Fisheries, Seafood and Maritime Initiative

Updates

The University of Alaska Fisheries, Seafood and Maritime Initiative and the industry-led group, Maritime Works, regularly collaborate to advance maritime workforce development in Alaska. The status and outcomes of their work are captured in the following updates.

Read the latest update, UA FSMI Annual Report - December 2017, here.

Current News

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News Archives

2015 News Releases

2014 News Releases

Outreach Activities


Presentations in Juneau, February 2015

On February 16, 2015, members of the Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) for the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan presented an update to over 50 people, including representatives, at a Lunch and Learn session.The video is available on Gavel Alaska and you can click here to view the presentation slides.

The following day, on February 17th, members of the IAC also presented to the House Fisheries Committee and the Senate Labor & Commerce Committee. The House video and Senate video are also available on Gavel Alaska.

Presentation to House Fisheries Special Committee, January 2013

On January 31, 2013, FSMI Industry and University representatives presented an update of the FSMI's work on building a collaborative statewide Workforce Development Plan to the Alaska House of Representatives, House Special Committee on Fisheries. The video is available on North 360 Gavel Alaska. The FY14 UA Budget Request was also mentioned to the Committee. Click here to view the presentation slides and click here for the FSMI FY14 UA Budget Highlights handout. 

Presentation to House Fisheries Special Committee, February 2012

On February 9, 2012, Michael Castellini, Dean, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Fred Villa, Associate Vice President for UA Statewide Workforce Programs, Office of Academic Affairs and Gunnar Knapp, Professor Economics, UAA – Institute of Social of Economic Research presented an update on the University of Alaska Fisheries, Seafood Maritime Initiative to the Alaska House of Representatives, House Special Committee on Fisheries. You can view the accompanying power point here.

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