3-5 January, Vancouver BC
Programme Themes and First Call for Papers
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The major themes of the 2002 Conference are:
(1) Climate Change Impacts on Aquatic Ecosystems (Joint CCFFR/SCL)
(2) Fish Biology: Behaviour, Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics
(3) W.E. Ricker: Shaping a Science (CCFFR)
(4) Aquatic Ecological Research: Scaling, Society and Priorities (Joint
(5) Productive Capacity of Aquatic Habitat (CCFFR)
There will also be the invited Annual Stevenson Lecture
Papers addressing the major themes are encouraged, although submission on
other themes related to fisheries and aquatic habitat biology are also
welcome, and where relevant will be placed into concurrent Contributed Papers sessions.
The DEADLINE for abstracts (see details below) is 31 October 2001.
NOTE: The deadline date for the special rate at the hotel is 01 December 2001. Early submission of
abstract/poster for acceptance will ensure adequate time for hotel
Submit ELECTRONIC abstracts to the Program
Dr. James D. Reist
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
501 University Crescent
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N6
Tel: 204 983 5032
Fax: 204 984 2403
For general information contact the CCFFR Secretary Treasurer:
Dr. Howard Powles
ABSTRACT PREPARATION (Deadline: 31 October
Please follow these guidelines carefully to facilitate work of the
Programme Committee and to ensure a final programme of high quality.
E-mail copy of Abstract:
Follow the guidelines below and send an ASCII (text) version of your abstract (do NOT send Word, WordPerfect, PDF's or other word processing formats) by e-mail to:
Dr. James D. Reist ---> firstname.lastname@example.org
- Abstracts should not exceed 350 words.
- Place an asterisk (*) after the name of the person presenting the
- Indicate whether the presentation will be oral (O) or poster (P) after
- Only standard 5 x 5 cm slide projector and overhead projector will be
provided free of charge.
- Three concurrent paper sessions are planned so the number of oral
presentations may be limited.
- Please indicate, on a separate line after the end of your abstract, if
your presentation COULD be a poster even if your preference is for oral presentation. Students are especially encouraged to present orally.
- Please also indicate on this line to which theme (1-5) your
presentation is most closely related. This line will not appear in the program.
- USE THE FOLLOWING FORMAT EXAMPLE:
RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SUNSPOTS AND SEA STARS (O)
Gretzky*, W. and J. Villeneuve. Department of Epidemiology, Eastern University, Yoho, Saskatchewan
Sea stars shine increasingly brightly as the sunspot cycle progresses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Could be poster; theme 3
- Hard copy of Abstract: CCFFR has moved to an electronic process
for developing the programme. Hard copy abstracts will NOT be accepted. In exceptional circumstances contact the Programme Chair.
- Registration information will be posted sometime in the Autumn of