Annual Meeting

2019 Joint Meeting of the Virginia, Virginia Tech & West Virginia Chapters

of the American Fisheries Society

Tuesday, February 19th to Thursday, February 21nd, 2019

Hyatt Place Blacksburg / University
650 University City Blvd
Blacksburg, VA 24060

(540) 552-7500

Invited speakers will present current events and efforts regarding the R3 initiative starting at 1:00 on February 19th. There will be oral presentations on February 20th and 21st, as well as the Virginia Chapter business meeting on February 21st.  The meeting program for the full schedule is currently being planned.

Presentation Formats:

Oral Presentation – 15 minute talk, 5 minute Q+A, PowerPoint required

Lightning Talk – 7 minute talk, 3 minute Q+A, PowerPoint optional for students and professionals to present new projects or programs, results from ongoing work


Students presenting at the Annual meeting will be eligible for student paper awards.  The best papers presented by undergraduate and graduate students will receive monetary awards.  If enough student posters are presented, the best poster (undergraduate and graduate combined) presentation will receive a monetary award.


Directions and Location Information:

Above is directions from our hotel, the Hyatt Place, to the German Club Manor.


Above is the exact location of our hotel, the Hyatt Place, in relation to the surrounding area.


Exact directions to the Hyatt Place and the German Club Manor can be found here!

See you soon!