FDI 2014

Fishery Dependent Information 2014

Second Symposium on Fishery-Dependent Information in Rome, Italy 3-6 March, 2014
An international conference for resource managers, scientists and the fishing sector on the collection and interpretation of information in the context of the ecosystem approach.

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In the second in the series of Fishery Dependent Information symposia we will consider the changing face of fisheries management and the related data and knowledge needs. The conference will explore the role of fishers in collecting data, the incorporation of fisher-collected data and knowledge in science, management and policy-making, and the broader role of stakeholders in this process.

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Publication of the proceedings

Presenters and invited speakers at FDI 2014 are encouraged to submit manuscripts for publication in the ICES Journal of Marine Science. To ensure that as many manuscripts as possible are contained within a single edition of IJMS, manuscripts must be submitted no later than Friday May 2nd 2014.

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Registration, payment and abstract submission:

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Key dates:

May 2013: Conference website open for abstract submission
September 14 2013: Deadline for submission of abstracts and financial support
December 2013: Notification of abstract acceptance
January 31 2014: Registration deadline
3-6 March 2014: Conference

FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy

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