FWC seeking lionfish abstracts for 2018 Lionfish Summit

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking abstracts for the upcoming 2018 Lionfish Summit, Oct. 2-4, in Cocoa Beach. The deadline for abstract submissions is Aug. 3.

The Lionfish Summit will bring together marine resource management staff, dive professionals, researchers and ocean conservationists to discuss three main themes: Policy & Regulations, Control Efforts/Research & Monitoring, and Education & Outreach.

If you are interested in participating in this year’s Lionfish Summit, we would like to invite you to submit an abstract (up to one page) on your work. Let us know if you are interested in giving an oral presentation or participating in a poster session and specify which theme your presentation will address. Space is limited; submission of an abstract does not guarantee acceptance. Our selection committee will notify the accepted presenters on Aug. 13.

For more information, review the attached documents which include the Lionfish Summit themes and schedule as well as a Save the Date. For answers to questions, email Lionfish@MyFWC.com or call 850-487-0554.