The National Electronic Monitoring Workshop was held January 8-9, 2014 in Seattle, WA. The workshop was organized by Dorothy Lowman, consultant and Chair of the Pacific Fishery Management Council, who worked with a steering committee of managers, scientists, fishing industry representatives, and conservation interests from around the country.
See workshop videos and final report below. And for materials from the workshop’s Poster Session, please browse our Posters section.
The workshop was designed to get people from diverse interests, fisheries, and regions to discuss how to move forward with implementing electronic monitoring in federal fisheries from around the country. The tone of the planning and workshop was: we know how to do pilot projects; energy now needs to be… Read More »
Moderator: Martin Lofflad, NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center
Speakers discuss ingredients for success and key considerations based on expertise in both U.S. fisheries and programs in other countries.
Moderator: Dorothy Lowman, Lowman and Associates
Part 2: A panel discussion continues to explore key considerations from the perspective of management, science, enforcement, legal, industry, and service provider perspectives.
Part 1: A two-speaker session focused on ingredients for success and key considerations when developing an EM program.
John Henderschedt introduces the final breakout sessions of the EM workshop.
A discussion of next steps to be taken in electronic monitoring, along with a roving mic Q & A session that wrapped up the Seattle workshop.
Opening Remarks by Sam Rauch, NOAA Acting Assistant Administrator for Fisheries.