Sunday, Nov. 18 - Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 | Seattle, WA

Education Program Schedule

Day 1
18 Nov 2018
Day 2
19 Nov 2018

Alaska Seafood Annual Value and Marketing Update

This session, led by McDowell Group and ASMI will highlight the current value of Alaska seafood in the global marketplace. Descriptive information on what the Alaska commercial fishing fleet harvests,...

Conversion or New Build? What’s in Your Wallet

Building a new vessel is the most efficient means of achieving the best fishing vessel. Converting an existing vessel is inexpensive and a quick approach to recouping the construction costs....

Effectively Controlling Fugitive Lubrication Oil Mist Emissions In Watercraft Machine Rooms

All watercraft propulsion systems operate using highly flammable fuels, hydraulic oils and lubricants. Specifically, internal working parts (bearings, gears and pistons) of marine engines in machine room spaces require constant...

Throw Me a Rope

Fall overboard events are often unwitnessed and when there are witnesses, rescue attempts fail more often than not. This workshop will start by showing NIOSH’s series of “Fishing Safety Success...

Ins and Outs of Inspection Processes

Inspection procedures ensure safety and health upon job sites at a federal and state level. This session will identify the means of complying, how to be prepared when OSHA/DOSH shows...

Proven Performance of Hybrid Insulation

Installing traditional insulation on marine structures is labor intensive and expensive, while insulation’s long-term performance is typically reduced or greatly compromised by wet working conditions or mechanical damage. This presentation...

Fatigue Bites: Safety & Survival Factors in Marine Casualties

Commercial fishing vessel owner-operators spend multiple days at sea with their crew members. The majority of hours are spent working to maximize catch while sleep is not the priority. However,...

Solutions for Protecting Fisheries from Disasters

Fishing is a unique and highly specialized business that makes it exceptionally challenging to prevent disasters from striking. However, fishery disaster assistance programs can create a more reliable, efficient and...

This is what will sink your vessel next season!

The provocative title of this presentation is intended to attract attention to the factors which contribute to vessel losses, offer reminders on the common-sense preventative actions, and promote discussion about...

Sustainable Seafood via Technology

Sustainable fishing is achieved by empowering and supporting fishermen by implementing tools to make businesses more efficient and reducing negative ecological footprint. In the current day, technology is the key...

Bringing Big Data Analytics to the Fishing Industry

Big data analytics is the process of examining large and varied data sets -- i.e., big data -- to uncover hidden patterns, unknown correlations, and other useful information that can...
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