World Aquaculture Society Calendar of Events


October 2023

Location: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
For 22 years, The Responsible Seafood Summit, formerly the Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL), has provided a pre-competitive platform for knowledge sharing and idea exchange amongst the world’s seafood thought leaders. It’s the largest international seafood business conference of its kind, featuring networking opportunities, field trips to production facilities and a forward-thinking program that identifies emerging issues before they become challenges and offers solutions to those impending challenges, keeping you ahead of the curve. Be an active participant in the development of a healthy, responsible seafood community by joining us for the 22nd edition of The Responsible Seafood Summit at The Saint John Delta from Oct. 2 to 5, 2023.
Location: Mombasa, Kenya
AfriMAQUA is a research network that brings together researchers from Senegal, Ivory Coast, Namibia, South Africa, Mauritius, Tanzania, Kenya, and France to facilitate scientific cooperation for the development of sustainable marine aquaculture in Africa.
Location: Bali, Indonesia
10th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture 2023 Welcome to the 10th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture 2023 (ICFA 2023) which will take place from the 24th, 25th & 26th October 2023 in Bali, Indonesia. We hope the ICFA 2023 unites diverse scholars, scientists, researchers, practitioners, academics, students, and industry from all over the world, in parallel sessions while offering many networking and publishing opportunities ICFA 2023 is a proud part of continuing the success of the 11th International Conference of Aquaculture Indonesia (ICAI) and will take place from October 24th to 26th, 2023 in Bali, Indonesia. ICAI is an annual event designed by the Indonesian Aquaculture Society as a national professional organization in aquaculture and it was held since 2001. ICAI is annually attended by more than 250 delegates from approximately more than 15 countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ecuador, Japan, Turkey, etc. ICAI is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas, information, and knowledge between scientists and industry persons on important current issues in aquaculture and how to find solutions and support for the sustainable industry. Indonesian Aquaculture Society or it’s more popularly called MAI with pleasure would like to invite all of you again to join in this year as well.

November 2023

Location: Bhimavaram, India
Aquaex India 2023 Aquaex India is South Asia’s leading International Fisheries and Aquaculture Expo — aimed to cater to the needs of every facade of the industry; right from farmers, buyers, suppliers, scientists, consultants, professionals, and enthusiasts to prospective entrants. The expo’s main motto is to bring the whole fisheries and aquaculture ecosystem under one roof to enable knowledge transfer, which facilitates the all-around growth of the sector.
Location: Luska, Zambia
The venue will be the Mulungushi International Convention Centre (MICC), regarded as the country’s ultimate Conferencing Centre, with world class facilities for meetings, exhibitions and other social activities. Located in the centre of Southern Africa, Zambia itself is a large, landlocked, resource-rich country with sparsely populated lands. The country is regarded as the “land of the legendary African walking safari” with magnificent natural wonders and boast of having the famous Victoria Falls (shared with Zimbabwe), the wild Zambezi River which feeds Lake Kariba (where major large-scale aquaculture ventures are located) and several other freshwater bodies. Zambia is regarded as one of the safest countries in the world to visit. The conference offers a great opportunity for aquaculture researchers, practitioners, decision makers and other stakeholders to meet, network and discuss all aspects of aquaculture in Africa. Exhibitors from all over the globe are expected to exhibit their products in the amazing exhibition Center. Visits to some famous touristic attractions in Lusaka and Zambia will be arranged. Special excursionary or aquaculture tours will also be arranged to nearby fish farms (both large, medium and small scale; aquafeeds plants, fish markets and some aquaculture R&D centres. Be sure to schedule time for this unique scientific, business and social event!
Location: Natal, RN, Brazil
A FENACAM (Feira Nacional do Camarão) - FENACAM’23, na sua 19ª edição, se realizará no Centro de Convenções de Natal (RN), no período de 14 a 17 de novembro de 2023, cuja Solenidade de Abertura ocorrerá as 19h do dia 14/11/2023, com os seus demais eventos se realizando no período de 15 a 17/11/2023, no horário das 08:30 às 22:00 hs.
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
The theme of this year's symposium is Building Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture for Future Generations. Recognizing the critical importance of responsible and environmentally sound fisheries and aquaculture practices, we will explore cutting-edge research, advancements, and initiatives that contribute to the sustainable management of our oceans and aquatic resources. Through engaging discussions, presentations, and interactive sessions, we will collectively address the challenges and opportunities in maintaining healthy fish stocks, conserving biodiversity, and responsible aquaculture for promoting safe food production and sustainable livelihoods for coastal communities.

December 2023

Location: 1 W Rivercenter Blvd, Covington, KY 41011
Every year, the Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show sets a new standard for innovative and practical learning in modern agriculture. Each moment of programming is thoughtfully curated to provide useful, practical, and measurable information and connections that you can apply to your operation. Join us for the main conference and trade show on Dec. 5-7 or decide to come early for one of our incredible full-day Eco-Ag U intensive workshops… either way you can expect a fulfilling experience that will include: 1. Exceptional learning from leading farmers, agronomists, and others who are pioneering a new way to farm ecologically and economically. 2. Engagement with innovative companies building tools and services to help you surpass your goals. 3. Connecting with your peers who are also seeking to chart a new path forward for their operations and with experienced growers and agronomists who have valuable lessons learned and are ready to share.


February 2024

Location: San Antonio, Texas
AQUACULTURE AMERICA 2024 returns to one of the favorite tourist spots in the world for the only major national aquaculture conference and exposition held in the U.S. The U.S. Aquaculture Society (formerly U.S. Chapter of WAS) joins with National Aquaculture Association and the Aquaculture Suppliers Association to produce the annual Aquaculture America meetings. These sponsors are joined by the annual meetings of Aquacultural Engineering Society, US Trout Farmers Association and many more associations to make Aquaculture America 2024 the one meeting in the U.S. that you don’t want to miss! A CRITICAL TRADE SHOW FOR AQUACULTURISTS! AQUACULTURE AMERICA 2024 will have the largest aquaculture trade show in the Western Hemisphere and one of the largest anywhere in the world with nearly 200 booths! This is your opportunity to inspect the latest in products and services for the aquaculture industry. It is the place to visit current suppliers and make new contacts. To keep ahead and to keep profits building, you need to keep pace with the technological advancements in the industry - and AQUACULTURE AMERICA 2024 is the place to do it!

March 2024

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
SAVE THE DATE 116th NSA Annual Meeting Charlotte, North Carolina March 17-21 2024

May 2024

Location: Aviemore, Scotland
Meet in person again with suppliers, colleagues, investors, old friends, and new acquaintances. Connect with over 200 global Aquaculture companies. Discover the latest advancements in robotics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, smart fish farming systems, biomass counting, and more. Hear from experts at the new FREE innovation and sustainability conference. And learn about recent scientific breakthroughs in fish health and welfare, genetic selection, cleaner fish breedings, and more. View the programme here. Click to below to register your interest for Aquaculture UK 2024. You’ll be the first to know when free registration opens.
Location: Izmir - TURKIYE
The International Symposium on Sustainable Aquatic Research "SAQUARES", that aims to contribute to raising awareness for sustainable life by bringing SUSTAINABLE AQUATIC RESEARCH together, will be held in Izmir-Türkiye on 24-27 October 2023. Let's meet in the Historical Beauty of Izmir Visit SAQUARES at:
Location: Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
We are proud to announce that Puerto Vallarta, Mexico will host the XXI International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding. Blue and Green Aquafeeds: Challenges and Opportunities for a Sustainable Aquaculture, an international forum for researchers, academics and industry focused on the nutrition and feeding of aquatic animals. This biennial event will gather over 400 attendees from around the world in the beautiful location of Puerto Vallarta. We are expecting outstanding contributions on key topics that will promote the advancement in the science of nutrition and feeding of aquatic animals, encouraging innovation for the world’s growing aquaculture industries that are looking for new opportunities in a blue-green economy. Sustainable feeds that meet the challenges of global food security will play a critical role in supporting the future expansion of aquaculture. The ISFNF is an important forum for contributors to present research, information, innovative technologies, and ideas that will benefit the growing aquaculture sector. An event not to be missed by researchers, academics, and industry. The ISFNF 2024 will be an opportunity to discuss and debate the current and looming issues encountered by the fish nutrition sector. Let’s propose innovative and novel ways to overcome them! There will be plenty of opportunities to network, socialize and collaborate during both formal and informal functions, planned to encourage all participants to network and to provide an opportunity to explore this paradise in Mexico. On behalf of the ISFNF2024 Local Organizing Committee, we look forward to seeing you in Puerto Vallarta.
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