This Fisheries Management and Innovation Group (FMIG) meeting is taking place at Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London. NW1 2BJ. The venue is conveniently located virtually opposite Euston station, and a 10 minute walk from Kings Cross/St Pancras railway station.
This is an in person only FMIG meeting.
Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM) is a powerful and tool that can show where/when boats are fishing, how they are fishing and what is being removed from the water. The installation of cameras, GPS and sensors on board vessels to monitor fishing activity at sea, can enable fishers to demonstrate to their customers that they are operating in a sustainable way, using best practice and the highest levels of selectivity. Equally, it puts fishers at the heart of the data collection process, and can enhance existing data collection methods, and contribute to more responsive fisheries management.
This meeting will look at the scientific and management benefits of REM and how it is currently being used. It will also explore how we can use REM, and advancements in Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), to modernise the way in which we collect and manage fisheries data, to enhance our scientific capability and knowledge.
Colin Faulkner, External Fisheries Negotiations & Trade Policy, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
Mat Mander, Chief Officer, Devon and Severn IFCA
David Hill, Marine Scotland.
David Stevens, Crystal Seas.
Full speaker line-up + Dale Rodmell, EEFPO
John Reidar, SINTEF.
Tom Catchpole and Rebecca Skirrow, Cefas.
Jason Bryan, Archipelago Marine Research Ltd.
Elinor Brett and Imogen Cessford, Defra.
Full speaker line-up.
How to register
To register for this event please email Karen Green, Industry Issues and Communications (link opens in a new window).
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