Upcoming Meetings

At a glance:


Meeting and Reception Code of Conduct

Sept 19
2017
  • Sea Lamprey Research Board (closed)
  • Dates:
    • Sept 19-20, 2017
  • Location:
    • Ann Arbor, MI
  • Description:
    • The Sea Lamprey Research Board will meet to discuss proposals and recommend a 2018 Sea Lamprey Research Program to the Commission.
Sept 19
2017
  • Great Lakes Law Enforcement Committee Meeting (closed)
  • Dates:
    • Sept 19-20, 2017
  • Location:
    • Delta Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront
      208 St Mary's River Dr
      Sault Ste Marie, ON
  • Description:
    • The Great Lakes Law Enforcement Committee is comprised of conservation officers from all federal, state, provincial and tribal management agencies that have enforcement authority on the Great Lakes. Officers formally meet twice annually to discuss issues of mutual concern, evaluate existing regulations and enforcement practices, identify areas for improved cooperation, and conduct training on essential techniques and emerging technologies. Meetings of the Great Lakes Law Enforcement Committee are closed to the public.
  • Meeting Notice
Sept 21
2017
  • Board of Technical Experts Meeting (closed)
  • Dates:
    • Sept 21-22, 2017
  • Location:
    • Ann Arbor, MI
  • Description:
    • The Board of Technical Experts will meet to discuss proposals and recommend a 2018 Fishery Research Program to the Commission.
Oct 17
2017
  • Sea Lamprey Control Board Meeting (closed)
  • Dates:
    • Oct 17-19, 2017
  • Location:
    • Ann Arbor, MI
  • Description:
    • The Sea Lamprey Control Board meets semiannually to develop sea lamprey control program policy, strategy and delivery.
Oct 23
2017
  • Science Transfer Board Meeting (closed)
  • Dates:
    • Oct 23, 2017
  • Location:
    • Romulus, MI
  • Description:
    • The Science Transfer Board will meet to discuss and recommend a 2018 Science Transfer Program to the Commission.
Oct 24
2017
  • Council of Lake Committees (closed)
  • Dates:
    • Oct 24-25, 2017
  • Description:
    • The Council of Lake Committees, composed of representatives from state, tribal, and provincial fishery management agencies, meets semiannually to consider issues and problems of interest to two or more lakes.
Nov 29
2017
  • GLFC Interim Meeting (closed)
  • Dates:
    • Nov 29-30, 2017
  • Description:
    • Commissioners will determine the Commission's programs and budget for the following year, as well as review highlights from the present year.
Mar 20
2018
  • Upper Lake Committee Meetings (open)
  • Dates:
    • March 20-22, 2018
  • Description:
    • The lake committees are composed of representatives from the state, tribal and provincial agencies that are responsible for day-to-day fishery management on the lakes. They hold annual public meetings each March to review progress toward fishery objectives on each of the Great Lakes, as well as a common session to discuss topics of interest to the entire basin.
Mar 27
2018
  • Lower Lake Committee Meetings (open)
  • Dates:
    • March 27-29, 2018
  • Description:
    • The lake committees are composed of representatives from the state, tribal and provincial agencies that are responsible for day-to-day fishery management on the lakes. They hold annual public meetings each March to review progress toward fishery objectives on each of the Great Lakes, as well as a common session to discuss topics of interest to the entire basin.
May 9
2018
  • GLFC Annual Meeting (open)
  • Dates:
    • May 9-10, 2018
  • Location:
    • Toronto, ON
    Description:
    • At this meeting, the public can learn about and discuss developments in the Great Lakes fishery. Commissioners and the U.S. and Canadian Committees of Advisors will hold meetings here as well.
May 8
2019
  • GLFC Annual Meeting (open)
  • Dates:
    • May 8-9, 2019
  • Location:
    • Detroit, MI
    Description:
    • At this meeting, the public can learn about and discuss developments in the Great Lakes fishery. Commissioners and the U.S. and Canadian Committees of Advisors will hold meetings here as well.

Great Lakes Fishery Commission – Meeting and Reception Code of Conduct (Code)

Great Lakes Fishery Commission (Commission) is committed to providing a safe, hospitable, and productive environment for everyone attending Commission-sponsored events, regardless of ethnicity, religion, disability, physical appearance, gender identity, or sexual orientation. A community where people feel uncomfortable or threatened is neither healthy nor productive. Accordingly, the Commission prohibits intimidating, threatening, or harassing conduct during its events. This code applies to speakers, volunteers, attendees and staff.

For the purposes of this code, harassment includes: offensive gestures or verbal comments related to ethnicity, religion, disability, physical appearance, gender identity, or sexual orientation; deliberate intimidation; stalking; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of presentations or other events; inappropriate physical contact; and unwelcome attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

If a meeting participant engages in harassing behavior, Commission leadership may take any action it deems appropriate, ranging from a simple warning to the offender to expulsion from the current and future events. Persons being harassed or observing possible harassment are asked to contact a member of the Commission staff to resolve the situation.

Commissioners and Secretariat staff value participants’ attendance at Commission meetings and receptions. We strive to make everyone’s experience as productive and professionally stimulating as possible.

Please direct any concerns or comments regarding this code to Bob Lambe, Commission Executive Secretary.