Integrating Innovative Approaches for Competitive and Sustainable Performance across the Mediterranean Aquaculture Value Chain


Salmon ShowHow

7th February 2018, Copenhagen-Denmark

This year’s event will focus on Marel products and how they can help raise quality, productivity, yield and throughput. Marel is the world’s largest manufacturer of food processing machinery. Salmon ShowHow 2018 will offer its visitors an immersive experience: put on a pair of 3D glasses and walk through a modern processing facility for a 360-degree salmon production tour.

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15th-16th February 2018, Pordenone-Italy

The second edition of the International conference and exhibition dedicated to the technologies, products and best practices of sustainable production of fish will take place on the 15th and 16th of February 2018 at the Exhibition Center of Pordenone, Italy. Aimed at professionals, the 2018 event will cover topics across Mediterranean aquaculture, sustainable fisheries, algae cultivation as well as indoor and vertical farming systems.

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Fish International

25th-27th February 2018, Bremen-Germany

With around 270 exhibitors from 22 countries showcasing their products in the areas of fish production and processing, fresh fish and delicacies and research & development, this event gives traders the opportunity to learn about what is new in the German fish industry.

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10th Euro-Global Summit on Aquaculture & Fisheries

5th-6th March 2018, Paris-France

The 10th Euro-Global Summit on aquaculture & fisheries will be organised around the theme Impeccable growth of the aquaculture & fisheries sector. This international platform brings together industry, academia, researchers, innovators and regulators who will be presenting and discussing current topics including salmon aquaculture, sustainable aquaculture, recirculating aquaculture systems, fishing technology, aquatic physiology to name only a few.

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North Atlantic Seafood Forum

6th-8th March 2018, Bergen-Norway

The 13th edition of NASF – the world’s largest seafood business conference – will provide attendees with insights into vital developments and trends shaping the future of the industry, latest news in innovative and commercial development, facts about the industry’s political and legislative directions and an opportunity to connect with the leading seafood companies in the world.

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Seafood Expo North America

11th-13th March 2018, Boston-USA

North America’s largest seafood trade event, this exposition features over 1,200 companies from more than 40 countries, working in seafood supply and seafood-related products and services. This is an opportunity to find out about the newest seafood products available in North America and learn from the industry’s thought leaders about issues, new regulations, innovations and trends within seafood.

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Oceanology International

13th-15th March 2018, London-UK

Now in its 49th year, Oceanology International is the leading ocean technology marine science exhibition and conference. The conference offers structured networking opportunities in which suppliers and buyers can establish relationships and secure business on a global scale.

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GIA2018: 5th International Symposium on Genomics in Aquaculture

21st-23rd March 2018, Albufeira-Portugal

The Genomics in Aquaculture symposium (GIA) series of symposia have become a solid forum for presentation and discussion of the most recent advances in this area. Covering farmed fish and shellfish species as well as new species with aquaculture potential such as microalgae, the 2018 event will cover topics such as nutrition and growth, stress and immune response, reproduction and breeding and toxicology and environmental impact.

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Seafood Expo Global

24th-26th April 2018, Brussels-Belgium

Seafood Expo Global features more than 1,850 exhibiting companies from 79 countries. As the largest seafood trade fair, this is a great opportunity for a professional seafood buyer to meet and do business with seafood suppliers from around the world.

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Aquaculture UK

23rd-24th May 2018, Aviemore-Scotland

Aquaculture UK is viewed as the most important aquaculture exhibition and conference held in the British Isles.  With representatives from all major aquaculture countries around the world, aquaculture professionals are provided with direct access to international suppliers representing all aspects of the industry.

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11th Global Summit on Aquaculture & Fisheries

24th-25th May, Osaka-Japan

Aquaculture Summit 2018 is a unique global platform whereby exchange of ideas, research outcomes and experiences in the field of aquaculture & fisheries takes place. The Global Summit will be featuring keynote, oral and poster presentations and exhibitions on the theme Innovative and Sustainable Aquaculture.

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15th InfoFish World Tuna Trade Conference & Exhibition

28th-30th May, Bangkok-Thailand

More than 600 major tuna industry players and stakeholders are expected to attend the 15th edition of InfoFish, offering an opportunity to debate and discuss the present challenges and opportunities in creating a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable global tuna market. This event will focus on the latest developments in the global and regional tuna industries, covering a wide range of topics including resources, fisheries management, sustainability and environmental issues.

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18th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition

3rd-7th June 2018, Las Palmas-Spain

The meeting will cover all aspects of nutritional science, from precise quantification of requirements for specific production performance criteria, assessing the value of novel feed ingredients and additives of nutritional or technological interest. The contributions will stress the importance of nutrition and feeding on health and physiological well-being of aquatic organisms affecting production performance and the quality and safety of farmed seafood.

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Aqua 2018

25th-29th August 2018, Montpellier-France

A global aquaculture event with participation expected from more than 60 countries, Aqua 2018 will highlight the latest research and innovations within aquaculture in order to underpin continued growth of this food production sector. This year’s edition will host the largest aquaculture tradeshow and provide attendees the opportunity to inspect the latest developments in products and services within the industry.

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8th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health

2nd-6th September 2018, Charlottetown-Canada

The ISAAH has developed into a much-anticipated gathering of international fish health professionals. The event will host businesses and academia from across North America and overseas to discuss current business and research developments, trends and the future of the aquatic animal health industry.

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Seafood Expo Asia

4th-6th September, Wanchai-Hong Kong

Seafood Expo Asia is a great platform for an professionals interested in starting or growing their seafood business in the expanding Asian market.

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3rd Aquaculture Conference 2018: Recent advances in aquaculture research

25th-28th September, Qingdao-China

This conference will bring together top senior scientists from all research areas within aquaculture. The Elsevier event will follow a very innovative format, with keynote talks in each session followed by discussions and then a poster session around the topic of the keynote. The topics will explore advances in aquaculture areas such as modelling and technologies, production sciences, diseases and physiology, nutrition, sustainability and society.

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Future Fish Eurasia

18th-20th October 2018, Izmir-Turkey

The 9th International Fair for Fish imports/exports, processing, aquaculture and fisheries will be organised by Eurasia Trade Fairs at the Izmir International Fair Centre. Over 300 national and international companies will display their products and services. Future Fish Eurasia is an opportunity to introduce new aquaculture technologies to Turkey and its neighbouring countries as well as buy or sell quality farmed products and alternative seafood.

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