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September 2014 HMS Advisory Panel Meeting

 
 
Fall 2014 Advisory Panel Meeting
DoubleTree by Hilton • 8120 Wisconsin Ave. • Bethesda, MD 20814
September 10-11, 2014

 
 

 
 
     

Agenda & Meeting Materials

 
 
Wednesday - September 10, 2014
TIME SUBJECT PRESENTER
9:00 - 9:15
(15 min)
Welcome
Introductions of Facilitator, Advisory Panel, and Staff
Agenda Adoption
Suzanne Lea,
Facilitator
9:15 - 10:15
(60 min)
Overview of Recent Activities / General Updates
Bluefin Tuna Updates: Specifications, Inseason Actions & Purse Seine Exempted Fishing Permit
Swordfish Updates: Specifications & Landings
Shark Updates: Specifications & Inseason Actions
Billfish Landings & Tournament Updates
Endangered Species Act Updates: Pelagic Longline Reinitiation & Scalloped Hammerhead Listing
Amendment 5b on Dusky Sharks
Essential Fish Habitat 5-Year Review
HMS Compendium
CITES Shark Measures
National Vessel Monitoring System Proposed Rule
HMS Staff
  •   Presentation: HMS Management Overview
10:15 - 10:45
(45 min)
Law Enforcement Updates NOAA Enforcement & USCG Staff
  •   Presentation: Coast Guard
Presentation: HMS Enforcement Update                 
10:45 - 11:00     - Break -    
11:00 - 12:30
(90 min)
Amendment 7 on Bluefin Tuna Management – Overview of Final Environmental Impact Statement, Schedule for Final Rule and Implementation HMS Division Staff
Presentation, Questions, and Answers
HMS Advisory Panel Discussion
  •   Presentation: Amendment 7 to the HMS FMP                     
  • Materials: Amendment 7 FEIS    
                   Amendment 7 Webpage
12:30 - 1:45     - Lunch -    
1:45 - 3:15
(90 min)
National Recreational Fishing Policy Update
Presentation, Questions, and Answers
HMS Advisory Panel Discussion
  •   Presentations: National Recreational Fishing Policy
  • Materials: Recreational Fishing Policy Discussion Guide
NOAA Fisheries Staff
3:15 - 3:45     - Break -    
3:45 - 4:15
(30 min)
International Port Inspection, Transshipment & Unique Vessel Identifiers - Proposed Rule
Presentation, Questions, and Answers
HMS Division Staff
  •   Presentation: International Port Inspection Proposed Rule
4:15 - 5:30
(75 min)
Amendment 9 on Smoothhound Shark Management Measures - Proposed Rule
Presentation, Questions, and Answers
HMS Advisory Panel Discussion
HMS Division Staff
 •   Presentation: Amendment 9 Proposed Rule                      
 • Materials: Amendment 9 Draft EA
                  
Amendment 9 Webpage
5:30 - 5:45
(15 min)
Public Comment  
5:45     - Adjourn -      
Thursday - September 11, 2014
TIME SUBJECT PRESENTER
8:30 - 8:45
(15 min)
Reconvene Suzanne Lea,
Facilitator
8:45 - 9:30
(45 min)
HMS Management-Based Research Priorities
Presentation, Questions, and Answers
HMS Advisory Panel Discussion
HMS  Division Staff
  •   Presentation: HMS Research Priorities               
9:30 - 10:30
(60 min)
Amendment 6 on Shark Quotas, Regions, and Upgrading Restrictions - Progress Updates
Presentation, Questions, and Answers
HMS Advisory Panel Discussion
HMS  Division Staff
  •   Presentation: Amendment 6 Update                         
10:30 - 10:45     - Break -    
10:45 - 11:15
(30 min)
National Standard 1 Update
 
Office of Sustainable Fisheries / HMS Division Staff
 
11:15 - 11:45
(30 min)
HMS Electric Monitoring / Electronic Reporting Opportunities in HMS Fisheries
Presentation, Questions, and Answers
HMS Advisory Panel Discussion
HMS Division Staff
  •   Presentation: Electronic Monitoring / Reporting Opportunities
11:45 - 12:00
(15 min)
Public Comment  
12:00 - 12:30
(30 min)
Wrap-Up
  •   Presentation: HMS Advisory Panel: Priorities and Next Steps
 
3:00     - Adjourn -