Events & Meetings

Upcoming Events & Meetings relevant to fish pathologists


3rd International Conference on Fish and Shellfish Immunology

Gran Canaria, Spain – 16 to 20 June 2019

FISH AND SHELLFISH IMMUNOLOGY 2019 is anticipating participants from different countries across the globe and the 4 days conference will provoke Plenary sessions, Keynote speeches, Poster, and Oral presentations. This program provides days of robust discussions on recent advancements and new strategies for current revolutions in fish and shellfish immunology.

For further information please click here.


2019 Salmon Disease Workshop

Corvallis, Oregon – 8 to 19 July 2019

This workshop is designed for professionals working in the fish health field and will emphasize recent advances and developments in our understanding of salmonid diseases. The program will cover: Current immunological and molecular techniques; Sampling for pathogens in wild populations; New and emerging fish pathogens; Cell culture techniques, including maintenance of cultures and viral identification; Histopathology associated with salmonid diseases; Current status of important viral, bacterial, and parasitic pathogens; Salmonid disease treatment practices in Pacific Northwest hatcheries; Epidemiology.

The workshop is limited to 20 participants. Registration closes 20 May 2019. For further info please click here or contact Dr. Jerri Bartholomew ([email protected]).


FSBI Symposium 2019: “Advances in eDNA-based Approaches to Fish Ecology and Management”

Hull, UK – 15 to 19 July 2019

This symposium will, for the first time, bring together the international community of fish eDNA research and provide an overview of the field.

For further information please click here.


Short course on toxicologic pathology in fish

Heidelberg, Germany – 22&23 July 2019

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Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Conference 2019

Valencia, Spain – 28 July – 1 August 2019

For more info please click here.


Health and Colony Management of Laboratory Fish 2019

Bar Harbor, Maine – 11 to 16 August 2019

A short course to help colony managers, researchers, and veterinarians monitor and maintain the health of a colony of aquatic organisms. This course is broad and is appropriate for technical staff, students, postdocs, and investigators, as well as veterinary professionals and trainees.

For more info please click here.


19th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish 

Porto, Portugal – 9 to 12 September 2019

The 19th EAFP International Conference will be held at the Alfândega Congress Centre in Porto, Portugal. Scientific and technical sessions consisting of poster presentations, invited talks, keynotes, oral presentations, workshops and an EAFP General Assembly will take place. Planned social events include a Welcome Cocktail, Civic Reception and the traditional Conference Banquet.

For further information please click here.


Aquaculture Europe 2019

Berlin, Germany – 7 to 10 October 2019

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Diagnostics and prevention for fish parasites control in aquaculture

Zaragoza, Spain – 21 to 25 October 2019

The general objective of the course is to provide integrated information on fish parasites affecting marine and freshwater fish farming in the Mediterranean region, focusing on the most recent knowledge of the main parasitic diseases, diagnostic methods, disease assessment and preventive and control measures.

Deadline for application by 9 July, to apply please click here; for all info please click here.


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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