Tuesday, February 27, 2018

28/02/2018: Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2018

The International event Asian Pacific Aquauculture 2018 (APA18) will be hosted at the Taipei International Convention Centre (TICC) from April 23 to 26, 2018, Taiwan

The first plenary speaker will be Dr Ching Fong Chang, President of NTOU and co-chair of APA18. His presentation will be the opportunity to introduce the conference theme “Aquaculture innovation, sustainability and food safety” to all APA18 participants. 

Dr Ching Fong Chang
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Ching-Fong Chang is a distinguished Professor and the President of the National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU). Under the leadership of the former presidents and through all the faculty and staff members’ efforts, National Taiwan Ocean University strives to be one of the most outstanding universities of Ocean Studies both in Taiwan and in the world. The University has transformed herself into a comprehensive university and is recognised in teaching, research and social services. It was awarded as one of the World Top 400 universities by The Times Higher Education (THE) in 2011.

The second plenary speaker at APA18 is Dr Patrick Sorgeloos, Aquaculture Expert from Belgium. The tile of his presentation is “New insights in microbial management to make intensive aquaculture more sustainable” which is linked to the theme of APA18, Aquaculture innovation, sustainability and food safety”. 

Prof Patrick Sorgeloos
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Prof. Patrick Sorgeloos is emeritus professor of aquaculture at Ghent University in Belgium and has been involved in fish and shellfish larviculture R&D in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa ever since the mid-seventies. He has more than 40 years’ experience of research in different aspects of the biology and culturing of the brine shrimp Artemia, and the larviculture / aquaculture of fish and shellfish at the Artemia Reference Centre of Ghent University with scientific, technical and administrative staff of 25 persons.

Deadline extension of abstract submission
Please submit your abstract early to get you into the process and allow your submission a better chance of being accepted for your desired presentation. The submission deadline has extended to February 28, 2018.

Travel Award for Women’s Participation at APA18
WAS-APC is providing the opportunity for female aquaculture people to attend Asian Pacific Aquaculture 2018 from 23-26 April 2018. Funding for this opportunity is provided by WAS-APC.

Applications must be made on the official application form, HERE.  

The deadline to submit is March 10, 2018

Aquaculture Photo Competition at APA18 by WAS-APC
The completion theme is ‘people and aquaculture’ with emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. The competition is open to any individual (no company or commercial entities). Winning photos will be presented on the APC website and will be part of the APC display booth in future WAS symposiums.

For more information on the Aquaculture Photo Competition, HERE.

The deadline to submit is March 5, 2018.

Free Accommodation for Students
The Student Activities Committee of the World Aquaculture Society- Asian Pacific Chapter is accepting entries for a room lottery for WAS-APC Students. These rooms will be available for the duration of the conference!

For more information, click HERE.
The deadline to submit is March 10, 2018.

For Conference management contact John Cooksey, Email: worldaqua@was.com
For Booths and Sponsors, contact Mario Stael, Email: mario@marevent.com

Visit the WAS website, HERE

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