Aquaculture world heads to Montpellier
THE World Aquaculture Society and European Aquaculture Society joint event in Montpellier in August has attracted more than 150 exhibitors as well as a line-up of top European scientists and producers.
To be held over five days, from August 25-29, AQUA2018 will feature parallel conference sessions, held in the Corum Convention Centre, Montpellier.
Delegates will also have the opportunity to visit the largest research infrastructure dedicated to mariculture in France in Palavas-les-Flots, a coastal city near Montpellier.
Speakers including EU commissioner Karmenu Vella and the FAO’s Árni Mathiesen, along with high-level representatives from a number of leading aquaculture countries such as China, Norway, Thailand, Ecuador and Africa, will address delegates at a special press conference on Monday, August 27, at the convention centre.
And during the follow-up reception, guests will be able to sample selected aquaculture products prepared by chef Jacques Pourcel.