Tag Archives: symposium

Consider contributing to the 2021 COVID Symposium

The Fisheries Information and Technology Section is hosting a special symposium at AFS Baltimore in November 2021. Please consider submitting a paper to the symposium; abstracts are due March 26!  Keep in mind the 2021 AFS Meeting is being planned as a hybrid event (in-person and virtual attendance options), but may shift to a virtual... Read More

Missed the Symposium? Here’s what you missed in “Merging Data Science and Fisheries and Aquatic Science to Solve Big Problems”

The FITS-sponsored symposium organized by Daniel Weaver and Paul Venturelli drew ten quality presentations at the AFS Virtual Annual Meeting. Many thanks to our organizers for making this happen in such a chaotic meeting year, and many thanks to our speakers for contributing to this great collection of papers!! You can read the abstracts here... Read More

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

Symposium: Marking, Tagging, and Tracking

Last year, FITS helped plan a very successful, three-day symposium on marking, tagging, and tracking. We are excited to present another symposium on “Marking, Tagging, and Tracking.” Tracking data inform how individual organisms and populations distribute locally, utilize habitat, migrate over larger scales, and evolve over time. Analyzed carefully, these data may indicate changes in... 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

Symposium: Back to the Future: Can our Survey and License Sales Data Lead Us Forward in Hunting and Fishing?

The combination of constituent survey results and license sales analyses provide unique opportunities to derive insights into motivations of hunters and anglers, and their patterns of activity and participation. Agencies have been conducting hunter and angler surveys for decades, and hunting and fishing license data has been collected since the middle of the 20th century.... Read More

Symposium: Integrating Advanced Technologies in Fish and Wildlife Science

As computing, network, software, and scientific technologies continue to advance and develop rapidly, so too do their applications to fisheries and wildlife research. As a result of this fast-paced growth, keeping atop of new technological developments which could benefit fisheries and wildlife research can be time-consuming and overwhelming. Additionally, use of new technologies can be... Read More

Symposium: Marking, Tagging, and Tracking of Fish and Wildlife Part I

UPDATE: The symposium will be presented in THREE parts on Monday-Wednesday. See the full schedules here: Part 1: https://afstws2019.org/sessions/marking-tagging-and-tracking-of-fish-and-wildlife-part-i/# Part 2: https://afstws2019.org/sessions/marking-tagging-and-tracking-of-fish-and-wildlife-part-ii/ Part 3: https://afstws2019.org/sessions/marking-tagging-and-tracking-of-fish-and-wildlife-part-iii/ Fish and wildlife tracking data inform how individual organisms and populations distribute locally, utilize habitat, migrate over larger scales, and evolve over time. Technological advances in tracking systems ignite the... Read More