Special Meetings and Meetings Requests

Last Update: August 13, 2015. Download a PDF version here.

If you would like to schedule a special meeting, please contact Michele Weaver.

Registration for all Saturday CE classes is now closed. Onsite registration will be available Saturday, August 15th at the Hilton Portland for Sunday classes only. For questions, contact bpike@fisheries.org  Check them out here.

HHD = Hilton Hotel Downtown; DTH = DoubleTree Hotel; OCC = Oregon Convention Center; PSU = Portland state Univ.; CE = Continuing Education Workshops

Friday August 14

Time Event Location Room
24 Hours Media Room HH D Senate Suite
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office HH D Boardroom West
8:00 AM 12:00 PM AFS Officer's Meeting (Invitation Only) HH D Presidential Suite
1:00 PM 5:00 PM Management Committee-Budget Review Meeting HH D Forum Suite

Saturday August 15

Time Event Location Room
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office HH D Boardroom West
24 Hours AFS Free WiFi Zone HH D Plaza Foyer
24 Hours Media Room HH D Senate Suite
7:00 AM 6:00 PM CE: Large Wood, Partnerships, and Lessons Learned Field
Sites
Salmon River & Still Creek
8:00 AM 4:00 PM USGS Working Group Meeting HH D Cabinet Suite
8:00 AM 4:30 PM CE: A Brief and Gentle Introduction to Program MARK for Fisheries Biologists HH D Broadway II
8:00 AM 5:00 PM CE: Bayesian I: Introduction to BUGS for Fish Biologists HH D Studio Suite
8:00 AM 5:00 PM CE: Beginning/Intermediate GIS for Fisheries Scientists Off-site Portland State Univ. GIS Lab
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Governing Board Meeting HH D Pavilion East
8:00 AM 5:00 PM CE: Decision Support Tools for Adaptive Management HH D Broadway III
8:30 AM 5:00 PM CE: Analyzing Fish Diets to Assess Trophic Status HH D Directors Suite
10:00 AM 5:00 PM American Institute of Fisheries Research Biologists (AIFRB), Board of Control Meeting HH D Skyline III
12:00 PM 5:00 PM Registration HH D Plaza Foyer
5:00 PM 7:00 PM Governing Board Reception (Board Members Only) HH D Skyline II

Sunday August 16

Time Event Location Room
24 Hours Media Room HH D Senate Suite
24 Hours Press Room OCC A-103
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office HH D Boardroom West
24 Hours AFS Free WiFi Zone HH D Plaza Foyer
7:00 AM 5:00 PM US Forest Service National Fish Meeting DT H Mt Hood
8:00 AM 12:00 PM CE: Leading at All Levels in AFS HH D Galleria North
8:00 AM 4:00 PM USGS Working Group Meeting HH D Cabinet Suite
8:00 AM 5:00 PM CE: Age and Growth Analyses with R HH D Galleria South
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Registration HH D Plaza Foyer
12:00 PM 6:00 PM AV Loading OCC D-129
8:00 AM 5:00 PM CE: Bayesian II: Intermediate BUGS for Fish Biologists HH D Studio Suite
9:00 AM 12:00 PM NOAA Fisheries Quest Meeting HH D Council Suite
9:00 AM 2:00 PM American Institute of Fisheries Research Biologists (AIFRB), Board of Control Meeting HH D Skyline III
9:00 AM 4:00 PM Helping Fisheries in Developing Countries: A Crash Course on Fisheries Improvement Projects HH D Forum Suite
9:00 AM 5:00 PM WDAFS Executive Committee Meeting HET Salon I & II
12:00 PM 2:30 PM Journal Editors Luncheon HH D Skyline II
12:00 PM 4:00 PM Monsters of Stock Assessment Meeting HH D Broadway I-IV
1:00 PM 2:30 PM Fisheries Administration Section Meeting HH D Galleria North (Galleria II and III)
2:00 PM 4:00 PM Biologically-Based Design and Evaluation Initiative for Hydropower HH D Council Suite
2:00 PM 6:00 PM Trade Show Exhibitor Move-in OCC Exhibit Hall B and C
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Fisheries Administration & Fisheries Management Joint Section Meeting HH D Galleria North (Galleria II and III)
3:30 PM 5:00 PM Fisheries Management Section Meeting HH D Galleria North (Galleria II and III)
4:00 PM 6:00 PM Estuaries and Marine Fisheries Joint Section Business Meeting HH D Skyline II
4:00 PM 6:00 PM Poster Set-up OCC Exhibit Hall B and C
5:00 PM 7:00 PM Education Section - Business Meeting HH D Broadway I & II
6:30 PM 9:00 PM Welcome Networking Event HH D Galleria (Galleria I, II, and III)

Monday August 17

Time Event Location Room
24 Hours Media Room HH D Senate Suite
24 Hours Press Room OCC A-103
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office HH D Boardroom West
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office OCC D-134
24 Hours AFS Free WiFi Zone HH D Plaza Foyer
6:30 AM 8:00 AM Inland Lakes Habitat Management Meeting OCC C-128
7:00 AM 8:00 AM Plenary Speakers Breakfast OCC D-131
7:00 AM 6:00 PM AV Loading OCC D-129
7:00 AM 6:00 PM Registration OCC
7:45 AM 8:00 AM Volunteer Briefing OCC E-147
8:00 AM 8:30 PM Mothers Room OCC C-127
8:00 AM 4:00 PM Daycare OCC D-132
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Plenary Session OCC Oregon Ballroom 201, 202, 203, & 204
9:00 AM 11:00 AM Trade Show Exhibitor Move In OCC Exhibit Hall B and C
11:30 AM 8:30 PM Trade Show Open & Cyber Cafe OCC Exhibit Hall B and C
11:30 AM 6:00 PM Poster Set-up OCC Exhibit Hall B and C
12:00 PM 2:30 PM Plenary Speakers and Awards Luncheon DT H Holladay
1:20 PM 5:20 PM Concurrent Technical Sessions OCC
1:30 PM 3:30 PM Fisheries Information and Technology Section - Annual Business Meeting OCC E-147
3:30 PM 5:30 PM Journal Editorial Board Meeting HH D Council Suite
4:00 PM 5:00 PM Hutton Committee Meeting HH D Directors Suite
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Introduced Fish Section Meeting OCC B-110
5:00 PM 7:00 PM Fish Culture Section Business Meeting OCC A-106
5:00 PM 11:00 PM University of Washington, School of Aquatic and Fishery Science Reunion HH D Skyline II
5:30 PM 6:30 PM ASCE and AFS Joint Committee Meeting on Fish Passage OCC C-128
5:30 PM 6:30 PM Oregon Chapter Awards Ceremony HH D Skyline I
5:30 PM 6:30 PM Genetics Section - Business Meeting OCC E-147
5:30 PM 7:00 PM MSU Fisheries and Wildlife: Alumni and Friends OCC D-131
6:00 PM 8:30 PM Trade Show and Poster Networking Event OCC Exhibit Hall B and C
8:00 PM 11:00 PM OSU Alumni and Friends Reunion Off-site Widmer Brewing

Tuesday August 18

Time Event Location Room
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office OCC D-134
24 Hours Press Room OCC A-103
24 Hours Media Room HH D Senate Suite
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office HH D Boardroom West
24 Hours AFS Free WiFi Zone HH D Plaza Foyer
7:00 AM 5:00 PM Registration OCC
7:00 AM 6:00 PM AV Loading OCC D-129
7:45 AM 8:00 AM Volunteer Briefing OCC E-147
8:00 AM 11:00 AM NWFSC Observer Program – Staff Meeting (Invitation Only) OCC D-131
8:00 AM 4:00 PM Daycare OCC D-132
8:00 AM 5:20 PM Concurrent Technical Sessions OCC
8:00 AM 6:00 PM Trade Show Open & Cyber Cafe OCC Exhibit Hall B and C
8:00 AM 7:30 PM Mothers Room OCC C-127
12:00 PM 1:30 PM WDAFS Business Meeting OCC Portland Ballroom 251
12:00 PM 1:30 PM Lamprey Lunch OCC D-131
12:00 PM 2:00 PM Best Student Presentation Judges Luncheon HH D Studio Suite
12:00 PM 2:00 PM Student-Mentor Lunch and Career Fair OCC Portland Ballroom 252
12:00 PM 2:00 PM Past Presidents' Luncheon HH D Directors Suite
2:00 PM 3:00 PM Student Subsection of the Education Section - Business Meeting OCC E-147
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Book Editorial Advisory Meeting HH D Boardroom East
5:00 PM 7:00 PM University of Idaho, Alumni Reception HH D Skyline I
5:00 PM 7:00 PM Socioeconomics Section - Business Meeting OCC E-147
5:30 PM 6:30 PM International Fisheries Section Meeting OCC C-126
5:30 PM 6:30 PM Western Native Fishes Committee Meeting OCC B-116
5:30 PM 7:00 PM Water Quality Section Annual Membership Meeting OCC A-108
5:30 PM 7:00 PM Electronic Services Advisory Board Meeting OCC B-118
5:30 PM 7:30 PM VEMCO Networking Event OCC D-131
5:30 PM 7:30 PM Bioengineering Section Annual Business Meeting OCC D-135
6:00 PM 7:30 PM Fish Habitat Section Meeting Off-site Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub
6:30 PM 9:30 PM Student Networking Event Portland Spirit

Wednesday August 19

Time Event Location Room
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office HH D Boardroom West
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office OCC D-134
24 Hours Press Room OCC A-103
24 Hours Media Room HH D Senate Suite
24 Hours AFS Free WiFi Zone HH D Plaza Foyer
7:00 AM 9:00 AM Spawning Run and Carcass Crawl Waterfront Park
7:00 AM 9:30 AM Fisheries Magazine Meeting HH D Cabinet Suite
7:00 AM 6:00 PM AV Loading OCC D-129
7:45 AM 8:00 AM Volunteer Briefing OCC E-147
8:00 AM 2:00 PM Trade Show Open & Cyber Cafe OCC Exhibit Hall B and C
8:00 AM 5:30 PM Mothers Room OCC C-127
8:00 AM 4:00 PM Daycare OCC D-132
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Registration OCC
8:00 AM 5:00 PM Taxonomy and Evolutionary Biology of Cutthroat Trout Panel (Invitation Only) DT H 3 Sisters
8:00 AM 5:20 PM Concurrent Technical Sessions OCC
11:00 AM 1:00 PM Poster Take-down OCC Exhibit Hall B and C
12:00 PM 2:00 PM Equal Opportunities Section - Business Meeting and Luncheon OCC D-131
12:00 PM 2:00 PM World Council of Fisheries Societies Luncheon (Invitation Only) DT H Hawthorne/ Sellwood
2:00 PM 4:00 PM Trade Show Take-down OCC Exhibit Hall B and C
4:10 PM 5:30 PM AFS Business Meeting OCC Oregon Ballroom 203
6:00 PM 10:00 PM Grand Networking Event South Park Blocks

 


Thursday August 20

Time Event Location Room
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office OCC D-134
24 Hours Media Room HH D Senate Suite
24 Hours Press Room OCC A-103
24 Hours AFS 2015 Organizing Committee Office HH D Boardroom West
24 Hours AFS Free WiFi Zone HH D Plaza Foyer
7:00 AM 8:30 AM Incoming Governing Board Breakfast HH D Broadway I & II
7:00 AM 5:00 PM AV Loading OCC D-129
8:00 AM 5:30 PM Mothers Room OCC C-127
8:00 AM 4:00 PM Daycare OCC D-132
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Registration OCC
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Taxonomy and Evolutionary Biology of Cutthroat Trout Panel (Invitation Only) OCC D-131
8:00 AM 5:20 PM Concurrent Technical Sessions OCC
12:00 PM 2:00 PM Portland-Kansas City Handoff Luncheon (Invitation Only) Off-site Spirit of 77
5:30 PM 7:00 PM Closing Networking Event HH D Pavilion East and West

Friday August 21

Time Event Location Room
8:00 AM 12:00 PM Beaver Restoration Workshop (separate registration required) http://bit.ly/1HP6tAb DT H Oregon
8:00 AM 4:00 PM White Salmon River Dam Removal and Yakama Nation Tribal Fishery on the Klickitat River (separate registration required) http://bit.ly/1VppXpn Field Site White Salmon River, Klickitat River
8:30 AM 3:00 PM Urban Stream Restoration - Johnson Creek and Crystal Springs (separate registration required) http://bit.ly/1VppXpn Field Site Johnson Creek and Crystal Springs