Institute of Fisheries Management

The IFM is an international organisation, dedicated to the advancement of sustainable fisheries management. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in fish and fisheries, their proper management and conservation.

Created in 1969 to represent fisheries professionals across all sectors, we have 10 regional branches in the UK and Ireland. We are one of the largest providers of specialist fisheries training in the UK and have developed our own training system. We organise many events through the year, from major international symposia to small branch visits and talks. IFM members are apply to achieve the Chartered Environmentalist qualification via the Society for the Environment.

Events

Below are the next upcoming IFM events, as well as wider events across the UK and internationally.

IFM events

UK Industry Events

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International Events

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Join the IFM

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in fish and fisheries, their proper management and conservation. Benefits include training and qualification opportunities, events, publications, CPD, the Chartered Environmentalist qualification (C.Env), and more.

Find out more about IFM membership