World Aquaculture Society Calendar of Events
April, 2015
Location: Apopka, FL
The Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems Aquaponics Technology and Design Workshop is a 4 ½ day workshop on November 4-8, 2014 that covers every aspect of commercial aquaponics. Topics covered & activities include: UVI Aquaponic System & UVI-based system, fish production, marketing and economics, plant production, hands-on production, Green Sky Growers Rooftop Greenhouse tour, “Behind the Seeds” tour at the land at Epcot. You'll get hands-on instruction from the Pentair AES team and some of the industry's most renowned experts such as Dr. James Rakocy, Dr. Wilson Lennard and Dr. Fred Petitt. "Teaching at the aquaponics course sponsored by Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems (PAES) was a real treat for me because PAES employees have an incredible depth of experience and knowledge that they share with their students as they guide them through all phases of constructing and operating an aquaponic system to establish a successful hobby or business.” - Dr. James Rakocy, "Father of Aquaponics" A few topics we will be covering during the workshop are construction techniques and operation, pump set-up and plumbing with hands-on assembly, water quality tips and nutrient dynamics. Plus you’ll receive a walk-through of Green Sky Growers rooftop farm and access to the "Behind the Seeds" tour at the land of Epcot!
Location: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S.A
MERAPS™ works for farmers as a business. Current research: brood stock, artificial and seaweed feeds, growth rates. Engineering: aquaculture waste, IMC computers, QT, hatcheries, production systems. Markets: marine aquaculture species in MERAPS for abalone, flounder, seahorse, sea cumbers and other high value species.
May, 2015
Location: Jeju Island SOUTH KOREA
World Aquaculture 2015 will be held in Jeju Island – one of the leading flatfish production centers in the world. The rest of the growing aquaculture industry in Korea and the Asian Pacific region will also be represented.

A major international trade show at WORLD AQUACULTURE 2015 is the place to learn about the latest in aquaculture, see the newest technology presented by exhibitors from around the world.
June, 2015
Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
An international symposium showcasing aquaponics for small-scale producers in developing economies. Hosted by INMED Partnerships for Children, a non-profit leader in aquaponic technology. Explore aquaponics and other intensive, climate-smart interventions, as well as renewable energy and water harvesting solutions, and how they can be scaled up in a wide variety of development settings. Experience grassroots production and vanguard adaptations among smallholder farmers, schools, youth groups, women-led cooperatives, groups of disabled farmers, and within a juvenile detention center. Join a field trip to see these pioneering solutions in action, and learn from experts who are making them work in Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. Engage with colleagues and discover collaborative opportunities to advance shared objectives and programs that rely on healthy, resilient and productive food systems. Interact and network with private- and public-sector leaders and development practitioners from around the world.
Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Genetically improved aquaculture species are now commercially available for an increasing number of species throughout the world. However, the full potential for improvement is far from being achieved. The combination of traditional programs with biotechnology tools, including genomics and genetic engineering, is essential to reach aquaculture production goals in the near future. The ISGA XII will represent a very valuable forum to exchange information to accelerate the application of new genetic technologies to aquaculture.
Location: Mount Saint Mary College, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh, New York 12550
Cost and Registration Form $950 for Classroom students attending the Short Course June 23-25, 2015. Payment by credit card is accepted using the link below. Checks are accepted made payable to Cornell University. The registration form is attached below with mailing address and fax number. Classroom enrollment requires pre-registration. Housing is not included in tuition; RSVP Limited enrollment. Register by June 13, 2015. After June 15, call for availability. Pay by credit card for course here Lodging Recommendations Mount Saint Mary College Dorms $30 per night for single room covers up to 4 nights (total cost $120.00) $45 per night for double room covers up to 4 nights (total cost $180.00) (limited/RSVP Pay for Single Dorm Room Here $120.00 Pay for Double Dorm Room Here $180.00 Homewood Suites by Hilton at Newburgh-Stewart Airport, 180 Breunig Rd, New Windsor, NY 12553 tel.: 845-567-2700 Checks can be made payable to Cornell University, using the attached registration form. Short course registration form Tours A Farm Tour will be made to Continental Organics Inc. (2 acres of hydroponics and a 1000,000 lb/year tilapia system); see: for farm details. Social Media Spread the word and connect with your fellow aquaculture students! Cornell University Aquaculture is on Facebook and LinkedIn.
July, 2015
Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Aquaculture-2015 will lay a platform for the interaction between experts around the world and aims to accelerate scientific discoveries and major milestones in the field of Aquaculture technology and Fisheries science. The theme of the conference is "Advancing & Expanding Aquaculture Sector Focused on Developmental, Toxicological and Transgenic Scientific Research" Conference Highlights: . Aquatic Ecosystem and Aqua Farming Methods . Fish Habitat Ecology and Conservation . Comparative Biology of Aquatic Species . Aquaculture and Biosystem Research . Aquatic Organism's Byproducts and Their Applications . Aquaculture Related Diseases and Health Management . Zebra Fish: A Biological Model Organism . Diversification in Aquaculture . Aquatic Immunology . Aquatic Physiology
August, 2015
Location: Hotel Galadari, Colombo, Sri Lanka
It is now widely recognized that the rising demand for aquatic products should be met by aquaculture. The future of aquaculture will depend on how successfully the domain meets this challenge. The contribution of aquaculture to total fishery products has steadily increased over last few decades and is continuing to increase around the globe. From 2014,the International Conference on Aquaculture and fisheries(ICAF) continues its’ momentum to capture the emerging areas in aquaculture and fisheries. 2nd International Conference on Aquaculture and Fisheries will be held under the theme of “Aquaculture in a global age” which will create a perfect platform with a keynote forum, scientific sessions, an exhibition, an executive round table and a social networking dinner to explore new areas, advanced technologies, concepts and trends of aquaculture.
Location: Bozeman Fish Technology Center, Bozeman Montana
Come to the 35th Fish Feed and Nutrition Workshop, hosted by the Bozeman Fish Technology Center! We are currently developing the program, and any topics related to basic or applied aspects of nutrition, feeds research, and feed manufacturing are welcome. Please email your topics or tentative presentation titles to Wendy Sealey (, Gibson Gaylord ( or Rick Barrows ( Tentative Schedule of Events: Monday, August 31st – Welcome gathering, 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Best Western Gran Tree Inn Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 1 and 2: Full Meeting Days; Tuesday night: 5-8 pm Bogert Farmer’s Market Vendors from around the area bring vegetables, arts, crafts, music, food and much more! Wednesday night: 5-9 pm Dinner Social Location and activities TBD by Weather!!! Thursday, September 3: Half-day meeting if necessary; 8 AM – 12:00 PM Registration Fee: $100 for professionals, $50 for students. Includes welcome social, lunches on Monday and Tuesday and the Wednesday night dinner. Please RSVP via email by with the information below and then send a check to the address below or bring cash to the meeting. Transportation: Gallatin Field Airport (BZN) is located just 10 miles north of Bozeman. Numerous airlines including Alaska/Horizon, Allegiant, Delta, Frontier and United fly in/out of Bozeman. More information is available at Taxi and bus transport to Bozeman is available at the airport. Approximate taxi fare: $29.56 Rental cars are also available at the airport and recommended although some rideshares/shuttling can be accommodated. Accommodations: Several hotels at a variety of price points are available in Bozeman. The Best Western Gran Tree Inn has a block of rooms at a negotiated rate of $125/night. (406) 587-5261 Sign me up! Please provide the information requested below and mail this form along with registration payment to: Friends of the Bozeman Fish Technology Center, 4050 Bridger Canyon Drive; Bozeman, MT 59718. (Sorry no credit cards!) Name____________________________________ Email_______________ ___________________ Address__________________________________ Telephone______________________________ City, State, Zip____________________________ Professional_________ Student ____________ ($100) ($50) Contact Information: If you have any questions about registering for the workshop, please contact WendySealey (; 406-994-9908)
September, 2015
Location: Baltimore, USA is an innovation which is trying to bring a revolution in young minds who are ready for submitting publications. It aims at providing platform to the graduate students to be able to share their research ideas with scope of improvement and enhancement in their knowledge. It also gives more opportunities to the emerging scientists, who, else are demolished in the crowd of the well-renowned scientists. Open access journals allows all researchers to disseminate their research work with unrestricted access. It is a confidential and quality peer review by the registered reviewers which helps the author to revise their work in the specific area Fermentation technology encompass a broad field in which the microorganisms or enzymes are used for production of compounds that find application in the energy, chemical, material, pharmaceutical and the food sector. Even though fermentation processes have been used for generations, the requirement for sustainable production of energy and materials is demanding innovation and development of novel fermentation concepts. Our efforts are directed both to the development of cell factories and enzymes as well as of design of novel process concepts and technologies for fermentation processes All submissions to Fermentation technology in graduate central will be evaluated by the experts of editorial board members of Fermentation technology. Omics group will also provides travel allowance for 5 papres chosen by editors to attend relevant International conference organized by Omics International. This exciting opportunity can add wings to your research aspirations. OMICS International is a pioneer publisher runningover 500+ cutting-edge peer reviewed Open Access journals and organized over 300+scientific conferences all over the world. OMICS Group is also having alliance with numerous international scientific societies across the world. Conferences organized by OMICS Grouprender excellent podium for world-wide networking and gatheringspearheading personalities in the scientific events.
Location: Marriott Washington Wardman Park in Washington, DC
The Algae Biomass Summit is the largest algae conference in the world. This is where leading producers of algae-based aquaculture feeds, fuels and other products go to network with industry suppliers and technology providers, where project developers converse with utility executives, and where researchers and technology developers rub elbows with venture capitalists.
October, 2015
Location: Falmouth Massachusetts USA
The 6th International Oyster Symposium (IOS6) of the World Oyster Society is being convened to provide a forum for displaying and discussing the diversity of visions and applications thrust upon the ancient oyster by 21st century human aspirations within Science, Industry, and Culture. Thus, the IOS6 welcomes all with interest in oysters to the discussion of what we may ask of, and expect from, our bivalved partners in the near future. INTENTION OF THE SYMPOSIUM Bring together thought leaders and stakeholders in oyster science, industry and culture anywhere in the world on: • Current and future sustainable culture of oysters • Advancing industry’s use of oysters as human food • Adapting with oysters to exacerbated environmental changes in coastal areas, innovative applications to improve water quality, restoring biodiversity, and sustaining our coastlines and harbors • Improving public knowledge of oysters and empowering communities through art/culture and traditional knowledge about oysters for the benefit of humankind. The IOS6 will be a dynamic, dialogic, forward-looking three-day exchange where local and global representatives from academia, conservation, restoration, government, industry and business, and culture will share applied practices, projects and research relative to oysters and their place in ocean and coastal community preservation, and human affairs. If the oyster stimulates your interest or curiosity, you need to join us at the IOS6 in October of 2015 on Cape Cod MA USA.
Location: Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 36830, USA
This conference is a continuation of previous Flavobacterium meetings held at Shepherdstown, WV, USA (2007), Paris, France (2009), and Turku, Finland (2012). The main focus of this conference will be on fish pathogens but there will be specific sessions dedicated to the biology, diversity, physiology, and genetics of non-pathogenic members of the genus as well as to fish pathogens of related genera such as Tenacibaculum and Chryseobacterium.
November, 2015
Location: Jockey Exhibition Center
Expo Pesca & AcuiPeru is the largest Latin America Trade Fair to promote the Sale of Equipment, Services and Boats for Fisheries & Aquaculture organized in Peru every two years since 2003. This event is certified by the Ministry for Foreign Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR) and the Peruvian Trade Fair Association (AFEP). The Visitors of Expo Pesca & AcuiPeru are first-level Busimessmen of Fisheries and Aquaculture companies of Peru and Latin America, as well as Importers. The Peruvian market for Equipment and Services for Fisheries and Aquaculture is very big and competitive, with a large number of brands from local and foreign suppliers. Peru is the number one exporter of Fishmeal in the world and has a generally open market. There are no barriers or limitations on imports and foreign currency is freely exchanged. Import of Equipment for Fisheries and Aquaculture is subject to the payment of Import Duties on the CIF value (Cost, Insurance and Freight) of mercandise, plus 18 percent General Sales Tax (IGV). However, the samples for exhibition in this event can be temporarily imported into Peru without paying import duties or without presenting Bank Drafts. A Technical Seminar Program will be held during the frame of Expo Pesca & AcuiPeru and it is addressed to Directors, Managers, Assistant Managers, Supervisors and specialized personnel of the industry of Fisheries and Aquaculture. It is expected around 9,500 visitors.
Location: DoubleTree Hotel Seattle Airport 18740 International Blvd, Seattle WA 98188, USA
Graduate Central : It increases the scholarly publishing models, and increases access to scholarly resources. We can engage graduates in the discussion of academic publishing and emerging issues. Open peer review for graduates: Open peer review consists of assigned reviews that can be posted on the Internet. This transparency aims to resolve some of the drawbacks of anonymous reviewers in the normal peer review process. The reviews are then submitted to the editor .When the paper is published, the signed reviews are published alongside it. Reviewers look for proper use of research methods, significance of the paper’s contribution to the existing literature. Papers published in Graduate Central are expert-approved. The Contributions to the graduate central facility are screened and graduates of the best 5 contributions are allowed to participate in OMICS conferences in their respective continent at no cost. Primary Health Care: Health Services Insights aims to improve healthcare services through analysis of their quality and effectiveness, as well as looking at the wider picture. Primary Health Care Journal with highest impact factor offers Open Access, peer-reviewed process to meet the information on the discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in all areas of the health care and perioperative medicine and making them freely available worldwide Since its inception in 2007, OMICS International has been successfully organizing scientific conferences and hosting peer reviewed open access journals in various fields. It organizes around 300+ conferences every year in USA, Europe and Asia with the support of more than 1000 scientific societies. It publishes 500+ open access journals in all areas of Science, Engineering, Management and Technology and has 30, 000 expert scientists from across the world as editorial members. The main motto of the organization is to disseminate scientific knowledge among the scientific community in the form of open access articles and to provide a platform for knowledge transfer in the form of debates, discussions, presentations, symposia etc.
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