The Better Seafood Processing School (BSPS) is organized in collaboration with the Oregon State University Seafood Research and Education Center and Seafood Products Association (SPA). The first BSPS workshop was hosted May 9-10, 2018 in Astoria, OR. Nearly 60 participants from industry, academia, and government attended. Attendee feedback following the 2018 program was extremely positive and annual offerings of the BSPS was overwhelmingly suggested. The planning committee has begun organizing the 2019 BSPS that will be hosted in Astoria, OR on May 13-14, 2019.