28 February 2013: Informal meeting announcement (via email) by the Secretariat.
14 March 2013: Deadline for nominations of an Invited Expert.
21 March 2013: Chair to announce the successful Invited Expert for the meeting.
3 April 2013: Formal meeting announcement by email from the Chair and IOTC Circular.
Note: In 2011, the Scientific Committee ENCOURAGED data to be used in stock assessments, including CPUE standardisations, be made available not less than three months before each meeting by CPCs.
3 May 2013: 60 days pre-Meeting. Deadline for comments on draft agenda by participants to be provided to the Secretariat.
4 May 2013: Secretariat to circulate the revised draft agenda.
Note: In 2011, the Scientific Committee ENCOURAGED that where possible, data summaries be provided no later than two months prior to each meeting, from the IOTC Secretariat.
18 May 2013: 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.
2 June 2013: 30 days pre-meeting. Deadline for participants to notify the Secretariat of papers being submitted for the WPNT02 meeting.
Note: in 2011, the Scientific Committee RECOMMENDED that data to be used in stock assessments, including CPUE standardisations be made available not less than 30 days before each meeting by CPCs.
3 June 2013: Secretariat to circulate draft Annotated Agenda.
17 June 2013: 15 days pre-meeting. Deadline for meeting papers to be submitted to the Secretariat by participants.
2 July 2013: Start of WPNT03, Bali, Indonesia.