2014 Annual Symposium of the

Fisheries Society of the British Isles

University of Hull, UK
7-11 July 2014

Convener:  Professor Ian Cowx (HIFI, University of Hull)

Co-Convener: Professor Dr Robert Arlinghaus (Humboldt-University of Berlin and Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin)

Advisory Committee: Dr Phil Hickley (Guest Editor), Dr Devin Bartley (FAO), Dr Jörgen Johnsson (University of Gothenburg).


Dr Richard Noble

Dr Jon Harvey

Dr Andy Nunn

Ms Natalie Angelopoulos

Ms Julia Cowx




All delegates must pay a Symposium Fee subsidised by FSBI

  • Full Fee – £200.00 (£175.00 online early bird if payment received online before 25 April 2014)
  • Student Fee – £100.00 (Conditions apply; see below)
  • Day delegate fee – £100.00

In all cases the Symposium Fee includes:

  • All taxes
  • Entry to all applicable Symposium Sessions
  • Delegate Pack including a copy of the Book of Abstracts
  • Lunch and refreshments

Online Registration – available for delegates paying by credit or debit card only. Your confidential financial details will be transferred through a secure transaction website. Delegates will only be registered for the symposium when full payment has been received. Contact the Conference Office in case of difficulty with online payment options. Registration will remain open until 30 June 2014.

If you are not able to use the online registration form, or wish to pay by cheque or be invoiced and pay by BACS transfer then please use the offline registration form below  and contact the Conference Office.

Offline Registration pdf

Any queries arising from these forms should be made directly to the Conference Office.
Tel.: +44 (0)1482 466429 Email: fsbi2014@hull.ac.uk .


The FSBI encourages the attendance and participation of students at the Symposium. Registered students pay the reduced Symposium fee. To qualify for this send a letter on headed notepaper confirming your student status signed by your Head of Department/School to the Symposium Administrator. In addition to a reduced registration fee, some funds will be available to cover accommodation and meals and, in certain cases, to provide travel expenses. To be considered, submit a statement of support from your Head of Department or Supervisor to the Symposium Administrator. Submit your applications for either or both by 13 April 2014.


University of Hull does NOT provide insurance or take any responsibility for accidents or illnesses that might occur during the conference or in the course of travel to or from the meeting place. It is the responsibility of participants to check travel health insurance requirements.


Cancellations or amendments notified on or before 31 May 2014 will be subject to a 25% cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations or amendments on or after 31 May 2014.
The cancellation terms and conditions apply in all circumstances and as such we strongly advise all participants to ensure they have purchased sufficient insurance cover.
All refunds will be processed after the conference has ended.