BIT’s 6th Annual World Congress of Aquaculture and Fisheries-2017 (WCAF-2017)
CONFERENCE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The theme of AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES-2017 is "Innovative Aquaculture under Challenges". The Conference will present and discuss cutting-edge research on aquaculture fields with a focus on the challenges and opportunities of global aquaculture age. The Conference will feature a wide range of topics relevant to diverse perspectives such as Sustainable Aquaculture & Fisheries; Biotechnology/Biogenetics; Nutrition, Disease & Health Management; Production Systems; Seaweeds and Algae; Economics/Marketing, and Seafood etc. These presentations will identify or offer solutions to problems, utilize case studies, identify knowledge gaps or collaboration opportunities, and discuss broader applications and implications of material presented.

RENOWNED SPEAKERS
Dr. Donghuo Jiang
Vice President
Fish Research and Development, Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Co. Ltd.
Thailand
Dr. Assaf Shechter
Founder & CEO
Enzootic Ltd.
USA
Dr. Xiaowen Sun
Professor and Director
Genome Study of Aquatic Species, The Chinese Academy of Fisheries Science
China
Dr. Salah Eldin Mesalhy Aly
Professor and Dean
Fish Farming & Technology Institute, Suez Canal University
Egypt
Dr. Tim Wallis
Managing Director
Ridgeway Biologicals
UK
Mr. Kurt Wegleitner
Managing Director
ADDCON GmbH
Germany
Dr. Lee Chee Wee
Director
Temasek Polytechnic
Singapore
Mr. Kees Aarts
Founder
Protix Biosystems BV
The Netherlands
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Professor
Purdue University
USA
Dr. Geoff Orpin
CEO
Barramundi Blue Aquaculture
Australia and China
Dr. Leonid Bugrov
Head
Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries
Russia
Dr. Philippe A. Douillet
President
Ecomicrobials LLC
USA
Dr. Warwick Gullett
Professor and Dean
University of Wollongong
Australia
Florian Nagel Dr. Florian Nagel
Research Manager
Aller Aqua Research
Denmark
Mr. Mael He
Head
Agriculture China, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd
USA
Mr. Andrew Kerr
Chairman
Sustainable Eel Group
UK
Dr. Ricardo Bosshard
Director
WWF-Chile
Chile
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Chief Executive Officer
Niri AS
Norway
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Global Seafood Manager
Bureau Veritas Food SL
France
Mr. Len Smit
Vice President
Heliae Development, LLC.
USA
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Vice President
BioMar Group
Denmark
Mr. Christopher Speed
CEO
Food and Nutrition Strategies, LLC. USA
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General Manager
Biostadt India Limited
India
Dr. I.S.Bright Singh
Professor
National Centre for Aquatic Animal Health
India
Dr. M. Golam Mortuza
Professor
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia
Dr. Felix Sugantham
Dean
Tamil Nadu Fisheries University
India
Mr. Oddgeir Oddsen
Managing Director
ProChaete Innovations Ltd.
Norway
Dr. Budi Tangendjaja
Technical Consultant
U.S. Grains Council
Indonesia
Dr. Yeng Sheng Lee
Global Marketing Senior Specialist
MSD Animal Health
USA
Mr. Igal Magen
Chief Technology Officer BioFishency
Israel
PROGRAM LAYOUT

AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES-2017 is to pave the way for future research challenges and will serve as a platform to exchange new research, ideas and to discuss developments, applications and business prospects in all areas of aquaculture and fisheries.

Opening Ceremony & Plenary Lecture

Track 1: Biotechnology/Biogenetics
Track 2: Nutrition, Disease & Health Management
Track 3: Production Systems
Track 4: Sustainable Aquaculture & Fisheries
Track 5: Seaweeds and Algae
Track 6: Seafood Economics/Marketing

EXHIBITION & POSTER

WCAF-2017 will provide an ideal platform to showcase your new technologies and products in China. It is developed to maximize exposure of exhibitors, with coffee breaks and poster sessions for delegates taking place in the area.

• Interaction with Visitors Face-to-Face, Exchanging Conversation and Sharing Information
• Explore new business opportunities both at home and abroad
• Spotlight your advanced technologies and their scientific and commercial applications
• Have the opportunity to network with those attending the conference in the exhibition hall

       

Poster Date:
Set-up date: Nov. 2, 2017
Show dates: 09:00-17:00, Nov. 3-5, 2017 
Place: Shenzhen, China

COMMENTS ON WCAF-2016
My experience with attendance to this event and it is content and your organization’s (BITT) effort in organizing the conference has been superb with a world – class service.This experience really left me to want to come back again not to your event but to China too.

--Feyza Sanver, UK

It was a great pleasure for me to visit WCO and to be part of such aninspiring conference where innovation, integration, cooperation andsustainability were on the agenda. I find the topics to be very importantfor the maritime sector in the future and I think the WCO contributedwith many fruitful perspectives that most likely will lead to furtherdiscussion.

--Andreas Nordseth, Danmark

Thank you very much for your wonderful organization of the Conference. It was great.

--Alexander Khain, Israel

Though surprised how tired, or stressed I appear, please note I very much enjoyed participating with WCO again. Your great effort was exhibited by a smooth flowing, informative event. The conference remains an important source for connecting and sharing information.

--Foerd Ames, USA

I really appreciated all the Congress and also the opportunity to present my work and meet colleagues with common interests. I really enjoyed also being in China and learn more about the culture and history of this amazing country.

--Selma Soares de Oliveira, Brazil

Indeed it was quite a success and I am happy to have been invited and to have been able to attend. My presentation was very well received by session attendees and for this I am indeed delighted. I look forward to attending future WCAF Conferences.

--Carla Phillips, Trinidad and Tobago

I’m glad to hear that the conference was a success and I look forward to next year’s conference.

--Sergi Sergarra, Spain

It has been exciting and fruitful conference for me.To deliver a speech and share experience of participants were great. I also hope to join the next conference.

--Bulent Sen, Turkey

Thank you for organizing such a great conference, we have had a great time, and it was very useful for us. The venue was also very nice, and a good location.

--Tarnai-Király Zsófi, Hungary

I am glad to hear you liked my speech, it was a great experience.

-- Terje Lade, Norway

Thank you very much for a great conference and local arrangements.I am looking forward to attend the next one WCO Congress and to delegate my staff there.

--Pawe lKabacik, Poland

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