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Schedule of all LACQUA Webinar sessions

This is the official schedule for the LACQUA Webinar. The event will last three days (March 23, 24 and 25). Each day will have two technical and academic sessions on topics such as economy and markets, tilapia, shrimp, macrobrachium, native species and marine fish, production systems and health. know who the guests are and participate in each session of the question and answer space.
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President's Column December 2020

We have two announcements for this end of the year that are important activities for the Latin American and Caribbean Chapter. The first is related to the election of two new members for our Board of Directors. We are holding elections for one Director and the Chapter Secretary, to replace current Board members Karina Ribeiro of Brazil and Nelson Peña of Costa Rica, respectively.
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LACQUA20 will be a webinar from 23 to 25 of march, 2021

The LACQUA20 Webinar will have one session in the morning and one in the afternoon, as well as a question and answer session with the experts. LACQUA20 also includes the new session format for the industry, where companies and media that can have an online place to make their presentations, research, products or services.
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President's Column September 2020

In our last column we announced the postponement of the Latin American and Caribbean Aquaculture 2020 conference (LACQUA20) to the end of March 2021, organized and held jointly with the Ecuadorian Aquaculture Conference (CEA2020). We had hoped that by this time, it would be safe for all speakers, exhibitors and delegates to gather in Guayaquil, albeit with implementations of strict measures to avoid any health issues. However, it is still very difficult to predict what the situation will be in the coming months regarding COVID-19 and if restrictions for travelling and attending conferences will still be in place. Most organizers of international conferences, like the World Aquaculture Society itself, have been forced to reschedule their events for the second half of 2021. Others have decided to go virtual.
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Registration open for the World Aquaculture 2021

Registration for World Aquaculture 2021: WA2021 #AquacultureNow is now open. The World Aquaculture Society (WAS) invites all its members and the general public to participate from November 15 to 19 in the most important international aquaculture event to be held in Mérida, México.
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WAS Board supports GloFouling

The Board of the @WrldAquaculture has decided to support the effort of the @GloFouling implemented by @IMO by becoming a strategic partner of the program. We are looking forward to support the development of knowledge and solutions to manage biofouling. #biofouling #aquaculture
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Complimentary membership in the Global Aquaculture Association

WAS has arranged for our members to receive complimentary membership in the Global Aquaculture Association. This is a benefit of your WAS membership. Please sign in to the website at www.was.org with your member credentials, scroll down and click on Other News tab then the GAA Logo and follow the link to setup your GAA membership
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Nominations open for Director and Secretary of the Board of Directors

Today, September 16th, 2020, the nominations for secretary and director of the board of directors of the Latin American and Caribbean Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society are opened. These nominations will be open until October 16 and all active members of the Chapter can participate. Send your nominee to Carolina Amézquita's email, carolina@was.org
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May 24 - 27, 2022

May 24 - 27, 2022

Mérida is distinguished for being one of the most beautiful cities in the world, as well as being considered one of the jewels of Latin America. With a wonderful climate, friendly and hospitable people, located in the State of Yucatan, cradle of the Mayan culture; It has various tourist attractions, among which are archaeological centers, beaches, large haciendas and majestic cenotes.