NEWS

World Fisheries Congress Postponed

The WFC Steering Committee has made the difficult decision to postpone the World Fisheries Congress to September 2021 (dates to be announced).

Abstracts that have been submitted for the WFC2020 will remain valid for the World Fisheries Congress next year.

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Plenary speakers announced

Plenary speakers for the World Fisheries Congress have just been announced! Global perspectives will be shared under the overarching theme ‘Sharing our oceans and rivers – a vision for the world’s fisheries’.

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ASFB Awards

The Australian Society of Fish Biology (ASFB) will be in contact with applicants who previously applied for ASFB conference awards and student support to attend the WFC2020 regarding implications now that the World Fisheries Congress has been delayed until 2021.

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World Fisheries Congress buoyed by NOAA partnership

Preparations for the World Fisheries Congress have been buoyed, with the engagement of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as a Premium Congress Sponsor.

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AUSTRAL FISHERIES ON BOARD AS WORLD FISHERIES CONGRESS MAJOR SPONSOR

One of Australia’s largest integrated commercial fishing companies, Austral Fisheries, has signed up as a Major Sponsor for the World Fisheries Congress.

Highly regarded for its commitment to sustainable fishing practises, CEO of Austral Fisheries David Carter, said the decision to sponsor World Fisheries Congress was the right thing to do.

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EXHIBIT ON THE WORLD FISHERIES STAGE

Showcase and promote your organisation to over 1,500 delegates from around the world and experience what it’s like to be part of one of the largest fisheries events and tradeshows in 2021.

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DESTINATION…ADELAIDE, a Great Wine Capital of the world

The vibrant city of Adelaide is the gateway to all 18 of South Australia’s wine regions, from the Barossa, McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek, Adelaide Hills, Clare Valley, Coonawarra and Riverland.

With more than 200 cellar doors on its doorstep, Adelaide is the wine capital of Australia – and one of the Great Wine Capitals of the World, alongside Bordeaux in France, Napa Valley in the US and Bilbao Rioja in Spain.

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