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We have a date!

We have a date for our symposium session at the 2024 annual meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii! The Data and Technology Section’s session, “MacGyvering”: Innovative Problem Solving in Fisheries Science” will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii on Monday, September 16, 2024 from 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM HST, currently set at the Conference Venue, Meeting Room... Read More

2024 National Conference Travel Awards- Deadline: July 5, 2024

The Data and Technology Section is accepting applicants for the Section’s Conference Travel Award to the 2024 National meeting that is being held in Honolulu, Hawaii! There is an opportunity for 3 $500 travel awards! The Conference Travel Award is provided to any Data and Technology Section member who wishes to represent the section at the... Read More

With our name change comes a new look…

With our name change comes a new look… Utilizing input from the 2023 annual business meeting, the ExCom commissioned this new logo to go with our name change that reflects what our Section is about – Data (represented by bar graph), Technology (sonar, computer chip parts), and Fisheries Science (a Fish!). We are excited to... Read More

“MacGyvering” Symposium is Back!!- Updated Deadline: May 3rd

The “MacGyvering”: Innovative Problem Solving in Fisheries Science is back 🥳 and the call for abstracts is open! This has been a really successful session the past couple of annual meetings, and we are looking forward to continuing to platform these solutions! Call for Abstracts Deadline: Friday May 3rd, 2024 Is this Symposium right for... Read More

Hooked on a Webinar Idea?

Have an interesting webinar subject that you would like to present to the entire AFS Membership? The American Fisheries Society is rolling out a challenge to all Sections to co-sponsor a webinar session! Let us know if you have a topic of interest you would like to present, and we can put you into contact... Read More

It’s Official! Our Section has a new name….

Welcome to the Data and Technology Section of the American Fisheries Society! As discussed at the Annual Business meeting in Michigan, the Fisheries Information and Technology Section name change to the Data and Technology Section was approved by the parent society. We appreciate everyone who was a part of this significant change in our Section’s... Read More