November 20-22, 2024  •  Lumen Field Event Center  •  Seattle, WA

Agenda Session

Fishing for the Future: Innovations Progressing the Industry

Nov 08 2023

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM PST

Main Stage

MODERATOR: Noelle Yochum Senior Manager, Fishing Innovation & Sustainability, Trident Seafoods

Technology developments for commercial fishing operations are not keeping pace with the expansion of technological capabilities or the needs of the fishing industry. Utilizing new technology can save money, save time, and increase safety. In this session, hear from fishermen who have implemented new technology on their vessels as well as some of the companies creating the latest products.

– Hear perspectives on the needs and barriers for technology development and funding in commercial fisheries

– Identify successful technologies and the benefits of them to the fishing industry

– Identify opportunities to build long-term capacity for technology development

– Hear perspectives from technology developers on ways to communicate needs or suggested modifications

Learn more about technology innovations in the commercial fishing industry in National Fishermen's exclusive article here.



- Field Service Engineer

Trident Seafoods

- Senior Manager of Fishing Innovation and Sustainability

Trident Seafoods

- Captain

Trident Seafoods, St. George Marine

- Fleet Experience Team Manager

Nobeltec, Inc.

- West Coast Regional Sales Manager

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