March 1, 2018 • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites – Bellingham Airport • Bellingham, Washington

Agenda

7:30-8:30am

 

Continental Breakfast and Networking

 


8:30-10:00am

 

Chefs and Retailers Speak

MODERATOR: Peter Philips, Publisher, Fishermen’s News

PANELISTS:
Chef Christy Fox, Evolve Chocolate Truffles
Chef Shota Nakajima, Adana
Chef Doug Elliott, Keenan’s at the Pier

Terry Phair, Lummi Seafood Market

 


10:00-10:30am

 

Coffee Break and Networking

 


10:30-11:00am

 

New Techniques in Quality Control

Jeremy Brown, F/V Barcarole
Nicole Curry, F/V Karen L

 


11:00am-12:00pm

Successful Direct Marketing Operations:

MODERATOR: Pete Granger, Legoe Bay Fisheries

PANELISTS:
J R Johnson, Blue Heron Marketplace—Bellingham
Julian O’Reilley, Neighborhood Farmers Markets—Seattle
Riley Starks, Lummi Island Wild

 


12:00-1:30pm

 

Lunch—Roundtable Discussions

 


1:30-3:00pm

 

Processing and Distribution

MODERATOR: Paul Dye, Washington Sea Grant

PANELISTS:
Mike Babcock, Oregon Seafoods
Joey Lawrence, Cape Flattery Fishermen’s Co-op
Riley Starks, Lummi Island Wild

 


3:00-3:30pm

 

Coffee Break and Networking

 


3:30-5:00pm

 

Evolving Public Policy for the Independent Fishing Family

MODERATOR: Peter Philips, Publisher, Fishermen’s News

PANELISTS:
Kevin Scribner, Forever Wild Fish USA 
Alan Birdsall, Port of Bellingham
Jeremy Brown, F/V Barcarole, Small Vessel Gerneral Permit Expiration
Kurt Beardslee, Wild Fish Conservancy

 

 


5:00-6:30pm

 

Reception