Events & Meetings relevant to fish pathologists

Upcoming Events & Meetings 

3rd International Conference on Aquatic Animal Epidemiology (AquaEpi III)

Lucknow, India – 29 November to December 1, 2023

The International Society of Aquatic Animal Epidemiology (ISAAE) in collaboration with Indian Council of Agricultural Research announces 3rd International Conference on Aquatic Animal Epidemiology (AquaEpi III) which will be held at ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow.

The AquaEpi III will provide a platform for focussed discussions to address issues relating to risk factors which catalyse horizontal spread of diseases, emergence of new pathogens and spread of transboundary pathogens, increased diseases susceptibility and possible strategies for their mitigation and strengthening surveillance system thereby minimizing losses due to diseases. 

More information can be found here

International Symposium of the World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (ISWAVLD)

Lyon, France – 29 June to 1 July 2023

The ISWAVLD is the essential meeting place for all diagnostic laboratories, veterinarians, biologists, researchers and students involved in laboratory diagnosis, research and development in animal health and veterinary public health. In addition to presenting the latest innovations in diagnostics in all areas of animal and environmental health, ISWAVLD 2023 will also focus on the convergence of human and veterinary medicine under the concept of “one health”, with topics including infectious diseases, antibiotic resistance, toxicology and food safety.

Registration and abstract submission are open on the website. Contact information for organization committee can be found here.

3rd International Seminar: Fish Pathology RAS and Nutrition

Teatro del Lago, Frutillar, Chile – 20 April

The 3rd version of this seminar convenes specialists in some of the most relevant pathologies for the aquaculture industry at a global level.

We seek to bring together the main players from the national and international aquaculture industry. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with the greatest exponents in the pathologies to be exposed, being a unique instance for updating the subjects to be addressed.
More information can be found here

Past Events & Meetings 

5th Short Course in Toxicologic Pathology in Fish

Bern, Switzerland – 11&12 July, 2022

The course covers various uses and applications of histopathology in fish toxicological studies in the field and in the laboratory: Methodological considerations; Commonalities and differences between; Toxicopathic and infectious lesions; Regulatory application.

For further information please click here.

Aquaculture Canada & WAS North America 2022

St Johns, Canada – 15 to 18 August, 2022

Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020 is the place to learn about the latest in aquaculture, see the newest technology in the trade show, and have a great time in the many fantastic restaurants and entertainment sites that St. John’s and Newfoundland and Labrador have to offer.

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ICOPA 2022 – 15th International Congress of Parasitology

Copenhagen, Denmark – 21 to 26 August, 2022

The Nordic region has a long and rich history in parasitology, and we are thrilled to host ICOPA for the first time here. ICOPA 2022 will be held under the theme “Living with Parasites”, which covers parasitology sensu lato and brings it closer to everyday life. With an exciting and high-quality scientific program, diversity and inclusion, transparency, and professionalism in the organizing, we are confident that ICOPAnhagen will have a high scientific impact.

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11th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture

Kuching, Malaysia – 23 to 26 September 2022

The Diseases in Asian Aquaculture (DAA) series is held once in every three years and for 2021, the DAA11 symposium will bring together professionals, academicians, and field experts to discuss the core aspects of aquatic animal health. Hosted by the Fish Health Section of the Asian Fisheries Society (AFS-FHS), the virtual discussion will identify pathways for research developments, trends and the future of the aquatic animal health industry.

For further general information please click here.

9th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health

Santiago, Chile – 5 to 8 September, 2022

The 9th ISAAH will be held 5 – 8 September 2022, in Santiago, Chile. The ISAAH is a truly unique event hosted by the Fish Health Section of the American Fisheries Society and held every four years. The ISAAH typically attracts 300–400 fish health professionals from around the world. This will be the first time ISAAH is hosted outside North America.

Abstracts submission deadline by 15th June. For further information please click here.

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Aquaculture Europe 2022

Rimini, Italy – 27 to 30 September, 2022

The AE2022 parallel sessions will cover the full scope of European aquaculture and will comprise submitted oral and ePoster presentations. AE2022 will also feature an international trade exhibition, industry forum, student sessions and activities, satellite workshops and updates on EU research.

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Wild Trout Symposium XIII: “Reducing the Gap Between Science and Public Opinion”

West Yellowstone, Montana, USA – 27 to 30, September 2022

The Wild Trout Symposium brings together a diverse audience of non-profit conservation groups, media representatives, educators, anglers, fishing guides, government entities, and business interests associated with trout fisheries to exchange technical information and viewpoints on wild trout management and related public policy. Held every three years, each symposium has led to innovative approaches to wild trout management.

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Mucosal Health in Aquaculture 2022 (MHA2022)

Madrid, Spain – 3 to 6 October, 2022

MHA2022 aims to provide a platform to present and discuss the state-of-the-art of mucosal health research in various farmed aquatic species. This will in turn stimulate new research frontiers and opportunities, thus cementing the relevance of mucosal health in promoting more sustainable farming practices. MHA2022 is expected to gather emerging (e.g., students, early career scholars) and established (e.g., senior scientists, academicians) researchers around the world who are interested in various aspects of mucosal health and who are in the forefront of their fields. The symposium also actively encourages the participation of the members of the industry, especially from the farming and feed production sectors.

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1st EAVLD PhD Meeting

Seville, Spain – 24 to 26 October, 2022

The European Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (EAVLD) and the Spanish Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AVEDILA) are organizing a meeting for PhD candidates within the framework of the 6th EAVLD Congress. PhD candidates working on veterinary laboratory diagnostics and interested in participating in this event must submit their abstracts before the 21st of June 2022.

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4th International Conference of Fish and Shellfish Immunology

Bodø, Norway – 12 to 15 December, 2022

The International Conference of Fish and Shellfish Immunology is the scientific congress of the International Society of Fish & Shellfish Immunology held every three years, where fish immunologists, fish pathologists, and aquaculture associates meet to discuss recent advances in fish immunology. Over 250 international delegates representing researchers and students from universities, research institutions and industry from the five continents participate in the event. The ambitions of these scientists are to reduce disease in aquatic animals including farmed fish and shellfish, improve animal welfare, reduce the impact of antibiotics on the environment through the use of vaccination, and ultimately to produce a superior market product for the consumer.

For further information please click here.

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