F/V Beauty Bay, AK Bering Sea Dutch Harbor, Bridge Lift, Back over to Fishermen’s Terminal, PNW Sunny Spring Canal, Photography by: Salty Boating News, Salty Dog Maritime Marketing, Salty Sea Chick, PNW to AK Commercial Marine Traffic Pulse With The Source On Who Runs Up & Down Hill, Salty Dog Lab Lookout

Bering Sea Fisheries Conference 2017, bringing together representatives  of the world’s most productive commercial fisheries. The best of the best of the salties of Bering Sea Fisheries gather together annual in Seattle, April 20th at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. This seventh annual  forum is dedicated to sustainable economic maximization of the Bering Sea and distant water fisheries. Join in to take part in the discussion that  is helping determine the path to the future for the Bering Sea Fleet that impacts our Bering Sea Commercial Fishermen and their Families.
April 20 – Seattle, Washington

F/V Muir Milach, AK Commercial Dragger, Spring Rainy PNW Canal Marine Traffic Eastbound,Photography by: Salty Boating News, Salty Dog Maritime Marketing, Salty Sea Chick, PNW to AK Commercial Marine Traffic Pulse With The Source On Who Runs Up & Down Hill, Salty Dog Lab Lookout

8-9AM

Continental Breakfast and Networking


9-10:30AM

Welcoming Remarks

Peter Philips, Publisher, Fishermen’s News

New Construction Update: New and Rebuilt

A discussion of operational aspects of vessels recently delivered and a preview of the new vessels under construction, or conversion.

Moderator: Garth Wilcox, Glosten

Panelists:


10:30-11AM

Coffee Break and Networking


F/V Northwestern, Deadliest Catch Season 13, Pacific Fishermen Shipyard, Spring PNW Homeport, Photography by: Salty Boating News, Salty Dog Maritime Marketing, Salty Sea Chick, PNW to AK Commercial Marine Traffic Pulse With The Source On Who Runs Up & Down Hill, Salty Dog Lab Lookout

11AM-12PM

Changes in Regulation Governing Refrigerants

New regulations governing the use of refrigerants mean new technologies are being developed to comply with the law—and keep seafood cold.

Moderator: Amy Duz, iWorkwise

Panelists:


12PM-1:30PM

Luncheon: The Domestic Seafood Market

Bob Donegan, Ivar’s


1:30-3PM

The Federal Regulatory Environment

What will changes in Washington DC mean to the management of Federal fisheries resources in the North Pacific? A new NOAA director? A new NMFS administrator? What new policies were developed during the year’s North Pacific Fisheries Management Council meetings?

Moderator: Marcus Hartley, Northern Economics

Panelists:


3-3:30PM

Coffee Break and Networking


3:30-5PM

New Public Sector Financing Initiatives: Federal and State

  • State Chartered Bank
  • Federal Developments

Moderator: Peter Philips, Publisher, Fishermen’s News

Panelists:


5-6:30PM

Closing Reception

F/V Saga, Deadliest Catch AK Bering Sea Crabber, F/V Tempo Sea, Lower 48 Fishermen’s Terminal, PNW Home before Summer Salmon AK Tender Time, Photography by: Salty Boating News, Salty Dog Maritime Marketing, Salty Sea Chick, PNW to AK Commercial Marine Traffic Pulse With The Source On Who Runs Up & Down Hill, Salty Dog Lab Lookout, God Bless our Fishermen & Fisheries!

God Bless our Fishermen, Fisherwomen, Fisheries & Their Families!

EAT FRESH – BUY WILD