Conference 2018

March 7 and 8, 2018
Best Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel & Suites 
15 Spectacle Lake Drive Dartmouth, NS

25th Annual Fishermen and Scientists Research Society Conference and Annual General Meeting!

Co-operative research and contributing to sustainable fisheries are part of our mission and we hope that you can join us to learn how we can all help our coastal communities.

  • Conference registration
  • Call for posters or booths. Limited booth space and poster space is available to showcase your research. Take this opportunity to network with fishermen and marine researchers. For more information email Elizabeth Baker/Kaitlin Burek or call 1-800-226-3777. Poster/display registration form.
  • Interesting in becoming a sponsor? We invite you to wrap up the 2017 year by supporting a local organization and acting as a sponsor for our upcoming 25th conference. We will be acknowledging contributors in the conference pamphlet, the FSRS newsletter, on our website, and verbally at the conference. Sponsors will also be given priority if they are interested in a free booth space at the event.

Do you need to stay overnight?

  • To make a reservation, call the hotel directly at 1-902-463-2000 or 1-866- 676-9846 and ask for the room block for FSRS.
  • Online reservations can be made at with the BW group ID: 1I6HI0G0.
  • Room Block Rate: standard guestroom with local calls, parking, high speed internet and hot buffet breakfast at the hotel restaurant is included at the rate of $135 plus applicable taxes. After February 5, 2018 the room block will be released and reservations may be booked based on space and rate availability.

Conference Sponsors

Adult Lobster Sponsors
Juvenile Lobster Sponsors

Canadian Lobster Council of Canada

Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council


Caldwell Roach Insurance

Lobster Settler Sponsor

Caldwell Roach Insurance