Please also note the following deadlines:
11 September 2012: 90 days pre-Meeting. Meeting announcement by email from the Chair of the SC and by IOTC Circular from the Executive Secretary.
Note: All documents, essential to develop potential recommendations by the SC, should be submitted to the Secretariat no later than 15 days prior to the start of the SC meeting and be posted to the IOTC website. If such documents could not be submitted 15 days prior, the relevant author(s) should notify the Secretariat and SC Chair, who will inform CPCs of the pending late document. Documents not requiring a decision/recommendation by the SC, can only be provided to the Secretariat prior to the commencement of the SC, and would be considered 'information' documents.
11-October-2012: 60 days pre-Meeting. Deadline for comments on draft agenda by participants to be provided to the Secretariat.
12-October-2012: Secretariat to circulate the revised draft agenda.
26-October-2012: 45 days pre-meeting. Deadline for applications to the Meeting Participation Fund in accordance with the Rules of procedure for the administration of the IOTC meeting participation fund.
10-November-2012: 30 days pre-meeting. Deadline for participants to notify the Secretariat of papers being submitted to the meeting.
11-November-2012: Secretariat to circulate draft Annotated Agenda.
25-November-2012: 15 days pre-meeting. Deadline for meeting papers to be submitted to the Secretariat by participants, including National Reports.
26-November-2012: Secretariat to circulate revised draft Annotated Agenda.
10-December-2012: Start of SC15, Victoria, Seychelles.