Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting May 23-24, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting of its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) to complete analyses identified by the Pacific Council at their April 2022 meeting as potential 2023-2024 groundfish management measures and to discuss items on the Pacific Council’s June 2022 meeting agenda. The online meeting will be held on Monday, May 23 through Tuesday, May 24, 2022 starting at 8 a.m. Pacific Time and ending when business has been completed for each day. This meeting is open to the public.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of the GMT webinar is to complete analyses on several items, which include annual catch targets for quillback rockfish and copper rockfish off of California and to develop groundfish block area closures as bycatch mitigation.  The GMT will also prepare for the Pacific Council’s June 2022 agenda items.  The GMT will discuss items related to groundfish management and administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s agenda.  The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT.  A detailed agenda for the webinar will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Join the meeting with this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/235018092

Meeting ID: 235018092 

Or dial: 
  +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA) Access Code

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact  Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.

Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting March 25, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting of its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) to discuss items on the Pacific Council’s April 2022 meeting agenda.  This meeting is open to the public. The online meeting will be held on Friday, March 25, 2022 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time or ending when business has been completed for the day.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the GMT webinar is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s April 2022 agenda items.  The GMT will discuss items related to groundfish management and administrative matters on the Pacific Council’s agenda.  The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT. 

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Join the meeting with this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/231066441

Or dial: +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA) Access Code / Meeting ID: 231066441 for audio only.

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact  Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.

Ad Hoc Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee to meet March 30, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee (Committees) will hold two webinars, which are open to the public. The online meeting will be held March 30, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Time each day or until work the for the day is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of these webinars is to discuss continued development of the West Coast Electronic Monitoring Program (EM Program).  The March 30th webinar will be a work session to discuss meeting materials and topics that will be presented at the April 2022 Council meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

NMFS Report – Electronic Monitoring Update

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/053864014

Meeting ID: 053864014

Or dial:
    +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA)

    Access Code / Meeting ID: 053864014 for audio only

International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Mondal or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

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

Ad Hoc Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee to meet February 23, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Ad Hoc Groundfish Electronic Monitoring Policy Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee (Committees) will hold two webinars, which are open to the public. The online meetings will be held February 23 and March 30, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Time each day or until work the for the day is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The purpose of these webinars is to discuss continued development of the West Coast Electronic Monitoring Program (EM Program).  The Committees will begin scoping EM Program issues and conduct a workload planning process to identify future meetings and topics at the February 23rd webinar. The March 30th webinar will be a work session to discuss meeting materials and topics that will be presented at the April 2022 Council meeting.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Please join using this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/730531311

Meeting ID: 730531311

Or dial:
    +1 (650) 4191505 United States (San Mateo, CA)

    Access Code / Meeting ID: 730531311 for audio only

International numbers available: https://v.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Krause or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

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

Groundfish Management Team to hold Online Meeting Wednesday, February 23, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a work session that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Wednesday, February 23, 2022, starting at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Pacific Standard Time or ending when business has been completed for the day.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the GMT webinar is to prepare for the Pacific Council’s March 2022 agenda items.  The GMT will discuss items related to groundfish management, administrative, and potentially ecosystem matters on the Pacific Council agenda.  A detailed agenda for the webinar will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the meeting.  The GMT may also address other assignments relating to groundfish management.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT. 

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

Join the meeting with this link: https://v.ringcentral.com/join/875373110

Meeting ID: 875 373 110

Or dial: +1 (650) 419 1505 United States (San Mateo, CA) Access Code / Meeting ID: 875373110 for audio only.

Technical information

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Krause or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact  Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.

Groundfish Management Team to hold work session January 18-21, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a work session that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held Tuesday, January 18, 2022, through Friday, January 21, 2022, starting at 8 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and ending when business has been completed for each day.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the GMT meeting is to develop and review analyses for the 2023-2024 harvest specifications and routine management measures for consideration by the Pacific Council at its March and April 2022 meetings.  The GMT will also consider new management measures proposed by the Pacific Council at their November 2021 meeting, such as potential changes to shortbelly rockfish management and reconfiguration of Groundfish Conservation Area boundaries.  The GMT may also address other groundfish, Pacific halibut, and administrative agenda items scheduled for the March Pacific Council meeting.  A detailed agenda will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the meeting.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT.

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join,
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 149 600 9673 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either download:
    •  the RingCentral meetings application OR
    •  join the meeting without a download via your web browser,
  4. Enter your name and click JOIN.
  5. You may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID (also provided on the screen)Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable.

If you are not able to use the RingCentral application via computer or mobile device, please join the “audio only” portion of the online meeting by calling one of the numbers below.

Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current U.S. location):

US: +1(650)2424929
           +1(213)2505700
           +1(346)9804201
           +1(623)4049000 (US West)
           +1(720)9027700 (US Central)
           +1(470)8692200 (US East)
           +1(646)3573664
           +1(773)2319226 (US North)
           +1(312)2630281
           +1(469)4450100 (US South)

 Meeting ID: 149 600 9673
 International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Krause or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact  Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.

Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee to hold online meeting January 25, 2022

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council)  Groundfish Subcommittee of the Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold an online meeting to review the 2021 groundfish stock assessment process and discuss process improvements for the next stock assessment cycle. The online meeting will be held Tuesday, January 25, 2022, from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST) or until business for the day is completed.

Purpose of the meeting

Participants in the Pacific Council’s 2021 groundfish stock assessment process will hold a meeting via webinar to review and evaluate the 2021 stock assessment review (STAR) process.  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 2022 meeting. 

Meeting Materials

Agenda

Calendar for Groundfish Assessment Review Process

Science Centers’ Suggested Topics

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join,
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 145 609 9381 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either download:
    •  the RingCentral meetings application OR
    •  join the meeting without a download via your web browser,
  4. Enter your name and click JOIN.
  5. You may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID (also provided on the screen)Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable.

If you are not able to use the RingCentral application via computer or mobile device, please join the “audio only” portion of the online meeting by calling one of the numbers below.

Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current U.S. location):

US: +1(720)9027700 (US Central)

+1(213)2505700

+1(346)9804201

+1(623)4049000 (US West)

+1(650)2424929

+1(773)2319226 (US North)

+1(312)2630281

+1(469)4450100 (US South)

+1(470)8692200 (US East)

+1(646)3573664

Meeting ID: 145 609 9381

International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

Attendee instructions

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Krause or call/text 503-820-2419.

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact John DeVore at 503-820-2413; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 413.

Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting November 8, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Pacific Council) Groundfish Management Team (GMT) will hold a webinar meeting to discuss items on the Pacific Council’s November 2021 meeting agenda.  The meeting is open to the public. The online meeting will be held on Monday, November 8, 2021 beginning at 1:00 p.m. and ending at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, or when business for the day is completed.

Groundfish Management Team to hold online meeting October 18-22, 2021

The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a webinar meeting of its Groundfish Management Team (GMT) for a weeklong work session that is open to the public. The online meeting will be held on Monday, October 18 from 1:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), until business for the day is completed.  The GMT will reconvene on Tuesday, October 19 through Friday, October 22, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. PDT until business for each day has been completed.

Purpose of the meeting

The primary purpose of the GMT meeting is to develop recommendations on the development of the 2023-2024 harvest specifications and routine management measures for consideration by the Pacific Council at its November 2021 meeting.  The GMT will also consider new management measures proposed by the Council at their September meeting, such as potential changes to shortbelly rockfish management and reconfiguration of Groundfish Conservation Area boundaries.  The GMT may also address other groundfish, Pacific halibut, and administrative agenda items scheduled for the November Pacific Council meeting.  A detailed agenda will be available on the Pacific Council’s website prior to the meeting.  No management actions will be decided by the GMT. 

Meeting materials

Agenda

To attend the online meeting

  1. Join the meeting by using this link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/join
  2. Enter the Meeting ID: 145 701 3848 and click JOIN
  3. Next you will be prompted to either download:

  •  the RingCentral meetings application OR
  •  join the meeting without a download via your web browser,

  1. Enter your name and click JOIN.
  2. You may use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing the TOLL number provided on your screen, followed by the meeting ID and participant ID (also provided on the screen)
  3. Once connected, you will be in the meeting, seeing other participants and a shared screen, if applicable.

For the best audio experience, please use computer audio. If you are not able to use the RingCentral application via computer or mobile device, please join the “audio only” portion of the online meeting by calling one of the numbers below.

Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1(623)4049000 (US West)

+1(650)2424929

+1(720)9027700 (US Central)

+1(213)2505700

+1(346)9804201

+1(470)8692200 (US East)

+1(646)3573664

+1(773)2319226 (US North)

+1(312)2630281

+1(469)4450100 (US South)

Meeting ID: 145 701 3848

International numbers available: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/teleconference

Technical information

How to join a RingCentral Meeting

For technical assistance, you may send an email to Kris Kleinschmidt or call/text 503-820-2412; or email Sandra Krause or call/text 503-820-2419.

System requirements

  • PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 8 or 10
  • Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer
  • Mobile attendees: Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet (See your phone’s App Store and search for RingCentral meeting or visit RingCentral Mobile App site)

Additional information

Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kris Kleinschmidt at 503-280-2412 at least ten business days prior to the meeting date.

If you have additional questions regarding the meeting, please contact  Todd Phillips at 503-820-2426; toll free 1-866-806-7204, extension 426.