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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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March 2020

Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute, Spring 2020

March 2March 6
Alaska Sea Grant Anchorage Office, 1007 W 3rd Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501 United States
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$2200

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. Others who might benefit include practicing direct marketers, small…

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POSTPONED: Estimating the Local Marine Economy — Anchorage

March 16March 17
Gorsuch Commons, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3700 Sharon Gagnon Ln
Anchorage, AK 99508 United States
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Free
Looking down at Kodiak Harbor with mountains and dramatic skies

This is a one-day general training in Anchorage, with a second half-day technical training session, and will provide participants a standard method to describe their coastal and marine economies and identify industries and populations of workers that are potentially vulnerable to coastal hazards or competing for space along the waterfront. This information can be used for comprehensive, harbor, and waterfront planning, as well as resilience planning efforts. General Interest/Local Government Officials: Participants will identify coastal and local marine industry employment data…

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POSTPONED: Estimating the Local Marine Economy — Homer

March 18March 19
Alaska Islands and Oceans Visitor Center, 95 Sterling Hwy
Homer, AK 99603 United States
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Free
Ships and mountains at Dutch Harbor

This is a one-day general training in Homer, with a second half-day technical training session, and will provide participants a standard method to describe their coastal and marine economies and identify industries and populations of workers that are potentially vulnerable to coastal hazards or competing for space along the waterfront. This information can be used for comprehensive, harbor, and waterfront planning, as well as resilience planning efforts. General Interest/Local Government Officials: Participants will identify coastal and local marine industry employment data…

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Alaska Marine Policy Forum—March 2020

March 18, 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: January 2020 Next call: Wednesday, March 18, 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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POSTPONED: Basic Seafood HACCP (Juneau 2020)

March 26March 27
Juneau, Alaska Juneau, AK United States + Google Map
$230
filleted fish on a rack

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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