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.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS

Fisheries Resources: Genetics, Biodiversity and Management

Fishing Systems for Sustainable Fisheries

Fishery Biology, Toxicology and Environment

Aquaculture production

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

PARALLEL EVENTS

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.

PUBLICATIONS

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.

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