Provide a scientific platform to deliberate on the current research outputs and identify the research and development needs of the sector.
Nurture innovation skills to address issues of sustainability and safety of fish.
Encourage scientists to think, develop and undertake need-based research to address core issues affecting fisheries sector.
To review the research developments in fisheries science and develop strategies for transfer and refinement of these technologies.
Fisheries Resources: Genetics, Biodiversity and Management
Fishing Systems for Sustainable Fisheries
Fishery Biology, Toxicology and Environment
Aquatic Animal Health Management
Adding Value to Fish: Avenues in Fish Processing and Packaging
Safe Fish: Quality, Risk Assessment and Regulations
Fishomics and Frontier Sciences for Blue Bio-economy
Socio-Economics, Gender, Capacity Building and Livelihood
Fisheries Trade, Policy and Governance
SYMPOSIUM ON GENDER IN AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES IN INDIA (GAF- INDIA) organised by the GAF section of the AFS. Details.
AQUACULTURISTS AND SEAFOOD PROCESSORS CONCLAVE – interaction of aquafarmers, entrepreneurs, scientists, policy makers and other stake holders.
FORAGING A NEW FRONTIER: INCREASING SEAFOOD CONSUMPTION IN INDIA – organized by the Association of International Seafood Professionals.
REGIONAL DIALOGUE ON “MANAGEMENT OF HIGHLY MIGRATORY FISH SPECIES IN THE BAY OF BENGAL” – organized by Ocean Partnership Project – Bay of Bengal (OPP-BOB)
SYMPOSIUM ON ECOSYSTEM- BASED MANAGEMENT OF FISHERIES RESOURCES – jointly organized by Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), UK. Details.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Submission of Abstracts: 31 August 2017
Last date for Earlybird registration: 15 August 2017
Last date for Communication of Acceptance of Abstracts: 31 August 2017
Last date for Submission of Application for Awards: 31 August 2017
Last date for Submission of Full Paper: 30 September 2017
Last date for Submission of Application for Shri J.V.H. Dixitulu National Award: 31 August 2017
Applications for AWARDS
Eligibility: Persons involved in Fisheries research and development, below 50 years as on 31st August 2017. The award carries a cash prize of INR 25,000 a medallion and an invitation to deliver keynote address at the forum.
Eligibility: Outstanding work on any aspect of aquaculture (research/ extension/ development) carried out in India by an individual, group or organization (government or private). The award carries a cash prize of INR 25,000 and a citation and invitation to deliver keynote address during the forum.
Eligibility: Outstanding contributions
in the field of fisheries extension / communication in India by individuals /institutions / NGOs. The award will carry a memento, citation and cash award of INR 30,000 and invitation to present the work at the forum.Outstanding work in Fisheries Extension/ Communication.
Download Application Form.