2017 IPHC Annual Meeting

The Ninety-third Annual Meeting of the International Pacific Halibut Commission will be held from Monday, January 23 through Friday, January 27, 2017 in Victoria, British Columbia at the Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort. Rooms are available at the Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort at the special rate of $135CAD per night.  Reservations can be made online.

Flying to the meeting?  Alaska Airlines is offering special rates from any Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air U.S. city (excluding Prudhoe Bay, AK) to Victoria (travel between 20 January and 3 February). Meeting Name=Intl. Pacific Annual Halibut Conference, Meeting Fare Code=ECMX490.

Further details on the 2017 IPHC Annual Meeting are forthcoming.

Navigating the 2017 IPHC Annual Meeting
A list of all sessions open to the public
Day Time and room Name of Session Who is meeting Who can attend* What's being dicussed

Mon.

23 Jan.

1:00-5:00
Arbutus Ballroom
IPHC Public Session I Commission and public Open * Fishery results, stock assessment, harvest decision table
5:00-7:00
Songhees Suite
Canadian Delegation meeting Canadian Commissioners with Canadian attendees Any Canadian attendees Issues of interest to the Canadian industry
5:00-7:00
Arbutus Ballroom
U.S. Delegation meeting U.S. Commissioners with U.S. attendeed Any U.S. attendees Issues of interest to the U.S. industry

Tues.

24 Jan.

9:00-12:30
Arbutus Ballroom
IPHC Public Session II Commission and public Open * Management strategy evaluation, MSAB report, regulatory proposals
1:30-5:00
Arbutus Ballroom
CB Session I Halibut harvesters Open Advice to Commission
1:30-5:00
Songhees Suite
PAG Session I Halibut processors Open Advice to Commission
1:30-5:00
Harbour Room
IPHC Admin Session I Commission Open * Areas 2A and 2B agency reports
7:00-9:30
Arbutus Foyer
IPHC Reception Open to all Open Halibut!

Wed.

25 Jan.

8:00-noon
Arbutus Ballroom
CB Session II Halibut harvesters Open Advice to Commission
8:00-noon
Songhees Suite
PAG Session II Halibut processors Open Advice to Commission
9:00-12:30
Harbour Room
IPHC Admin Session II Commission Open * Areas 2C/3/4 agency reports
1:00-5:00
Arbutus Ballroom
CB Session III Halibut harvesters Open Advice to Commission
1:00-5:00
Songhees Suite
PAG Session III Halibut processors Open Advice to Commission
1:00-3:30
Harbour Room
IPHC Admin Session III Commission Open * IPHC Research Program, SRB, RAB

Thurs.

26 Jan.

9:00-10:30
Arbutus Ballroom
IPHC, CB, PAG Joint Public Session Commission with CB and PAG Open * CB and PAG recommendations
10:30-12:30
Arbutus Ballroom
IPHC Admin Session IV Commission Open * Harvest decision table, regulatory proposals
1:30-TBA
Arbutus Ballroom
IPHC Admin Session V Commission Open * Unfinished business
Fri.

27 Jan.
9:30-1:30
Arbutus Ballroom
IPHC Public Session VI Commission and public Open * FINAL DECISIONS on catch limits and regulations, meeting report

* All open sessions with the Commission are webcast.


 

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