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

HACCP – Kodiak

May 12–13, 2016, 8:00 am–5:00 pm
Kodiak, Alaska
Contact: Chris Sannito

HACCP is a process that has been established for seafood processing to prevent foodborne illness. This workshop helps Alaska seafood processors set up and carry out this federally mandated program.

USCG License Class - 6 Pack to 100 GT Masters

August 1–10, 2016
Unalaska, Alaska
Contact: Melissa Good

6 Pack to 100 GT Masters 10-day class. This course is taught by the Alaska Nautical School and approved by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Aleutian Life Forum 2016: Building Resilience in the Face of Change

August 16–20, 2016
Unalaska, Alaska
Contact: Nikita Robinson

Join scientists, managers, industry, community and tribal leaders as we explore efforts to promote resilient coastal communities.

Smoked Seafood School

October 12–14, 2016
Kodiak, Alaska
Contact: Chris Sannito

This workshop is 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.

HACCP – Kodiak

November 10–11, 2016, 8:00 am–5:00 pm
Kodiak, Alaska
Contact: Chris Sannito

HACCP is a process that has been established for seafood processing to prevent foodborne illness. This workshop helps Alaska seafood processors set up and carry out this federally mandated program.

Seafood Processing Quality Control Training

November 14–18, 2016
Kodiak, Alaska
Contact: Chris Sannito

This program will train quality control technicians and individuals working with processing technology or product development either employed or seeking employment in the Alaska seafood 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