50th Anniversary Conference 
“Learning from the Past to Inform the Future” 

8th – 10th October 2019 – Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham, UK

This year we celebrate fifty years of the Institute of Fisheries Management. This landmark annual conference will focus on a review of past success, the current state of fisheries and fish populations and a forward look at challenges and opportunities facing the industry from environmental and socio-economic change to technological development.

This conference will bring together speakers and delegates from across the UK and Ireland, Europe and Worldwide; for three days of talks, posters, field trips and networking.

The organising committee would welcome submissions from people working in the following fields:

  • Tagging and telemetry
  • Fisheries hydroacoustics
  • Recent and future advances in technology
  • Fish Passage
  • Re-wilding the aquatic and riparian environment 
  • Governance and economics
  • Environmental challenges
  • Historical perspectives in fisheries management

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

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 at info@ifm.org.uk.

Closing date for submissions 31st May

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