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 []

    (2) Impact of Invasive Species (CCFFR/SCL)

  • Chair: Hugh MacIssac []

    (3) Impacts of Multiple Stressor Interactions on Aquatic Ecosystems (CCFFR/SCL)

  • Chair: Shelley Arnott []

    (4) Studies of Aquatic Biodiversity at a Landscape Level (CCFFR)

  • Chair: Warren Dunlop []

    (5) Improvements in Sampling Methods (CCFFR)

  • Chair: Ed Snucins []

    (6) Percid Biology in a Changing Environment (CCFFR)

  • Chair: George Morgan []

    (7) Impacts and Adaptations of Fish and Fisheries to Climate Change:C-CIARN (CCFFR)

  • Chair: Kim Hyatt []

    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 15 September 2002.
    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 conference costs.
    Graduate students may apply to the Clemens-Rigler Travel Fund. Applications are to be submitted to Rob Mackereth ( by Sept. 15, 2002.
    ELECTRONIC abstracts:

  • 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).