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Preparatory Stock Assessment Workshop
Friday, 22 March 2013 08:22
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2013 Preparatory Stock Assessment Workshop
SPC, Noumea, New Caledonia
8 – 12 April 2013

The Preparatory Stock Assessment Workshop is a meeting convened by SPC-OFP, usually in April each year, to help prepare for the annual stock assessments being conducted by SPC-OFP for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).  The terms of reference for the meeting are:

  • To review the most recent completed assessments, in particular any concerns, suggestions and/or recommendations raised by the Scientific Committee, the Commission, research providers, individual CCMs, or any independent reviews;
  • To review preliminary work undertaken by the service provider (SPC-OFP) relating to the stock assessments, including any proposed:
    • Revisions to biological parameters
    • Revisions to historical data
    • Changes to structural assumptions in the model
    • Methodological issues, e.g. characterization of uncertainty
    • Standardized CPUE analysis
    • Incorporation of tagging data or other auxiliary data
  • To provide guidance to the SPC-OFP on:
    • The suitability of any proposed changes and any suggested additional work
    • A minimum set of model runs to be undertaken, in particular the range of key sensitivity analyses
    • Desired model diagnostics to be presented
    • Alternative modelling approaches that could be considered

The workshop is open to participation by scientific representatives all Commission CCMs and to other experts by invitation. CCMs will be expected to fund their own participation, although eligible CCMs may seek support from the Commission’s Special Requirements Fund or other sources, as appropriate.

 

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Friday, 25 March 2011 10:12
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2011 Preparatory Stock Assessment Workshop
SPC, Noumea, New Caledonia
4 – 8 April 2011

The Preparatory Stock Assessment Workshop is a meeting convened by SPC-OFP, usually in April each year, to help prepare for the annual stock assessments being conducted by SPC-OFP for the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC).  The terms of reference for the meeting are:

  • To review the most recent completed assessments, in particular any concerns, suggestions and/or recommendations raised by the Scientific Committee, the Commission, research providers, individual CCMs, or any independent reviews;
  • To review preliminary work undertaken by the service provider (SPC-OFP) relating to the stock assessments, including any proposed:
    • Revisions to biological parameters
    • Revisions to historical data
    • Changes to structural assumptions in the model
    • Methodological issues, e.g. characterization of uncertainty
    • Standardized CPUE analysis
    • Incorporation of tagging data or other auxiliary data
  • To provide guidance to the SPC-OFP on:
    • The suitability of any proposed changes and any suggested additional work
    • A minimum set of model runs to be undertaken, in particular the range of key sensitivity analyses
    • Desired model diagnostics to be presented
    • Alternative modelling approaches that could be considered

The workshop is open to participation by scientific representatives all Commission CCMs and to other experts by invitation. CCMs will be expected to fund their own participation, although eligible CCMs may seek support from the Commission’s Special Requirements Fund or other sources, as appropriate.

 

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