SNEC is offering a $500.00 travel award to a student giving a presentation at the 2021 AFS Annual Meeting in Baltimore. Applications are due on August 20. Check out the Student Travel Award page for all the details!
Check out this list of publications by AFS SNEC Members in 2020. There are 46 papers in here from abundance of Atlantic Cod to genomics of Striped Bass to morphometrics of sea cucumbers.
The next SNEC meeting will take place in Summer 2021 probably through a virtual platform. If you have ideas for how to continue the exchange of fisheries science research in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic please contact Program Chair Sara Turner.
The first step to becoming a member of AFS SNEC is to join the American Fisheries Society. JOIN AFS
1. When you join AFS for the first time, or renew your American Fisheries Society membership and are asked to choose what local Chapters you would like to join, find and click on the box that says “Southern New England Section”. Dues are currently $7.00
2. If you have already paid your AFS dues for the year, but would like to join a local chapter or section, call or email AFS Membership Coordinator Eva Przygodzki at (301) 897-8616 Extension 203.
BENEFITS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP
-You will be a part of a group of 160+ AFS members who share your interest in local fisheries science
-You will receive a quarterly newsletter via email that contains updates on your colleagues’ projects and activities
-You will be eligible for the Member price to register for annual meetings and professional development workshops
HOW ARE DUES SPENT?
The money you spend on dues goes towards expenses associated with organizing 1-2 scientific meetings a year, holding workshops, and supporting and encouraging students through the annual Student Travel Award and Best Student Paper and Poster competitions. If you have any questions, please contact the Treasurer.
Thank you to everyone who planned for and participated in the Winter 2021 virtual meeting on January 11th. We had 96 registrants and over 70 people participating during the sessions. It was nice to see familiar faces, meet new people in breakout sessions, and learn together. The Program with the abstracts can now be found in the Meeting Archives. Check the website and your listserv email for news about the Summer 2021 meeting. If you have ideas for it, please contact me or the Program Committee Chair, Sara Turner.
AFS SNEC President
The SNEC 2021 Winter Meeting Program is now available.
Student presentations made as part of the Winter Virtual meeting will be eligible for the Saul B. Saila Best Student Oral Presentation and Grace Klein-MacPhee Best Student Poster Awards. We will also have a special prize for the most unique/engaging virtual presentation!
Registration is now CLOSED. See you on Zoom!
The SNEC Winter meeting is going virtual! January 11-12. Abstracts are due by Friday, December 4th and can be submitted HERE