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MAFAC Meeting November 2016

November 1-3, 2016

Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel
8777 Georgia Avenue 
Silver Spring, Maryland

Agenda Topics and Advance Materials

November 1, 2016

Welcome, Introductions, and Agenda Review

Julie Morris, Chair

Jennifer Lukens, Director, Office of Policy, NOAA Fisheries Service

Revised Guidelines for National Standard 1, 3, and 7 (NS1) - Deb Lambert, Fisheries Policy Analyst

Annotated agenda

Presentation - NS1 Guidelines - Summary of 2016 Revisions

Protected Resources Update - Donna Wieting, Director, Office of Protected Resources (OPR)

Presentation - MAFAC Recovery Actions Retrospective Analysis & National Recovery Program Review

Presentation - Treatment of Climate Change in NMFS ESA Decisions

NMFS Recovery Program Review Report

OPR Response to Program Review

Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management

Annotated agenda

Presentation -A National Perspective on NOAA Fisheries Ecosystem-related Efforts - Heather Sagar, Senior Policy Advisory, NOAA Fisheries 

Presentation - Lenfest Ecosystem Task Force - Ed Houde, Lenfest Taskforce member, & retired Professor, University of Maryland Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Lenfest Fishery Ecosystem Task Force - Fact Sheet

Climate and the Value of Vulnerability Analyses

Annotated agenda

Presentation - Vulnerability Analyses: A framework for evaluating climate effects on Living Marine Resources & the Northeast Climate Vulnerability Assessment  - Jon Hare, Director, Northeast Fishery Science Center

Presentation - Eastern Bering Sea Climate Vulnerability Assessment - Paul Spencer, Research Fish Ecologist

Presentation - California Current Climate Vulnerability Assessment - Michelle McClure, Director, Fishery Resource Analysis and Monitoring Division (NWFSC); Elliott Hazen, Research Ecologist (SWFSC)

November 2, 2016

Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force Nominations

Barry Thom, Regional Administrator, West Coast Region

Peter Shelley, Acting Chair, Ecosystems Approach Subcommittee

Report from the Assistant Administrator - Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries

MAFAC Consultant Reports: Trends from Pacific, Gulf, and Atlantic Commissions

Randy Fisher, Executive Director, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

David Donaldson, Executive Director, Gulf States

Robert Beal, Executive Director, Atlantic States

NOAA Fisheries Budget Outlook - Paul Doremus, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Operations 

Presentation: Budget Outlook 

Gulf Seafood Institute Aquaculture Roundtable - Harlon Pearce, MAFAC member and President, GSI

GSI Roundtable draft agenda

Invited participants

November 3, 2016

Science Update - Richard Merrick, Director of Scientific Programs and Chief Science Advisory


Subcommittee and Working Group Reports

Meeting Close Out: Review of Decisions, Action Items, Next Steps - Julie Morris, Chair


Subcommittees and Working Groups

Recreational Fishing Subcommittee - Dick Brame, Chair

Annotated Agenda

Presentation - Update on Socio-Economics Projects on Recreational Fishing - Sabrina Lovell, PhD, Economist, Economics & Social Analysis Division, Office of Science and Technology

NMFS - A Vision for Managing America's Saltwater Fisheries

Potential Future Topics - Dick Brame

Strategic Planning, Budget, & Program Management Subcommittee - Erika Feller, Chair

Resilience Working Group - Terri Beideman & Ted Ames, Chairs

Task 3 - Aquaculture Benefits - Bob Rheault, Task Lead

Draft White Paper

Task 4 - Social and Economic Community Impacts - Julie Bonney, Task Lead

Case Study Outline

Case Study - S'Klallam Tribe

Case Study - Swinomish Tribe

Task 5 - Communications - Erika Feller, Task Lead 

Survey to Assess Climate Information Needs of Stakeholders

Task 6 - Management Approaches - Harlon Pearce, Task Lead

Draft Paper - Examples of Fisheries Management Framework Actions and Emergency Actions
that allow a more nimble response to changes in fisheries



Federal Register Notice

Summary Report 

Aquaculture Benefits Final Paper

Transcript - 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3