TECHNICAL SESSIONS

1.Fisheries Resources: Genetics, Biodiversity and Management

2.Fishing Systems for Sustainable Fisheries

3.Fishery Biology, Toxicology and Environment

4.Aquaculture production

5.Aquatic Animal Health Management

6.Adding Value to Fish: Avenues in Fish Processing and Packaging

7Safe Fish: Quality, Risk Assessment and Regulations

8.Fishomics and Frontier Sciences for Blue Bio-economy

9Socio-Economics, Gender, Capacity Building and Livelihood

10.Fisheries Trade, Policy and Governance

OBJECTIVES

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.

PUBLICATION

The papers presented in the forum will be subjected
to scientific review for publishing in journals with
high impact factor. The details of the journals will
be uploaded shortly in the website.

EXHIBITION

The premier Research Institutions, NGOs, State Governments and Entrepreneurs etc. will take part in the exhibition that will be arranged at the venue of the forum.

PARALLEL EVENTS

SYMPOSIUM ON GENDER IN AQUACULTURE AND FISHERIES IN INDIA (GAF- INDIA) organised by the GAF section of the AFS.

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.

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOOD SAFETY ISSUES

is scheduled to be held during the forum on 22 November 2017.

SEAFOOD PROCESSORS CONCLAVE

An interaction of the fishers, aquafarmers, entrepreneurs, scientists, policy makers and other stake holders will be organized during the forum to get feedback on the emerging policy issues and for reprisal of the concerns of the stakeholders in the industry.

DATES TO REMEMBER

Submission of Abstracts: 31 July 2017

Last date for Earlybird registration: 31 July 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: 31 September 2017

Last date for Submission of Application for Shri J.V.H. Dixitulu National Award: 31 July 2017


Applications for AWARDS