CCFFR/SCL meeting in Ottawa Jan 8-11 2015!


We are pleased to announce the upcoming annual society meeting in conjunction with the Canadian Conference of Fisheries Research, January 8-11 2015. Abstract submission is now open, and the deadline for submissions is Nov. 3, 2015. Be sure to check back on our website for all the latest details, including registration and the Clemens-Rigler Travel Award, as they become available. We also hope to announce our 2015 Rigler Award recipient prior to the abstract submission deadline this year, so stay tuned.

We have a diverse and interesting program lined up this year. Below are the session titles and organizers, whom you may contact if you would like more information.

On behalf of SCL, we look forward to seeing you in Ottawa in January!

Themes and organizers for 2015:

1) Impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems: Don Jackson (

2) Genomic, proteomic and transcriptomic advancements in aquatic monitoring, assessment and response: Daniel Heath (

3) Stable isotope and diet analyses in aquatic food webs: Aaron Fisk (, Tim Johnson (

4) Aquaculture and its impacts on aquatic environments: Trevor Pitcher (, Craig Purchase (

5) Conservation and rehabilitation of natural habitats and biodiversity: Jon Midwood (, Jesse Vermaire (

6) Understanding and managing non-native species: Michael Fox (

7) Multiple stressors and aquatic ecosystems: Jules Blais (

8) Collaborative fisheries research in Canada: Rob Stephenson (

9) Aquatic nutrients: dynamics and algal blooms: Frances Pick (

10) Experimental Lakes Area: Mike Paterson (

11) General contributed papers: Daniel Heath (, Bryan Neff (

12) Student success workshop: Steven Cooke (, Mark Poesch (


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