Conference Announcements


 American Fisheries Society 148th Annual Meeting

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 – Thu, 23 Aug 2018

The American Fisheries Society and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter are excited to host the 148th AFS Annual Meeting at the Atlantic City Convention Centre from August 19–23, 2018. Atlantic City will be an attractive venue to unveil this year’s conference theme, “Communicating the Science of Fisheries Conservation to Diverse Audiences." We foresee a wide range of sessions that span interdisciplinary research and management approaches to improve aquatic resources. We will also solicit a diverse set of symposia topics, contributed papers, and posters that will benefit broad audiences with the aim of advancing the science of fisheries ecology, conservation, and management.


  • Proposals for Symposia must be submitted by January 19, 2018.
  • Accepted Symposia proposals will be posted on the conference website on February 14, 2018.
  • If accepted, organizers must submit a complete list of confirmed presentations and titles by March 9, 2018.
  • Abstracts for Symposium oral presentations must be submitted by March 16, 2018.


  • Those who wish to present in Contributed Papers or Poster sessions at the 2018 AFS meeting are required to submit abstracts by March 16, 2018. This includes Student Presentations.
  • Confirmation of acceptance or refusal of abstracts will be communicated by April 18, 2018.
  • Student presentations will be considered for a “best presentation” award if the student fills out additional application paperwork available at


American Fisheries Society
(301) 897-8616 |
Conference Website:
Atlantic City Convention Center

1 Convention Boulevard, NJ 08401
Atlantic city, Atlantic city
United States

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