International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture (ICFA) 2014 Colombo

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  • On behalf of Con­fer­ence Orga­niz­ing Com­mit­tee, it is our great priv­i­lege to invite you to the Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Fish­eries and Aqua­cul­ture – ICFA 2014 – to be held on Sep­tem­ber 9 – 10, 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka at the Hotel Gal­adari. We would like to invite sci­en­tist, researchers, schol­ars and prac­ti­tion­ers from around the world to be a part of this con­fer­ence. The Con­fer­ence will be orga­nized by The Inter­na­tional Insti­tute of Knowl­edge Man­age­ment (TIIKM).

    Aqua­cul­ture is the fastest grow­ing food pro­duc­tion sec­tor in the world. With the world’s pop­u­la­tion con­stantly increas­ing, and the agri­cul­ture industry’s future dwin­dling, we must dis­cover another source of food, or advance it so it will cover the con­tin­u­ously increas­ing pop­u­la­tion. It is very impor­tant to known that nearly 90% of the earth sur­face cov­ered by water. The ICFA 2014 try to estab­lished a plat­form to iden­tify this valu­able and poten­tial future food feed­ing source. Con­fer­ence will dis­cuss and debate upon wide range of research inter­ests such as Nutri­tion, health man­age­ment, Marine Ecosys­tems and Aquatic Envi­ron­ment Man­age­ment, Fish­eries gov­er­nance and pro­mot­ing aqua­cul­ture sus­tain­abil­ity, Marine Fisheries/​Aquaculture Sci­ence and fish biology.

    Other than par­tic­i­pat­ing to the aca­d­e­mic ses­sions, par­tic­i­pants can explore tra­di­tions, beauty and hos­pi­tal­ity of Sri Lanka. Del­e­gates will have exten­sive oppor­tu­ni­ties to visit and enjoy excit­ing places in Sri Lanka dur­ing their stay in Sri Lanka and with the post con­fer­ence tour orga­niz­ing by Con­fer­ence orga­niz­ing com­mit­tee. More­over, the lux­u­ri­ous sur­round­ings of our venue pro­vide the per­fect set­ting for devel­op­ing rela­tions .Par­tic­i­pants can net­work with each other dur­ing the social net­work din­ner, cul­tural show and dur­ing the dis­cus­sion forums to build inter­na­tional net­work and share knowl­edge with each others.

    Con­fer­ence Tracks

    Top­ics of inter­est for sub­mis­sion include, but are not lim­ited to:

    Nutri­tion, health man­age­ment and aqua/​marine economy

    • Biotech­nol­ogy and Genet­ics in Aquaculture
    • Fish Nutri­tion and Health management
    • Biotech­nol­ogy and Genet­ics in Aquaculture
    • Fish­ery Eco­nom­ics & Management

    Marine Ecosys­tems and Aquatic Envi­ron­ment Management

    • Threat­ened, Endan­gered & Pro­tected Species
    • Marine organ­isms and ecosys­tem dynamics
    • Risk assess­ment and water­shed management
    • River/​stream ecol­ogy and aquatic con­ser­va­tion biology
    • Coastal marine biology
    • River ecol­ogy and management

    Fish­eries gov­er­nance and pro­mot­ing aqua­cul­ture sustainability

    • Ecosys­tem health, liveli­hood and employment
    • Chal­lenges and con­cerns in fish­eries and aquaculture
    • Con­flicts, poli­cies, leg­is­la­tions and har­mony of fish­ing community
    • Inland Waters and Aquatic Pollution
    • Waste water man­age­ment and sus­tain­able man­age­ment practices

    Marine Fisheries/​Aquaculture Sci­ence and fish biology

    • Fish Biol­ogy, Phys­i­ol­ogy, Genet­ics, Pathol­ogy & Behav­ior of fish
    • Fish Pop­u­la­tion Dynamics
    • Fin Fish, Shell Fish and Orna­men­tal Fish Culture
    • Fish Dis­eases and Fish Health Management
    • Post Har­vest Technology

    Awards

    Best paper Award

    This award will be granted to the best paper in ICFA 2014 . Orga­niz­ing com­mit­tee will select the best paper based on feed­back of sci­en­tific review com­mit­tee. Eval­u­a­tion based on rel­e­vancy of paper on given themes, con­tent and qual­ity of the paper and impo­tency of find­ings. Both oral and vir­tual paper sub­mis­sion will be eli­gi­ble to “Best paper award”. Deci­sion of ICFA 2014 orga­niz­ing com­mit­tee is the final decision.

    Best Pre­sen­ta­tion Awards

    This award will be granted to pre­sen­ters based on their pre­sen­ta­tions at the con­fer­ence. Qual­ity of the pre­sen­ta­tion, con­tent of the pre­sen­ta­tion and level of inter­ac­tion with the audi­ence in the Q&A ses­sion will be used by Ses­sion Chair to select the best paper in his/​her ses­sion. Deci­sion of Ses­sion Chair will be the final decision.

    Best stu­dent award

    This award will be granted to stu­dent pre­sen­ta­tions. Qual­ity of the pre­sen­ta­tion, time man­age­ment and qual­ity of the find­ings rel­e­vant to ongo­ing prac­tices may have higher level of chance to get selected. Deci­sion of the ICFA 2014 Research panel will be the final decision.

    Sci­en­tific Committee

    • Prof. Alexan­dra Adams – United Kingdom
    • Dr. Tim Dejager – Canada
    • Prof. Abi­gail Elizur – Australia
    • Prof. J.M.P.K. Jayas­inghe – Sri Lanka
    • Prof. H. Shiv­ananda Murthy – India
    • Prof. Aree­chon Nontaw­ith – Thailand
    • Dr. Ken Over­turf – USA

    Timeline

    Conference START 10.09.2014 END

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