Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Agenda and Background Materials

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DateTimeAgenda Item/Talk TitlePresenter/LeadPrimary DocumentsSupporting Documents
Monday,
August 7, 2017
8:00 AM Arrival and Coffee     
Session 1: Welcome and Overview
8:30 AM Welcome, Introductions and Charge to ReviewersKevin WernerTerms of Reference (TOR) for NMFS 2017 Economics & Human Dimensions Science Program Review  
8:45 AM Overview of NFMS Science Program Reviews Cisco WernerNOAA Fisheries Priority and Annual Guidance for 2017
9:05 AM National Perspective on NMFS Economics & Human Dimensions Science ProgramRita Curtis NOAA Social Science Vision and Strategy
9:25 AM West Coast Region Overview Frank Lockhart PFMC Research and Data Needs 2013  
9:45 AMDiscussion Panel Chair    
10:00 AM Break     
Session 2: NWFSC Overview
10:20 AMNWFSC Overview and Strategic Science Plan Kevin Werner Northwest Fisheries Science Center Annual Guidance Memorandum Fiscal Year 2017 Northwest Fisheries Science Center Strategic Science Plan 2013
10:40 AMCommunicating Our Science Communications Staff Communicating Our Science
11:00 AMOverview Economics Program - FRAM Jerry Leonard Summary of Economic Research and Data Collections at the NWFSC  
11:20 AMOverview Human Dimensions Program - CB Dan Holland Summary of Economic Research and Data Collections at the NWFSC  
11:40 AM Discussion Panel Chair    
12:00 PM Lunch
Session 3: Commercial Fisheries Economics
1:30 PMOverview Economics Data Collection and Research Jerry Leonard  West Coast Limited Entry Groundfish Cost Earnings Survey Protocol and Results for 2008
West Coast Limited entry Groundfish Trawl Cost Earnings Survey Protocols and Results for 2004
West Coast Open Access Groundfish and Salmon Troller Survey Protocol and Results for 2005 and 2006
History of the West Coast Groundfish Trawl Fishery
1:50 PM Commerical Fishery Economic Data Collection Erin Steiner & Marie Guldin EDC Administrative and Operations ReportEDC Report-CP
EDC Report-CV
EDC Report-FR
EDC Report-MS
2:30 PM Spotlight: Management and Fishery Safety Lisa Pfeiffer The effect of rights-based fisheries management on risk taking and fishing safety Safety Incidents in the West Coast Catch Shares Fisheries
2:50 PM Spotlight: Catch Shares and Shoreside Processors: An Exploration into the Impacts of IFQs on the Downstream Sector Marie Guldin  First Receiver and Shorebased Processor Cost Disaggregation
EDC Report - FR
3:10 PM Break     
3:30 PMWrap Up: Strengths, Challenges, Opportunities Jerry Leonard
3:40 PM Discussion Panel Chair   
4:00 PM Public Comment Panel Chair   
4:30 PM Closed Panel Discussion   
DateTimeAgenda Item/Talk TitlePresenter/LeadPrimary DocumentsSupporting Documents
Tuesday,
August 8, 2017
8:00 AM Arrival and Coffee     
Session 4: Recreational Fisheries Economics
8:30 AMOverview of Recreational Fisheries Research and Data Leif Anderson Washington and Oregon saltwater sportfishing surveys - methodology and results
Puget Sound recreational shellfishing survey - methodology and results
Untangling the recreational value of wild and hatchery salmon
Costs of delaying conservation
Washington and Oregon charter vessel survey - methodology and results
8:50 AM Spotlight: Recreational Demand for Shellfish Harvesting Under Environmental Closures Leif Anderson Recreational demand for shellfish harvesting under environmental closures
9:10 AM Spotlight: Bioeconomic Model of Pacific Northwest Recreational Fisheries Josh Nowlis   Predicting future angler effort
9:30 AM Wrap-Up: Strengths, Challenges, Opportunities Leif Anderson    
9:40 AM Discussion Panel Chair
10:00 AMBreak  
Session 5: Human Dimensions Social Science
10:20 AM Fishing Community Reliance and Vulnerability Karma Norman Human Dimensions of the CCIEA
National Standard Eight Guidelines
Development and evaluation of social indicators of vulnerability and resiliency for fishing communities in the Gulf of Mexico
Development of Social Indicators of Fishing Community Vulnerability and Resilience in the U.S. Southeast and Northeast Regions
Community Profiles for West Coast and North Pacific Fisheries
10:45 AM Pacific Coast Groundfish Social Study Suzanne Russell West Coast Communities and Catch Shares: The Early Years of Social Change
West Coast Communities and Catch Shares: The Early Years of Social Change Supplemental Appendix
Pacific Coast Groundfish Social Survey Post Catch Shares 2015/2016
11:10 AM Spotlight: Voices from the West Coast - Oral Histories Suzanne Russell Voices - Greying of the Fleet Acknowledging the voice of women: implications for fisheries management and policy
11:30 AM Wrap-up: Strengths, Challenges, Opportunities Dan Holland
11:40 AM Discussion Panel Chair  
12:00 PM Lunch    
Session 6: Science Supporting Fishery Management
1:00 PM Overview Jerry Leonard Fleet Restructuring Rent Generation and the Design of Individual Fishing Quota Programs: Empirical Evidence from the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery
Initial Economic Impacts of the US Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Individual Fishing Quota Program
Development of the Pacific Groundfish Trawl IFQ Market
1:10 PM Ensuring Best Scientific Information Available (BSIA) Dan Holland   
1:20 PM Catch Share Five Year Review Lisa Pfeiffer West Coast Groundfish Five-year Review Executive Summary West Coast Groundfish Five-year Review Full Report
1:50 AM Spotlight: Can Vessel Buybacks Pay Off: An Evaluation of an Industry Funded Buyback Dan Holland Can Vessel Buybacks Pay Off
2:10 PM Discussion Panel Chair
2:30 PM Break
Session 7: Panel Discussion with Stakeholders and Partners
2:45 PM Panel Discussion with Stakeholders and Partners Penny Dalton, Martin Dorn, Patrick Mirick, Corey Niles, Jim Seger
3:45 PM Public Comment
4:00 PM Closed Panel Discussion
4:30 PM Reception
DateTimeAgenda Item/Talk TitlePresenter/LeadPrimary DocumentsSupporting Documents
Wednesday,
August 9, 2017
8:00 AM Arrival and Coffee  
Session 8: Ecosystem Economics and Social Science
9:00 AM IEA Overview Chris Harvey California Current IEA Ecosystem Status Report 2017 Technical background for an Integrated Ecosystem Assessment of the California Current
The Impact of Access Restrictions on Fishery Income Diversification of US West Coast Fishermen
https://www.integratedecosystemassessment.noaa.gov/regions/california-current-region/index.html
9:20 AM The Dynamics of Adaptation to Climate-Driven Variability Dan Holland The Dynamics of Adaptation to Climate-Driven Variability in California Current Fisheries And Fishing Communities Project Summary
9:40 AMSpotlight: Atlantis and IOPAC collaboration Isaac Kaplan/Jerry Leonard From Krill to Convenience Stores: Forecasting the Economic and Ecological Effects of Fisheries Management on the US West CoastDescription of the input-output model for Pacific coast fisheries
IO-PAC Appendix to Harvest Specifications and Management Measures for 2015-2016 and Biennial Periods Thereafter
10:00 AM Spotlight: Ocean Acidfication and Communities Melissa Poe Indigenous community health and climate change: integrating biophysical and social science indicators 
10:20 AM Wrap-up: Strengths, Challenges, Opportunities Dan Holland
10:30AM Discussion Panel Chair
10:50 AM Break    
Session 9: Protected Resources Economics
11:10 AMSpotlight: Bang for your Buck Robby Fonner
11:30 AM Gap Analysis and Strengths, Challenges, Opportunities Robby FonnerProtected Marine Species on the West Coast of the United States: assessing current management and opportunities for future research (draft)Proceedings of the 2014 NOAA Economics of Protected Resources Workshop
11:50 AM Discussion Panel Chair
12:10 PM Public Comment Panel Chair
12:30 PMParting Comments and Closure of Open Session Panel Chair
2:00 PMClosed Panel Discussion and Writing    
DateTimeAgenda Item/Talk TitlePresenter/LeadPrimary DocumentsSupporting Documents
Thursday,
August 10, 2017
8:30 AM Closed Session: Review Panel Work Session  
11:00 AM Review Panel debrief with NWFSC and NMFS Leadership    
12:00 PM Adjourn    

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