January 23-25, 2018 in Unicoi State Park, Helen, GA
Mark your calendars for the 2018 GA-AFS Chapter Meeting to be held in Unicoi State Park, Helen, GA during January 23-25, 2018. Only minutes away from the alpine village of Helen and the headwaters of the Chattahoochee River, Unicoi State Park and Lodge offers guests rest, relaxation and 1050 acres of wild and wondrous Chattahoochee National Forest.
Pre-registration for the meeting is $75 for professional and $30 for students before January 12, 2018. GA-AFS dues for 2018 are $10. This year, we ask you to register using the Online Google Form and mail your payment. Or you can download the pre-registration form for the 2018 GA-AFS Annual Meeting.
Book your room by January 12, 2018 at the Unicoi State Park and Lodge to receive the discounted rate of $89/night. Meeting attendees can book the discounted rate for Monday night (January 22) as well. Reservations can be made by calling the Unicoi Lodge phone number: 1-800-573-9659. Just ask for the Georgia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society block of rooms. Room reservations can also be made online as follows:
- Go to Website: Unicoi State Park and Lodge
- Upper right hand corner, Click on blue box: Lowest Rate Guaranteed BOOK HERE
- Click on BOOK NOW
- Enter arrival date and select number of room nights
- Enter promotional code: 07527 and click NEXT
- Select room, scroll to bottom of page, and click NEXT
- Complete required informaion to make reservation.
Call for Papers - We welcome topics including, but not limited to, fisheries management, aquatic invasive species, aquaculture, fish health, endangered species, non-game aquatic species, fisheries ecology in the urban interface, and all coastal fisheries. Please email your abstracts to Carolyn Belcher (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Abstracts (300 words max) should be submitted as an attachment in a Word document and include the following information:
- Presentation Title
- Presenting Author (with contact information; work address and email)
- Co-authors (with contact information)
- Abstract (300 words max)
- Presentation type: Oral or Poster
- *Please also indicate if you are a student presenter
Interested in becoming a sponsor for the upcoming meeting? Please review the sponsorship packet to determine which level of contribution best suits your organization.
Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors!
Past Chapter Meetings
Below is a listing of the dates and locations of past chapter meetings.
|2017||Statesboro, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2016||Columbus, GA||GA-AFS and AL-AFS Joint Meeting|
|2015||Savannah, GA||SDAFS 2015 Annual Meeting hosted by the GA-AFS Chapter|
|2014||Athens, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2013||Jekyll Island, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2012||Macon, GA||GA-AFS Chapter 20th Anniversary Meeting|
|2011||Perry, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2010||Perry, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2009||Perry, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2008||Greensboro, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2007||Tybee Island, GA||GA-AFS, SC-AFS and SCFWA Meeting|
|2006||Gainesville, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2005||Ft. Gaines, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2004||Athens, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2003||Rome, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2002||Augusta, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2001||Athens, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|2000||Savannah, GA||SDAFS Meeting hosted by GA-AFS and SC-AFS|
|1999||Tifton, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|1998||LaGrange, GA||Joint GA-AFS and GA Lake Management Society Meeting|
|1997||Helen, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|1996||Brunswick, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|1995||Athens, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|1994||Columbus, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|1993||Chattanooga, TN||SDAFS Meeting hosted by GA-AFS and TN-AFS|
|1992||Macon, GA||GA-AFS Chapter Meeting|
|1991||Athens, GA||GA-AFS and GA Fisheries Workers Association (GFWA) Meeting|
|1990||Auburn, AL||GA-AFS, GFWA, and AL Fisheries Workers Association Meeting|
|1989||Jekyll Island, GA||Joint GA-AFS and GFWA Meeting|
|1988||Augusta, GA||Joint GA-AFS and GFWA Meeting|
|1987||Columbus, GA||Joint GA-AFS and GFWA Meeting|
|1986||Atlanta GA||First GA-AFS and GFWA Meeting|