November 21 – 23, 2019

Education Program Schedule

Every year PME offers a free educational program featuring sessions on marine safety, business management, regulatory issues and technical advancements, and more. Additionally, this year National Fisherman Magazine will host a full track of sessions dedicated to Young Fisherman right within their booth.  Bring yourself and your crew and learn together at this completely free program. 

 


 

Education Program Schedule 

Day 1
21 Nov 2019
Day 2
22 Nov 2019
Day 3
23 Nov 2019

Port Of Seattle: Economic Development

This session will provide details and insight to the Port Of Seattle's Maritime Capital Improvement Plan. It is the biggest capital plan the port has put forward in a generation...
Stephanie Jones Stebbins
Dave McFadden

Coast Guard Update: Fishing Vessel Safety

Safety and equipment requirements for commercial fishing vessels are changing dramatically. Congress mandated comprehensive changes. There are new requirements for the way vessels are built, in effect now, and standards...

Arrested and Seized: Know Your Legal Rights

This session will discuss details of the US Federal Court procedures for arrest of vessels including what it is, who can use it, who it affects, how to avoid it,...
Stan Loosmore

Keynote Panel: Pebble Mine, Where We Stand

What is the advantage of risking a sustainable and renewable salmon resource for a finite metals resource? Shaky science and lack of information are driving the industry to fight back...
Jes Hathaway
Daniel Schindler
Mike Friccero
Andy Wink
Everette Andersen
Renee Erickson

USCG: Crossing Hazardous Bars

Presented by USCG Responders, this presentation will focus on and the discuss the risks of getting across hazardous bars and how to do it safely.  Historically this has been one...
Scott McGrew

Happy Hour

Daily Happy Hour in the Beer Garden Join us for the always popular daily happy hour located in the Alaska Hall, and enjoy a beverage on us! Utilize this time...

Survival Equipment: Maintenance and Tips

Over 32 years of training and interviews with survivors of marine casualties has yielded survival tips from those who have had to use safety and survival equipment in sometimes extreme...
Jerry Dzugan

Alaska Seafood Industry Update

Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and McDowell Group have teamed up to provide an update on the Alaska seafood Industry. Learn about where your catch is going, the value at home...
Garrett Evridge
Ashley Heimbigner

Women of the Workforce

Insights on hiring, working with, and helping women crew.
Eric Jordan

Mariculture in Alaska – Seaweed Farming 101

Mariculture in Alaska – an emerging industry with environmental, social, and economic benefits.
Julie Decker

Symphony of Seafood

Product development is critically important to the entire Alaska Seafood industry. Innovative new products position the industry to remain competitive and relevant to consumers. Given this premise, the Alaska Symphony...
Julie Decker

New Fishing Vessel Designs for the North Pacific: 58′ to 130′

Technological and efficiency advantages for building a new vessel: There are too many rumors about how scary it is to build a new vessel, while major rebuilding of older vessels...

Happy Hour

Daily Happy Hour in the Beer Garden Join us for the always popular daily happy hour located in the Alaska Hall, and enjoy a beverage on us! Utilize this time...

Book Signing

Please Join us for a Book Signing by Laura Hartema author of Bering Sea Strong: How I found Solid Ground on Open Ocean. Laura's book is full of unusual characters,...
Laura Hartema
Amy Gulick

Fisherman of the Year Contest

Fisherman of the Year Contest Put your skills to the test in the annual Fisherman of the Year Competition, where mariners compete in three heats of rope splicing, net mending...
Sean Dwyer

Happy Hour

Daily Happy Hour in the Beer Garden Join us for the always popular daily happy hour located in the Alaska Hall, and enjoy a beverage on us! Utilize this time...

 

Young Fishermen Education Program Schedule 

 

Day 1
21 Nov 2019
Day 2
22 Nov 2019

ALFA Crew Apprentice Program

ALFA’s Young Fishermen Initiative aims to: 1) provide young people with an interest in pursuing a career in commercial fishing an opportunity to gain experience; and, 2) give young people...

Selecting your First Vessel

Shopping for your first vessel? For some the next step in their commercial fishing career path is buying their first vessel. Come here best what you should consider in make...
Brett Veerhusen

The Fisheries Leadership Project

The Fisheries Leadership Project is an extension of Northwest Fisheries Association’s scholarship fund initially funded by Hugh Reilly, 2017 NWFA Person of the Year. The mission of FLP is to...
Jeb Towne

Youth Maritime Collaborative of Seattle

Career Connected Vision for Maritime The maritime industry in the Puget Sound region is expecting a high percentage of its work force to retire over the next five to ten...
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