Events & Meetings

Upcoming Events & Meetings relevant to fish pathologists

Metabarcoding and metagenomic data processing and analyses: a practical overview

Naples, Italy – 3 to 7 February 2020

This course is addressed to unexperienced students, scientists and stakeholders interested in acquiring practical bioinformatics skills on metabarcoding and metagenomic data analyses. The course is organized by Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohnr, and sponsored by the ASSEMBLE+ Consortium and the European Community.
20 participants will be selected based on their CV and motivation letter. Registration fee is 250 euros/person and includes coffee breaks, lunches and social events.
Application deadline: 16 December 2019.

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Aquaculture America 2020

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA – 9 to 12 February 2020

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Third International Catfish Symposium

Little Rock, Arkansas, USA – 18 to 20 February 2020

This decadal symposium hosted by the Catfish Technical Committees from the Southern and North Central Divisions of the American Fisheries Society will include oral presentations and posters with the latest catfish management, ecology, and conservation from North America and beyond. There will also be workshops offered on catfish aging methods, modeling catfish populations, and creel survey methods. And, of course, great socials and other opportunities to network with catfish managers, ecologists, and researchers from around North America and across the world.

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International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference 2020

Hanoi, Vietnam – 16 to 18 March 2020

IVVN annual conferences are an excellent opportunity for the global veterinary vaccinology community to meet, and establish novel, international collaborations that are required to develop vaccines for livestock and zoonotic diseases of importance in low-and-middle income countries (LMICs).

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45th Eastern Fish Health Workshop

Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA – 23 to 27 March

The 45th Eastern Fish Health Workshop will be convened at the Clarion Inn and Conference Center in historic Shepherdstown (WV) from 23-27 March 2019. Including a Continuing Education Opportunity on “Complete Post-Mortem Examination”.

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Gill Health Initiative 2020

Stirling, Scotland – 1&2 April 2020

With support from the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) and the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund (FHF), Scotland is the host of 2020’s Gill Health Initiative meeting, held at the Stirling Court Hotel in the grounds of the University of Stirling on 1-2 April 2020.

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World Fish Migration Day

Events worldwide – 16 May 2020

World Fish Migration Day is a one-day global celebration to create awareness of open rivers and migratory fish. This international day of events is coordinated by the World Fish Migration Foundation. On World Fish Migration Day, organizations from around the world coordinate their own event around the common theme of: CONNECTING FISH, RIVERS AND PEOPLE.

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51st IAAAM Annual Meeting

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Tampa, Florida, USA – 16 to 20 May 2020

This event will bring together nearly 350 members of the highly respected International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine (IAAAM). Veterinarians, professors, directors, curators, researchers, and other animal health and husbandry professionals from around the world participate in these meetings. Over 50 different parks, zoos, aquariums, universities, and other related institutions throughout the United States and abroad will be represented. This offers you a tremendous business opportunity to bring your related products to the main decision-makers from these facilities.

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63rd annual Conference on Great Lakes Research

Winnipeg, Canada – 8 to 12 June 2020

IAGLR20 explores the theme “Focusing on the Future” hosted by the IISD Experimental Lakes Area. The program includes technical sessions with both oral and poster presentations, plenary sessions with internationally recognized keynote speakers, a trade show, and workshops on a variety of topics. 

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61st Western Fish Disease Workshop

Hood River, Oregon, USA – 15-18 JuneAFS Fish Health Section

The two day Western Fish Disease Workshop will cover all aspects of the health of wild and cultured fish and shellfish. Following the conclusion of the Western Fish Disease Workshop a continuing education session will occur, TBD.

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“Applying Research: Bridging the Gap Between Aquatic Animal Health Research and Inspections”

Burlington, Vermont, USA – 22-26 JuneAFS Fish Health Section

The 2020 Annual Meeting of the AFS Fish Health Section will be held jointly with the Northeast Fish Health Committee (NEFHC) for the first time on June 22-26, 2020 in Burlington, VT! The theme for the meeting is “Applying Research: Bridging the Gap Between Aquatic Animal Health Research and Inspections. The venue for the meeting is the Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain which has newly renovated guest rooms and meeting spaces.

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10th International Symposium for Fish Parasitology
Australian Society for Parasitology Annual Conference

Cairns, Queensland, Australia – 6 to 9 July 2020

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150th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society

American Fisheries Society 2020 Annual Meeting, Columbus

Columbus, Ohio, USA – 30 August to 3 September 2020

Come celebrate 150 years of fisheries ecology, conservation, and management with fisheries students and professionals from across the world. There will be special exhibits and activities that highlight the achievements from all those who have contributed to the AFS mission over the past century and a half. The city of Columbus is the perfect location to commemorate this occasion. Join us at one of the hundreds of restaurants or breweries within walking distance of the convention center or take a stroll down the Scioto Mile and enjoy one of the many parks along Ohio’s longest river.

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

West Yellowstone, Montana, USA – 22 to 25 September 2020

he 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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18th Joint Meeting of the German, Austrian and Swiss EAFP Branches

Hanover, Germany – 7 to 9 October 2020 

The conference will take place in the Hävermeier&Sander Hall of the Ecological Trade and Conference Centre Werkhof Hannover-Nordstadt not far from the Leibniz University of Hanover. The conference language will be principally German.

BioAqua2020: from basic research to applied science

Varadero, Cuba – 11 to 15 October 2020

The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of Havana (CIGB) and the Organizing Committee have the pleasure to announce the second edition of the international meeting “BioAqua2020: from basic research to applied science”. The most recent results in aquatic organisms basic research and biotechnology applied to Aquaculture will be presented. Throughout the course of the five-day conference, you will have the opportunity to both networks and hear leaders from the international academic and corporate biotechnology communities in the field.

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