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

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.

HACCP – Kodiak

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.

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.


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