Call for Papers for International Trout Congress

intl trout congressThe call for papers for the 1st International Congress is now open. The theme of the congress is Conversations to Promote a Global Trout Conservation Network.

Papers are welcome that relate to the themes of the Congress which include trout conservation and science, literature, art, culture, and education. Scientific and conservation topics may include trout systematics and genetics, invasive species, conservation, management, and restoration.  The congress will be held in Bozeman, Montana, from October 2-6, 2016, with pre-conference field trips taking place the weekend prior to the meeting.

Activities associated with the Congress include an art festival, an open house at the “Trout and Salmonid Collection” at the Montana State University Library, hosted social at world famous Simms Manufacturing, and more.  The American Fisheries Society will publish a book from the congress entitled Diversity and Status of Trouts and Chars Worldwide. Contact the congress organizers for more information.

If you would like to contribute to the congress program, submit your abstracts by visiting www.troutcongress.org and following the link to the abstract page.  Deadline for submissions is August 15, 2016.  Registration for the congress will open June 15, 2016.