Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team to Hold Webinar August 16; Materials now Available

The Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) will hold a public meeting, via webinar, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Pacific Time), or until business for the day has been completed.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and consider a draft Terms of Reference for the 2018 review of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration acoustic-trawl survey methodology for Coastal Pelagic Species stocks. The CPSMT will also discuss future meeting planning.  Other topics may discussed, and public comment may be taken at the discretion of the CPSMT Chair.

Agenda and instructions for providing written comments on the draft terms of reference

The CPSMT webinar is open to the public, with access instructions posted below.  Verbal comment during the webinar may be taken, at the discretion of the CPSMT Chair and if time allows.  Written comment on the draft terms of reference may be emailed to and, no later than 5:00 pm Pacific time August 16, 2017.  There will be an additional opportunity for public review and comment in conjunction with the September 12-18, 2017 Council meeting.

Webinar Materials

  • PROPOSED AGENDA:  Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team Webinar, August 16, 2017
  • DRAFT Terms of Reference:  Acoustic Trawl Methodology Review for use in Coastal Pelagic Species Stock Assessments January 30- February 2, 2018 (version dated 08/06/17)

To Attend the Webinar

  1. Join the webinar by visiting this link:
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 430-720-091
  3. Please enter your name and email address (required)
  4. You must use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number (1-914-614-3221)
  5. Enter the Attendee phone audio access code (517-298-471)
  6. Enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar).

Technical Information

System Requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, or XP
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See the GoToMeeting Webinar Apps)

You may send an email to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt or contact him at 503-820-2280, extension 411 for technical assistance.

Public Listening Station

A public listening station will also be provided at the Council office.

Pacific Fishery Management Council
7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101
Portland, OR 97220-1384
Driving Directions

Additional information

This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2411 at least ten days prior to the meeting date.

Public comments during the webinar will be accepted from attendees at the discretion of the chair of the CPSMT.

If you have additional questions regarding the webinar, please contact Mr. Kerry Griffin at 503-820-2409; toll free 1-866-806-7204; ext. 409.