Special Day Rate for FINS Conference on Tuesday 9th April

The organisers of the FINS Conference are delighted to offer a special day rate for Tuesday 9th April…

€60 per person
(to include full day of lectures, book of abstracts, poster session, lunch and refreshments)

Hear and meet global Invasive Alien Species experts.

Session commences at 8.30am and continues until 18.00pm.

To Register, please contact Sandra Doyle at


Presentation titles published for FINS conference speakers

Conference organisers have published the title of each of the Key Note Speakers and Guest Speakers presentations at upcoming the FINS conference on freshwater invasive species


Keynote Speaker

Niall Moore, Head of GB NNNSS
GB Non-Native Species, York, UK

  • Presentation: Developing invasive non-native species policy: co-ordination, prioritisation and delivery

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Registration is open

Registration for the FINS Conference is now open. For more information and to download a booking form see below…

Registration Fee:

€250.00 (to be paid before 28th February, 2013).

Registration form

Please download this registration form REGISTRATION FORM [.doc] and return to Sandra Doyle at Sandra.doyle@fisheriesireland.ie


Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard  or bank to bank transfer. Please contact Sandra Doyle at  Sandra.doyle@fisheriesireland.ie to arrange payment.

Call for Abstracts

While the oral presentations will be given by invited speakers, posters that address the themes listed above will form an integral part of the conference proceedings, increasing the opportunity for networking during the conference. The Organising Committee invites abstracts of posters, no more than 300 words, to be submitted to the conference email (finsconference@fisheriesireland.ie) by 14th December 2012.

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First notification – Call for Abstracts

Freshwater Invasives – Networking for Strategy (FINS)

9th to 11th April 2013

Galway Bay Hotel and Conference Centre, Salthill, Galway, Ireland

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission (EIFAAC) will host an international conference that will address key topics relating to freshwater invasive species and harmful aquatic pathogens.
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