Conference 2017

February 23, 2017
Best Western Plus Dartmouth Hotel & Suites 
15 Spectacle Lake Drive Dartmouth, NS

24th 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.

Do you need to stay overnight?

  • Reservations: 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 Annual Conference.
  • Online reservations can be made at with the BW group ID: 2A4YG6F1, guests need to select group reservations at the top left of the website and find the location to enter the group ID; arrival dates are pre-selected according to group block (guests must adjust departure date accordingly), guests must select number of adults/children, number of guest rooms required then select book this hotel.
  • Room Block Rate: our standard guestroom with local calls, parking, high speed internet and hot buffet breakfast at our restaurant included at the rate of $122 plus applicable taxes. After January 22nd, 2017 the room block will be released and reservations may be booked based on space and rate availability.

Conference Sponsors

Adult Lobster Sponsors

Atlantic Catch Data


Javitech Atlantic Limited

PAFFA (Prospect Area Full Time Fishers' Association)

Tangier Lobstger Company Limited

TriNav Fisheries Consultants


World Link Food Distributors Inc.

Juvenile Lobster Sponsors


Caldwell Roach Insurance

DSS Marine Incorporated

Halifax West

Lobster Council of Canada

Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council


Lobster Settler Sponsor

Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia FANS

Hines Marine Service Ltd.