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“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

Call for a Volunteer for the Center for Fisheries Tech

The Center for Fisheries Technology Committee is looking for a volunteer to focus on partner relations. That means simply keeping track of the existing partners we have products for on the Center for Fisheries Technology (https://units.fisheries.org/fits/solutions/vendors/) and checking in with them annually to ensure they are happy with their product listings, see if they need... Read More

Join us at the FITS Business Meeting this Tuesday!

2023 FITS Business meeting will be this Tuesday at Aug 22nd @ 5:00pm in the Devos Place- Grand Gallery Overlook E If you are in Grand Rapids, We look forward to seeing you in person! Virtual option is also via TEAMS & Call-in, links available in the meeting agenda below! Agenda for Tuesday’s Meeting can... Read More

August 2023 Executive Committee Meeting Mintues

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes         August 10, 2023 Attendees: Kayla, Tiffany, Patrick, Paul, Jen Old Business Bylaws change next steps Membership vote 32 submissions so far Need to close- Kayla to send email out closing it Randy will then take to AFS Management Committee 2023 Grand... Read More

FITS Annual Business Meeting Information

Hey Everyone! We are excited to see everyone at the FITS Annual Business Meeting in Grand Rapids! Meeting will be Tuesday Aug 22nd @ 5:00pm in the Devos Place- Grand Gallery Overlook E Virtual option below! You can join us via the Microsoft Teams app on your phone, tablet or computer, via the Teams link... Read More

Bylaws Change Vote! CLOSES TODAY!

Please take a moment to look over the proposed changes and vote! TODAY IS THE LAST DAY! CLICK HERE TO VOTE *Proposed changes include section name change to Data & Technology Section.  This change is intended to more clearly align our name with Section objectives, and avoid confusion among current and potential new members who... Read More

Bylaws Change Vote! FITS name change to DAT Section

Please take a moment to look over the proposed changes and vote by August 4th! CLICK HERE TO VOTE *Proposed changes include section name change to Data & Technology Section.  This change is intended to more clearly align our name with Section objectives, and avoid confusion among current and potential new members who think that... Read More