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2022 Annual Meeting of North American Sturgeon and Paddlefish Society

Folsom, California-Lake Natoma Inn

October 23-27, 2022



After two years of virtual meetings, the North American Sturgeon and Paddlefish Society (NASPS) invites you to attend our 2022 annual meeting in Folsom, California on October 23rd-27th.  We are excited to be offering an in-person meeting, providing a forum for sturgeon and paddlefish professionals to discuss new and emerging research geared toward several themes including conservation, restoration, and sustainable management.  The 2022 annual meeting will be held at the Lake Natoma Inn.  The welcome social will begin Sunday evening October 23rd followed by presentations October 24th-October 26th.  Our banquet will be held the evening of October 26th, and workshops (half-day) are planned for Thursday October 27th.


This meeting is designed to provide great amenities within your registration cost; therefore, all breakfasts and lunches are included.  Also included in your registration cost are a welcome social on Sunday, October 23rd (5-8 PM) and a poster session (6:00-7:00 PM) and dinner banquet (7:00-10:00 PM) on Wednesday, October 26th.


We are requesting that you submit your abstract and register for the meeting as early as possible for meeting planning purposes.  It will be essential to have commitment from our members and attendees for the in-person meeting to be successful. At this time, a virtual component is not being planned for the meeting, and presentations will only be available to those attending in person.


For the PayPal link to register, please scroll to the bottom of the page.



Location:  The Lake Natoma Inn in Folsom, California is approximately 30 miles from the Sacramento Airport.  The Inn is accessible by rental car, Uber, or Lyft.


A room block is available at the Lake Natoma Inn for the NASPS annual meeting, and the room rate is $95 plus tax.  Please call the Inn at 916-351-1500 and reference the NASPS room block to reserve your room.  The room block will be released October 7th.



Abstract Submission: Abstract submission is open! Please submit your abstract using the following link.  Note there is no option to present virtually; all presentations will be done in-person at the meeting.


Abstract Submission Link


The abstract submission has been extended to August 12th.



Student Travel Awards:  Travel awards for students to attend the NASPS 2022 annual meeting are available.  See the following link for application details.


Student Travel Award 2022


Submission closes June 30th.


Registration:  Early bird registration rates are available until Aug 12th.  Again, we are requesting that you register for the meeting as early as possible for meeting planning purposes.  Please use PayPal below to register for the meeting.  Early bird registration rates are the following:


NASPS Regular Member        $440 (USD)

NASPS Student Member        $350 (USD)

NASPS Non-member              $540 (USD)


To become a member of NASPS, please click the JOIN US button at the top of the webpage.


Cancellation Policy:  The meeting is non-refundable.  Registration is transferrable should an individual not be able to attend.  If the meeting is cancelled due to low attendance, registration costs will be reimbursed.


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