We are pleased to announce that our annual chapter meeting with be held in Chattanooga this year!
Where: at the Tennessee Aquarium, One Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN
When: February 19-20, 2015
Registration: Early registration fee will be $60.00 professional and $30.00 student. January 15-February 15, 2015, registration will increast to $70.00 professional and $35.00 student. After February 15, 2015, registration will be considered “at the door” and will increase to $75.00 professional and $40 student. Register Here: 2015 TNAFS Meeting Registration Form Pay Here: TNAFS Online Store
Lodging: Hotel accomodations have been arranged at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown, 2 Carter Plaza, Chattanooga, TN. Government rate is $94/night and the Regular group rate is $104/night. Click one of the previous links to book your room at the appropriate rate. Rooms must be booked by January 15, 2015. If you try to book and the block is full, please contact Kathlina Alford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meals and Events: Registration will cover the Thursday night banquet and and breaks. The banquet is being catered by Sticky Fingers with the following menu: Pulled pork, smoked chicken, BBQ baked beans, Caesar salad, mac & cheese, sauces, bun, peach cobbler, German chocolate cake, tea and lemonade. A bar will be available at the banquet as well. Each attendee will receive 2 drink tickets and after that drinks will be $4-6 and cash is preferred.
Other meals are on your own. Chattanooga is home to a variety of great restaurants and bars and a map with some of the local favorites will be available at the registration desk.
Additional Information: There is time for 54 presentations. Presentations will begin February 19, 2015. Follow this LINK to submit abstracts.
There will be an auction at the Thursday night banquet, so please begin to collect items for donation and be prepared to bid high! We will have the ability to accept cash, check and credit/debit cards this year.
Guests are more than welcome at the Thursday night banquet. Additional tickets may be purchased for $30/person during registration.
Chapter business meetings will take place the afternoon of February 20th.
First Call For Papers: Tennessee Chapter members and associates are invited to submit abstracts for oral presentations describing their fisheries research and management activities. Oral presentations will be made in a series of Technical Sessions on Thursday and Friday as necessary. Program will not be finalized until after all abstracts are received. Participants will be directed to the final meeting program as soon as it is available. Participation and attendance by students, inactive members and other interested people is strongly encouraged. Submission deadline for abstracts for contributed papers and the poster session is 5 pm EST on Friday, January 16, 2015. For information on how to submit your abstract click here.