World Aquaculture Society Calendar of Events

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February 2020
Location: Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii USA
Aquaculture America 2020
Aquaculture America Moves Across the Pacific
Aquaculture America combines the US Aquaculture Society, Chapter of WAS, National Aquaculture Association and the Aquaculture Suppliers Association as well as many other Aquaculture groups. Holding the meeting in Hawaii allows Aquaculture America to reach across the Pacific to share with aquaculture throughout the Asian Pacific region. Don’t miss this meeting in Paradise!

Hawaii is a destination known and loved around the world. With the meeting in Waikiki on Oahu Island, you can almost walk out of your session and onto the beach! The Hawaii Convention Center is a beautiful convention facility capturing the beauty and charm of the islands with a superior meeting and exhibition space. Be sure to schedule time before or after the conference to visit the other islands of Hawaii which are very much less developed and offer a wide variety of different forms of Paradise! Whether your interest is volcanoes, nightlife, beaches, lush forests, sports, ocean activities or even the stars - the islands of Hawaii can provide a fantastic, memorable experience. Be sure to visit Maui, Kuaui, Hawaii, Molokai or Lanai for the experience of a lifetime.
March 2020
Location: BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand will once again hold it's popular international conference "Aquafeed Horizons Asia" in Bangkok, Thailand as part of the combined Victam Asia grain and feed industries trade show and VIV Health & Nutrition Asia Trade Fair and Forum. The theme of the 13th in the series of international conferences for the commercial aquafeed industry will be Current Trends and Future Developments in Aquaculture Feeds, focusing on what aquafeed producers should know and practical steps they can take to ensure they are not left behind as the industry moves forward.
April 2020
Location: The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City
The annual Aquaculture Innovation Workshop (AIW) is dedicated to the presentation of the latest developments in sustainable aquaculture. AIW participants come to discuss sustainable aquaculture seafood production and work to elevate an industry they feel passionately helps improve public health, protects the ocean and natural resources, and is economically viable. Leading representatives from all parts of the aquaculture seafood value chain attend the AIW, including investors, feed suppliers, producers, processors, retailers, chefs, and consumers.
May 2020
Location: Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Aviemore, Scotland, UK
Aquaculture UK is the most important aquaculture exhibition and conference held in the British Isles. The show has a tremendous following and with continued investment it promises to reach even further across the broader aquaculture market, both in the UK and into Europe. Firmly establishing it as an important and truly international trade venue for the aquaculture industry. Over three days Aquaculture UK offers a valuable opportunity to network, discover new products and meet decision makers. No other UK event provides aquaculture professionals with such direct access to suppliers from all over the globe representing all aspects of the aquaculture industry.
Location: Busan, South Korea
The 19th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding (ISFNF) will be held in Busan, Republic of Korea, from May 31 to June 5, 2020. The ISFNF is the premier international forum for researchers, academics and industry leaders engaged with the nutrition and feeding of aquatic animals. Here, you will be able to discuss share and to build networks for new technologies, techniques and topics within the aquaculture industry. Busan is not only the second largest city in the country and a major international shipping hub, but also home to a renowned culinary scene, flourishing fishery industry, endless hiking trails and a dynamic life. We invite you to ISFNF 2020 BUSAN and look forward to seeing you there in 2020.
June 2020
Location: Singapore
WORLD AQUACULTURE 2020 will be held in Singapore with involvement from countries throughout the Asian-Pacific region and around the world. Aquaculture is rapidly growing in the Asian-Pacific region and increasingly being integrated into the Singapore food systems; therefore 2020 is the perfect time for the world aquaculture community to focus on Singapore.

A major international trade show at WORLD AQUACULTURE 2020 is the place to learn about the latest aquaculture technologies presented by exhibitors from around the world.
August 2020
Location: St. John's Convention Centre, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
The World Aquaculture Society (WAS), Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC) and Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) are excited to co-host this world class, international event; surely to be the largest aquaculture conference and trade show in Canadian history.

The conference will feature hundreds of world class speakers and delegates from around the globe on the science, technology, business and social aspects of aquaculture. St. John's is located on the most eastern edge of North America, is Canada's oldest European settlement, and the region is home to some of the most ecologically interesting areas in the World. Nearby UNESCO heritage sites and wildlife and nature conservancies make for exciting daily excursions. Historic and archival locations (one of the 4 corners of the Earth, Viking Settlements, etc.) are within 2 day excursions. This city, famous for its hospitality, music and culinary experiences is a quick trip across the Atlantic from Europe, and easily accessible from all other parts of North America, and the globe, by air. St. John's is also home to internationally recognized centres in aquaculture and fisheries science, with Memorial University's Fisheries and Marine Institute and Faculty of Science leading the way.

Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020 is the place to learn about the latest in aquaculture, see the newest technology in the trade show, and have a great time in the many fantastic restaurants and entertainment sites that St. John's and Newfoundland and Labrador have to offer.
November 2020
Location: Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA
The annual international conference and trade fair on Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) technology.
February 2022
Location: Town & Country Resort & Convention Center , San Diego, California USA
Triennial Int’l Annual Conference & Exposition with WAS, Fish Culture Section, AFS, National Shellfisheries Association, U.S. Aquaculture Society, National Aquaculture Association and Aquaculture Suppliers Association
Location: Marriott New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana USA
Int’l Annual Conference & Exposition with U.S. Chapter, WAS, National Aquaculture Association and U.S. Suppliers Association
Special Announcement

2020 USAS Annual Business Meeting

Please join us for the annual USAS Business meeting on Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 4-5 p.m. - room 303 of the Hawaii Convention Center.

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