2020 Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit
January 21, 2020–January 23, 2020
Registration is now open, below.
The Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program presents the 8th Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit in Juneau, Alaska. AYFS provides training, information and networking opportunities for commercial fishermen early in their careers.
The summit will focus on building leadership and networking capacity in the Alaska commercial fishing industry during three days of intensive training. The fast-paced program features industry leaders providing insights on fishing business management, the fisheries management process, and the role of Alaska seafood in the global marketplace. This year, the summit is timed to coincide with the start of the Alaska State Legislature regular session in Juneau.
The early registration fee is $150 through Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The registration fee is $175 after January 7.
Program and agenda will be posted soon.
Summit participants are responsible for securing their own lodging arrangements.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Baranof Hotel (127 N Franklin St., Downtown Juneau) for $139/night. Please use this link to reserve your room at the Baranof Hotel at the event rate. Be sure to enter the dates of your stay and click ‘update’ before choosing the ‘Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit – UAF’ rate.
If making reservations by phone, please reference the group name “Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit – UAF”. Hotel rooms book up fast in Juneau during the legislative session, so please reserve your room early. This room rate is available until December 18, 2019.
More information will be posted as it becomes available, including applications for limited travel scholarships to the event.