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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

Conference Call

AFS Fisheries Information and Technology Section Executive Committee Meeting Minutes July 27, 2018   Attendees: Julie, Kayla Officer Reports President President-elect Secretary-Treasurer Deposit of membership dues Past-President Communications Coordinator Grasty Updates Working on OFWIM poster, anticipate final draft by end of August Completed a flyer advertising FITS for distribution/posting at the annual meeting in August... Read More

Looking for ESAB representatives for SD and NCD

The Electronic Services Advisory Board is looking for you! The Board is a member-led committee that serves the Society by communicating member needs for all things “electronic” to AFS leadership and staff.  Electronic services include online access to journals, members-only profiles and services, continuing education, email communications, basically anything served online.  Your role on the... Read More

FITS Welcomes New Communications and Outreach Coordinator

The officers and members would like to welcome Sarah Grasty as our new Communications and Outreach Coordinator! We are all looking forward to getting to work with and know Sarah better. Below she tells us a little bit about herself. My name is Sarah Grasty and I am currently a senior biological scientist on a... Read More