Call for Papers

Greetings from Tampa, Florida! The American Fisheries Society and the Florida Chapter are excited to host the 147th AFS Annual Meeting at the Tampa Convention Center from August 20–24, 2017. Tampa will be an attractive venue to unveil this year’s conference theme, “Fisheries Ecosystems: Uplands to Oceans.” We foresee a wide range of sessions that span interdisciplinary research and management approaches to improve aquatic resources. We will also solicit a diverse set of symposia topics, contributed papers, and posters that will benefit broad audiences with the aim of advancing the science of fisheries ecology, conservation, and management.

SYMPOSIA PAPERS AND POSTERS

  • The deadline for Symposia proposals has passed.
  • Abstracts for Symposium oral or poster presentations must be submitted by EXTENDED TO MARCH 31ST, 2017.

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS AND POSTERS

  • Those who wish to present in Contributed Papers or Poster sessions at the 2017 AFS meeting are required to submit abstracts by  EXTENDED TO MARCH 31ST, 2017, at https://afs.confex.com/afs/2017/cfp.cgi. This includes Student Presentations.
  • Confirmation of acceptance or refusal of abstracts will be communicated by April 18, 2017. (Student presentations will be considered for a “best presentation” award if the student fills out additional application paperwork available on the Education Section website).

TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT, Click Here

AFS does not waive registration fees for presenters at symposia or contributed papers sessions or workshops. Registration forms will be available on the AFS website (fisheries.org/meetings) by May 2017; register early for cost savings.