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· Forum Stage
Federal Update from Alaska’s Congressional Delegation
Topics of Interest: Reauthorization of MSA, Executive Orders (30x30) and impact on Alaska Seafood Industry, Marine Debris Cleanup, and NOAA & NMFS appointments.
Don Young Lisa Murkowski Dan Sullivan
2021-03-30T10:00:00Z 2021-03-30T11:00:00Z America/Juneau Federal+Update+from+Alaska%E2%80%99s+Congressional+Delegation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Forum Stage
Alaska Seafood Market Updates and Opportunities
Hear from the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and McKinley Group about challenges and opportunities in the global market of Alaska seafood.
Dan Lesh Arianna Elnes
2021-03-30T13:00:00Z 2021-03-30T13:45:00Z America/Juneau Alaska+Seafood+Market+Updates+and+Opportunities https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Forum Stage
Update from the Office of the Governor
Governor’s office update and Commissioner of Fish and Game legislative update.
John Moller Rachel Baker Doug Vincent-Lang
2021-03-30T14:00:00Z 2021-03-30T14:45:00Z America/Juneau Update+from+the+Office+of+the+Governor https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Forum Stage
Seeking Permanent Protections for Alaska’s Bristol Bay
BB fishing leaders explain efforts to establish permanent protections & how to get involved. Overview of BB economic impacts, including job & revenue growth.
Lindsay Layland Andy Wink Katherine Carscallen
2021-03-30T15:15:00Z 2021-03-30T16:00:00Z America/Juneau Seeking+Permanent+Protections+for+Alaska%E2%80%99s+Bristol+Bay https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Evening Reception
Fish Tacos being served locally at Million Recipes $10/2 or $50/12. Grab a drink, some tacos, and join us at ComFishAK.com for Sea Stories at 5:00.
2021-03-30T16:00:00Z 2021-03-30T18:00:00Z America/Juneau Evening+Reception https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Forum Stage
State Legislative Update
Louise Stutes
2021-03-30T16:00:00Z 2021-03-30T16:45:00Z America/Juneau State+Legislative+Update https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Forum Stage
Update on MSA Reauthorization
Rep. Jared Huffman, Chair of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee, will discuss his efforts to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act this Congress.
Jared Huffman
2021-03-31T10:00:00Z 2021-03-31T10:30:00Z America/Juneau Update+on+MSA+Reauthorization https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Forum Stage
Brief overview of Westward Region Herring and Salmon Fisheries Management
Management &harvest expectations, upcoming budget challenges, reliance on cost recovery fisheries, potential issues w/ bidding process, & board process update.
Kevin Schaberg Jeff Wadle
2021-03-31T10:45:00Z 2021-03-31T11:15:00Z America/Juneau Brief+overview+of+Westward+Region+Herring+and+Salmon+Fisheries+Management https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Forum Stage
Innovation in Electronic Monitoring (EM):  Development of EM for Pelagic Trawl Vessels in the North Pacific
Learn what EM is: the goals, successes, challenges,& the potential future implementation of EM as an option for trawl vessels in the North Pacific.
Josh Keaton
2021-03-31T11:30:00Z 2021-03-31T12:30:00Z America/Juneau Innovation+in+Electronic+Monitoring+%28EM%29%3A%C2%A0+Development+of+EM+for+Pelagic+Trawl+Vessels+in+the+North+Pacific https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Forum Stage
Supporting Alaska’s Fishing and Seafood Industries: A panel discussion with Alaska Sea Grant
A panel of Alaska Sea Grant agents will share statewide programs & initiatives that support the seafood industry & healthy coastal communities.
Chris Sannito Gabe Dunham Melissa Good Julie Matweyou
2021-03-31T13:00:00Z 2021-03-31T13:45:00Z America/Juneau Supporting+Alaska%E2%80%99s+Fishing+and+Seafood+Industries%3A+A+panel+discussion+with+Alaska+Sea+Grant https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Forum Stage
Crab Research at the Near Island NOAA Lab & Alaska Fisheries Science Center Updates
Tracking w/ Sail Drones, radiometric aging, DNA analyses, & ocean acidification impacts. 2020 Data loss mitigation & 2021 expectations for the Gulf of Alaska.
Bob Foy Mike Litzow
2021-03-31T14:15:00Z 2021-03-31T15:00:00Z America/Juneau Crab+Research+at+the+Near+Island+NOAA+Lab+%26+Alaska+Fisheries+Science+Center+Updates https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Forum Stage
Evening Reception
Fish Tacos being served locally at Million Recipes $10/2 or $50/12. Grab a drink, some tacos, and join us at ComFishAK.com for Sea Stories at 5:00.
2021-03-31T16:00:00Z 2021-03-31T18:00:00Z America/Juneau Evening+Reception https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fcomfish-alaska Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Andy Wink

Executive Director Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association

Chris Sannito

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program Seafood Technology Specialist

Gabe Dunham

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program Fisheries Business Specialist, Dillingham

Melissa Good

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program Mariculture Specialist

Kevin Schaberg

Westward Region Salmon and Herring Research Supervisor

Arianna Elnes

ASMI Communication and Marketing Specialist

Dan Lesh

McKinley Research Group

Jeff Wadle

Westward Region Salmon and Herring Management Supervisor

Mike Litzow

Director of the NOAA Fisheries Lab

Josh Keaton

Monitoring Branch Chief for NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region

Katherine Carscallen

Executive Director, Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay

Lindsay Layland

Deputy Director, United Tribes of Bristol Bay

Jared Huffman

Congressman (California)

Doug Vincent-Lang

Commissioner

Rachel Baker

Deputy Commissioner

John Moller

Policy Advisor to Governor Dunleavy

Louise Stutes

Representative

Dan Sullivan

Senator (Alaska)

Lisa Murkowski

Senator (Alaska)

Don Young

Congressman (Alaska)

Bob Foy

Science and Research Director of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center

Julie Matweyou

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program Agent

The event is over

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Booths

ComFish Headquarters

1st Stop

Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation

Visit the AFDF booth to learn more about mariculture and vessel energy efficiency

Pacific Power Group

Service and Support for Volvo Penta and MTU Marine Diesel Power and Propulsion Systems

Petro Marine Services

At Petro Marine Services, we pride ourselves on serving the unique petroleum needs of a broad range of Alaska industries. By living by our motto.

Highmark Marine Fabrication, LLC

Alaska's most comprehensive marine repair destination.

Kolstrand, JKFab Marine Equipment

Manufacturers of Kolstrand, JKFab, and Nordic Marine Equipment

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines and its regional partners serve more than 115 destinations across the United States and North America.

Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay

CFBB represents commercial fishermen in the fight to protect Bristol Bay’s salmon, and the 15,000 jobs, and $2.2 billion sustainable economy from threats like the Pebble Mine

Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference

SWAMC Energy Audit Program

State of Alaska, DCCED, Division of Economic Development (DED-Investments)

DED-Investments makes direct loans to resident commercial fishermen under the Commercial Fishing Revolving Loan Fund (CFRLF).

Flexahopper Plastics Ltd.

Seafood Processing Equipment, Fish Handling Equipment, Crab Gear, Insulated Containers, Aquaculture Supplies

Northern Lights, Inc.

Marine Generators, Propulsion Engines, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Ice Machines

Kodiak Maritime Museum

Maritime History Museum

Pacific Fishing Magazine

Pacific Fishing is the premier monthly magazine serving owners and operators of commercial fishing boats throughout the world's most profitable ocean.

USCG District 17 Fishing Vessel Safety

USCG Fishing Vessel Safety Personnel

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is a marketing organization with the mission of increasing the economic value of the Alaska seafood resource.

NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center - Kodiak Lab

Federal Fisheries Research Center

Fusion Marine Technology, Inc

Marine electronics and electrical installation and repair specialists.

Alaska Sea Grant

Alaska Sea Grant College Program: Research, education and outreach to support Alaska's coastal communities and conservation of the state's marine resources.

Alaska Chadux Network

Alaska’s Premier Federal and State Oil Spill Compliance and Response Provider

BBRSDA

Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association

U.S. Navy

Protecting and defending the United States and its allies.

Kodiak Marine Supply

Marine retailer; hardware, paints, maintenance, plumbing, electrical, hydraulics, raingear clothing, boots, safety equipment and nautical books.

Crab Festival Booth

Kodiak's Favorite Festival