48
th
Annual Conference
AFS: Cal-Neva Chapter
Challenges.  Collaboration.  Solutions.
The 48th Annual Cal-Neva Chapter Conference is devoted to the Challenges faced, Collaborations required and Solutions in process surrounding fisheries conservation.  This year's conference will showcase scientists with expertise in both fisheries science and regulatory policies, with the objective of  informing attendees about their role in improving conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems.  Specifically, attendees will have the opportunity to examine their roles as leaders, followers, team members, and advocates.

Sessions exploring the work of active AFS members, as well as non-members, will be organized based on topics as they contribute to achieving the
mission of the AFS.
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Location & Accomodations
Located adjacent to the historic gold rush town of Old Sacramento, the 2014 Cal Neva Chapter Conference takes place in the luxury of the Embassy Suites Riverfront Promenade, directly on the Sacramento River, just blocks from the California State Capitol.
Hotel Suites
To keep all activities conveniently under the same roof, AFS has a limited number of rooms available at the Embassy Suites at a promotional rate (just $99/night).  To make sure you secure a place to stay for the conference, please take a moment to reserve your room online or call 1-800-498-5237 (be certain to mention the conference name to receive the discounted rate).
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Conference Opportunities

Student Volunteers
Students who wish to work during the conference to defray registration fees should e-mail Alan Noble Webster for details or call 925-457-1863. 
Partnerships and Donations
Cal-Neva Partners are critical to the success of the annual meeting. Please consider contributing to this year's event.  For more information, or to make your contribution, contact Eva Bush.
Early Registration Rates Are Good Through

February 14th, 2014
 
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This call for papers seeks oral and poster contributions relevant to the conference theme including, but not limited to: Native Fishes, Fish Genetics, Dam Removal, Bay Delta Conservation Plan, Restoration, San Joaquin River Basin, Sturgeon, Telemetry, marine aquaculture, and FERC Relicensing.

Click here for instructions to submit your abstract. 

Please e-mail Norm Ponferrada with any questions!

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