Saturday, August 19

8 am – 5 pm

Bayesian I: Intro to Bayesian Inference Using Gibbs Sampling (BUGS) for Fish Biologists
Instructors: Benjamin Staton, Auburn University; Matthew Catalano, Auburn University

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Beginning/Intermediate GIS for Fisheries Scientists
Instructors: Michael Moore, University of Missouri; Kayla Key, University of Missouri; Jodi Whittier, University of Missouri

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NEW! Facilitation Training: Tips and Tools for Effective Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration – DAY 1
Instructors: Chelsea Crandall, Ph.D., University of Florida; Jynessa Dutka-Gianelli, Ph.D., University of Florida;  Joy Hazell, University of Florida

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NEW! Fish Ageing
Instructor: Jessica Carroll, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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Sunday, August 20

7 am – 1 pm

NEW! Fort DeSoto Dune Habitat Rehabilitation and Overview of Tampa Bay Estuary Restoration Efforts
Instructors: Edward Sherwood, Tampa Bay Estuary Program; Thomas Ries, Scheda Ecological Associates; Brandt Henningsen, PhD, Southwest Florida Water Management District

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8 am – 5 pm

Advanced GIS for Fisheries Scientists
Instructors: Michael Moore, University of Missouri; Kayla Key, University of Missouri, Jodi Whittier, University of Missouri

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Age and Growth Analysis with R
Instructor: Travis Brenden, Michigan State University

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Bayesian II: Intermediate Bayesian Inference Using Gibbs Sampling (BUGS) for Fish Biologists
Instructors: Benjamin Staton, Auburn University; Matthew Catalano, Auburn University

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NEW! Facilitation Training: Tips and Tools for Effective Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration – DAY 2
Instructors: Chelsea Crandall, Ph.D., University of Florida; Jynessa Dutka-Gianelli, Ph.D., University of Florida;  Joy Hazell, University of Florida

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8 am – 12 pm

NEW! Human Dimensions Training: Survey Design and Implementation
Instructors: Nia Morales, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; Jessica Feltz, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

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Leadership at All Levels in AFS (FREE)
Lead Instructor/Moderator: Steve McMullin, McMullin Training and Consulting, LLC

Instructors: Doug Austen, American Fisheries Society; Scott Bonar, University of Arizona; John Boreman, North Carolina State University; Joseph Margraf, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Jesse Trushenski, Idaho Department of Fish and Game

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1 pm – 5 pm

NEW! Uncomfortable Conversations: Addressing Unintentional Bias in the Fisheries Profession – FREE!

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