Schedule at a Glance

Sunday, March 26: 

Professional Development Workshops:

  • An Introduction to R for Fishery Students and Researchers by Isaac Nyameke and Nabahel Rex-Oneal (Day 1)

Monday, March 27:

Professional Development Workshops:

  • An Introduction to R for Fishery Students and Researchers by Isaac Nyameke and Nabahel Rex-Oneal (Day 2)
  • Science Communication Workshop by Kelly Ireland
  • Introduction to Fly Tying by Stian Stensland, Joe Spencer, Kevin Fitzgerald, Ben Rich, and Will Samuel
  • Collaborative Approaches to DEI in Fisheries (By invitation, UAF Akasofu Building. For more information, please contact deic@afs-alaska.org)

Evening Welcome Social & Film Festival at Morris Thompson Visitor’s Center

Tuesday, March 28:

Plenary: Dr. Jessica Black

Symposia and Contributed Talks
Mentorship Mixer (catered lunch)
Affinity Groups*
Evening Social TBA

Wednesday, March 29:

Plenary: Dr. Schery Umanzor

Poster Session and Trade Show
Symposia and Contributed Talks
Past Presidents’ Lunch (catered)
Affinity Groups*
5K Spawning Run / Walk
Evening Social TBA

Thursday, March 30:

Plenary: Drs. Katie Howard and Vanessa von Biela

Symposia and Contributed Talks
Chapter Business Meeting (catered lunch, all are welcome)
Affinity Groups*
Evening Banquet and Awards

Friday, March 31:

Allyship in Fisheries discussion (breakfast provided, all are welcome)

Field Trips:

  • Ice Fishing
  • Chena Hot Springs Resort

 

*Affinity Groups: Affinity group mixers are designed to help members from underrepresented groups gather, build community, and bolster a sense of belonging within the AK Chapter of AFS. BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), LGBTQIA2S+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-spirit +), Disability, First Generation College Students (Past and Present), Dependent Caregivers, and Women/Underrepresented Genders groups will be offered. Please note that you must identify as a member of the group you wish to join.