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 February 2017)

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
February 13–14, 2017, 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.

Introduction to Starting and Operating a Seafood Direct Marketing Business

February 13–27, 2017
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Contact: Quentin Fong

This introductory course looks at the development and management of a successful seafood direct marketing business from inception to operation, including business planning, financing, permitting, feasibility analysis, and marketing.

Better Process Control School

February 15–17, 2017
Kodiak, Alaska
Contact: Chris Sannito

Learn principles of thermal processing, equipment requirements, closure evaluation and recordkeeping for glass jars and cans.

HACCP (Anchorage March 2017)

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
March 23–24, 2017, 8:00 am–5:00 pm
Anchorage, 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.

Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium 2017

April 18–21, 2017
Kodiak, Alaska
Contact: Julie Matweyou

We are pleased to bring you the third Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium (KAMSS). KAMSS 2017 will again connect the Kodiak community to marine science research in the region.

Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop 2017

May 2–4, 2017
Anchorage, Alaska
Contact: Jenna Meyers

A workshop to bring together climate researchers, information producers, and users to share developments in the research and applications of climate predictions for societal decision-making.

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