2019 Alaska Harmful Algal Bloom Network Workshop Report

Members of the AHAB network convened for a workshop on Friday, February 15th ,2019. The workshop was held at the Captain Cook from 8am-4pm.

The goals of the workshop were to update current and new AHAB network members on statewide HABs research, demonstrate the AHAB data portal, and revitalize working groups within the network.

Alaska HAB Workshop Agenda

February 15, 2019

Location: Captain Cook Hotel, 939 W. 5th Ave. Anchorage, AK 99501

Room: Mid Deck (middle section of the large ballroom on the ground floor)

8:00 Welcome, introductions, framework for the day- Kayla Schommer, AOOS

Coffee and pastries provided

8:15 Results based statewide HABs presentations, TBD

10:30 Networking break

11:00 Data portal demonstration and discussion- BJ Stone, Axiom and Esther

Kennedy, Sitka Tribe of Alaska

11:30 “Slam Session”-short three-minute updates on HABs research around the state, TBD

12:00 Lunch (Provided)

1:30 Working group planning for the year – participants join one of the following groups:

  • Research
  • Monitoring
  • Communications and Outreach
  • Event Response

2:45 Working groups report back; full group discussion on AHAB goals for the year

4:00 Adjourn


The Workshop summary and report can be found here.

If you have any questions please email AHAB network coordinator: Kayla Schommer,


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