Since 2011, the annual Fish Passage Conference has brought together experts, managers, stakeholders and companies from around the world with concurrent sessions in engineering, biology, and management and social issues. With a target audience of engineers, ecologists, biologists, managers, practitioners, NGOs, private companies, consultants, students and policy and decision makers, this event aims to increase research and professional networking.
Fish Passage Conference 2021 ran from 21st to 24th June as an online webinar, covering the topics of tidal barriers and fishway solutions, policy to improve fish passage, monitoring and technology, indigenous peoples interests, impact studies on basin level, migration routes, holistic fishways, fishway evaluation, fishway attraction, fish swimming energetics, fish behaviour, downstream migration, socio-economic issues, hydropower and fish management, nature based solutions, climate change and dam removal.
As part of day 3 of the conference on 23rd June, Professor Paul Kemp delivered a talk titled “Advancing Lifetime Sustainability of River Infrastructure: a European Perspective”, presenting AMBER research and how this may support connectivity goals across Europe.
Watch videos from the conference here.