Adhoc Trawl Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee (GEMPAC) to meet via webinar August 17, 2018

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Trawl Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee (GEMPAC) will hold a meeting via webinar, which is open to the public.  The webinar meeting will be held August 17, 2018, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) or when business for the day has been completed.

Webinar Materials

Purpose of the Webinar

The purpose of the meeting is for the GEMPAC to develop comments and recommendations regarding electronic monitoring topics scheduled for the Pacific Council’s September 5-12, 2018 meeting in Seattle, Washington. Specifically, the Committee will review and comment on the Draft National Marine Fisheries Service Procedural Directive on Cost Allocations in Electronic Monitoring Programs for Federally Managed U.S. Fisheries and develop a prioritized a list of electronic monitoring policy issues for the Pacific Council to consider in the future.

To Attend the Webinar

  1. Join the meeting by visiting this link and follow the prompts:
  2. You must use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number: 1+ (571) 317-3122 (not a toll-free number)
  3. Enter the Attendee phone audio access code: 837-382-429
  4. Enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar)

Technical Information and 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 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

Public comments during the webinar will be received from attendees at the discretion of the GEMPAC chair.

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.

If you have additional questions regarding the webinar, please contact Mr. Brett Wiedoff at 503-820-2424; toll-free 1-866-806-7204; ext. 424.