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

AMSEA Drill Conductor Training

June 2–3, 2017
Dillingham, Alaska
Contact: Gabe Dunham

Gabe Dunham, Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory agent, will conduct a 10-hour AMSEA Drill Conductor course in Dillingham on June 2 and 3, 2017. Register for this event through AMSEA at: http://www.amsea.org/dc-registration-form

Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings

September 20–21, 2017, 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Anchorage, Alaska
Contact: Davin Holen

Learn to design meetings that enhance problem solving and minimize conflict. This course provides the skills and tools to design and implement collaborative approaches.

Smoked Seafood School

October 12–13, 2017
Kodiak, Alaska
Contact: Chris Sannito

A workshop for anyone interested in smoking and processing fish, including home fish-smoking enthusiasts, small smokehouse operators, fishermen interested in direct marketing their fish, and commercial operators.

Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute

A training program for future leaders in the seafood industry
November 13–17, 2017
Kodiak, Alaska
Contact: Quentin Fong

The program will begin in November 2017 and include a number of training components through spring 2018. The institute is designed for mid-level managers, production foremen, plant supervisors, QA leads, and others who want to advance their careers in seafood processing. Small processors may also wish to attend.

2017 Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit

December 6–8, 2017
Anchorage, Alaska
Contact: Sunny Rice

This three-day symposium provides new fishermen the training, information and connections they need to take the helm of Alaska's commercial fishing industry.


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