2019 GA-AFS Chapter Annual Meeting

February 5-7, 2019 in Cordele, GA

The 2019 meeting will be at the beautiful Lake Blackshear Resort at Georgia Veterans State Park in Cordele.  Expect presentations on a wide range of topics which focus on the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems.

Pre-registration for the meeting is $85 for professional and $40 for students, and the pre-registration deadline is January 23, 2019.  GA-AFS dues for 2019 are $10.  This year, we ask you register using the Online Google Form and mail your payment.  Or you can download the  2019 GA-AFS Annual Meeting registration form.

Book your room at Lake Blackshear Resort for $99 per night.  Reservations must be made by January 18, 2019. Attendees may begin to make their room reservations by calling 800-459-1230 and ask for group block #307710. Identify yourself as a member of the Georgia Chapter AFS in order to obtain the discounted rate. Or you can book online by visiting: www.lakeblackshearresort.com and entering Group ID: 307710.

Call for Abstracts – We welcome topics including, but not limited to, fisheries management, aquatic invasive species, fish health, aquaculture, endangered species, non-game aquatic species, fisheries ecology in the urban interface, and all coastal fisheries. Please email your abstracts to Carolyn Belcher by December 1, 2018. 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 being a sponsor for the 2019 GA-AFS Chapter Annual Meeting?


Past Chapter Meetings

Below is a listing of the dates and locations of past chapter meetings.

Year Location Meeting Information
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