New York Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Virtual Annual Meeting
February 24 – 26, 2021
Virtual meeting platform – Whova
View the meeting schedule-at-a-glance HERE.
This year’s theme was Embracing Diversity: Resilient Fishes and Fisheries.
Our plenary line-up included:
- Lisa Holst, Aquatic Biologist, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
- Joseph Zydlewski, PhD, Assistant Unit Leader and Professor, USGS Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Maine
- Lisa Kerr, PhD, Research Scientist, Gulf of Maine Research Institute
The extremely popular Women in Fisheries (WiF) events were back, too!
- Women in Fisheries (WiF): aleWiF social
- A casual happy hour networking event that will include trivia and opportunities to socialize with members of the fisheries community from around the state. Meet new friends and see familiar faces.
- Women in Fisheries (WiF): Breakout sessions
- A forum where several topical issues will be discussed in small breakout sessions, moderated by members of the WiF sub-committee. Discuss barriers to inclusion, the “leaky pipeline”, and more.
There was also the “We R NYCAFS” workshops!
- Our fearless leader Dan Stich hosted three R workshops leading up to the meeting
- Introduction to R and RStudio) (Recording available
- Fisheries Statistics in R
- GIS Applications in R
We were honored to hand out the annual awards.
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