Abstract Submission

Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

50th Annual Meeting

“Breaking Barriers to Bridge New Connections”

March 24-29, 2024
Seward, Alaska
Abstract deadline: March 1, 2024 

Abstract Submission: Please limit abstracts to 300 words, and note that special formatting (e.g., bold, numbering, etc.) may be lost in copy-paste.  A separate abstract must be submitted for each presentation, even if submitted by the same author.

Oral Presentation Guidelines:

Short talks: Talks will be limited to 8 minutes including questions. We suggest you present for 5-6 minutes and leave at least 2-3 minutes for questions. Short talks are good fit for researchers, professionals, or students in the planning stage of research or that are providing preliminary data.
Long talks: Talks will be limited to 15 minutes including questions. We suggest you present for no more than 12 minutes and leave at least 3 minutes for questions.

Poster Guidelines:  The poster session will be held in-person Wednesday March 27th in conjunction with the trade show. Please limit posters to a 4’ (48”) width and height. An example of poster dimensions would be 48”W X 35”H.

The following symposia have been proposed:
  • “Fisheries Genomics: Forging Fisheries Solutions using the Building Block of Life” (chair: Jessica Glass)
  • “Groundfish in Alaska: Increasing importance to sport, commercial, and subsistence fisheries” (chair: Jan Rumble)
  • “Celebrating success and looking towards the future: The next decade of stream and lake temperature research and management in Alaska” (chairs: Erin Larson, Marcus Geist, Sue Mauger, & Rebecca Shaftel)
  • “Changing Shellfish Fisheries in Alaska” (chair: Jan Rumble).

Symposium descriptions are available on the meeting website.

Contributed presentations on other topics are welcome and will be grouped by theme based on keywords provided in the survey.

Submit your abstract here