NAAFE Conference

North American Association
of Fisheries Economists (NAAFE)

May 21-24, 2013

TradeWinds Island Grand Resort | St. Petersburg, FL, USA

Call for Abstracts

CatchAll individuals involved in research, extension and technology of fisheries economics are strongly encouraged to submit an abstract for consideration as an oral presentation. Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online submission form by February 6, 2013 following the detailed submission instructions. Submissions should be 250-500 words in length.

Session Topics

Below is a list of Session Topics to be featured at the conference. When filling out the online abstract submittal form, you will be asked to identify which topic is relevant to your submission. BEFORE going online to submit an abstract, review the list below and confirm which applies to your submission(s).

Session Program Topics

  • Governance of fisheries under increasing uncertainty
  • Recreational fisheries and coastal recreation
  • Rights-based management
  • Ecosystem modeling and management
  • Alan Haynie Tsukiji fish market Rebuilding fish stocks
  • Bio-economic modeling of fisheries and aquaculture
  • Bycatch and habitat impacts from fisheries and aquaculture
  • Seafood marketing and trade
  • Economics of emerging technologies in aquaculture
  • Artisanal and small-scale fisheries and communities
  • Spatial planning and management
  • Coastal land use and watershed management
  • Other

Please Note: All program participants, including speakers and moderators, must also pay the conference registration fee to attend and participate in the conference.


Midnight EDT,
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Abstracts Due

February 18, 2013

Abstract Submitters Receive Notification on Status of Abstract

March 1, 2013
(Early registration deadline)

All Speakers Must Register to Confirm Participation


Abstract Submission Instructions:

  • Click on the link below to be taken to the online submission form
  • Click on the "Submit Abstract" link.
  • Create a profile in the system under New User
  • Once you have created your profile, you will be logged in directly to the Abstract submission module. If you are submitting an "Abstract" and a "Special Session", you only need to create one profile. You may access either submission module by clicking on "Author Home" once you are logged in.
  • Select “Click Here to Start” under New Abstract
  • You will next need to select a major topic that corresponds with your abstract.
  • You will need to enter your Presentation Title.
  • And finally, you will need to copy and paste your abstract into the “Abstract” box.
  • Once you have submitted your abstract, you will then be directed to add your co-authors.

For questions or to verify the status of your abstract contact: Angelica Williams, Tel: 352-392-5930;

The deadline for abstract submission has passed.

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Conference Deadlines

Regular Registration Deadline:
April 1, 2013


Hotel Reservation Deadline:
April 20, 2013
Be sure to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible.

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