North Pacific Fishery Management Council

North Pacific Fishery Management Council

Trawl Electronic Monitoring Committee DRAFT Agenda 8/21-22/2019

NPFMC Meetings
Open for comment until 08/20/2019 12:00 PM AKDT
All comments are part of the public record.
Meeting Time: 08/21/2019 09:00 AM AKDT

Trawl EM Committee
Location: Offices of the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, 205 SE Spokane St Suite #100, Portland, OR 97202
August 21-22, 2019: 09:00am – 5:00pm (or as necessary)

Teleconference NUMBER: TBD
A Google Hangout will be initiated each morning, to allow listeners to follow along with presentations visually if they choose.
The Hangout URL is:

Expected Outcomes from this meeting:
- Finalize EFP application
- Update funding development strategy
- Update annual flow of information/Timeline
- Update Cooperative Research Plan

Logistics Information
Housing, Transport, and Other Meeting Information
Attachments: PSMFC area hotels -Uploaded: 05/17/2019 10:23 AM AKDT
Logistics information -Uploaded: 05/17/2019 10:46 AM AKDT
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1. Introductions
Attachments: Trawl EM Committee Member List -Uploaded: 04/18/2019 07:49 AM AKDT
2. Updates: West Coast Whiting Program
a. EM Developments on the West Coast (J. Kavanaugh/M. Hooper)
3. EM Project Updates, Successes, and Challenges: WGOA, CGOA, BS
a. # Installs (Group)
b. # Hard Drives Reviewed; video samples if possible (Group)
d. What does the rest of 2019 look like? (Group)
c. VMPs - Feedback from vessels (Group)
e. New items for discussion in the Committee (Group)
4. Coordination Plan for Work in WGOA, CGOA, and BS
a. Develop a plan for all projects to coordinate more closely (Group, NMFS)
5. EFP Planning
a. Overview of EFP application progress (Group)
Attachments: Regulations that describe EFP process -Uploaded: 05/29/2019 10:41 AM AKDT
b. Update on status of Commssioner's Permit and IPHC exemption (staff)
6. Cost Metrics/Chain of Custody
a. Review and agree upon cost metrics (Group)
b. Enforcement Committee request (staff)
Attachments: Chain of custody notes -Uploaded: 04/18/2019 07:59 AM AKDT
7. Marine Mammals and EM
a. Updates about Marine Mammals and EM (staff)
8. Cooperative Research Plan and Appendices Updates
a. Updates to the Cooperative Research Plan (Group)
b. Updates to appendices (Group)
9. Stock Assessment Needs and EM
Brief update on agency stock assessment subgroup (NMFS)
10. Scheduling and Other Issues
Scheduling and Other Issues