2009/2/ACOM56 The Workshop on Implementing the ICES MSY Framework [WKFRAME], chaired by Ciaran Kelly, Ireland, will be established and will meet in ICES HQ, Copenhagen, Denmark, 22 (Midday)-26 (Midday) March 2010 to:
a) Provide technical guidelines for the implementation of the MSY framework that ACOM adopted in December 2009. These guidelines are for the use of expert groups and advice drafting groups;
b) These guidelines shall address:
c) Illustrate the guidelines on selected stocks using the 2009 assessment and advice as basis and compare the 2009 advice with the outcome that might have resulted from an advice based on the MSY framework.
The Chair will organise the presentation of a working paper that reviews the assessment and advisory approach taken for data poor stocks. This paper shall review cases both within and outside the ICES area.
The workshop will be open to stakeholders. The Group will report by 31 March for the attention of the Advisory Committee.