Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of one of the world’s largest fisheries conferences.

To be held in Adelaide, Australia from 20-24 September 2021, delegates can participate in this year’s event, either online or in person through a hybrid program.

Abstracts of 350 words must follow the Abstract Submission Guidelines, under four key themes:

  • Sustainable Fisheries (Assessment, Regulation, Enforcement)
  • Fish and Aquatic Ecosystems (Biodiversity, Conservation, Ecosystem Function, Integrated Management)
  • Fisheries and Society (Contributions to Sustainable Development)
  • Future of Fish and Fisheries (Innovations in Fisheries)

New topics have also been added to the program:

  • COVID Impacts on Fisheries
  • Conservation of Marine Fishes
  • Conservation of Freshwater Fishes and Crayfishes

Abstracts to be submitted via the abstract submission portal by 1 March 2021.

Information for existing applicants

Time is running out to confirm your abstract for WFC2021.

Previously submitted abstracts remain valid, however all existing applicants will need to confirm they still wish to have their abstract considered by following the process below.

Any abstracts that have not been confirmed by 1 March will not be considered.

Applicants also have the opportunity to edit or withdraw their submission.

What do you need to do?

Confirm your abstract – Log into the abstract portal on the website by clicking on ‘Submit an abstract’. Go to the edit abstract tab, select edit, continue through the abstract section, accept terms and conditions and submit.

Edit your abstract – Log into the abstract portal on the website by clicking on ‘Submit an abstract’. Go to the edit abstract tab, select edit, make any necessary changes, continue through the abstract section, accept terms and conditions and submit.

Withdraw your abstract – Notify WFC2021 organisers via return mail: conference@aomevents.com to withdraw your abstract.

Submit a new abstract – new abstracts can be submitted via the WFC2021 abstract submission portal.

All abstracts will be reviewed by the WFC2021 International Program Committee and notification of acceptance/non-acceptance will be provided in May 2021.

Changes must be submitted by the 1 March 2021.