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 (CCFFR)

(3) W.E. Ricker: Shaping a Science (CCFFR)

(4) Aquatic Ecological Research: Scaling, Society and Priorities (Joint CCFFR/SCL)

(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 booking.

Submit ELECTRONIC abstracts to the Program Committee Chair:

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
Tel: 613-990-0285
Fax: 613-954-0807


ABSTRACT PREPARATION (Deadline: 31 October 2001)

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 --->

Could be poster; theme 3