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Plenary Session

Exhibit Hall C, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Solomon David
Nicholls State University
Kenneth Shockley
Colorado State University
Award Presentations
  • Excellence in Fisheries Education Award: Derek Ogle
  • Award of Excellence: Robert Hughes

Symposia and Contributed Paper Sessions

    8:00 am - 9:20 am
    • Where Do Stock Assessments Go When They Die? 302B
    8:00 am - 9:40 am
    • Contributed Topic: Fish Conservation-1,
    • Kokanee Restoration: A Model of Scientific, Tribal, and Citizen Collaboration, Virtual
    • The Collaborative Efforts of the Office of Law Enforcement to Manage and Protect the Nation's Marine Resources, 402B
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Bringing it all Together: Data Integration for Fisheries Research and Management Success - Day 2, 303B
    • Fisheries Bioengineering: Innovative Improvements in Connectivity, Protection, and Habitat - Day 2, 303A
    • Indigenous Data Sovereignty: Empowering Good Data Governance and Care in Fisheries, 300D
    • Monitoring Fishes with Environmental DNA: Innovative Approaches to Persistent Knowledge Gaps - Day 2, 111C
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

      • Enhancing Salmonid Disease Management by Understanding Pathogen Transmission and Epidemiology, 401B
      8:00 am - 4:20 pm
      • The Decision Process and Techniques Used for Nuisance Fish Removal, 102AB
      8:00 am - 4:40 pm
      • Contributed Topic: Invasive Species, 302A
      • Integration of Advancement in Long-term Monitoring Datasets, 402C
      • Management and Ecology of Non-native Lake Trout, 402A
      8:00 am - 5:00 pm
      • Detection, Control, and Eradication of Invasive Crayfishes, 401C
      • Getting it Right: Advancing Successful Supplementation For Recreation, Restoration, and Recovery - Day 2, 111B
      • Local Decision Making with a Global View - Time is of the Essence, 100C
      • River Rehabilitation in the Anthropocene: the Changing Face of Fisheries Management, Hybrid - Live from Spokane, 300A
      • The Oceanic Life of Salmonids - Day 2, 111A
      8:20 am - 9:40 am
      • Contributed Topic: Population Dynamics-1, 103
      • Linking Aquatic Organism Passage and Climate Resiliency, 102CD
      • Contributed Topic: Statistics and Modelling-2, 300C
      1:20 pm - 5:00 pm
      • Contributed Topic: Data Collection and Management, 300C
      • Contributed Topic: Fish Conservation-2, 401A
      • Contributed Topic: Genetics-3, 402B
      • Contributed Topic: Population Dynamics-2, 103
      • Contributed Topic: Water Quality and Habitat-2, 302B
      3:20 pm - 5:00 pm
      • Contributed Topic: Sportfish Management-3, 303B
      • Contributed Topic: Trophic Ecology and Food Webs, 303A

      Meetings & Workshops

      7:00 am - 8:30 am
      AFS Incoming Governing Board Breakfast (Invitation Only), 206B

      8:00 am - 12:00 pm
      Climate Communications Workshop, 201AB

      12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
      AFS Hand-off Meeting (Invitation Only), Salon 2 & 3, Doubletree Hotel

      Grab Your Badge

      Registration will be located in the Riverside Lobby (Exhibit Hall D) of the Spokane Convention Center (map/floor plan).

      Registration & Information Booth Hours:
      • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

      See You Next Year in Grand Rapids

      We'll see you next year in Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 20-24, 2023! Look for the Call for Symposia in the next issue of Fisheries.

      Latin America & Caribbean Fisheries Congress

      Symposium and professional development course proposals are now being accepted for the Latin America & Caribbean Fisheries Congress in Cancun, Mexico, May 15-18, 2023. Submit your proposal by October 1.

      Membership Survey Reopened

      We received such valuable feedback from this summer's membership survey that we have reopened the survey during the Spokane meeting. If you had a busy summer field season and didn't get a chance to complete the survey, here is another chance to provide your input on what you value in the Society.