World Aquaculture 2020 Rescheduled
Because of the COVID 19 virus situation in the world, we have rescheduled World Aquaculture 2020 in Singapore to December 14-18, 2020. Everything in the meeting will remain the same except for the dates.
If you have submitted an abstract, that abstract will continue to be processed by the Program Committee you don’t need to do anything else.
If you have submitted a registration, that registration will continue to be valid and you don’t need to do anything else.
By early next week, the WA2020 website will be updated with the latest information,
Thank you for your patience during this rescheduling and we look forward to seeing you in Singapore in December!
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.
December 2020 Singapore
Masagos Zulkifli is Singapore’s Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, which oversees the National Environment Agency, PUB – Singapore’s National Water Agency, and the Singapore Food Agency. Mr Zulkifli entered politics in 2006, after being elected as Member of Parliament for Tampines Group Representation Constituency, and was appointed Senior Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Education. Prior to that, Mr Zulkifli was working in Singapore Telecommunications Limited and last held the position of CEO, SingTel Global Offices. From 2008 to 2014, Mr Zulkifli held other positions within the Singapore Government, within the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs. He took on his current appointment in October 2015 and was appointed as Minister-in-Charge of Muslim Affairs on 1 May 2018.
Dr. Matthias Halwart heads the Aquaculture Branch of the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department and oversees the implementation and development of its work programme. He serves as Technical Secretary of the intergovernmental FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) Sub-Committee on Aquaculture and Secretary of the Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Aquatic Genetic Resources of the FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Prior to this, Dr. Halwart worked as Senior Programme Coordinator of FAO’s cross-cutting Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Programme and as Delivery Manager of FAO’s corporate Major Area of Work on Efficient Resource Use. During his professional career, Dr. Halwart has covered a broad range of subjects predominantly in the fields of general aquaculture development, farming systems, biodiversity conservation and sustainable use, and integrated agriculture-aquaculture where he also obtained his PhD. Over the past decades, Dr. Halwart has supported aquaculture development through many projects, mainly in Asia and Africa, and through his strategic contributions shaping the aquaculture pillar of FAO’s Blue Growth Initiative. His professional achievements include numerous publications as well as coordination of major studies and reviews on topics such as aquaculture in rice-based farming systems, global and regional cage aquaculture, and the State of the World’s Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. He is the aquaculture subject editor of the journal Nature Conservation. For his dedication and commitment to participatory and non-formal education, as in Farmer Field Schools, Dr. Halwart has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Asian Fisheries Society.
We are more than happy to help facilitate your accommodation and transport needs. Special arrangements can be made to provide complimentary shuttle bus services from your hotel* to Singapore EXPO.
For World Aquaculture 2020 we have partnered with Singapore Airlines to provide special rates for traveling to Singapore. Use the link below and enter the promo code of WA2020.Book Air Travel
We are more than happy to announce the tours available as part of this meeting. You can register for any of these tours as part of your meeting registration.Farm Tour Information