3:00 p.m.

Canadian research on mobile gear impacts on seabed habitat and communities—Don Gordon, Bedford Institute of Oceanography

3:30 p.m.

Fishing gear impacts on benthic habitat in Alaska, Part 1: Overview of research program Jon Heifetz, AFSC Auke Bay

4:00 p.m.

Fishing gear impacts on benthic habitat in Alaska, Part 2: Development of alternatives to protect habitatJon Heifetz, AFSC Auke Bay

4:30 p.m.

Mapping essential fish habitat—Mike Payne et al., National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Region

5:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion

5:30 p.m.

Meeting adjourns for the day



8:00 a.m.


8:30 a.m.

Application of first principles to understanding impacts of mobile fishing gear on the marine benthos—Les Watling, University of Maine

9:00 a.m.

Integrating use, management, and protection of the ocean bottom—Mark Powell, Center for Marine Conservation

9:20 a.m.

Sustainable fisheries in light of scientific uncertainty—Ben Enticknap, Alaska Marine Conservation Council

9:40 a.m.

PMCC: Creating an incentive system for sustainable fisheries—Caroline Gibson, Pacific Marine Conservation Council

10:00 a.m.


10:10 a.m.

The scallop fishery in Alaska—Teressa Kandianis, Kodiak Fish Company

10:30 a.m.

Trawling and the Pacific fishing industry—Ralph Brown, groundfish trawler and member of the Pacific Fishery Management Council

10:50 a.m.

Trawling and the North Pacific fishing industry—Trevor McCabe, AtSea Processors Association

11:10 a.m.

Habitat protection in the face of uncertainty—Francine Bennis, Alaska Ocean Network

11:30 a.m.

Panel discussion

12:15 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Open session adjourns

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