Sixth National SCS Workshop (2018)

January 17-19, 2018

Welcome to the website for the Sixth National SCS Workshop hosted by the Pacific Fishery Management Council. The workshop will be held January 17-19, 2018.  On this webpage, you will find information about the meeting agenda, documents to share among attendees, and travel information.

2018 Workshop Theme and Goals

The theme of the Sixth National SCS is "The Use of Management Strategy Evaluation to Inform Management Decisions Made by the Regional Fishery Management Councils".  

Agenda and Meeting Notice

  • Proposed Sixth National SCS Agenda (dated September 1, 2017)
  • Meeting Notice will be posted on this page as it becomes available
  • Federal Register will be posted on this page as it becomes available

Briefing Book

The briefing book for the Sixth National SCS Workshop will be posted to this page on or around December 22, 2017.

In what format should I submit briefing book materials and presentations?  When are submissions due?  All Briefing Book materials and presentations must be submitted to John.DeVore@noaa.gov no later than 5:00 PM, Pacific Time, Friday, December 15, 2017.  Materials must be submitted in electronic format:  MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or PDF.  The Pacific Council IT staff can answer technical questions regarding the submission of materials, please contact:  Kris.Kleinschmidt@noaa.gov or Sandra.Krause@noaa.gov; both can be reached by at 1-866-806-7204.

Venue and Travel Information

Transportation to/from the Kona Kai Resort

The hotel does not offer a shuttle, so please feel free to choose from one of these options:

Things to do in San Diego

Contact Information

Please contact Mr. John DeVore, Pacific Council staff if you have questions regarding the SCS workshop.  Mr. DeVore can be reached by email:  John.DeVore@noaa.gov; telephone 1-866-806-7204, ext. 413.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is is the weather going to be like?  The average high temperature in San Diego in mid-January is 65.1 degrees F, and the average low is 49 degrees F.  See AccuWeather's webpage for the current San Diego weather forecast.
  • How do I get there?  The hotel does not offer a shuttle.  Please see the "Transportation Options to/from the Kona Kai Resort".
  • What is the dress code?  The dress code for the 2018 SCS is "Southern California business casual".  Please leave your suits and ties at home.
  • In what format should I submit briefing book materials and presentations?  When are submissions due?  All Briefing Book materials and presentations must be submitted to John.DeVore@noaa.gov no later than 5:00 PM, Pacific Time, Friday, December 15, 2017.  Materials must be submitted in electronic format:  MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or PDF.  The Pacific Council IT staff can answer technical questions regarding the submission of materials, please contact:  Kris.Kleinschmidt@noaa.gov or Sandra.Krause@noaa.gov; both can be reached by at 1-866-806-7204.