Events and Meetings

Upcoming Events & Meetings relevant to fish pathologists

5th Genomics in Aquaculture symposium

Albufeira, Portugal – 21 to 23 March 2018

The GIA2018 will include all farmed fish and shellfish species, new species with aquaculture potential and production-related species (e.g. microalgae). We welcome oral and poster presentations covering the application of -omics approaches within the following topics: 1. Nutrition and growth, 2. Stress and immune response, 3. Reproduction and breeding, 4. Toxicology and environmental impact, 5. Zebrafish as a model for aquaculture.

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19th Fish Immunology Workshop

Wageningen, The Netherlands – 29 April to 3 May 2018

The 19th annual Fish Immunology Workshop organized by WAGENINGEN INSTITUTE OF ANIMAL SCIENCES (WIAS) Wageningen University & Research, CELL BIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY (CBI) and AQUACULTURE & FISHERIES (AFI), supported by the International Society of Fish and Shellfish Immunology, will take place in Wageningen (NL) from 29th April to 3rd May 2018.

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3rd WAVMA Conference & Biosecurity Workshop

St. Kitts, West Indies – 18 to 22 May 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.

Abstract submission deadline by 1 April 2018. For more info please click here.

18th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain – 3 to 7 June, 2018

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International workshop on fish pathology

Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands – 5-7 June 2018

Foundation Guido Bernardini is organising an international workshop on Pathology of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical Research; Module II: Pathology of fish.
The workshop is primarily addressed to veterinary and medical pathologists, PhDs and laboratory animal veterinarians. Scientists aiming to obtain a broader and deeper knowledge on fish pathology will benefit from the workshop. The programme will cover fish diseases (viral, bacterial and parasitic) and toxicologic pathology of selected tissue. Among lecturer Olga Haenen, Raoul Kuiper and Jeffrey C. Wolf should be highlighted.

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8th conference “Water and Fish”

Belgrade, Serbia – 13 to 15 June 2018

The conference will take place at the Faculty of Agriculture in Belgrade and will focus on Aquatic animal biosecurity, health, and welfare.

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14th ISDCI Congress

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA – 17 to 21 June 2018

The 14th Congress of the International Society for Developmental and Comparative Immunology is an international meeting for scientists interested in all areas of immunology across the whole spectrum of living organisms, from prokaryotes to eukaryotes. The focus of this meeting is to showcase the most recent findings pertaining the evolution of immune responses against pathogens and non-self. Molecular, cellular, genetic, genomic, biochemical, physiological and whole organismal studies that address questions related to developmental, comparative and evolutionary immunology will be considered. Additionally, contributions related to interactions between the microbiota and the immune systems of all living organisms are welcomed. Congress presentations may range from advances in basic science to translation to human health, food industry, veterinary medicine, species conservation or biotechnology.

For more info please visit the ISDCI 2018 website.

13th International Congress on the Biology of Fish

Calgary, Alberta, Canada – 15 to 19 July 2018

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14th International Congress of Parasitology – ICOPA XIV

Daegu, South Korea – 19 to 23 August 2018

With a variety of themes on : “PARASITES: HARMS & BENEFITS to Animals and Humans

For more info please visit the ICOPA XIV website.

AQUA 2018

Montpellier, France – 25 to 29 August 2018

AQUA 2018 will comprise a scientific conference, trade exhibition, industry forums, workshops, student events and receptions. The event will highlight the latest aquaculture research and innovation to underpin continued growth of this exciting food production sector. The AQUA events are co-organised by the European Aquaculture Society (EAS) and the World Aquaculture Society (WAS) and are held every six years.

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8th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada – 2 to 6 September 2018

The Eighth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health (ISAAH) will be held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada in September of 2018. Since its inception in 1988, the ISAAH has grown into one of the most anticipated gatherings of international fish health professionals. Building on the success of previous symposiums held in Vancouver, Seattle, Baltimore, New Orleans, San Francisco, Tampa and Portland, ISAAH continues to be the preeminent meeting of the international fish health community and an extraordinary opportunity for students and established professionals for the exchange of ideas, networking and fellowship. The theme of this year’s meeting will be “Integrating Biotechnology in the Advancement of Aquatic Animal Health” and organization of the scientific program has already begun.

The abstract submission for Oral and Poster Presentations is now open, due by 31st May 2018. Early Bird Registration Deadline by 13th July 2018.

For more info please visit the ISAAH-8 website.

3rd UK & Ireland EAFP Branch Meeting

Galway, Ireland – 11 & 12 September 2018

This conference will focus on the latest scientific advances and how this can be applied to the crustacean, molluscan and finfish aquaculture industries to improve the health of the animals. The meeting will open with a key note lecture followed by specific sessions on topics relevant to the UK and Ireland. Early stage researchers (post-graduate students, PhD’s) will also get the opportunity to present their work in a dedicated session. Registration for this event will open in early 2018 and we look forward to welcoming you all to the City of Tribes in the west of Ireland. More announcements will follow on the EAFP website and you can contact Dr. Neil Ruane ([email protected]) if you have any queries.

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.

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