AAC Conference

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      Aquaculture Canada

      Conference and Tradeshow

      Join us at the Delta Hotel & PEI Conference Centre in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for #AC2024PE

      June 16 to 19, 2024

      Call For Papers

      DEADLINE EXTENDED: April 24, 2024


      Contributed papers (oral or poster) are invited for presentation at Aquaculture Canada 2024. All presenters are required to pay their own registration, accommodation, and travel expenses. 

      The following topics related to aquaculture are of interest however all abstracts submitted will be considered:


      • Aquatic Animal Health
      • Aquatic Animal Nutrition
      • Aquatic Animal Physiology
      • Certifications
      • Climate Change and Food Security
      • Diversity in Aquaculture
      • Environmental Management and Carrying Capacity
      • Genomics in Aquaculture
      • Indigenous Aquaculture Development
      • Innovation and Technology
      • Pest Management
      • Seaweeds and Alternative Species
      • Shellfish Production
      • Triploids in Aquaculture

      Oral presentations are limited to 20 minutes, including a 3-minute question period. Presentations must be in PowerPoint® and only computers provided by the conference can be used. Please be advised that due to time constraints, not all papers submitted for oral presentation may be accepted; in such cases, presenters will be given the alternative option of poster presentation. 

      Poster dimensions shall be no larger than 90cm (HORIZONTAL) x 100cm (VERTICAL). Please be advised that posters outside of these dimensions may be removed if blocking other posters. Presenters will be required to be in attendance with their poster during a designated poster session as outlined in the conference program.  


      Delegates of the Aquaculture Canada conference can enjoy a special booking rate from $259 to $279 per night at the Delta Hotel Prince Edward.

      Book your group rate for Aquaculture Canada Conference

      Reserve your room before May 16, 2024 to take advantage of this discount! 

      Information for Students

      Students are an integral part of the annual meetings of the AAC. The Aquaculture Canada Conference and Tradeshow is a great opportunity for students to network with industry, government and academia! Take the center stage and present your research projects, attend sessions and let the latest research inspire you, join in the social events and meet the key industry players; network and start your path to future opportunities.


      Get involved! Have fun! Become a volunteer! Please email info@aquacultureassociation.ca if you’re interested!



      For over the past 30 years the AAC has awarded financial aid for students to attend the annual conference, during which students are encouraged to present their research, in either oral or poster format; awarding best presentation in each category and awarding student scholarships. This year is no different!


      The AAC awards up to three (3) different types of Student Awards at the annual conference:

      1) Best Student Presentation (Oral and Poster)

      2) Student Scholarships

      3) Student Travel Awards


      Applications are now OPEN. Please visit aquacultureassociation.ca/awards for more information.

      Conference Social Events

      Social events are an important part of any conference and tradeshow, allowing you the opportunity to catch up with old friends, meet new acquaintances, and most importantly to give your brain an opportunity to absorb the wealth of information gained during the day. As part of Aquaculture Canada 2024, a variety of such events have been organized to enhance your experience! Please refer to the listing of events below for more information which has been organized by date. Times will be posted closer to the conference.

      AC2024 Conference Sponsors


      Media Partners

      Platinum Sponsor

      Diamond Sponsor

      Gold Sponsors

      Silver Sponsors

      Bronze Sponsors