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January 27-31, 2009
Radisson Fort Worth Fossil Creek Hotel
Fort Worth, Texas USA

 The Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (TCAFS) and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are hosting a 4-day Conference which will include a Golden Alga International Symposium and the TCAFS Annual meeting.  The combined Meeting will convene January 27– 31, 2009 in Fort Worth, Texas (USA) at the Radisson Fort Worth Fossil Creek Hotel. 

Golden Alga Symposium

The International symposium will consist of invited speakers from around the world and the U.S. The purpose of the symposium is to provide a venue to present up-to-date research and management options concerning this harmful alga.  The symposium will include a plenary presentation, panel discussion on areas for continued research and management development and a poster session to allow additional information exchange. 

Texas Chapter of the American
Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

The TCAFS annual meeting will include a special session focusing on red tide, blue-green, and other harmful algae species as well as general sessions covering both inland and coastal fisheries.

Key Dates

Poster & Abstract Submission December 1, 2008
Early Registration December 20, 2008
Hotel Reservation January 9, 2009
Meeting Dates January 27-31, 2009


2009 Conference Program