Prince Edward Island Fishermen's Assoc.

PEI FISHERMEN’S ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & CONVENTION February 24th and 25th, 2012

Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown PEI Fishermen’s Association Annual General Meeting

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Timetable:

10:30-1:00 Registration

1:30 Call to Order

1:45 Minutes of last meeting

2:00 Auditor’s Report

2:30 President’s Report

2:45 Executive Director’s Report

3:00 Health Break

3:15 Resolutions from Locals

3:30 Nominations for President and Election

4:00 New Business

4:30 Adjournment

6:00 Reception (Cash Bar)

6:30 Dinner – Guest Speaker Jim Wellman, former Editor of The Navigator Magazine

9:00 Dance featuring: Lost in Tyme with Kevin Chaisson

PEI Fishermen’s Association Annual Convention

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Agenda: “Getting More Value For Our Product”

8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast , Guest Speakers, Honourable Ron MacKinley, Provincial Minister of PEI Fisheries, Aquaculture & Rural Development

9:00 - 9:30 Maddelyn Harden, University of Maine Does less bait mean fewer lobster?

9:30 - 10:30  Keith Flett, Seafood Market Brokers Lobster Commodities Exchange concept

10:30 – 10:45 Health Break

10:45 - 11:00 Geoff Irvine, The Lobster Council of Canada, LCC Update on activities

11:00 – 11:10 Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue

11:10 – 11:40 Melanie Burton, AVC Lobster Science Centre How handling affects lobster quality

11:40 – 12:00 Robert MacMillan, Biologist, PEI DFARD, Lobster Resource Monitoring Program

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch (on your own)

1:00 – 1:30 Door Prizes and closing remarks

 

Thank you to all our sponsors and participants for helping make this AGM and Convention possible. • Atlantic Electronics Limited P.E.I. • Clark Fuels • Fisheries & Oceans Canada • Fisheries Skills PEI • Johnson Insurance • Marine Source • RCMP – Ship Safety • Transport Canada • Royal Star Seafood • PEI Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development