Annual Meeting


2018 NYC AFS Annual Meeting

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2018 NYCAFS Program(Agenda)


Dear Meeting Attendees,

Only a limited number of programs will be provided at the meeting.  Please download and print your own program above and bring it with you.

Abstracts will not be provided, however we will have a few copies at the registration table for reference only. Above…

Thank you and see you soon!!!

NYC AFS Meeting Team

Presidential Biographies

Registration is Now Open!!!

The New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is hosting its annual meeting in Cooperstown, New York at the Otesaga Resort Hotel ( February 7th – 9th, 2018

Located a couple blocks south of the Otesaga, The Cooper Inn can be found.  It is owned and operated by the Otesaga and will be the option for guests unable to reserve a room at the Otesaga.  The pricing of The Cooper Inn will be the same as the Otesega.  Please call the Otesaga to reserve a room at The Cooper Inn.

A block of rooms has been set aside for your group. Booking  instructions may be found below.


*Go to and enter your group code 2074964

(Click on the Group Tab at the top of the Otesaga page)

*Rooms are set aside for Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, February 6-9

*If rooms show as unavailable please contact the Otesaga directly as we may have other options not available online.

Call the Hotel:

* You may also contact the Otesaga  M-F 8a-5p.

*When calling mention you are attending the NYC AFS Event

*You can reach the Otesaga at 607-353-6906

*You can also email


*$91.00 night

*Upgrades may be available for an additional cost.

*Superior room upgrade $25 and suite upgrades $150 (based on availability)

*If you are tax exempt please bring your form and present it at check-in

Otesaga Cancel Policy Any cancellations from time of booking until 3 days prior to arrival is subject to a $50 administrative fee per room. Any changes or cancellations within 3 days of arrival will result in the forfeiture of your advance deposit. Failure to arrive on the confirmed arrival date will result in the cancellation of your entire stay and the forfeiture of your deposit. Checking out prior to your confirmed departure will also result in the forfeiture of your deposit. Some dates may require a minimum night stay. Other terms and conditions may apply.



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Missed Past Meetings? No Problem, check below
2017 Annual Meeting Videos

2017 NYCAFS Mtg Agenda

2017 NYCAFS Mtg Abstracts

2016 Annual Meeting Videos

2016 NYCAFS Annual Meeting Program Final

2016 NYCAFS Annual Meeting Abstracts Final

2015 Annual Meeting Videos are available click here!

2015 Annual Meeting Program is available click here!

2015 Annual Meeting Abstracts are available click here!

2014 Annual Meeting Videos, watch them here

2014 Meeting Abstracts (click here PDF) and Programs (click here PDF)  are available