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World Aquaculture Society Calendar of Events

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2016
May 2016
Location: Aviemore, Scotland, UK
Now in its 10th year, Aquaculture UK is the most important aquaculture exhibition and conference held in the British Isles. Each time it is held it gets bigger and more valuable to the industry. It is firmly established as an important and truly international trade venue for the aquaculture industry. Aquaculture UK in 2016 will have new and better facilities for exhibitors and visitors. Aquaculture UK offers exhibitors a valuable opportunity to launch new products, meet decision makers and promote their products and services. No other event in the British Isles provides aquaculture professionals with such direct access to qualified buyers and suppliers from all over the globe representing all aspects of the aquaculture industry. All the major aquaculture countries are represented by exhibitors and visitors and they both emphasize the excellent atmosphere and open and friendly interaction that they enjoy at Aquaculture UK.
June 2016
Location: Izmir Expo Center, Izmir, Turkey
Join the Middle East & Central Asia Aquaculture 2016, to be held in conjunction with Future Fish Eurasia at Fair Izmir Expo Center in Izmir, Turkey, 2-4 June 2016. Created in 2015, the Middle East & Central Asia Aquaculture (MECAA16), saw its first edition in Tehran, Iran. MECAA15 brings together aquaculture industry experts and academics from the Middle East, to showcase the latest products and offer industry professionals a state-of-the-art platform to interact. The MECAA16 programme includes specific topical industry sessions, technical sessions, facilitated workshops and panel discussions and provides a unique networking platform to industry professionals and aquaculture academics.
Location: Sun Valley Resort, Ketchum, Idaho, USA
The Symposium is an international conference of fish nutritionists from academia, government and industry. The Symposium is held every two years and draws about 500 participants. Over the five-day meeting there will be nine half-day sessions encompassing current important topics in fish nutrition and feeding, with four invited lectures, 90 oral presentations and 250 posters. The Sun Valley Resort provides numerous venues for participant interactions as well as recreational activities for attendees.
July 2016
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Aquaculture summit 2016 is the event that brings together a unique and International mix of experts, like aquaculture engineers, researchers and decision makers both from academia and industry across the globe to exchange their knowledge, experience and research innovations to its world aquaculture conference. Aquaculture is a Major Field in modern food supply according to the FAO, aquaculture "is understood to mean the farming of aquatic organisms including fish, molluscs, crustaceans and aquatic plants. Farming implies some form of intervention in the rearing process to enhance production, such as regular stocking, feeding, protection from predators, In the recently published global outlook report entitled Fish to 2030, the overwhelming majority of the projected increase in global fish production is expected to come from aquaculture as it has for the past several decades. The production gains from various regions of the world and the share that comes from aquaculture.
August 2016
Location: Tokyo, Japan
The upcoming 18th Japan International Seafood Show will be on the 17th ~ 19th August, 2016 in Tokyo, bringing together about 800 seafood and fisheries related companies from all over the world and we are expecting 35000 visitors from domestically and internationally. At the same time, we will also be holding the World Aquaculture Expo 2016, Sushi Expo 2016 and Freshness Keeping and Distribution Technology Expo 2016. With Japan being one of the top seafood consumption in the world, we have received increased interest and enquiries from all over the world, for this show. We are certain that this show has become an important platform for all the international seafood and seafood related businesses to meet face to face, network .
Location: Roanoke, VA, USA
The Freshwater Institute is partnering with the 11th annual International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture (ICRA) to offer two concurrent events. You are invited to participate. The ICRA offers a wider scope of aquaculture-related topics, including research, enterprise and discovery, and unique opportunities for discussion. The Aquaculture Innovation Workshop (AIW) focuses on the technical, biological and economic performance of land-based recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) for production of market sized fish. You can also explore new products and technologies at our trade show.
Location: Goldi Sands Hotel, Negombo, Sri Lanka
The 3rd International conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture is an important forum for the presentation of new advances, research findings and the newest technologies in the fields of Fisheries and Aquaculture whether it is theoretical, experimental or applied. The conference will bring together leading aqua professionals, researchers and scientists from around the world to discuss new findings and current issues pertaining to Aquaculture. Abstract are invited for Oral and poster selections on the following themes: 1. Fisheries Statistics, Information and Education 2. Ecosystems, Fisheries Biology and Aquaculture 3. Fisheries and Aquaculture Resources 4. Fisheries Technology and Engineering Applications 5. Post-Harvest Techniques and Aquaculture Products 6. Animal Welfare and Aquaculture Ethics 7. Fish Trade and Commercial Implications 8. Fisheries Management and Governance 9. Sustainable Methods of Aquaculture Industries 10. Global Trends and Issues of Fisheries and Aquaculture Call for Papers - http://aquaconference.com/call-for-papers/ The 3rd International conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture 24th – 25th August 2016 in Sri Lanka Academic Partner: The Asian Institute of Technology Website: www.aquaconference.com.co The 3rd International conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture is an important forum for the presentation of new advances, research findings and the newest technologies in the fields of Fisheries and Aquaculture whether it is theoretical, experimental or applied. The conference will bring together leading aqua professionals, researchers and scientists from around the world to discuss new findings and current issues pertaining to Aquaculture. Keynote Speakers Prof. Sena S De Silva - School of Life & Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia. Asso. Prof. Amararatne Yakupitiyage - Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand More Details - http://aquaconference.com/keynote-speakers/ Journal Publications Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries - ISSN: 0960-3166 (Print) 1573-5184 (Online) Publisher- Springer Journal of Aquaculture Engineering and Fisheries Research - E-ISSN 2149-0236 Abstract are invited for Oral and poster selections on the following themes: 1. Fisheries Statistics, Information and Education 2. Ecosystems, Fisheries Biology and Aquaculture 3. Fisheries and Aquaculture Resources 4. Fisheries Technology and Engineering Applications 5. Post-Harvest Techniques and Aquaculture Products 6. Animal Welfare and Aquaculture Ethics 7. Fish Trade and Commercial Implications 8. Fisheries Management and Governance 9. Sustainable Methods of Aquaculture Industries 10. Global Trends and Issues of Fisheries and Aquaculture Call for Papers - http://aquaconference.com/call-for-papers/ Abstract Submission deadline: 15 June 2016 Super early bird registration deadline: 31 May 2016 Send your Abstract to - abstract@aquaconference.com The International Institute of Knowledge Management of Sri Lanka invites you to submit original research papers for presentation to the 3rd International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture (ICFA 2016) to be held on 24 – 25 August 2016, in Negombo - Sri Lanka with the theme “Aquaculture as an imperative segment of blue economy and sustainable development goals”. ICFA 2016 will be progressed with the following format. • Keynote address • Plenary sessions • Oral presentations • Interactive poster presentations • Prizes for best oral and poster presentations • Prizes for the Young Investigator Award • Exhibition booths We cordially invite you to send your abstract on or before the deadline. We look forward your responses and kindly request from you to disseminate this email among your colleagues. Contact us ICFA 2016, Conference Secretariat, #288/1/1, Old Kottawa Road, Embuldeniya, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka. Tel: +94 113 098 521/2 Hotline: +94 768 223 146 Fax: +94 112 835 571 Email: info@aquaconference.com
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Environmental Management for Ensuring Sustainable Livelihood
September 2016
Location: St. John's. Newfoundland, Canada
Aquaculture – leading sustainable food production Delta St.John’s, St. John’s, NL, Sept 18-21, 2016 Aquaculture is recognized globally as a sustainable food production activity that is both an adaptation to climate change and requires adaptation for climate change. Canada has a role and responsibility to play in growing more seafood, and this year’s theme reflects that necessity. The conference will highlight advances in science and technology of Canadian aquaculture, in preparing for the sustainable food systems of the future.
November 2016
Location: Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, México
In an effort to improve the knowledge of the biology and taxonomy, ecological aspects, genetics, aquaculture and fisheries of the freshwater prawns of genus Macrobrachium, the International Congress of Macrobrachium is organized for a second time by several educational and research institutions of Mexico (CIC-UdeG, CIIDIR-IPN, CIBNOR, UJAT and UNAM-FESI) to gather researchers, students and producers who are working with this group of organisms. The meeting covers several aspects of the Macrobrachium and oral, poster presentation are available. Abstract submission is available by e-mail: iicongresomacrobrachium@gmail.com
Location: Messolonghi, Greece, EU (38.3731944, 21.4329722)
Scope of our International Congress is the presentation of latest developments, new methods and technologies, trends and research activities in Greece and abroad and the exchange of opinions and knowledge. HydroMediT 2016 will focus on research and innovation technology applied mainly in the Mediterranean and its adjacent waters, but interesting solutions from other parts of the world will also be accepted. The main theme of the Congress will be: "Global trends and innovations for the sustainable development of aquaculture & fisheries in our region". General fields of interest will be the following: 1. Aquaculture, 2. Fisheries, 3. Processing of Aquatic Products, 4. Economics and Marketing of Fisheries Products, 5. Environmental Management, 6. Inland Aquatic Resources.
Location: San Antonio, USA
We are going to organize the “4th International conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture (Fisheries 2016)” to be held from November 28-30, 2016 San Antonio ,USA. Fisheries 2016 will lay a platform for the interaction between experts around the world and aims to signify scientific discoveries, ideas and major milestones in the field of Aquaculture technology and Fisheries science. This conference is focusing on the theme “Blue Revolution”. Which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, workshop, symposium, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.
Location: San Antonio, USA
Fisheries 2016 will lay a platform for the interaction between experts around the world and aims to signify scientific discoveries, ideas and major milestones in the field of Aquaculture technology and Fisheries science. This conference is focusing on the theme “Blue Revolution”.
2017
February 2017
Location: San Antonio, Texas USA
International Annual Conference & Exposition with U.S. Chapter, WAS, National Aquaculture Association and U.S. Suppliers Association
June 2017
Location: CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
International annual conference and exposition of WAS with many other associations, industry and government sponsors
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