Coastwide Salmonid Genetics Meeting 2018

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The Coastwide Salmonid Genetics Meeting found a new home in 2018 with the AFS Genetics Section! All we thought you needed to know for the 2018 meeting is included below. Please also see our news webpage or search for “Coastwide” in the navigation bar above to see our news postings about the event. If you have any other questions, please contact

Dates: 18-21 June 2018

Location: Beautiful Mukilteo, Washington

Online registration portals: Abstract submission and registration portals have been disabled.


    Talks and discussions:
    Rosehill Community Center
    304 Lincoln Ave

    Poster session:
    Hilton Garden Inn
    8401 Paine Field Blvd

Agenda: View or download a PDF of the agenda and/or the abstracts.

  • No-host gathering: Mon, 18 June, from 7-9pm at Diamond Knot Brewery and Alehouse. For those that arrived looking for a bite to eat and local brew, a reservation was made at the Diamond Knot Brewery (621 Front Street, Mukilteo). This was a no-host event, but a few of the organizers were there to say hello and join in for a drink.
  • Science: Tues-Thurs, 19-21 June, at Rosehill Community Center.
  • Plenary: Tues, 19 June, at 9am at Rosehill
  • Discussion groups: Tues-Wed, 19-20 June, at 3:30pm and Thurs, 21 June, at 8:30am at Rosehill
  • Poster session: Tues, 19 June, at 4:30pm at Hilton Garden Inn.
  • Dinner social: Wed, 20 June, at 5pm at Rosehill. Several attendees brought their instruments for an impromptu performance with colleagues!

Student travel awards: Three student travel awards were presented, including two from Coastwide and one from the Genetics Section. Awardees included Martini Arostegui, Spencer Weinstein, and Tasha Thompson. Submitted abstracts were judged based on scientific quality, novelty/originality, conservation value, and writing quality.

Accommodations: Hotels are in order of proximity to the Rosehill Center; please see the Rosehill Mukilteo Google Map. There is shuttle service for most of the hotels.

Airport shuttle: Shuttle Express from/to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEATAC), (425)981-7000

Local attractions: For more info and options, visit Trip Advisor Mukilteo.