Schedule

General Information

Meetings are scheduled as required to provide the necessary advice to the Transboundary Management Guidance Committee (TMGC) for management of the transboundary shared resources across the USA Canada boundary of the Gulf of Maine-Georges Bank region.

Draft remits and agendas are posted along with scheduled dates for upcoming meetings as soon as they become available. For information on meetings that have already occured, refer to the Proceedings for that meeting.

Meetings

The following is a list of Transboundary Resources Assessment Committee (TRAC) meetings. An electronic version of the meeting details and documents produced are available in ".PDF" format. In order to read the electronic versions, the application Acrobat Reader must be used. A version of the Acrobat Reader may be downloaded free of charge.

Meetings
2016
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
12-14 July 2016
L. Brooks
(508) 495-2238
K. Curran
(902) 426-9920

2015
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
7-9 July 2015
L. Brooks
(508) 495-2238
K. Curran
(902) 426-9920

2014
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC: 2014 Diagnostic and Empirical Approach Benchmark for Georges Bank yellowtail Flounder
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
14-18 April 2014
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
K. Clark
(506) 529-5928

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
23-26 June 2014
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

2013
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

Benchmark Assessment of Eastern Georges Bank Cod
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
9-11 April 2013
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
R. Claytor
(902) 426-4721

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
25-27 June 2013
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
K. Clark
(506) 529-5928

2012
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
26-29 June 2012
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

2011
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
21-14 June 2011
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
J. Porter
(506) 529-5925

2010
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Spiny Dogfish Benchmark - Modeling
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
25-29 January 2010
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

Northwest Atlantic Mackerel Benchmark/Assessment - Modeling
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
1-4 March 2010
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
20-23 July 2010
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

2009
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Cod Benchmark Review - Date Inputs
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
13-14 January 2009
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

TRAC Assessment Review: Cod (Modelling) and Spiny Dogfish (Date Inputs) Benchmark Review
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference (cod)
Terms of Reference (spiny dogfish)
30 March 2009 - 03 April 2009
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod, Haddock, Yellowtail Flounder, and Herring
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference (cod)
Terms of Reference (spiny dogfish)
8-12 June 2009
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod, Haddock, Yellowtail Flounder, and Herring
Baffin Boardroom (via video conference)
Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Dartmouth, NS
Terms of Reference
22-23 October 2009
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

2008
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod and Haddock
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
23-26 June 2008
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

TRAC Assessment Review: Yellowtail Flounder
via Teleconference
Terms of Reference
12-13 August 2008
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273

2007
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

Canada USA Scientific Discussions
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
10-12 April 2007
W. Gabriel
(508) 495-2213
S. Gavaris
(506) 529-5912

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
12-15 June 2007
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273

2006
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

CERT: Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank Herring Benchmark Review
Aquarium Boardroom NMFS
Aquarium Building
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
2-5 May 2006
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526
W. Overholtz
(508) 495-2256

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Aquarium Boardroom NMFS
Aquarium Building
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
13-16 June 2006
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526
W. Overholtz
(508) 495-2256

2005
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC: Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder Benchmark Assessment Review #1
Woods Hole Laboratory
166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
25-26 January 20056
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526
W. Overholtz
(508) 495-2256

TRAC: Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder Benchmark Assessment Review #2
Woods Hole Laboratory
166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
25-29 April 2005
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526
W. Overholtz
(508) 495-2256

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
14-17 June 2005
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526
W. Overholtz
(508) 495-2256

2004
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
15-17 June 2004
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526
W. Overholtz
(508) 495-2256

2003
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

Transboundary Resources Assessement Committee (TRAC): Herring
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
10-14 February 2003
S. Gavaris
(506) 529-5912

Transboundary Assessment Working Group (TAWG): Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Woods Hole Laboratory
166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA USA
27-29 May 2003
W. Overholtz
(508) 495-2256

2002
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

Transboundary Resources Assessement Committee (TRAC): Georges Bank Cod
Woods Hole Laboratory
166 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA USA
5-8 February 2002
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526
W. Overholtz
(508) 495-2256

Transboundary Assessment Working Group (TAWG): Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
23-25 April 2002
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526

2001
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

Transboundary Resources Assessement Committee (TRAC)
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
17-20 April 2001
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526

2000
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

Transboundary Resources Assessement Committee (TRAC)
Aquarium Boardroom NMFS
Aquarium Building
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
26-28 April 2000
S. Clark
(508) 495-2312
W. Stobo
(902) 426-4809

1999
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

Transboundary Resources Assessement Committee (TRAC)
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
20-22 April 1999
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526

1998
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

Transboundary Resources Assessement Committee (TRAC)
Algonquin Hotel
St. Andrews,
NB Canada
20-24 April 1998
R. O'Boyle
(902) 426-3526

Working Papers

The following files are TRAC Working Paper documents. These documents are the draft versions which are discussed at the meeting by participants of the relevant meetings. The working papers are password protected and instructions on how to access the papers are distributed to the meeting participants.

The files are on this website for ease of distribution to meeting participants only. The documents on this webpage are for Peer Review purposes only and are not to be distributed. By downloading any of the documents on this webpage, you have agreed to the terms and conditions not to distribute the documents.

Some of the documents are only available in ".PDF" format. In order to read the electronic versions, the application Acrobat Reader must be used. A version of the Acrobat Reader may be downloaded free of charge.

Working Paper documents
2014
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced


TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
23-26 June 2014
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

2013
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

Benchmark Assessment of Eastern Georges Bank Cod
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
9-11 April 2013
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
R. Claytor
(902) 426-4721

2012
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
26-29 June 2012
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

2010
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Spiny Dogfish Benchmark - Modeling
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
25-29 January 2010
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

Northwest Atlantic Mackerel Benchmark/Assessment - Modeling
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
1-4 March 2010
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
20-23 July 2010
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

2009
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Cod Benchmark Review - Date Inputs
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
13-15 January 2009
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

TRAC Assessment Review: Cod (Modelling) and Spiny Dogfish (Date Inputs) Benchmark Review
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
30 March 2009 - 03 April 2009
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod, Haddock, Yellowtail Flounder, and Herring
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
8-12 June 2009
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

Northwest Atlantic Mackerel Benchmark/Assessment - Data Inputs
Stephen H. Clark Conference Room
NEFSC Woods Hole Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
22-23 October 2009
L. O'Brien
(508) 495-2273
T. Worcester
(902) 426-9920

2008
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod and Haddock
Aquarium Boardroom NMFS
Aquarium Building
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
23-26 June 2008

2007
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Hachey Conference Centre
St. Andrews Biological Station
St. Andrews, NB Canada
Terms of Reference
12-15 June 2007

2006
Meeting
Dates
Contacts
Documents Produced

TRAC: Gulf of Maine and Georges Bank Herring Benchmark Review
Aquarium Boardroom NMFS
Aquarium Building
Woods Hole, MA USA
Terms of Reference
2-5 May 2006

TRAC Assessment Review: Georges Bank Cod/Haddock/Yellowtail Flounder
Aquarium Boardroom NMFS
Aquarium Building
Woods Hole, MA USA
12-16 June 2006