2-5 January, Ottawa, ON
Programme Themes and First Call for Papers
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The major themes of the 2003 Conference are:
(1) Protecting Canada's Aquatic Resources (CCFFR/SCL)Chair: John Gunn [email@example.com]
(2) Impact of Invasive Species (CCFFR/SCL)Chair: Hugh MacIssac [firstname.lastname@example.org]
(3) Impacts of Multiple Stressor Interactions on Aquatic Ecosystems (CCFFR/SCL)Chair: Shelley Arnott [email@example.com]
(4) Studies of Aquatic Biodiversity at a Landscape Level (CCFFR)Chair: Warren Dunlop [firstname.lastname@example.org]
(5) Improvements in Sampling Methods (CCFFR)Chair: Ed Snucins [email@example.com]
(6) Percid Biology in a Changing Environment (CCFFR)Chair: George Morgan [firstname.lastname@example.org]
(7) Impacts and Adaptations of Fish and Fisheries to Climate Change:C-CIARN (CCFFR)Chair: Kim Hyatt [email@example.com]
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
The DEADLINE for abstracts (see details below) is 15
NOTE: The deadline date for the special rate
at the Westin Ottawa Hotel is 03 December 2002.
Early submission of abstract/poster for acceptance will ensure adequate time
for hotel booking. Please plan to stay at the Westin to help us cover the
Graduate students may apply to the
Clemens-Rigler Travel Fund. Applications are to be submitted to Rob
Mackereth (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Sept. 15, 2002.
Abstracts in electronic form must be submitted by email to the Programme
Chair, Dr. John Gunn
by 15 September 2002 (at the latest).
Please follow these guidelines carefully to facilitate work of the
Programme Committee and to ensure a final programme of high quality.
Email an MSWord (*.doc) version of your abstract
(do NOT send ASCII text, WordPerfect, PDF's or other word processing formats).
Hard copy of Abstract: CCFFR uses an entirely electronic
process for developing the programme. Hard copy abstracts will NOT be
accepted. In exceptional circumstances please contact the Programme Chair.
- Abstracts should not exceed 350 words and must be single spaced. Use 12 pt Times Roman
font. Do not use ANY bold fonts and titles should be in Title Case. Ensure you include an email address for the
author who intends to make the presentation
- Place an asterisk (*) after the name of the person presenting the
paper and provide an email address.
- Indicate whether the presentation will be oral (O) or poster (P) after
Power Point Presentations
-Power point presentations should be emailed to Mike Malette
email@example.com and must be submitted no later than December 16, 2003. Confirmation that
presentations have been received will occur before December 20, 2003.
-The presentations need to be submitted in Power point 97' (*.ppt 97').
-Participants must bring a copy of their presentation on a 3" floppy or CD to the conference and must check with
the audio-visual assistant at least 3 hours prior to the start of their session.
-Projectors will be provided by chair members.
-If participants cannot make this deadline, overhead and slide (35mm standard 5x5cm) projectors will be provided
at the conference.
- 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
Please also indicate on this line to which theme (1-7) your presentation
is most closely related and if you are a graduate student (GS). This
line will not appear in the program.
- Use the following as a FORMATING GUIDE:
Sunspots and Sea Stars(O)
Gretzky*, W. and J. Villeneuve. Department of Epidemiology, Eastern
University, Yoho, Saskatchewan (email:firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sea stars shine increasingly brightly
as the sunspot cycle progresses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Could be poster; theme 3, (GS)
- Registration information will be posted sometime in the Autumn of