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October 2019

Smoked Seafood School 2019

October 17, 2019October 18, 2019
Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, 118 Trident Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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$310

Note date change: October 17–18 This two-day workshop is for anyone interested in smoking and processing fish, including home fish-smoking enthusiasts, small smokehouse operators, fishermen interested in direct marketing their fish, and commercial operators. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the workshop. Lectures and hands-on activities led by seafood scientists at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center will include: principles of fish smoking safety of smoked product brining filleting sockeye for curing and cold smoking hot-smoking chum, coho,…

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Adapt Kodiak: a coastal resilience workshop

October 24, 2019October 25, 2019
Afognak Center, Kodiak, 300 Alimaq Drive
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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Free
Adapt Kodiak - a coastal resilience workshop - October 24-25 2019 - Afognak Center Kodiak

Check-in and coffee starts at 8 am Thursday, with the program kicking off at 8:30. Download the agenda with video conference links. Adapt Kodiak is a workshop dedicated to the discussion of the challenges and opportunities faced by Kodiak residents in building greater community resilience. The steering committee of Kodiak residents has narrowed this focus to the following four areas. Participants are encouraged to attend any and all sections that meet their interests. Fisheries futures (Oct. 24, morning session) Food security and subsistence…

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November 2019

Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute, Fall 2019

November 11, 2019November 15, 2019
Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, 118 Trident Way
Kodiak, AK 99615 United States
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$2200
People working in a lab

Application deadline has been extended to October 10, 2019. Do you have an employee who, with key training, could help lead your business into the future? The Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute (ASPLI) offers 80-hours of intensive professional development for employees recognized as having potential to move up in your company. The institute is designed for mid-level managers in a seafood plant—production managers, QC supervisors, seafood engineers, human resources, and corporate or administrative personnel identified by their employer as having leadership potential.…

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Alaska Marine Policy Forum—November 2019

November 20, 2019, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Join us for the Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call, sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant and Alaska Ocean Observing System. Every other month we host a one-hour conference call with participants across the state interested in marine policy in Alaska. Hear the latest about state and federal marine funding, legislation and policy issues. Recent forum summary: September 2019 Next call: Wednesday, November 20, 1 pm AK time Zoom Video Conferencing info: To join the meeting via computer or mobile device (one-time app installation…

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December 2019

How visualizing data on Cook Inlet wild resource harvests can improve oil spill planning and response

December 5, 2019, 5:30 pm6:00 pm
Embassy Suites Hotel Anchorage, 600 E. Benson Blvd
Anchorage, AK United States
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Davin Holen smiling

Alaska Sea Grant's Davin Holen will summarize a project that integrated a socio-economic data layer called the Wild Resource Harvest and Use by Cook Inlet Communities into the Cook Inlet Response Tool (CIRT) and discuss how similar information could be used in other communities impacted by oil, gas, and other natural resource and industrial activities. This talk is part of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council's Science Night 2019, looking at the latest research that affects the safe transportation…

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January 2020

Alaska Marine Policy Forum—January 2020

January 15, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Join us for the Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call, sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant and Alaska Ocean Observing System. Every other month we host a one-hour conference call with participants across the state interested in marine policy in Alaska. Hear the latest about state and federal marine funding, legislation and policy issues. Recent forum summary: November 2019 Next call: Wednesday, January 15, 1 pm AK time Zoom Video Conferencing info: To join the meeting via computer or mobile device (one-time app installation…

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2020 Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit

January 21January 23
Juneau, Alaska Juneau, AK United States + Google Map
young fishermen's summit participants

In 2020, the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program will present the 8th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit. AYFS is designed to provide training, information and networking opportunities for commercial fishermen early in their careers.

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February 2020

Basic Seafood HACCP (Anchorage 2020)

February 3February 4
Alaska Sea Grant Anchorage Office, 1007 W 3rd Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501 United States
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$230

All seafood processors in Alaska are required to have an approved Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) plan. This class prepares the participant to develop this plan. A basic HACCP certificate issued by the Association of Food and Drug Officials is awarded at the end of the class. HACCP class will cover the principles of HACCP and provide the tools and training to create a seafood HACCP plan. Students will be provided with textbooks and training materials. Exercises will include…

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Better Process Control School 2020

February 5February 7
Alaska Sea Grant Anchorage Office, 1007 W 3rd Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501 United States
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$510
fresh salmon in unsealed cans

This three-day class teaches principles of thermal processing, equipment requirements, container closure evaluation, and record keeping for glass jars and cans. It is designed for retort operators, quality assurance technicians, and home canners, and will be useful for personnel in plants that pack and thermally process low acid foods and acidified foods in hermetically sealed containers. The course addresses both flexible pouch and traditional can retort operations, and includes hands-on training with thermal processing equipment. This class satisfies FDA requirements.…

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The perfect storm: establishing a pilot farm in the Alaska Peninsula

February 19, 3:30 pm4:30 pm
Online distance delivery
underwater photo big green bull kelp blades

Learn about a collaborative effort to support seaweed mariculture development that involves constructing a pilot farm to investigate viability in new locations, and aims to develop the workforce by training interested stakeholders and students. The Sea Grant network has established a National Seaweed Hub to serve as a science-based, non-advocacy resource for the domestic seaweed and seaweed aquaculture industry. This collaboration provides a framework to share information, address challenges, identify needs, and find opportunities in this emerging industry.

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