3rd World Recreational Fishing Conference (3wrfc)

Venue: Darwin Entertainment Centre

Location: Darwin, Northern Territory, Bahamas

Event Date/Time: May 21, 2002 End Date/Time: May 24, 2002
Registration Date: Mar 30, 2002
Early Registration Date: Dec 31, 2001
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 31, 2002
Paper Submission Date: Jan 31, 2005
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Description

Following on from the successful conferences in Vancouver and Dublin, Australia¡¦s Northern Territory will host the 3rd International Conference on Recreational Fishing in May 2002. The Conference is a forum for members of the recreational fishing fraternity including managers, researchers, policy makers, industry representatives and the angling public to discuss issues relevant to the sustainable management of recreational fishing through the new millennium.
The theme of the Conference is "Regional Experiences for Global Solutions". The Conference aims to identify common regional issues and use this as a framework for the future management of recreational fishing.
News Update
„« Check out the new web site from November at www.wrfc3.com
„« The dates for the conference are 22-24th May 2002 ¡V put them in your diary now!
„« A sponsorship prospectus is available from the local organising committee or conference secretariat. Barramundi, saratoga or threadfin sponsorship packages are available.
„« The themes for the conference are being developed, for further information, suggestions or comments please see the draft program outline on the web page or contact the local organising committee.
„« Other issues for the conference will be the development of an International Code of practise, the formation of an international recreational fisheries society and the hosts for the 4th conference in 2005!
Local Organising Committee:
„h John Harrison ¡V Amateur Fishermen¡¦s Association of the Northern Territory afant@afant.com.au
„h Anne Coleman ¡V Fisheries Division, DPIF anne.coleman@dpif.nt.gov.au
International Steering Committee:
Tony Pitcher, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia. Ian Cowx, International Fisheries Institute, University of Hull. Oystein Aas, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research. Michael Leech, International Game Fishing Association. Angus Horwood, Recfish Australia
To register on the mailing list please contact the conference secretariat:
Convention Catalysts International
GPO Box 2451
DARWIN NT 0801
Telephone: (08) 8981 1875 International: +61 8 8981 1875
Fax: (08) 8941 1639 International: +61 8 8941 1639
E-mail: convention.catalysts@norgate.com.au
Web: http://www.conventioncatalysts.com.au

Venue

Mitchell Street
Darwin
Bahamas
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