Tuesday August 23, is Stakeholder Engagement Day at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. This one-day event allows commercial and recreational fishing and aquaculture industry stakeholders to learn about relevant research, contribute to presentations and panel discussions, and attend an evening networking event with fisheries scientists and managers. Stakeholders who are interested in attending this part of the AFS Annual Meeting are invited to apply for a reduced one-day registration rate of $60 (reduced from the $380 full rate) – the application period has now ended.
The AFS meeting’s Online Program provides daily schedules for symposia and events. In addition, please check out the snapshot of the day (below) highlighting talks, sessions, & events specifically on Tuesday, August 23rd.
LIVE STREAM Symposia & Panel Discussion Registration
- Challenges and Solutions for Citizen Science in Fisheries
- Perspectives on Cooperative Research from Freshwater and Marine Environments
- Citizen Science Panel Discussion (including cooperative research)
Scientist-Industry Networking Event
Stakeholder Engagement Day attendees will be invited to attend a joint scientist-industry networking event sponsored by the American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRB) starting at 5:30pm (PST) at O’Doherty’s Irish Grille which is just an eight minute walk from the Spokane Conventional Center.
Event organizers are seeking assistance from scientific and fishing organizations to provide financial or other (e.g., merchandise, seafood for networking event) support to facilitate industry participation for Stakeholder Engagement Day. Please reach out to Mark Chandler (email contact info below). If your organization would like to contribute to the success of Stakeholder Engagement Day.
If you have any questions, please contact Mark Chandler (email contact info below).
Stakeholder Engagement Day Contact: [email protected]