Canadian Aquatic Resources Section of the American Fisheries Society


[Last updated 2019-01-17]

This is your “one stop shop” for conferences relevant to fish researchers based in Canada. If you know of a conference that should be added to this list, or have an update to share about one of the conferences on the list, please let us know by e-mail (cars.afs |at|

American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting
September-October 2019, Reno, NV, USA
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Annual Meeting
July 2019, Snowbird, UT, USA
March 2019, New Orleans, LA, USA
ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting
2019 details TBA
Atlantic International Chapter of AFS – Annual Meeting
September 2019, Rod Brudenell River Resort, Cardigan, PEI, Canada
Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research
January 2020, Halifax, NS, Canada
Canadian Ecotoxicology Workshop
October 2019, Quebec City, QC, Canada
Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution
August 2019, Fredericton, NB, Canada
Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting
May 2019, Windsor, ON, Canada
Congress of the International Society of Limnology
August 2020, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting
August 2019, Louisville, KT, USA
Ecology and Evolutionary Ethology of Fishes
2020 details TBA
June 2019, Providence, RI, USA
International Association of Great Lakes Research Annual Conference
June 2019, Brockport, NY, USA
International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish
September 2019, Porto, Portugal
International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species
October 2019, Montreal, QC, Canada
International Congress for Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology
August 2019, Ottawa, ON, Canada
International Congress on the Biology of Fish (organized by the AFS Physiology Section)
Summer 2020, Montpellier, France
International Congress for Conservation Biology
July 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
International Marine Conservation Congress
2020 details TBA
International Society for Behavioral Ecology General Meeting
2020, Melbourne, Australia
Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference
January 2019, Cleveland, OH, USA
Ontario Chapter of AFS – Annual Meeting
February-March, 2019, Orillia, ON, Canada
Salmon Ecology in a Changing Climate
May 2019, Portland, OR, USA
Society for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting
July 2019, Seville, Spain
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
January 2020, Austin, TX, USA
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America Annual Meeting
November 2019, Toronto, ON, Canada
Washington-British Columbia Chapter of AFS – Annual Meeting
April 2019, Bremerton, WA, USA
Western Division of AFS – Annual Meeting
September-October 2019, Reno, NV, USA (to be held in conjunction with AFS AGM)
World Fisheries Congress
October 2020, Adelaide, Australia

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