Stock Assessment Workshops and Trainings

NOAA Fisheries’ stock assessment professional development program provides stock assessment scientists with ongoing, consistent opportunities for continued education and training in the evolving skills necessary for next generation stock assessments in all regions. Through in-person and online training workshops, fisheries scientists can obtain educational opportunities to advance their knowledge and skills at the forefront of fisheries population dynamics. This training webpage provides an information portal for training resources for fisheries population dynamics scientists.

For information about upcoming trainings, workshops, and webinars, see the FIT News updates and FIT calendar.

Past Trainings offered by the National Stock Assessment Program

Please reach out to abigail.furnish@noaa.gov with questions.

2021

Course Instructor Date Location
Stock Synthesis: Environmental-linked parameters and conditional age at length Richard Methot July 22 & 23, 2021 AFSC, virtual

2020

Course Instructor Date Location
Stock Synthesis: Intro to the Stock Synthesis Interface Richard Methot March 19, 2020  
Species Distribution Modeling James Thorson and Elliott Hazen March 19, 2020  
Intro to Github Corinne Bassin and Christine Stawitz April 20, 2020 Providence, RI

2019

Course Instructor Date Location
Stock Synthesis: Selectivity and Catchability Richard Methot March 7, 2019  
VAST: Spatio-Temporal Analysis James Thorson Aug. 15-16, 2019 NEFSC, Woods Hole, MA

2018

Course Instructor Date Location
Data Limited Sock Assessments: Principles and Applications Jason Cope and Chantel Wetzel Oct. 15-17, 2018 SEFSC, Miami, FL
Scientific Computing Matthew Supernaw June 19-21, 2018 PIFSC, Honolulu, HI
Stock Synthesis: Intro to SS 3.30 Richard Methot June 21, 2018  
Stock Synthesis Richard Methot June 4-7, 2018 SEFSC, Miami, FL
Data Limited Stock Assessments: Principles and Applications Jason Cope and Meaghan Bryan April 17-19, 2018 AFSC, Seattle, WA
Stock Synthesis - Shark Focus Richard Methot Feb. 2-23, 2018 SWFSC, La Jolla, CA
MSE Short Course Andre Punt Jan. 8-12, 2018 PIFSC, Honolulu, HI

2017

Course Instructor Date Location
Data Limited Sock Assessments: Principles and Applications Jason Cope and Chantel Wetzel Aug. 8-10, 2017 NEFSC, Woods Hole, MA
Introduction to FishStats for new users Jim Thorson Feb. 8-10, 2017 AFSC, Seattle, WA