Town Hall Meeting in Juneau Friday Aug. 31, at 3:30pm
NOAA is hosting a
own Hall event in Juneau Alaska on at 4:00 pm August 31st (today) at Centennial Hall Convention Center, 101 Egan Drive.
This meeting will provide information about the implementation of the Department of Commerce's 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, and also offer the opportunity to give input. Topics will include reducing the seafood trade deficit, and supporting maritime commerce, fisheries, recreation, and tourism.
The format for the Town Hall will be Adm. Gallaudet providing opening remarks about NOAA's efforts to promote the "blue economy" - focusing on fisheries and tourism. ACA President Richard Yamada and other fishing industry reps have been invited to provide input on how NOAA can help businesses in the state's vital recreational fishing economy.