North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission


Open Science Workshops

Scientific workshops are open to the public with invitation. Please contact the Secretariat for details.

Future Workshop

The First NPAFC Workshop on Developing a Mechanistic Understanding of the Impact of a Changing Climate on Salmon Abundance and Distribution Trends
June 4–5, 2024 (Hybrid Workshop)
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Past Workshops

The Third NPAFC-IYS Workshop on Linkages between Pacific Salmon Production and Environmental Changes
May 25–27, 2021 (Canada and US)
May 26–28 (Japan, Korea, and Russia)
Virtual Meeting

The Second NPAFC-IYS Workshop on Salmon Ocean Ecology in a Changing Climate
May 18–20, 2019
Portland, Oregon, USA

International Year of Salmon (IYS) Workshop on Salmon Status and Trends
January 23–24, 2019
Vancouver, BC, Canada

The First NPAFC-IYS Workshop on Pacific Salmon Production in a Changing Climate
May 26–27, 2018
Khabarovsk, Russia

PICES-NPAFC Workshop: Linkages Between the Winter Distribution of Pacific Salmon and their Marine Ecosystems and How this Might be Altered with Climate Change
Held at PICES Annual Meeting, October 16–26, 2014
Yeosu, Korea

NPAFC Third International Workshop: Migration and Survival Mechanisms of Juvenile Salmon and Steelhead in Ocean Ecosystems
April 25–26, 2013
Honolulu, HI, USA

NPAFC International Workshop: Explanations for the High Abundance of Pink and Chum Salmon and Future Trends
October 30–31, 2011
Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Salmon Workshop on Climate Change
April 25, 2010
Sendai, Japan

Second NPAFC International Workshop on
Factors Affecting Production of Juvenile Salmon
April 26–27, 2006
Sapporo, Japan
NPAFC Tech. Rep. No. 7 (Proceedings of the Workshop)

NPAFC International Workshop on
BASIS-2004: Salmon and Marine Ecosystems in the Bering Sea and Adjacent Waters
October 30–31, 2004
Sapporo, Japan
NPAFC Tech. Rep. No. 6 (Proceedings of the Workshop)

NPAFC International Workshop on
Application of Stock Identification in Defining Marine Distribution and Migration of Salmon
November 1–2, 2003
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
NPAFC Tech. Rep. No. 5 (Proceedings of the Workshop)

NPAFC International Workshop on
Salmonid Otolith Marking
March 21, 2001
Seattle, USA
NPAFC Tech. Rep. No. 3 (Proceedings of the Workshop)

NPAFC Workshop on
Factors Affecting Production of Juvenile salmon: Comparative Studies on Juvenile Salmon Ecology Between the East and West North Pacific Ocean
October 29, 2000
Tokyo, Japan
NPAFC Tech. Rep. No. 2 (Proceedings of the Workshop)
Peer-reviewed national reviews originally presented at the Workshop
NPAFC Bulletin No. 3

NPAFC Workshop on
Climate Change and Salmon Production
March 26–27, 1998
Vancouver, Canada
NPAFC Tech Rep. No. 1 (Proceedings of the Workshop)

Enforcement Workshops

Enforcement workshops are restricted to delegates from the Contracting Parties.

Future Workshops


Past Workshops

Enforcement Workshop
May 12, 2019
Portland, Oregon, USA

Enforcement Workshop
Emerging IUU Indicators and Warnings in the North Pacific Ocean
May 20, 2018
Khabarovsk, Russia

Enforcement Workshop
Procedures of Interception and Seizure of Vessels of Interest on the High Seas
March 28, 2012
Jeju Island, Republic of Korea

Enforcement Workshop
Patrol Tactics, Planning, and Execution of Enforcement in the NPAFC Convention Area
February 24, 2009
Fukuoka, Japan