Groundfish Stock Assessment Process Review Webinar to be Held Friday, December 13

Participants in the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council’s) 2019 groundfish stock assessment process will hold a meeting via webinar to review and evaluate the 2019 stock assessment review (STAR) process.  The webinar will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) or until business for the day has been completed.  The goal of the webinar is to solicit process improvements to recommend for future groundfish stock assessments and STAR panel reviews.  Process recommendations will be provided to the Pacific Council at their March 2020 meeting in Rohnert Park, California.

The purpose of the Groundfish Stock Assessment Process Review webinar meeting is to review the 2019 groundfish stock assessment and STAR Panel process and recommend process improvements for future groundfish stock assessments and STAR Panel meetings.

No management actions will be decided by the participants attending the Groundfish Stock Assessment Process Review webinar.  The webinar participants’ role will be the development of recommendations and a report for consideration by the Pacific Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee, other Pacific Council advisors, and the Pacific Council at the March 2020 meeting in Rohnert Park, California.

Webinar agenda

To attend the webinar

  1. Join the meeting by visiting this link:
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 729-240-515
  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 (562) 247-8321 (not a toll-free number)
  5. Enter the Attendee phone audio access code 221-339-854
  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 Kris Kleinschmidt or contact him at 503-820-2280, extension 412, 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 503-820-2411 at least ten days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the webinar, please contact Mr. John DeVore at 503-820-2413; toll-free 1-866-806-7204.