18th EAFP – Belfast 2017

The 18th EAFP Conference was held in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 4 to 8 September 2017

The conference program will remain available for consultation:

The conference proceeding book in PDF is currently available for EAFP members only.

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Workshops held during the 18th EAFP Conference:

  • Pre-conference (3 September) – Fish Histopathology Workshop

Organisers: Barbara Nowak, Dianne Elliott, Patricia Noguera and Heike Schmidt-Posthaus

Workshop proceedings will remain available for EAFP members only, please click here. 


  • Workshop: Neglected viral diseases affecting freshwater fish farming

Organisers: Olga Haenen, Laurent Bigarré, Takafumi Ito, Jean-Christophe Avarre and Niccolò Vendramin

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  • Industry Forum – ParaFishControl

Organiser: Ariadna Sitjà-Bobadilla & Panos Christophilogiannis

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  • Workshop: Student writing workshop – “Title, figures and tables: how to create effective communications for papers and presentations

Organisers: Barbara Nowak & Sarah Poynton

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  • Industry Forum – Targetfish – “DNA vaccination: where do we stand and what’s next?

Organiser: Geert Wiegertjes

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  • Workshop: Myxozoan Workshop – “Discover more about these enigmatic, parasitic cnidarians

Organisers: Ariadna Sitjà-Bobadilla, Jerri Bartholomew & Stephen Atkinson

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  • Industry Forum – VIVALDI

Organiser: Isabelle Arzul

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  • Workshop: Emerging Skin Diseases in Aquaculture

Organisers: Jacob Günther Schmidt, Kim Thompson & Francesc Padròs

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Pictures from the 18th EAFP Conference:

Further images from this conference are available on the album in the EAFP-Facebook.