AFS Learning Tracks

Looking for a little extra guidance in navigating the Annual Meeting? We realize that sorting through the schedule of courses, symposia, and events can seem like a daunting task! AFS has identified a few “tracks” of related sessions to ease your planning. Check out highlighted sessions in modeling, genetics, success skills, and climate.

 

DNA/Genetics Modeling Professional Development and Communications Climate Science

Continuing Education Saturday, September 28 Introduction to R: Fundamental Concepts and Practical Applications of R for Fisheries and Wildlife Scientists 

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
RSCC – A18

 

 


Continuing Education  Sunday, September 29 Environmental DNA (eDNA) Overview: Sampling Techniques, Applications, Analysis, and Occupancy Modeling

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
RSCC – A12

Intermediate R: Using {tidyr} to Manage, Wrangle, and Communicate Fisheries Data 

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
RSCC – A18

Conflict Management Skills for Fisheries Professionals

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
RSCC – A13

Database Concepts, Design, and Application in Wildlife and Fisheries Science

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
RSCC – A19


Symposia
Monday, September 30
The Genes Among Us: Molecular Methods for Species Monitoring and Biodiversity Surveys in Aquatic and Terrestrial Ecosystems

8:00 am – 5:20 pm
RSCC – A2

Advancements and Best Practices in Quantitative Population Modeling

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
RSCC – A9

Casting a Wider Net: Increasing Stakeholder Communication and Collaboration as an Early Career Scientist

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
RSCC – A17

Multi-scale Impacts of Climate Change and Human Activities on Salmon Productivity

8:20 am – 5:00 pm
Atlantis – Grand Ballroom 1

 

Using Applied Technology in Fisheries Monitoring and Research

8:00 am – 5:20 pm
RSCC – A18

Habitat and Distribution Modeling Across Terrains and Disciplines: Addressing Common Challenges in Fisheries and Wildlife: Part I 

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
RSCC – A8

Diversity and Inclusion: Leveraging Actions Through Collaboration

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
RSCC – C3


Symposia
Tuesday, October 1
To Go Boldly … : The Genomics Frontier of Conservation and Management: Part I 

8:00 am – 5:20 pm
RSCC – A2

 

 

Habitat and Distribution Modeling Across Terrains and Disciplines: Addressing Common Challenges in Fisheries and Wildlife: Part 2

8:00 am – 11:50 am
RSCC – A8

Beyond the Publication: Science Communication Strategies to Increase the Impact of Your Research

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Atlantis – Grand Ballroom 4

If the Time is Right: Phenology Match and Mismatches Across Ecosystems

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
RSCC – A3

 

Modeling to Support Anadromous Fish Restoration

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Atlantis – Grand Ballroom 2

Ready, Set, Hire: Information to Help You Succeed in Your Career Search

8:00 am – 9:40 am
Atlantis – Grand Ballroom 6

Clean Energy, Free Rivers, Wild Lands: Considerations for a Sustainable Energy Future

8:20 am – 5:00 pm
Atlantis – Grand Ballroom 5


Symposia
Wednesday, October 2
To Go Boldly … : The Genomics Frontier of Conservation and Management: Part 2

8:00 am – 5:20 pm
RSCC – A2

Aligning Advances in Water Temperature Prediction with the Needs of Freshwater Fisheries Science and Management

8:00 am – 11:50 am
RSCC – A16

Techno-Fish: Application of Emerging Technologies for Solving Problems in Marine Fisheries

8:00 am – 11:50 am
RSCC – A17


Symposia
Thursday, October 3
Problem Solving in Fisheries Management

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
RSCC – A16

Fish and Wildlife Responses to Prolonged Heatwaves: A Window to the Future?

8:00 am – 4:40 pm
RSCC – A1

Integrating Technical and Collaborative Adaptive Management to Tackle Society’s Complex Natural Resource Problems

1:10 pm – 5:00 pm
RSCC – C2

Climate Change Across the Salmon Life-Cycle

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Atlantis – Grand Ballroom 1