Events and Meetings

Upcoming Events & Meetings relevant to fish pathologists


17th Joint meeting of the German, Austrian and Swiss branches of the EAFP

Fribourg, Switzerland – 3 to 5 October 2018

The meeting of the German speaking branches will take place in the Au Parc Hotel, Fribourg, Switzerland focusing on: “Fish health – a challenge”. This meeting will be organised by the Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health, University of Bern, Switzerland.

Registration and call for abstracts are open until 30 June 2018, for further info please click here.


Workshop: New viral diseases in aquaculture of cyprinid fish

Vodňany, Czech Republic – 23 to 25 October 2018

The workshop should be focused namely on CEV and KHV but also other viral diseases of cyprinids could be presented/discussed.

To get all necessary info please click here.

The workshop’s program is now available, please click here.


BioAqua2018: from basic research to applied science

Varadero, Cuba – 28 October to 1 November 2018

The most recent and novelties results in aquatic organisms research and biotechnology applied to Aquaculture will be presented and debated at the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of Havana (CIGB). The conference will cover the proactive relationship of Aqua-biotechnological research between basic science and applied research. Throughout the course of the five-day conference, you will have the opportunity to both network and hear leaders from the international academic and corporate biotechnology communities in the field.

For more info please click here.


3rd WAVMA Conference & Biosecurity Workshop

St. Kitts, West Indies – 8 to 12 November 2018

5 days of aquatic veterinary continuing education & professional development, with wetlabs and workshops, and extra time to enjoy a tropical island with the family. This event will follow the West Indies Veterinary Conference, which will be held between 3 to 8 November.

Early-bird registration by 31 May; Abstract submission deadline by 1 July 2018. For more info please download the flyer or visit the conference website. click here.


2nd Nordic RAS workshop on fish health and welfare 

Oslo, Norway  – 19 to 20 November 2018

The workshop aims to gather people from the fish farming industry and the academia in the Nordic countries with an interest for fish health and welfare, to discuss the latest biological challenges in RAS production of fish.

For inquiries, please contact: [email protected] For further information please click here


Gill Health Symposium for Marine Fish

Singapore, 21 to 23 November 2018

This 3 day symposium will focus on the function and form of fish gills in the face of a changing ocean environment with emphasis on ocean warming and acidification. The symposium will bring together scientists with expertise in a variety of disciplines such as marine biology, ecology, ecophysiology, environmental chemistry, aquaculture and fisheries. The target audience for the symposium are scientists from university, government and private sectors and managers from aquaculture and fisheries industries.
The maximum capacity is 30 people. Priority will be given to early and mid career researchers (<10 years from PhD award) and those residing in developing countries. The goal of the symposium is to create small teams of discipline experts to co-author topic reviews to be submitted as part of a special research topic in Frontiers of Marine Science.
Applications open 1 April 2018 and will be reviewed from 1 May 2018.

For further information please click here.


Flavobacterium 2018

Nara, Japan – 27 to 29 November 2018

The 5th International Conference on Members of the Genus Flavobacterium, ‘Flavobacterium 2018’, will be held at the Tōdaiji museum in Nara, Japan, on November 27-29, 2018. This conference will follow previous successful conferences on the same topic that took place in Shepherdstown (WV, USA) in 2007, Paris (France) in 2009, Turku (Finland) in 2012 and Auburn (AL, USA) in 2015. Communications dealing with the close relatives of the genus Flavobacterium such as Chryseobacterium and Tenacibaculum are welcome.

For further information please click here.


2nd Italian Zebrafish Meeting (ZFIM 2019)

Pisa, Italy – 30 January to 1 February 2019

This meeting will highlight and discuss emerging aspects of zebrafish research and promote networking among Italian researchers with the goal to disseminate the experience and philosophy of the European society (Eufishbiomed). The meeting is also a great opportunity to meet colleagues and students, share knowledge and practical experiences, coordinate national grant opportunities and local databases for fish lines and reagents, and promote new research issues among young researchers.

The preliminary program is available, please click here. For any further information please click here.


To promote an event with relevance in fish pathology field, please provide details and a logo by emailing the webmaster: Dr Bartolomeo Gorgoglione ([email protected]).