FITS Update

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 ( and checking in with them annually to ensure they are happy with their product listings, see if they need... Read More

VOTING IS OPEN!!! FITS Presidential Election

Voting is now open for the Fisheries Information & Technology Section Presidential position. We have two excellent candidates who are already highly involved in FITS, so please take a moment to read their short bios and visions for FITS, then place your vote. Voting will close on March 31st. CLICK HERE TO MEET CANDIDATES & ... Read More

FITS Business Meeting in Spokane- Tuesday 5:30 pm -Room 103

The Fisheries Information and Technology Section Annual Business Meeting is set for Tuesday Aug 23rd @ 5:30pm in the Conference Center Room 103. Please review the minutes from last year’s business meeting, this year’s business meeting agenda, and 2022 Secretary/ Treasurer Report. We will only cover highlights from these documents. Light refreshments will be provided. We look... Read More

FITS Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for FITS members who would like to get more involved and learn about FITS and AFS! List of Opportunities: Center for Fisheries Technology and Collaboration (CFTC)- Contact Rebecca Krogman ( FITS Awards committee- Contact Kayla Key ( This committee will manage the three following award programs: Partnership travel award Two open... Read More