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Salmon Technical Team, Salmon Advisory Subpanel, and Model Evaluation Workgroup to Hold Webinar November 4, 2015

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Salmon Technical Team (STT), Salmon Advisory Subpanel (SAS), and Model Evaluation Workgroup (MEW) will hold a webinar on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, which is open to the public.  The STT, SAS, and MEW will discuss items on the Council’s November 2015 meeting agenda. Major topics include, but are not limited to: Salmon Methodology Review, Salmon Management Schedule for 2016, and 2016 Pacific Halibut Catch Sharing Plan and Management Measures. The STT, SAS, and MEW may also address one or more of the Council’s scheduled Administrative Matters.

Webinar Agenda

  • Download the Proposed Webinar Agenda: November 4, 2015 Salmon Technical Team, Salmon Advisory Subpanel, and Model Evaluation Workgroup

Date and Time of Webinar

The webinar will be held November 4, 2015, from 1:30 p.m., Pacific Time, and will continue until business for the day is completed, but is expected to end no later than 5 p.m. Information on how to participate is below.

To Attend the Webinar

  1. Join the meeting by visiting this link:
  2. Enter the Webinar ID: 142-916-755
  3. Please enter your name and email -address (required)

AFTER logging in to the webinar, please:

  • Dial this TOLL number +1 (914) 614-3221  (not a toll-free number)
  • Enter the Attendee phone audio access code  680-582-119;
  • Then enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar).

Participants are encouraged to use their telephone, as this is the best practice to avoid technical issues and excessive feedback.  (See the PFMC GoToMeeting Audio Diagram for best practices).

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 425 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 503-280-2425 at least five days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the webinar, please contact Mr. Mike Burner at 503-820-2414; toll free 1-866-806-7204; ext. 414.


2015 Pacific Sardine Distribution Workshop Final Report available; Comments due October 16, 2015

Monday, October 5th, 2015

The 2015 Pacific Sardine Distribution Workshop Final Report is now available

The report will be considered by the Council at its November 2015 meeting in Garden Grove, California, tentatively scheduled for Sunday, November 15.  Anyone wishing to submit comments on the report should send their comments via email to, no later than 11:59 pm, Friday, October 16, 2015, for inclusion in the advance briefing book materials.  Any questions should be directed to Mr. Kerry Griffin at 503-820-2409.