2017 Joint Indiana and Ohio


AFS Chapters Conference


February 15 - 17, 2017

 


Announcing the 2017 joint meeting of the Indiana and Ohio AFS Chapters that will be held February 15 - 17, 2017 at the Ball State University Alumni Center, Muncie, IN.

Overview
The Indiana and Ohio AFS Chapters are pleased to come together for a spring conference on the beautiful Ball State University campus. We hope you can join us as we learn about various fisheries related topics and converse with fellow AFS members from the Indiana and Ohio chapters. There will be plenary sessions by Dr. Dan Shoup involving Ictalurid research and Dr. Andrew Rypel discussing Wisconsin's declining Walleye fisheries. Additionally, there will be a R-Statistics Workshop taught by Dr. Jason Doll. For more information on plenary sessions and the workshop, click here. The full conference schedule is available here.

Registration
Pre-registration is highly appreciated in order to plan meals and breaks. Please complete and return the registration form, or register on-line, by February 10, 2017 to the address indicated on the flyer. Registrations after February 10 must be done on-site at the conference. Registration includes all social activities, networking meals, and the workshop. Registration is non-refundable.

Presentation abstracts should be submitted to Joe Conroy (joseph.conroy@dnr.state.oh.us) by January 6, 2017. For more information and presentation guidelines, click here.

Conference Facility
The conference will be held at the Ball State University Alumni Center in Muncie, Indiana. Parking is available on site. For directions and more information, click here.

Ball State University Alumni Center
2800 W Bethel Ave
Muncie, IN 47304

Lodging
Accommodations are available at Muncie's newest hotel, the Courtyard Marriott at the Horizon Convention Center, (765) 287-8550. Book your reservation under the "American Fisheries Society Meeting." Fifty rooms have been reserved at a price of $119/night plus taxes. These rooms and price will be held until January 16, 2017. You are responsible for reserving your room. For directions and more information, click here.

Courtyard Marriott
601 South High Street
Muncie, IN 47305

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