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Elections Results LACC BOARD

We are pleased to announce the results of the elections for the new members of the Board of Directors of the Latin American Chapter (LACC) of the World Aquaculture Society Secretary - Nelson Peña Director - Karina Ribeiro

Abstract Submission Deadline for LACQUA18 Extended

We confirm that the deadline for submitting abstracts for oral presentations or posters will be extended until SEPTEMBER 1, 2018, thus giving greater opportunity for interested parties to present the results of their investigations in Bogotá. We invite you to send your work to LACQUA18 as soon as possible! More information: carolina@was.org
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Open Period for LACC Awards Nominations

Dear members of LACC, Through the years in the LACQUA events, recognition has been given to people who have dedicated their work to aquaculture and fishery issues. This year at LACQUA18 in Bogotá will not be the exception. For this reason, we are pleased to announce that the period to nominate a person who has excelled in the field of aquaculture is open until August 15th. For more information please send an email to carolina@was.org

Bogotá and the Ágora International Convention Center

The Latin American and Caribbean Aquaculture 2018 (LACQUA18) event will be held together with the VIII Colombian Aquaculture Congress (VIII CCA) at the Ágora Convention Center, Bogotá, from October 23 to 26, 2018. These events are being co-organized by the National University of Colombia, the Colombian Federation of Aquaculture Producers (FEDEACUA) and the Latin American and Caribbean Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society (LACC/WAS).
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Vote online is available for Secretary and Director of LACC

Voting is open until August 15 for the positions of Secretary and Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Chapter of the World Aquaculture. If you are an active member of LACC do not forget to vote online at www.was.org/ballot In this link you will find the candidates and a brief description of each one.

Latin American & Caribbean Aquaculture 2018 - LACQUA18

We are pleased to announce the realization of the Latin American & Caribbean Aquaculture 2018 - LACQUA18 event, which will be developed together with the VIII Colombian Aquaculture Congress - VIII CCA at the Ágora Convention Center, Bogotá, from October 23 to 26, 2018. These events are organized by the National University of Colombia, the Colombian Federation of Aquaculture FEDEACUA and the Latin American & Caribbean Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society LACC / WAS.
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We would like to share with all of you the results of our last electionsfor the new members that will be joining the LACC BOD for the positions of President Elect, Treasurer and Directror.
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NOMINATIONS FOR LACC'S AWARDS - LACQUA17

LACC Awards Committee is now accepting nominations. Individuals should have contributed to the development of Aquaculture within LACC region, acting on the industry or in the academy. Nominations should be made by LACC members to the e-mail: lacc@was.org, including the name of the nominee, accompanied by a mini-CV, and a brief statement on her/his achievements for the development of Aquaculture. Deadline July 15th

WAS ELECTION RESULTS

WAS recently closed its elections for President, Treasurer and two directors. We are very happy to share with you that two of this positions will be occupied by colleagues of LACC's region: President Elect: Dr. Maria Celia Portella from Brasil Director: Dr. Humberto Villareal from Mexico We wish them the best during their term!

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Next Meeting

San José, Costa Rica November 19 - November 22, 2019

San José, Costa Rica November 19 - November 22, 2019

LACQUA19 will be the 2019 Annual meeting of the Latin American & Caribbean Chapter of WAS. Following upon the previous successful LACQUA meetings, LACQUA19 will bring international attention to the aquaculture industry of Costa Rica and Central America.