Held every four years, the eighth World Fisheries Congress 2020 (WFC2020) is one of the largest gathering of research, industry and management sectors to discuss the latest advances in fisheries world-wide.
Call for abstracts has closed. Notification of acceptance to the congress will be sent by June 2020
Early Career Scientist support for WFC2020
ICES provides support to assist early career scientists from ICES countries to attend the WFC2020. Note! Applications for funding have now closed. Successful applicants will be notified by June 2020.
The support will cover registration fees only. Limited funds are available and applicants will be selected based on how well their application matches the congress themes and whether they fulfil the necessary criteria.
ICES support is available for those who are:
To apply for ICES support, select 'I would like to apply for ICES Early Career Support' in the Abstract Submission Portal when submitting your abstract. You will receive an email confirming your abstract submission including a link to an application form that you will need to complete to be considered.
For more information about the Congress, visit the WFC 2020 website.
Symposium conveners:South Australian State Government in partnership with the national Fisheries Research and DevelopmentCorporation and the Australian Society for Fish Biology
Steering Committee:Prof Gavin Begg, Chair, South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), AustraliaDr Stephen Balcombe, Griffith University, AustraliaDr Stephen Beatty, Murdoch University, AustraliaGeorge Day, AFMA, AustraliaDr Matt Dunn, NIWA, New ZealandProf Bronwyn Gillanders, University of Adelaide, AustraliaDr Alistair Hobday, CSIRO, AustraliaShane Holland, FRDC Indigenous Reference Group, AustraliaDr Patrick Hone, Fisheries Research and Development Institute (FRDC), AustraliaPeter Horvat, Fisheries Research and Development Institute (FRDC), AustraliaJane Lovell, Seafood Industry Australia, AustraliaDr Pamela Mace, Ministry for Primary Industries, New ZealandTim Pankhurst, Seafood New Zealand, New ZealandSean Sloan, Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA), AustraliaColin Tannahill, SHIMANO, AustraliaA/Prof Tim Ward, South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), Australia