Virginia Chapter, West Virginia Chapter and Virginia Tech Chapter Joint Meeting

2019 Joint Meeting of the Virginia, Virginia Tech & West Virginia Chapters of the American Fisheries Society

Tuesday, February 19th to Thursday, February 21nd, 2019

Hyatt Place Blacksburg / University
650 University City Blvd
Blacksburg, VA 24060

(540) 552-7500

Invited speakers will present current events and efforts regarding the R3 initiative starting at 1:00 on February 19th. There will be oral presentations on February 21st and 22nd, as well as the Virginia Chapter business meeting on February 21st.  The meeting program for the full schedule is currently being planned.

Presentation Formats:

Oral Presentation – 15 minute talk, 5 minute Q+A, PowerPoint required

Lightning Talk – 7 minute talk, 3 minute Q+A, PowerPoint optional for students and professionals to present new projects or programs, results from ongoing work


Students presenting at the Annual meeting will be eligible for student paper awards.  The best papers presented by undergraduate and graduate students will receive monetary awards.  If enough student posters are presented, the best poster (undergraduate and graduate combined) presentation will receive a monetary award.