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Symposium: Bayesian Inference: Applications and Interpretation

Don’t miss this outstanding FITS-supported symposium “Bayesian Inference: Applications and Interpretation.” Bayesian inference has become a common tool used by fisheries managers, scientists, and researchers. However, many are still learning about the utility of this tool to make decisions about their study system and appropriately handle messy ecological data. Bayesian inference permits modeling complex relationships,... Read More

Bayesians: Here’s a symposium for you!

We invite all Bayesians to submit an abstract to a Bayesian inference in fisheries symposium! Background and submission information are below. During the submission process, select the symposium title from the list of available sessions (9234: Bayesian Inference: Applications and Interpretation). Title: Bayesian Inference: Applications and Interpretation Background Bayesian inference has become a common tool... Read More

Annual Business Meeting of FITS

Please attend the Annual Business Meeting of FITS, where we will have a number of round-table discussions about ongoing work from the Section. (We will NOT review reports in full during the meeting, as they will be sent out beforehand for review at your leisure. ) Add it to your meeting app schedule here. Read More

Plan Ahead for Easy Meeting Scheduling!

Did you know there will not be a printed scheduled for AFS Reno? Plan your meeting early by taking the following steps: Download the meeting app to your smartphone. Click here for Google Play or here for Apple. Set up multi-device sync on the app (see instructions below). Visit https://plan.core-apps.com/afs_tws2019/login and use the same credentials... Read More

What’s a Tech Talk?

A Tech Talk  is a fresh new way to check out solutions without the pressure that may come from walking through the trade show. FITS has worked closely with AFS Bethesda to identify a few vendors who wanted to share a really cool solution or product with you in a different way.  If you have any... Read More

Add these Symposia to your Schedule

Planned, sponsored, and supported by FITS, an overwhelming number of symposia this year focus on advanced technology applications in fisheries and wildlife science. Do not miss these! Click on a link to add it to your schedule on your browser or app. FITS-led Integrating Advanced Technologies into Fisheries and Wildlife Science FITS-sponsored Marking, Tagging, and... Read More

ExCom Meeting Minutes 8/9/19

Attendees: Rebecca Krogman, Paul Venturelli, Sarah Grasty, Dan Weaver Election Update Final result:  Tiffany Hopper with 110 votes cast Paul: Inform Tiffany and Jason right away Rebecca: Announce the election outcome on website Paul: Recruit Jason for committee effort if possible Quarterly articles – Sarah July Issue: 2nd article published Salmon shooter company Whooshh working... Read More

Focus on New Tech for Fisheries Science at AFS 2019

The FITS Section is not the only group to put together a symposium on new and advanced technologies! In addition to the full-day FITS-sponsored symposium on “Integrating Advanced Technologies into Fisheries and Wildlife Science” on Tuesday, October 1, there are two other symposia you may find interesting: Tuesday, October 1 in the afternoon: Expanding the Final... Read More