Events

The Molecular Life of Diatoms

14th - 18th July 2019. Norwich, UK

Diatoms are the most species rich group of algae. At this EMBO (excellence in the life sciences) workshop, we will bring together the international molecular diatom community for the 5th time to present and to discuss the latest data and developments in the field of molecular diatom research from genes to ecosystems. As our community currently is experiencing a step change in understanding diatoms, it will be critical to allow synergistic discussions and networking between scientists working on diverse aspects of diatom biology and evolution.

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Aqua Nor

20th - 23rd August 2019. Trondheim, Norway

Since 1979, Aqua Nor has been an important international meeting place for the aquaculture industry, and it is today the world’s largest aquaculture technology exhibition. During Aqua Nor, numerous seminars, mini-conferences, lectures, debates and presentations are held.

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7th European Phycological Congress

25th - 30th August 2019. Zagreb, Croatia

The European Phycological Congress brings together phycologists from across the world from all fields of phycology (including cyanobacteria and algae). The conference will cover a broad range of topics spanning from algal diversity, ecology, genomics, cell biology, and applied phycology.

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Seaweed Applications - Opportunities and Challenges 2019

4th - 6th September 2019. Jægtvolden, Norway

The 1st Seaweed Applications conference hosted by SINTEF and NTNU at Jægtvolden outside Trondheim, Norway, September 4th-6th 2019. Will aim to offer an exciting program of presentations from leading researchers and industries, and social discussions and networking in the beautiful surroundings of the Trondheim Fjord.

Central topics:

  • Seaweed cultivation and harvest
  • Processing and biorefineries
  • Products and applications

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Algae Tech Conference

4th - 5th September 2019. Madrid, Spain

Algae are called the green gold of the future as they became a valuable and sustainable feedstock for numerous industries. They are used in production of biofuels, novel food,animal feed, chemicals, materials, cosmetics, biofertilizers and CO2 utilization. The market is rapidly growing and it is still far from reaching it’s full potential. Scientists are working on new technologies and cost optimization to scale up pilot projects to industrial production.
The Algae Tech Conference  will bring together major stakeholders in order to highlight the latest technical and commercial issues. The market, regulations, latest technologies and applications for various industries will be examined.

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ICES Annual Science Conference (ASC) 2019

9th - 12th September 2019. Gothenburg, Sweden

This year’s keynote sessions include: Science is key for a sustainable management of the sea; Science policy needs and challenges for achieving SDG14; The future of fish, and the role of seafood in securing food for a 9-billion world; Climate-driven redistribution of ocean life and its implications for society; Re-examining physical-biological linkages in a changing ocean: what will we need to know by 2030?

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Algae Biomass Summit 2019

16th - 19th September 2019. Orlando, FL, USA

The go-to conference for commercial algae producers, the scientific community, and algae product developers that are unlocking the potential of algae agriculture to provide a more sustainable source of food, feed, biofuel, nutritional supplements, advanced materials like plastics and foams, pharmaceuticals and more.  It’s a true one-stop shop — the world’s premier educational and networking junction for all algae industries.

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Sustainable Solutions for Growth conference (SSG) 2019

16th - 17th September 2019. Wroclaw, Poland

The conference brings together researchers, innovators, consultants and investors under a common goal – creating, evaluating, implementing and benefiting from sustainable innovations. Conference themes include various aspects of innovation management, sustainable new products, processes, marketing and organisational methods.

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Seagriculture 2019

September 2019. Ostend, Belgium

8th International Seaweed Conference. The conference gathers top speakers, who will share their know-how within seaweed for feed, food, offshore cultivation, biorefinery of seaweed and much more. The two-day program will go into the many different applications of seaweed that exist now and will combine plenary sessions with interactive poster presentations, trade shows and debate sessions, among others. Seagriculture experts and professionals from all over the world will gather together in 6 plenary sessions to discuss seaweed biology, norms, regulation, seaweed economics and seaweed production.

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Aquaculture Europe (AE) 2019

7th - 10th October 2019. Berlin, Germany

“Growing from Water” is the theme for this year’s Aquaculture Europe (AE2019) conference. All life on earth emerged from water. The aquaculture sector nourishes and stimulates life in water in all its ways, and thereby holds the potential to overcome many of the challenges our society faces.

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49th West European Fish Technologists Association (WEFTA)

14th - 18th October 2019. Thorshavn, Faroe Islands

Under the Conference theme “Future demands in a sea of opportunities” the main topics will be: 1) Health and Nutrition, 2) Aquaculture, 3) Biotechnology and Bioprospection, 4) Valorization through Innovative Processing and 5) Food Integrity.

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Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) Conference 2019

21st - 24th October 2019. Chennai, India

Be inspired by 60-plus speakers providing insight on the trends shaping the future of responsible aquaculture production and sourcing, while networking with around 400 seafood professionals from 30-plus countries. GOAL is a pre-competitive event, an opportunity to put day-to-day business aside and bring together all industry segments to discuss shared responsibilities and goals. Since its inception in 2001, the annual GOAL conference has been a must-attend event for the world’s aquaculture thought leaders.

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13th World Congress on Aquaculture and Fisheries

28th – 29th October 2019. Tokyo, Japan

This year’s conference theme is “A step towards a new Era of Aqua Science and Fisheries technology”. With members from around the world focused on learning about Aquaculture & Fisheries as we are taking a step forward to a new era of modern science and its advances; this is your best opportunity to reach the largest assemblage of participants from the Aquaculture & Fisheries community. Conduct presentations, distribute information, meet with current and potential scientists, make a splash with new Aquaculture developments, and receive name recognition at this 3-day event. World-renowned speakers, the most recent techniques, developments, and the newest updates in Aquaculture & Fisheries are hallmarks of this conference.

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Latin America & Caribbean Aquaculture 2019 (LACQUA19)

19th - 22nd November 2019. San Jose, Costa Rica

LACQUA19 will bring international attention to the aquaculture industry of Costa Rica and Central America. Aquaculture in Costa Rica is characterized by tilapia crops and other species such as shrimp and marine species.

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Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (SOS 2019)

20th - 22nd November 2019. Paris, France

With the theme of “Investing in Ocean Futures: Finance and Innovation for the Blue Economy”, the SOS 2019 will be the first international ocean business conference dedicated to investment and innovation for sustainable development.

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AlgaEurope 2019

3rd -5th December 2019. Paris, France

AlgaEurope offers a unique opportunity for an exchange between academia and industry, established in a networking-based environment that will explore sector’s evolution worldwide as well as the main European players. Currently, there are several European projects, from lab scale to demonstration plants and commercial facilities, aiming to accelerate the commercialization of algal products. AlgaEurope 2019 is a unique opportunity to learn and understand the bottlenecks of algae production and commercialization and interact with over 300 key players from more than 43 countries.

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