The goal of the workshop is to disseminate the most recent research and development in the field of fishing gear and on-board handling. A primary objective of the workshop, which is funded by the Nordic Ministers of Council’s AG-fisk, is to facilitate networking between researchers and industry in the Nordic countries. The hope is that such networking will induce cooperation and knowledge transfer in the Nordic marine sector.
Nineteen expert speakers are going to present the most recent developments in research and application of fishing gear and on-board handling at the workshop in four sessions. The workshop agenda is available at www.fishinggearnetwork.net along with all necessary practical information regard registration, hotel booking etc. Participation at the workshop is free of charge. More information at