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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

9:00 a.m. Introductions and Announcements (Chairman Rip Cunningham)

9:10 Reports on Recent Activities

Council Chairman, Executive Director, NMFS Regional Administrator,NOAA General Counsel, Northeast Fisheries Science Center and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council liaisons, and representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard, NMFS Enforcement/VMS, and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

11:15 Briefing on rules for recusals and lobbying activity by the Council and its members

12:00 p.m.Lunch Break

1:15 Review of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center’s Draft Strategic Plan

2:15 Herring Committee Report

5:00 Public Listening Session

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

8:30 a.m. Scup Management

9:15  Spiny Dogfish

9:45  Monkfish Update

10:00 Groundfish Committee Report

12:00 Lunch

1:15 Continue the groundfish discussion for the remainder of the day

Thursday, November 15, 2012

8:30 a.m.Scallop Committee Report

12:00 p.m.Lunch Break

1:15 Continue Scallop discussion

2:00 Approve the Council's 2013 Management Priorities

3:00 Other Business