9th to 11th
April 2013 Galway Bay Hotel and Conference Centre, Salthill,
Galway, Ireland 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 [email protected]

Abouts FINS

FINS is the
Freshwater Invasives – Networking for
conference being hosted by
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and the European Inland Fisheries
and Aquaculture Advisory Commission (EIFAAC). FINS will address key
topics relating to freshwater invasive species and harmful aquatic
pathogens. The primary objective of the conference is to provide a
forum where international scientists, policy makers and
stakeholders will address designated themes with a view to
informing management and policy development in this increasingly
important area. The themes that will provide the focus for
deliberations during the conference will be:

  • Policy
  • Biosecurity
  • Management & Risk Assessment
  • Economics

Invited experts from
around the globe will address the above themes, with ample time
given to panel discussion. Workshop sessions led by the keynote
speakers and other experts, as required, will provide the main
focus of the conference and will be arranged to facilitate
involvement of all delegates in relatively small groups. Synthesis
sessions will aim to draw firm conclusions from the discussions and
put forward concrete recommendations that will inform both national
and international policy makers. For more information, programme,
list of speakers etc please visit the site

Special Day Rate for FINS Conference on Tuesday 9th April
Special Day Rate for FINS
Conference on Tuesday 9th April