The 69th Pacific Fisheries Technologists’ (PFT) conference will be held February 5-7th 2018 in Girdwood, Alaska at the Alyeska Resort, 40 miles outside of Anchorage, Alaska. The resort is tucked amid the Chugach Mountains on Alaska’s southcentral coast, near three national parks and the Kenai Peninsula. Alyeska Resort stands out during ski season with close to 650” of average snowfall annually and the longest continuous double black diamond ski run in North America.
This year our keynote speakers will address our theme of “Tools of the Trade” and we are planning an exciting line up of papers and presentations which focus on cutting edge equipment, diagnostics and technologies which aid today’s seafood technologist. We will also discuss how the regulatory environment adapts with the innovation and growth of our trade.
The PFT conference is an annual international event that moves between the Pacific States and Provinces of Mexico, USA and Canada. We are always thrilled to welcome a sizable contingent from Asia, Europe and elsewhere and have a reputation for being a friendly, welcoming group where old acquaintances are renewed and many new ones made. Whether you work in academia, government, seafood industry, supporting industries, are a student or merely interested in fish – plan to come to PFT for 4 days of networking and fun.
Stay tuned for announcements on speaking and sponsorship opportunities, and to see updates to the conference program as it develops.
PFT President, 2018