closing Reception