Report of the Annual Meeting of Advisory Working Group Chairs (AMAWGC)
The Annual Meeting of Advisory Working Group Chairs [AMAWGC] (Chair: Martin
Pastoors, The Netherlands) will meet at ICES Headquarters from 13:00 on 25
February until 13:00 on 29 February 2008 to:
a ) review the Table of Contents for the ICES Advisory Report for 2008 and for
each Chapter identify what the Groups that shall contribute;
b ) review the Table of Contents of WG reports in 2008
c ) review and plan the implementation of long‐term management
simulations and evaluations of recovery plans and harvest control rules;
d ) review and plan the implementation of including ecosystem drivers in the
e ) review and plan the implementation of fisheries‐based advice and
integrate fisheries technology expertise
f ) review the links between assessment working groups and the PGCCDBS
on the coordination and prioritization of data sampling.
g ) review and plan the implementation or updating of precautionary limit
reference points and potential target reference points.
h ) review developments in stock assessment methodology in relation to the
implementation in the Assessment Working Groups;
AMAWGC will report by 3 March 2008 for the attention of ACOM.
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