In San Antonio things have opened up and bars, restaurants and attractions are open and following CDC guidelines for safety. There are no restrictions placed on conferences by the state so we are not putting any restrictions in place at this time. However, we will continue to monitor the situation and CDC recommendations and act accordingly.
Over 90% of people registering are already vaccinated, which bodes well for the safety and openness of our conference and trade show. Additionally, we are taking the following steps:
The meeting will wrap up at 1:30 PM on Saturday August 14.
AQUACULTURE AMERICA 2021 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 2021 the one meeting in the U.S. that you don’t want to miss!
A CRITICAL TRADE SHOW FOR AQUACULTURISTS! AQUACULTURE AMERICA 2021 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 2021 is the place to do it!
August 2021 San Antonio, Texas
The Peterson Farm Brothers are three brothers from central Kansas who create social media content to promote agriculture. Their online videos have received over 130 million combined views and they have over 500,000 followers on social media. The brothers grew up and still work on a family farm near Assaria, KS. All 3 brothers attended Kansas State University. Greg graduated in 2013, majoring in Agricultural Communications and Journalism. Nathan graduated in 2016, majoring in Agriculture Technology Management. Kendal graduated in 2018, majoring in Agribusiness. Due to their online success, the brothers have had many opportunities to promote agriculture around the world. Their goal is still to operate the family farm together, but hope to make a positive impact with their social media content.
Dr. Carole Engle is a nationally recognized and highly-respected aquaculture economist. She served as a Professor of Aquaculture Economics and Marketing at the University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff (UAPB) and created and directed the UAPB Aquaculture/Fisheries Center and the associated academic department. She has more than 40 years of experience in the analysis of economics and marketing issues related to aquaculture and has worked in 20 different countries in all major world regions. Dr. Engle has produced numerous economic and market analysis oriented peer-reviewed, extension and grey literature papers, book chapters and books to the benefit of commercial fish and shellfish farmers, prospective farmers, government agencies, and the public. She also has shared her expertise, research, and experience in a wide variety of capacities as an officer or member of several professional associations, as editor of major aquaculture journals, and as chair or member of numerous public and private advisory groups. Retired from the university, Dr. Engle continues to work with aquaculture producers and colleagues on a variety of issues through her consulting company, Engle-Stone Aquatic$ LLC and as an adjunct faculty member at the Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center of Virginia Tech University.
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, TX 78205-3901
We have arranged great rates from USD$194 per night at this hotel where the Conference Activities will be held.