Aquaculture Canada & WAS North America 2020

St. John’s Convention Centre, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

August 30 – September 2, 2020

Aquaculture Canada & WAS North America 2020

St. John’s Convention Centre, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

August 30 – September 2, 2020

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Join us in historic St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, on the edge of North America.

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For more information contact Conference Manager, Joanne Burry.

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SCHEDULE

11:00 - 17:30 - Registration Open

11:00 - 18:00 - Exhibitor Move-In

13:00 - 17:30 - Poster Set-Up

18:30 - 21:00 - Opening Reception

7:30 - 17:00 - Registration Open

8:00 - 10:00 - Exhibitor Move-In

8:00 - 10:00 - Poster Set-Up

8:30 - 9:20 - Conference Welcome

9:20 - 10:00 - Plenary Session

10:00 - 11:00 - Refreshment Break

10:00 - 18:30 - Trade Show & Posters Open

11:00 - 13:00 - Sessions

13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch (On your own)

14:30 - 17:30 - Sessions

17:30 - 18:30 - Happy Hour & Poster Session

18:30 - 22:00 - Joe Brown BBQ/ Live Auction - Club One (In support of the AAC Student Endowment Fund)

8:00 - 17:00 - Registration Open

9:00 - 9:40 - Plenary Session

9:30 - 18:00 - Trade Show & Posters Open

9:40 - 10:40 - Refreshment Break

10:40 - 13:00 - Sessions

13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch (On your own)

14:30 - 17:30 - Sessions

17:30 - 18:30 - Happy Hour & Posters

20:00 - 22:00 - Newfoundland Kitchen Party (Mile One Stadium)

 

8:00 - 17:00 - Registration Open

8:30 - 9:50 - Sessions

9:30 - 12:30 - Trade Show

9:50 - 10:30 - Refreshment Break

10:30 - 12:30 - Sessions

12:30 - 16:00 - Exhibitor Move-Out

12:30 - 14:00 - Lunch (On your own)

14:00 - 17:00 - Sessions

19:00 - 19:30 - Gala Reception

19:30 - 22:30 - Gala Dinner (St. John's Convention Centre)

TECHNICAL PROGRAM COVERS THE LATEST RESEARCH, INNOVATIONS &

INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS

The Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020 program committee is building an extensive technical program featuring special sessions, various symposia and workshops on all of the species and issues facing aquaculturists around the world. Sample topics listed below.

Note: Topics may be split or combined based on interest / submitted abstracts.


Special Topics
  • Cleaner Fish
  • Fish Welfare
  • Aquaculture Monitoring Technologies
  • Aquaculture Biotechnology
  • Fish and Shellfish Physiology
  • Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
  • Mussel and Oyster Culture
  • Sea Lice: Control and Mitigation
  • Public Perception and Trust
  • Indigenous Partnerships / Engagement
  • Law, Regulations and Policy
  • Human Resource Challenges
  • Marine Safety/Regulatory Requirements
  • Communications and Advocacy
  • Municipal Leader Forum
  • Governmental Town Hall
  • CEO's Workshop
  • Culinary Session
  • Women in Aquaculture
  • Innovation Norway: Global Growth and the 'Blue Planet'
  • Biorefining/Bioprocessing/Valuization
  • Material Management, Processing and Utilization
  • Aquaculture Services Show and Tell
  • Product Traeability and Food Safety
  • Aquaculture in an Era of Climate Change
  • eDNA
  • Wild-Culture: Ecological Interactions
  • Wild Culture: Genetic Interactions
  • Harmful Algal Blooms
  • The Integration of Offshore Ocean Aquaculture with Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources
  • Environmental Impact Monitoring
  • Modelling in Support of Aquaculture Ecosystem Management
  • Aquatic Invasive Species
Finfish
  • Salmonids
  • Tuna
  • Flatfish
  • Freshwater Finfish (e.g. tilapia, catfish, striped bass etc.)
  • Marine Finfish
  • Larval Fish Culture / Production
  • Zebrafish
  • Other Species
Shellfish
  • Scallops
  • Oysters
  • Clams
  • Mussels
  • Other Shellfish
Crustaceans
  • Shrimp Culture
  • Shrimp Nutrition
  • Shrimp Health & Disease
  • Macrobrachium
  • Other Crustaceans
Other Species
  • Algae / Seaweeds
  • Sea Urchins
  • Sea Cucumbers
  • Ornamentals
  • Endangered Species
Nutrition
  • Finfish Nutrition
  • Shellfish Nutrition
  • Feeds and Feedstuffs
  • Live Feed (incl. copepod culture)
  • Nutraceuticals, Probiotics and Clinical Diets
  • Incorporating Plant-Based Ingredients
  • Alternative Feed Ingredients
  • Feed Management and Safety
Aquatic Animal Health and Disease
  • Parasites
  • Bacterial Diseases
  • Viral Diseases
  • Biosecurity
  • Epidemiology
  • Vaccines
  • Therapeutants and Other Treatments
Production Systems
  • Open Ocean (Offshore) Aquaculture
  • IMTA / Integrated Aquaculture
  • Freshwater Pond Aquaculture
  • Small Scale Aquaculture and Aquaponics
  • Urban Aquaculture
  • Hatchery Technology
  • Larval Culture / Production
Aquaculture Engineering
  • Water Quality & Effluents
  • Recreational and Ornamental Pond Management
  • Biofloc Technologies and Applications
  • Fish Transport
  • Cage Design and Mooring Systems
  • Land-Based Aquaculture
Genetics and Reproduction
  • Fish Reproduction
  • Broodstock Culture, Selection and Management
  • Shrimp, Finfish and Shellfish Breeding: Genetics
  • Genetic Engineering
Economics and Marketing
  • Market Driven Aquaculture: Developing and Sustaining an Industry
  • Aquaculture Economics
  • Organic Aquaculture: Future Opportunities
  • Certification
  • Risk Management
Global Aquaculture
  • Latin American and Caribbean Aquaculture
  • Aquaculture in Asia/Pacific
  • Aquaculture in India
  • Aquaculture in Africa

All presenters are required to pay their own registration, accommodation and travel expenses. Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020 cannot subsidize registration fees, travel or hotel costs.

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: MARCH 18, 2020

Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020 encourages the submission of both high quality oral and poster presentations, meeting the following requirements:

  • All abstracts must be in English – the official language of the conference.
  • Oral presentations will be 20 minutes.
  • Authors of studies involving proprietary products or formulations should present this information in workshops or the trade show.
  • Oral presentations will be restricted to the use of PowerPoint.  Slides, overhead projectors and video players will not be available or allowed.

Abstract Book will be available online only.

       

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS (click here)

Expanded Abstract Format – Please refer to the sample.

  1. TITLE OF PAPER: The abstract title is printed in CAPITAL LETTERS, with the exception of scientific names which should be Upper/lower case and italicized (see example). Scientific names should not be preceded or followed by commas or parentheses or other markings.
  2. AUTHOR(S):The first name should be the presenting author. Use * after the presenting author. Type in upper/lowercase.
  3. ADDRESS AND EMAIL: Type only the presenting author’s institution, address and email. Type in upper/lower case.
  4. MAXIMUM LENGTH: One Page
  5. PAGE SIZE: Standard 8.5 x 11 inch paper (portrait)
  6. MARGINS: 1-inch margin throughout (left/right/top/bottom)
  7. SPACING: Single spaced
  8. PARAGRAPHS: Paragraphs should be separated by a blank line and should not be indented.
  9. FONTS: Character fonts should be 12 point type.
  10. FIGURES & TABLES: Figures and tables are highly recommended. They should be reduced to the appropriate size for a one page abstract and should be clearly readable at the reduced size. The reduced figures and tables should be included in the abstract in camera-ready form.

Sample abstract – click to enlarge.

SUBMIT ABSTRACT HERE.                      

If you are unable to submit your abstract online, contact the WAS Conference Manager for alternative methods at:

worldaqua@was.org or Fax: +1-760-751-5003

ATTENTION AQUACULTURE EXHIBITORS – AQUACULTURE CANADA & WAS NORTH AMERICA 2020 IS FOR YOU!

With 130 booths, Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020 will have the largest aquaculture trade show in Canada! This is your opportunity to see the latest in products and services for the aquaculture industry. It is the place to visit current suppliers and make new contacts. To grow your business and keep pace with the technological advancements in the industry – this is the time and place to do it!

This trade show will follow the highly successful trade shows of the Aquaculture Association of Canada, Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association and World Aquaculture Society. 1500+ aquaculture attendees will be there to see your products and services. Whatever your company’s involvement in aquaculture, you don’t want to miss this opportunity!

BOOTH INFORMATION

Floor Plan - Click to Enlarge.

Click to enlarge floor plan.

Booth Size: 8′ deep x 10′ wide (2.4 m x 3 m)

Standard Booth: $1600 Canadian

Corner Booth: $1800 Canadian

Included with each booth: 8′ back drapes, 3′ side drapes, 1 standard power supply, table and 2 chairs, 2 Full Registration Badges, 5 trade show passes, and Identification sign.

 

 

HOW TO RESERVE A BOOTH

 

Booth registration document. Click to enlarge.

1.  Complete the information requested on the attached document (left) and e-mail to joanne@aquacultureassociation.ca.

2. Complete the WAS Meeting Exhibitor Contract and Pay Online  OR Submit 50% payment to: Conference 2020, 16 Lobster Lane, St. Andrews, NB, Canada, E5B 3T6

 

 

 

 


 

TRADE SHOW SCHEDULE

SUNDAY, August 30 2020

11:00 - 17:30 - Registration Open

11:00 - 18:00 - Exhibitor Move-In

13:00 - 17:30 - Poster Set-Up

18:30 - 21:00 - Opening Reception

MONDAY, August 31 2020

7:30 - 17:00 - Registration Open

8:00 - 10:00 - Exhibitor Move-In

8:00 - 10:00 - Poster Set-Up

8:30 - 9:20 - Conference Welcome

9:20 - 10:00 - Plenary Session

10:00 - 11:00 - Refreshment Break

10:00 - 18:30 - Trade Show & Posters Open

11:00 - 13:00 - Sessions

13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch (On your own)

14:30 - 17:30 - Sessions

17:30 - 18:30 - Happy Hour & Poster Session

18:30 - 22:00 - Joe Brown BBQ/ Live Auction - Club One (In support of the AAC Student Endowment Fund)

TUESDAY, September 1 2020

8:00 - 17:00 - Registration Open

9:00 - 9:40 - Plenary Session

9:30 - 18:00 - Trade Show & Posters Open

9:40 - 10:40 - Refreshment Break

10:40 - 13:00 - Sessions

13:00 - 14:30 - Lunch (On your own)

14:30 - 17:30 - Sessions

17:30 - 18:30 - Happy Hour & Posters

20:00 - 22:00 - Newfoundland Kitchen Party (Mile One Stadium)

 

WEDNESDAY, September 2 2020

8:00 - 17:00 - Registration Open

8:30 - 9:50 - Sessions

9:30 - 12:30 - Trade Show

9:50 - 10:30 - Refreshment Break

10:30 - 12:30 - Sessions

12:30 - 16:00 - Exhibitor Move-Out

12:30 - 14:00 - Lunch (On your own)

14:00 - 17:00 - Sessions

19:00 - 19:30 - Gala Reception

19:30 - 22:30 - Gala Dinner (St. John's Convention Centre)

 

 


Please Note: Tickets for the Kitchen Party and Gala are included with the pre-registration WAS2020 conference fee. Tickets for the Dr. Joe Brown BBQ can be purchased separately. All other events are open to all registered delegates and tickets can be purchased online.

Have a Grand Time!

AQUACULTURE CANADA & WAS 2020 SOCIAL EVENTS

Great social events, infused with Newfoundland’s rich culture, have been organized as part of the conference program that will enhance your experience in St. John’s NL. Connect with old friends and meet new acquaintances at Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2020.

Opening Reception

Join us for the official opening of Aquaculture Canada and WAS 2020 at the Opening Reception at the St. John’s Convention Centre on Sunday, August 30th at 6:30 pm.

Dr. Joe Brown Barbecue and Silent Auction

In support of the AAC Student Endowment Fund, the Dr. Joe Brown BBQ and Silent Auction is a popular annual event that raises funds for the AAC Student Endowment Fund (SEF) for student travel awards and the AAC Student Scholarship Program. The evening will be filled with great food, drink, and entertainment. Cash bar available.

Time and Date: 6:30 pm, Monday, August 31st
Location: Club One, Duckworth Street (One block from SJCC)

Cost: $40 per ticket

Newfoundland Kitchen Party

Join us for live entertainment with special guests. More details to be announced soon.

Time and Date: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Tuesday, September 1st

Location: Mile One Stadium

Closing Gala Dinner

The Gala is not to be missed as the final event of Aquaculture Canada and WAS 2020. Take one last chance to enjoy a scrumptious meal with friends and colleagues. The evening will include a presentation of the AAC Lifetime Achievement Award and NAIA Hall of Achievement Awards.

Time and Date:7:30 pm -10:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2nd (cash bar opens at 7:00pm (times subject to change)

Location: St. John’s Convention Centre

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More information on how students can get involved coming soon.

Unmatched culture and history.

Visit the most easterly destination in North America.

Hosted at the St. John’s Convention Centre, nestled in the heart of beautiful Downtown St. John’s.

A short drive from St. John’s International Airport.

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Delegates must make their own hotel reservations. Room blocks have been arranged at various hotels in the downtown St. John’s area.

Please request the room block for WAS 2020.

BEAUTIFUL ACCOMMODATIONS IN DOWNTOWN ST. JOHN’S

Delta Hotel St. John's Convention Centre

120 New Gower Street

Book Online Here.

Phone: 1-709-739-6404

Room Rate: $219 +hst

Jag Hotel

115 George Street West

Book by e-mail: reservations@jaghotel.ca

OR

Phone: 1-844-564-1524 or Local: 1-709-738-1524.

Room Rate: $219 +hst

Courtyard by Marriott St. John's

131 Duckworth Street

Phone: 1-866-727-6636 or Local: 1-709-722-6636

Room Rate: $229 +hst

Alt Hotel St. John's

125 Water Street

Book Online Here.

OR

Phone: 1-709-383-2125 and quote booking code WAS2020.

Room Rate: $190 +hst

Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

115 Cavendish Square

Book Online Here.

OR

Phone: 1-709-758-8388

Room Rate: $204 +hst


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Please note conference organizers will not be arranging tours. If you wish to tour one of the local facilities please contact the appropriate person below.

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR TOURISM

There is much to see and do in St. John’s and surrounding area. Visit the Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism website here.

Some recommendations:

Local Restaurants and Pubs (links coming soon)

Local Tourism Attractions (links coming soon)

LOCAL AQUACULTURE FACILITY TOURS 

Ocean Sciences Centre:

Danielle Nichols

Research Marketing Manager/Program Coordinator

Department of Ocean Sciences, Memorial University

dnichols@mun.ca

Visit: https://www.mun.ca/osc/

 

Marine Institute of Memorial University:

Heather Burke

Director, Centre for Aquaculture and Seafood

heather.burke@mi.mun.ca

Visit: https://www.mi.mun.ca/

Event Details

Date: August 30, 2020

Venue: St. John's Convention Centre

Coordinates: 47.477197-53.0523421

Directions: 50 New Gower St, St. John's, NL A1C 1J3

Email: joanne@aquacultureassociation.ca