October 18-21, 2012
7:30pm - 8:30pm Heiko Bleher, "Catfishes of the Iriri River" (Free to the public)
8:30pm - 10:30pm "Get to Know You" Social at the Hyatt Hotel Bar near the Koi pond
8:00pm - 10:00pm Registration
9:00am Field Trips depart
5:00pm Field Trips return
6:00pm Buffet Dinner
7:00pm Heiko Bleher, "True Hisory of the Blue Eyed Pleco"
8:00pm Hans-Georg Evers, "Loricarids"
9:00pm - midnight Shopping Spree on Three (Third Floor).
Hospitality suites will be open!
9:00 – Noon Registration Desk Open
10:00am Ian Fuller, "Corydorus"
11:30am Hans- Georg Evers
12:30pm Lunch Break
2:00pm Fish Room Closed for Judging
2:30pm Heiko Bleher, "The Amazing Biology of Some Catfishes"
4:00pm Eric Bodrock, "Breeding and Feeding"
5:30pm Mark Sabaj Perez, "The Thorny Catfishes"
7:30pm Banquet Dinner, Fish Show Awards, Heiko Bleher: special presentation
10:00pm Hospitality, Fish Show Open for Viewing
(Fish Showroom Breakdown, Volunteers Always Welcome!)
Sunday 10/21: All-day Auction
8:00am Registration begins
10:00am Auction begins
12:30pm Pizza Lunch. (Please note, auction will not break for lunch!)
7:30pm After Event Dinner at the Hyatt Private Dining Room. (Sign up at Registration desk, separate fee applies.)
Registration Desk Hours:
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Noon - 2:00pm
4:00pm – 8:00pm
9:00am – Noon
Vendor Room Hours:
10:00am – 11:00pm
8:00am – 11:00pm
8:00am - 4:00pm
(Please Note: Vendors must vacate vendor room by 5:00pm on Sunday)
Click here to see a list of participating Vendors.
Fish Show Room Hours:
10:00am – 11:00pm
7:00am – 2:00pm
5:00pm - 7:00pm
10:00pm - midnight
All fish entries must be removed from the fish showroom between 10pm and midnight on Saturday, so we can make room for the auction on Sunday!
In-Room Fish Sales:
Throughout the Convention and Friday evening from 9:00pm to Midnight. In-room fish sales flyers will be posted on a bulleting board in the hotel.