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North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.


Notice of telephonic meeting.


The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Social Science Plan Team will meet telephonically on November 14, 2017.


The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Alaska Time.


Teleconference only: (888) 456-5038; Participant passcode: 8480290.

Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501-2252; telephone: (907) 271-2809.

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Sam Cunningham, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271-2809.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Social Science Planning Team (SSPT) will hold an organizational teleconference in advance of its inaugural annual meeting that will occur in Spring 2018. SSPT will elect an executive officer, establish contributing member roles and responsibilities, and discuss processes for public participation and reporting to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and its advisory bodies. The meeting agenda also includes time to scope discussion topics for the Spring 2018 annual meeting; those topics should further the SSPT's objective of identifying information gaps or underutilized social science data collections, and strategizing to improve information resources over the medium- to long-term.

The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at​committees/​social-science-planning-team/​.

Special Accommodations

The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 271-2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date.

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Dated: October 25, 2017.

Tracey L. Thompson,

Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.

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[FR Doc. 2017-23530 Filed 10-27-17; 8:45 am]