Events diary17 February, 2014 –
A ROUND-UP of upcoming conferences, trade fairs, workshops and other events in the world of fishing and aquaculture. If we’ve missed anything, please get in touch and we’ll get it listed – firstname.lastname@example.org
North Atlantic Seafood Forum 2014
4-6 March, Bergen
A broad, annual event covering all major facets of the seafood industry. The conference focuses on the key network between cutting edge innovation, technology, research, policy, finance, trade and commercialisation. The event will be attended by the leading world seafood operators, other key players and financial institutions. Over 100 speakers will present papers in 10 seminars over 3 days. www.nor-seafood.com
Skipper Expo International Galway 2014
7-8 March, Galway, Ireland
Sponsored by Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) with over 100 stands and 4000 visitors. Star attractions include boat displays and the hugely popular exhibitors buffet. www.maramedia.ie
Oceanology International 2014
11-13 March, London
Oceanology International is the global forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the marine technology and ocean science community, improving their strategies for measuring, exploiting, protecting and operating in the worlds oceans.
Established in 1969, Oceanology International features the worlds largest exhibition for marine science and technology, several agenda-setting technical conferences, visiting vessels and waterside demonstrations, all free to attend.
24-26 March, Birmingham, UK
The premier UK show for processing, packaging and logistics, with a packed programme of demonstrations, interactive debates and seminars, attracting some of the biggest players in the industry.
Seafood Expo Global & Seafood Processing Global
6-8 May, Brussels
Attracting more than 25,000 buyers and sellers from across the globe for three days of business, networking, growth and opportunity, providing visitors with the latest in seafood processing equipment, logistics, packaging technology and services. www.seafoodexpo.com
World of Seafood
21-25 May, Bangkok
Asia’s most influential food and beverage exhibition had a total of 27,361 visitors from 125 countries and 1,340 exhibitors in 2013 and has announced plans for a massive expansion of 20,000 m2 in 2014.
16th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding
25-30 May, Cairns, Australia
The premier international forum for researchers, academics and industry, attracting 300-700 delegates from across these sectors at the award-winning Cairns Convention Centre.
Aquaculture UK 2014
28-29 May Aviemore, Scotland
The UKs premier aquaculture exhibition and conference. The 2012 event attracted 1,000 visitors from 27 countries who came to see the latest products and innovations.
Aquaculture UK 2014 at the Macdonald Highland Resort in Aviemore offers exhibitors an invaluable opportunity to launch new products, meet decision makers and promote products and services.
1-4 June, St. Andrews, New Brunswick
This annual conference also celebrates the 30th anniversary of the AAC.
Call for papers deadline: 28 February
Future Fish Eurasia 2014
5-7 June, Izmir, Turkey
7th international fair for fish imports/exports, processing, aquaculture and fisheries, featuring around 300 local and international companies displaying their products and services. www.eurasiafairs.com
World Aquaculture 2014
7-11 June, Adelaide
Australia hosts World Aquaculture for the first time since 1999. This annual event incorporates the biennial Australasian Aquaculture conference and trade show.
International Congress on the Biology of Fish
3-7 August, Edinburgh
The biannual meeting of the Physiology section of the American Fisheries Society, with around 300-500 delegates covering everything from the physiology of fish, aquaculture, nutrition, parasites and disease to swimming and migratory physiology, ecological physiology, environmental stress and toxicology, in both fresh and seawater environments.
19-22 August, Trondheim
Biennial event considered to be one of the leading international fisheries trade shows, with exhibits and displays from every sector of the industry.
10th International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture
22-24 August, Roanoke, Virginia, US
Call for papers subjects include: Aquatic health & disease; advances in nutrition; aquaponics; post-harvesting handling & quality; biotechnology; shrimp; best aquacultural practices; finfish; or any topic relating to recirculating aquaculture.
Deadline for submitting abstracts 14 March 2014.
Aquaculture Europe 2014
October 14-17, San Sebastian, Spain
Organised by the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) and hosted by AZTI-Tecnalia. This years theme is Adding Value to products, processes, research and resources. www.easonline.org/component/content/article/39-uncategorised/259-aquaculture-europe-2014
Aquaculture America 2015
19-22 February, New Orleans
World Aquaculture 2015
26-30 May, Jeju Island, Korea
Latin American & Caribbean Aquaculture 2015
October, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Aquaculture Europe 2015
Rotterdam, Netherlands, 20-23 October
22-26 February, Las Vegas
Aquaculture Europe 2016
20-23 September, Edinburgh
World Aquaculture 2017
June, Durban, South Africa