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La importancia de las asociaciones profesionales para el futuro de la acuicultura

Plenary 4 - May 26, 2022 President of the World Aquaculture Society (WAS), president of Aquaculture without borders, Secretary of Aquaculture and Fisheries of the State of Tamaulipas, founder of the International Center for Strategic Studies for Aquaculture and Editor in Spanish of the magazine International Aquafeed. He is a doctor in aquaculture graduated from Auburn University in Alabama in the United States. He works as a consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
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De cara al 2040: retos y oportunidades para una acuicultura sostenible

Plenary 3 - May 26, 2022 Chilean, Civil Industrial Engineer (U. de Chile), M.Sc. Economics (Hull University, UK), International Consultant in Aquaculture and Fisheries, in matters of Planning and Public Policies, Markets, Governance, Business Development, Innovation, Technology Transfer and Prospective and President of CIDEEA, International Center for Strategic Studies for Aquaculture . Consultant, FAO, and works for the World Bank, OECD, UNIDO and for Governments and/or companies in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico and several other destinations. Former Member of the Executive Committee of IIFET, International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade and former Manager of Marine Resources at Fundación Chile. President of the Strategic Program for Salmon, and member of several Aquaculture Planning Commissions, Chile.
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Impacto de la sustentabilidad en la acuicultura responsable, cultivando la tierra para proteger el océano

Plenary 2 - May 26, 2022 Jim Sutter serves as USSEC’s CEO after spending significant time in the global oilseeds industry with Cargill, Inc. USSEC represents the full U.S. Soy export supply chain, which runs from the farm through the export elevator including all facets along the way, and USSEC’s 100+ members represent that full chain. Since joining USSEC, Jim has worked with the global team to differentiate and build a preference for U.S. Soy with strong emphasis on ensuring market access. Key initiatives have included building collaborative relationships with international customers of U.S. Soy and multiple organizations with whom USSEC partners. Jim grew up on a crop and cattle farm in northeastern Colorado and received a degree in agricultural business/economics from Colorado State University.
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¿Somos tan abiertos de mente a la acuicultura de algas marinas que se nos están cayendo los sesos? Fantasías y hechos de algas marinas y la mejor manera de acelerar la acuicultura de algas marinas

Plenary 1 May 25, 2022 Barry Antonio Costa-Pierce is President/CEO of the Ecological Aquaculture Foundation with offices in the US (Maine, Hawaii) and Portugal (Azores). He also serves as the Senior Scientist for Kauai Sea Farms in Hawaii. He has a 40-year career in aquaculture R&D having lived long-term in Asia, the Pacific Islands, Africa, and the Americas, and, more recently, in Europe - serving as an aquaculture/fisheries scientist and policy expert for companies, multi-lateral and bilateral banks, NGOs, and universities. He has worked in shrimp, prawns, seaweeds, oysters, tilapias, carps, salmonids, and now works with sea cucumbers. He served for 20 years as Editor and Editor-in-Chief for the Elsevier journal Aquaculture leading a global expansion in its size and scope. He is the former Director of two NOAA Sea Grant College programs for which he received the President’s Award from the National Sea Grant Association. . Dr. Costa-Pierce is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and has been a proud member of the World Aquaculture Society since 1977.
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Mérida sede del Congreso Mundial de Acuacultura

Mérida host of the World Aquaculture Congress ByCIGRPosted on April 11, 2022SHARETWEET They present the annual World Aquaculture Society conference, which will include the participation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other international organizations, taking place from the 24th to the 27th of May, at the International Convention Center in the city of Mérida, Yucatán.
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Todos los detalles del World Aquaculture 2021 #AquacultureNow

World Aquaculture (WA) is an annual conference globally recognized as the most relevant for the exchange of knowledge, technology, innovation and networking of professionals. During WA2021, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other international and national organizations will participate, including the National Chamber of the Fishing and Aquaculture Industry (CANAINPESCA) and the Council Mexican for the Promotion of Fishery and Aquaculture Products (COMEPESCA). There will be multiple presentations, workshops, work meetings, a commercial exhibition, an art gallery, technical visits to farms and processing plants in the region, and several events dedicated to the exchange of ideas and experiences among aquaculture professionals from all over the world. During WA2021, academic and technical sessions will be held on topics such as aquaculture health, nutrition and food, genetics, production systems, innovation and sessions focused on the farming of species such as shrimp, tilapia and marine fish; distributed over three full days in sessions both in the morning and in the afternoon. Each session has expert moderators in each of the topics.
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Elecciones Junta Directiva LACC 2022

The ballot for election of Elect President, Treasurer and Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society is now online. Informative responses and photographs of candidates approved by the Board of Directors are presented. The Board has approved fully electronic voting for all members with working e-mail addresses. Use this link http://www.was.org/ballot to vote online. Select the LACC 2022Officers and Board of Directors option. Please contact me for a PDF version of the ballot if you have issues voting and the issue cannot be resolved before the deadline. The deadline for voting is June 17, 2022.
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Abstract submission remains open until May 1st, 2022

The World Aquaculture 2021 will be held at the Yucatan International Congress Center in the city of Merida. Submission of papers for oral or poster presentation remains open until May 1st, 2022. Abstracts are received from all areas of aquaculture. Remember to send it at the correct time and make your registration on the event website.
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May 24 - 27, 2022

May 24 - 27, 2022

Mérida is distinguished for being one of the most beautiful cities in the world, as well as being considered one of the jewels of Latin America. With a wonderful climate, friendly and hospitable people, located in the State of Yucatan, cradle of the Mayan culture; It has various tourist attractions, among which are archaeological centers, beaches, large haciendas and majestic cenotes.