10 th –11 th May 2022
Clayton Hotel, Dublin,Ireland
Submission dedline 28th Feb 2022
A Call for Abstracts information
The technology and techniques employed to monitor fish have developed at a pace since our last event and we will reflect these developments in the programme.We intend to cover a range of research areas in both the freshwater and marine fields and will also welcome speakers from other research areas who are tracking aquatic animals.
The organising committee would welcome submissions from people working in the following areas:
1. Project planning
2. Fish migration
3. Fish passage assessment
4. Monitoring fish in difficult environments
5. Predator prey interactions
6. New technology and emerging techniques
7. Data processing
All abstracts should include the following information in this order:
Title of the paper,
Authors’ full names with presenter’s name highlighted,
Affiliation and country of origin for each co-author,
Full address of the presenting author,
Email address of the presenting author,
100 – 200 word abstract on the paper’s content,
Oral or poster presentation
All talks will be 20 minutes in length
The Steering Group will review all submissions and will aim to ensure a good balance of topics and geographic areas. If requests for oral presentations are oversubscribed a poster presentation may be offered instead.
All submissions and enquiries should be sent directly to the conference administrator firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that speakers will still be required to register as a delegate for the conference.
A new collaboration to foster integration of science and policy across the fish and fisheries communities
What We Plan to Do (Summary)
Joint Membership Option
A key objective for both societies is to promote dual involvement to improve the connectivity between our members by offering a dual membership package.
Increase Our Social Networking Associations
This aims to improve the signposting of opportunities available to members and greatly improve the awareness of grants and useful training courses to strengthen links between science and practice for all members.
Collaborate on Mutual Advertisement and Development of Taining Events/ Workshops
We want to enhance the quality of our future workshops and events by having IFM as the practical experts in applying current academic research to real-world applications. Such as; How to carry out quantitative stock assessments (IFM lead) with new genetic techniques (FSBI lead).
This will provide highly valuable material that will significantly improve the experiences, collaborations and skills gained for all attending members.
Support Policies of Mutual Interest to Both Societies
This aims to increase the impact of international statements made by the societies on issues such as; climate change, marine fisheries, over-fishing, invasive species, environmental impacts, habitat and biodiversity loss.
Read the in-depth breakdown of the new collaboration below
May 12th 2020- Abstract submission deadline 3rd Feb 2020
To celebrate 10 years of IFM Specialist Conferences we have joined with the International Year of the Salmon (IYS) to host the flagship IYS conference for the UK. The conference will also be supporting World Fish Migration Day.
The conference’s aim is to bring people together to share knowledge, raise public awareness and to encourage people and businesses to sign up to action to protect and enhance wild Atlantic salmon as part of the International Year of the Salmon.
The outcome we are seeking is a ‘blueprint’ for delivery, a toolkit that can accelerate the delivery of the necessary environmental improvements to restore Atlantic salmon populations. We want to learn from those organisations that we need to work with to deliver the necessary environmental changes, to share best practice in delivering action from across the ‘salmosphere’, and build professional capability and understanding.
The conference will be over three days with talks and field trips that are focussed around the conference aims.
23rd January 2020 City North Hotel & Conference Centre,
The Conference is free to IFM members.
An attendance Fee of €15 will apply for non-members. A light lunch will be provided. Click to sign up here.
As the Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary, the Ireland Branch will mark the milestone with a one-day Conference. Shortly after the formation of the IFM in 1969, fisheries staff from across Ireland became members and have been actively promoting its aims ever since.
The theme for the recent 50th Annual IFM Conference in Nottingham was Learning from the Past to Inform the Future. The Ireland branch has decided to adopt the same theme and has assembled an excellent programme of presentations which will cover many of the leading issues affecting inland fisheries on the Island of Ireland.
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