Opening Reception

Saturday, November 6
Host Hotel(s)

Details TBA

Tradeshow and Poster Networking Event

Sunday, November 7, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor- Francis Scott Key Grand Ballroom

At the end of the first exciting day filled with plenary sessions and professional presentations, mingle with businesses providing the latest technology and tools used in fisheries science, explore what local crafters have to offer, and discuss the projects and findings of over 100 poster displays with their presenters. This is a great opportunity to meet contracts, learn new things, and come up with ideas, while also sampling some light refreshments provided for meeting attendees.

Student Networking Event

Monday, November 8, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor- Ballroom TBD

Come network with professionals and fellow fisheries students in a laid-back and fun environment! This will be an indoors backyard-cookout-style event complete with dinner, giant (indoor) lawn games, and lots of networking opportunities. Students will receive dinner and a free beverage.

Grand Networking Event

Tuesday, November 9, 7:00 pm
National Aquarium

Within walking distance from the hotels, the National Aquarium will be hosting the Grand Networking Event, which will provide a unique opportunity to catch up with old colleagues and make new contacts. The National Aquarium  is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top three aquariums and is Maryland’s largest paid tourist attraction. The National Aquarium is home to 20,000 fishes, birds, amphibians, reptiles and marine mammals living in award-winning habitats, which will surely impress any fisheries professional!