MAP Workshops and Training Programs

The Marine Advisory Program conducts workshops and training on a variety of topics of interest to Alaska's coastal residents and marine resource users. Check the following list for topics of interest to you, or contact the Anchorage MAP office, (907) 274-9691, for more information. Also see our Alaska Fisheries Business Assistance website.

Our Events page has a complete list of all Alaska Sea Grant events.

Upcoming workshops and events

Boat Electrical Course

September 2, 2014–May 15, 2015
Sitka, Alaska
Contact: Amy Crews

A self-paced course designed to improve understanding of marine electrical systems and sharpen troubleshooting skills to resolve basic electrical issues. Eight learning modules cover common boat electrical terms, theory, wiring, power generation, safety, grounding and important troubleshooting techniques.

Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Training

December 28–29, 2014
Kodiak, Alaska
Contact: Julie Matweyou

This workshop meets US Coast Guard requirements for fishing vessels and is FREE for commercial fishermen thanks to U.S. Coast Guard. The cost is $175 for all others. All boaters are welcome.

Communicating Ocean Science Workshop: Upping Your Game

January 19, 2015, 8:00 am–12:00 noon
Anchorage, Alaska
Contact: Marilyn Sigman

The Communicating Ocean Science workshop offers practical information, speakers, and best practices in education, outreach and media.

Ammonia Refrigeration Training Class—Palmer

March 9–13, 2015, 8:00 am–5:00 pm
Palmer, Alaska
Contact: Dan Mielke

This class is designed to introduce technicians to ammonia refrigeration system safety, theory, design, operation, and maintenance.


Workshops ongoing or available to be offered

HACCP (ongoing)

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Workshops

Cordova Community Science Mug-Up (ongoing)

Ongoing workshop series

Smoking Seafood for Fun and Profit

Responsible Marine Wildlife Viewing

Direct Marketing Your Catch

Just in Time

Quality handling for seafood processors


Archives of Past Workshops