Singapore prepares for World Aquaculture event

The deadline for submitted abstracts for World Aquaculture Singapore has been extended to 1 October.

The World Aquaculture Singapore (WASingapore 2022) conference takes place between 29 November and 2 December, at the Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre and Max Atria. Organisers expect around 1,000 attendees.

WASingapore 2022 will be taking place as a large-scale in-person global conference and exhibition after a two-year gap, with relevant COVID-19 safety measures in place.

On the first day of the event, during the plenary session on Wednesday 30 November, Dr Matthias Halwart from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) will present an overview of aquaculture roles in food security.

Following that, Grace Fu, Singapore’s Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, the keynote speaker, will open the conference and trade show.

The theme of WASingapore 2022 is Next Generation Aquaculture: Innovation and Sustainability will Feed the World.

Key highlights include the Singapore Pavilion showcasing its aquaculture industry’s innovation and advancement which encompasses major local aquaculture farms, Institutes of Higher Learning, start-ups, and the Marine Aquaculture Centre (Singapore Food Agency’s aquaculture R&D facility). Participants are also able to gain invaluable first-hand experience through participating in farm tours, to visit various local farms and research centres in Singapore.

For more information or to register, go online to the World Aquaculture Society website


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