A busy conference calendar as 2018 rolls on

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EM Info Admin

Published May 29, 2018

Three major events are coming up that our readers might be interested in. Here’s the lineup for June-September, and if you’re aware of others we’ve missed, please drop us a line!

International Fisheries Observer and Monitoring Conference in Vigo, Spain

Running from June 11-15, IFOMC is billed as “the premier international forum for working on the critical issues of fisheries observer programs, emerging monitoring technologies, and other approaches to fishery-dependent data collection and analyses.” The event’s primary sponsor this year is Marine Instruments, and the international steering committee roster can be found here . The conference program describes ten different panels or workshops devoted to monitoring issues.

American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, New Jersey

Slated for August 19-23, AFS 2018 will include a symposium chaired by Brett Alger, Electronic Reporting to Improve Catch Monitoring in Recreational Fisheries . The two-day symposium will convene stakeholders to… Read More »

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