The goal of the workshop is to bring together researchers and stock assessment experts to discuss and present a framework for addressing retrospective bias in ICES stock assessments.
A central task will be to document the extent of the retrospective bias in category 1 and 2 assessments based on data produced by assessment working groups during 2019. We will also identify and compile possible causes for retrospective bias and develop approaches for retrospective bias correction and guidelines for acceptability of a stock assessment with retrospective bias.
If you are interested in participating in the workshop and presenting candidate products for it, please contact Colin Millar at the ICES Secretariat. A selection of the participants may be required to ensure that all of the TOR's are addressed.
If you have any questions, please contact the co-chairs Larry Alade or Chris Legault.