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AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes December 11 2018 Officer and Committee Reports (Kayla, Rebecca, Julie, Paul, Guest: Steve Kambouris) Rebecca ESAB Procedures update Membership Services Survey being analyzed Julie Communication Committee-Strategic communications among AFS Formulating Procedures Brand Revitalization-membership survey ~1600 responses Communications position: One person from every division, Section representatives:... Read More

Northeast Fisheries Science Center hiring data / IT contractors

The Northeast Fisheries Science Center is hiring for several contract positions through Integrated Statistics. The positions primarily target people with technical backgrounds; however complimentary experience in environmental / fisheries data is desirable. Links to position descriptions below: Database developer: http://jobs.intstats.com/JobDetails.jsp?jobListingId=171 Fisheries video reviewer: http://jobs.intstats.com/JobDetails.jsp?jobListingId=170 Electronic monitoring API developer: http://jobs.intstats.com/JobDetails.jsp?jobListingId=168 Database project manager: http://jobs.intstats.com/JobDetails.jsp?jobListingId=167 Read More

Job Opening: Data Systems Analyst, Yakama Nation Fisheries

Agency: Yakama Nation Fisheries Salary: $35/hour, Regular, full-time Contact: Mark_Johnston@yakama.com Description: Work with Yakama Nation Fisheries staff to build and support critical salmon and steelhead data management sharing tools and capacity for YN Fisheries projects. Utilize database management, systems administration and web development skills to document data infrastructure and processes currently in place and assist... Read More

Conference Call

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes October 12, 2018 Agenda Officer Reports Committee Reports Communications Update Need for photo cloud storage? Did we shut down afsfits@gmail.com? Sarah will manage but need to find login Could keep as document storage and photosharing Sarah would like to update the website but needs input on... Read More

Symposium: Data Management for Dissemination and Data Visualization

The need for scientists to effectively communicate is becoming more apparent and important. This includes all fisheries professionals and all aspects of our profession. Disseminating and displaying fisheries data is an important part of communicating our science. The two major components of successfully achieving this are management of the data for access and dissemination and... Read More

Annual Business Meeting on Monday

Don’t miss the Annual Business Meeting of the Fisheries Information and Technology Section! Some of the topics for discussion include a new Partnership Travel Award, Fishackathon 2018, and Applications of Technology contributions to Fisheries Magazine. The meeting will be held 5-6pm Monday, August 20th in room CC413. See you then! Read More

Request for Assistance on RFP

Good Morning, I am working with a business analyst to finish up an RFP to replace our current web-based fisheries data entry and storage system with a new one that will allow us to electronically collect data in the field. I know I’m not alone in this quest, so I’m asking if any of you... Read More

2018 Business Meeting Agenda

Dear Membership, Below is the agenda for the 2018 FITS Business Meeting which will be held 5-6pm Monday, August 20th in room CC413. If you would like to add anything to the agenda, please email Kayla at knkey42@students.tntech.edu. 2017 Business Meeting Minutes are posted for review and the membership will vote for approval at 2018 meeting.... Read More