The following is a list of events in 2017 to which VEMCO has already comfirmed participation and support. This page will be updated on a regular basis as we firm up our commitment plans for other upcoming tradeshows, conferences and workshops.

If you would like to schedule a one-on-one meeting with a VEMCO representative at any of these conferences, please contact


January 5-7: Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research (CCFFR)

Hyatt Regency Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

ccffr-logoThe theme for the 2017 conference is “Novel Approaches to Managing Aquatic Ecosystems in a Rapidly Changing World”. Drop by the VEMCO booth and chat with Robert Burns to discuss all of your acoustic telemetry study design needs.


February 5-8: Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference

Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln, Nebraska

midwest-f&w-logoThis annual event attracts over 800 biologists and students from state, federal, and tribal natural resources agencies from the Midwest, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and Canadian provinces. Highlights include nearly 400 technical presentations, poster displays, plenary sessions, networking opportunities and social events. Visit Robert Burns at the VEMCO booth to learn more about our latest product offerings.


February 14-16: Oceanology International North America

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California

oi-north-america-logoThis event will be launched for the first time in San Diego, February 2017. The latest technologies and developments from across the ocean enterprise will be showcased, attracting visitors and exhibitors from various sectors and markets. Amy Brookman will be representing VEMCO at the Atlantic Canadian pavilion. Drop by to view a live demonstration of our new acoustic release.


February 23: Fishermen and Scientists Research Society (FSRS)

Best Western Plus, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

fsrs-logoThe conference includes a range of presentations from water temperature to fishing safety. Co-operative research and contributing to sustainable fisheries are part of FSRS’s mission and participants are invited to learn how all stakeholders can help coastal communities. Stop by our display where Keith Spafford will be featuring the latest in VEMCO acoustic telemetry technology.


April 4-6: Ocean Business 2017

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK

ocean-business-17Ocean Business is a hands-on ocean technology exhibition and training forum incorporating on-water, dockside and classroom training and demonstration sessions. Robert Burns will be representing VEMCO at the Atlantic Canadian pavilion (D1, C9) and is looking forward to discussing with scientists on how acoustic telemetry can be used effectively for your current and future aquatic animal research studies.





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