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Fishackathon 2018!

Fishackathon is a huge hackathon in dozens of cities around the world happening February 10-11, 2018. To see participating cities and get involved, please visit: hckrn.st/FH_Cities. Read More

Conference Call

Attendees: Kayla, Paul, Rebecca Topics: Committee updates Electronic Services Advisory Board: -Website redo mostly esthetics and organizational. The website is really successful, but membership side still has issues. These issues are top priority this year. Will be surveying members in early 2018 for feedback. (Paul): not easy to change earlier career status to profession status,... Read More

Conference Call

Attendees: Kayla, Adam (Guest), Paul, Rebecca, Julie Topics: Sonar Software Request – Adam Kaeser: Adam Kaeser (Guest): At the Tampa meeting, Dan Buscombe presented on PyHum, a program that processes sonar data and classification substrate types within the sonar imagery. This is a big advancement for this field as the feature classification is currently done... Read More

Conference Call

AFS Fisheries Information & Technology Section Executive Committee Conference Call June 8, 2017 11:00 – 11: EST   Julie Defilippi Simpson Jodi Whittier Andy Loftus Nick Sievert Jeff Ojala     Elections Update Julie- Election email has gone out. Got surveymonkey access from AFS so we didn’t have to use Andy’s account Nick will conduct... Read More

Conference Call

AFS Fisheries Information & Technology Section Executive Committee Conference Call May 18, 2017 11:00 – 11:45 EST   Julie Defilippi Simpson Jodi Whittier Jeff Kopaska Andy Loftus Nick Sievert Rebecca Krogman     Annual Meeting Support Request from Parent Society Julie- Section Meeting Julie- How many attendees do we expect, how should we arrange furniture... Read More

Conference Call

AFS Fisheries Information & Technology Section Executive Committee Conference Call March 9, 2017 11:00 –   Julie Defilippi Rebecca Krogman Jodie Whittier Jeff Kopaska Andy Loftus   Julie –   Annual Meeting Support Request from Parent Society Issue:  FITS has been asked to provide support for the AFS Annual Meeting.   Discussion : The discussion... Read More

Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 2/09/17 12:00pm-Central   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Simpson Nick Sievert Jeff Ojala Rebecca Krogman Andy Loftus Jodi Whittier Jeff Kopaska   Discussion: MARIS Website Nick sent out an email to Jeff outlining an agreement to pay $500 for migrating the FAMS website upon completion. Website Rebecca no new news Fits goals Julie... Read More

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FITS Excom Conference Call 1/12/2017 12:00pm-Central   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Simpson Nick Sievert Rebecca Krogman Andy Loftus Thom Litts Jeff Kopaksa Jennifer Bayer   Discussion: FDX Discussion Julie- Jennifer can you provide some insight into how USGS feels going forward Jennifer- Been a while since this has been discussed. Not a consensus on how to... Read More

Conference Call

FITS Excom Conference Call 12/8/2016 10:00am-11:00am Central   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Simpson Nick Sievert Andy Loftus Thom Litts Jeff Kopaksa Rebecca Krogman   Discussion: Andy- In contact with USGS about migrating MARIS, found an affordable hosting service so this process is progressing. Website Discussion Julie- Discussed last month and on communication committee call. Branding is... Read More

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FITS Excom Conference Call 11/3/2016 10:00am-10:50am Central   Attendees: Julie DeFilippi Andy Loftus Nick Sievert Thom Litts Jeff Kopaska   Discussion: Nick provides dues information Dues Reimbursement: Jan 1- Dec 31 Renewal Period: Sep 1-August 31 So using the most recent year as an example our membership roster (if we looked at the list through... Read More