Abstracts due January 13, 2023

We welcome topics including, but not limited to, fisheries management, aquatic invasive species, fish health, aquaculture, endangered species, genetics, human dimensions and socioeconomics, population dynamics, and other topics germane to marine and freshwater finfish and shellfish and their respective fisheries and environments. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your knowledge and research with fisheries professionals and students.

Interested individuals are encouraged to email their abstracts to Carolyn Belcher (Carolyn.Belcher@dnr.ga.gov) by January 13, 2023. 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)
  • Indicate if you are a student or professional presenter
  • Presentation type: Oral or Poster (Minumum poster size of 24″ x 36″ and maximum poster size of 48″ x 36″ – check with your advisor as to what they require)

Oral presentations are 15 minutes (10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A)

Tips for Designing Oral and Poster Presentations

The Chapter has included in its website presentation resources for professionals and students. https://gaafs.org/presentation-resources/ Students can find the judging forms on the same page. Monetary awards are presented to the top 3 student oral presenters and top 3 student poster presenters.