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. A. David Scarfe
President-Elect
World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association
USA
Dr. Tim Wallis
Managing Director
Ridgeway Biologicals
UK
Mr. Hartwig Retzlaff
CEO
Deutsche See GmbH Germany
Dr. Tormod Thomsen
Global Director Seafood
Firmenich
Norway
Dr. Anthony C. Ostrowski
Chief Scientific Officer
Sino Agro Food, Inc.
China
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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. H. Jurgen Kreuzer
Scientific Advisor and Co-founder
4-Deep Inwater Imaging
Canada
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
Mr. Alex Diana
Technical Sales Manager, Asia
Dr. Eckel Animal Nutrition GmbH & Co. KG
Germany
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Chief Executive Officer
Niri AS
Norway
Dr. Fernando Castro Talero
South East Asia Technical Regional Manager
EpicoreBioNetworks Inc.
USA
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
Ms. Sofia Jatinto Morais
Feed Additives Innovation Development Manager
LUCTA S.A.
Spain
Mr. Johannes Venneman
Director
European Forum of Farm Animal Breeders
Belgium
Dr. Sergi Segarra
R&D Project Manager
BIOIBERICA S.A.U.
Spain
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

Conference Report of WCAF-2017

The 6th Annual World Congress of Aquaculture and Fisheries held in Shenzhen Marriott Hotel Golden Bay from November 3-5 in China, has achieved great success. The theme of the conference was “Innovative Aquaculture under Challenges”. The conference jointly held with the 6th Annual World Congress of Ocean (WCO-2017), which has also attracted a lot of attention.
This year's congress has obtained highly focus and extensive attentions throughout the world. Honorable leaders and distinguished guests worldwide have come to attend this congress. In the Opening Ceremony and High-level Dialogue, over 500 participants from more than 30 countries heard the warmly discussion from five honored leaders. During the whole three days’ conference, totally, there were in excess of 600 participants, 150 presentations and 40 posters altogether join in the two conferences. Most participants gave a high appraisal to WCAF-2017.
After the conference many participants have expressed their satisfaction with the congress and had fine memories of Shenzhen. We believe that with the support and constructive suggestions the next conference will still be even better. We welcome you to join us next year.

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Foreign Experts Databank of SAFEA-Dalian Branch

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