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CHAIR’S MESSAGE

The World Fisheries Congress (WFC2020) is the largest gathering of research, industry and management sectors and is the key international fisheries conference. It is an event not to be missed.

I encourage all commercial, recreational and Indigenous fishers, researchers, managers, students, NGOs and the broader community to join us to discuss issues facing world fisheries and key developments need to ensure a sustainable future.

WATCH: find out more about the World Fisheries Congress 2020.

VISIT US AT AFS & TWS 2019

The WFC2020 will have a booth at the upcoming American Fisheries Society & The Wildlife Society 2019 (AFS&TWS 2019) Joint Annual Conference in Reno, Nevada, September 29 to October 3 2019.

If you are attending AFS&TWS 2019 we welcome you to stop by our booth to find out more about the upcoming WFC2020, and to learn more about Adelaide, South Australia. The friendly team at our booth can tell you about how to get there, place to stay and some of the fantastic attractions you can visit while you are there.

You will find us at Trade Booth Number 247.

PROGRAM UPDATE

Thank you again to everyone who provided feedback and input into developing the potential themes/topics for the WFC2020 program.

With close to 40 topics focused around our four key themes to be listed in the Call for Abstracts, the program is set to be dynamic, comprehensive and engaging.

The Call for Abstracts will open in October 2019.

Find out more.

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 2020.

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AUSTRAL FISHERIES ON BOARD AS WFC2020 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 2020 (WFC2020).

Highly regarded for its commitment to sustainable fishing practises, CEO of Austral Fisheries David Carter, said the decision to sponsor WFC2020 was the right thing to do.

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12th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP ON LOBSTER BIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (ICWL)

Fremantle, Western Australia is set to host the 12th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management (ICWL) on the 18-23 October 2020. Held the week following the WFC2020, delegates have an opportunity to attend two world-class events during a visit to Australia. Find out more at www.icwl2020.com.au.

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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The World Fisheries Congress is just around the corner, coming to Adelaide, Australia in October next year, and we want to make sure you recieve the latest news.

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We look foward to seeing you in Adelaide, Australia in 2020!