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March 2017

PEI Oyster Symposium

March 1 - March 2

This event is open to everyone in the Industry including growers, processors, suppliers, and researchers. Two-day program includes: Opportunity to network with suppliers, funders and other maritime oyster growers Equipment Supplier tradeshow Priority topic discussions including: PEI Cultured Oyster Five Year Expansion Plan Provincial and Federal Funding Programs Lease Management Board “101” Federal regulation updates for industry Insurance options for growers Traceability software Updates from Atlantic Canadian Hatcheries MSX Surveillance results for 2016 Research and Development updates and industry priority…

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The annual Minister's Fisheries Conference is an opportunity for the Honourable Keith Colwell to meet with Nova Scotia harvesters, processors and other members of the province's fishery to discuss industry issues.

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Science Atlantic is celebrating students working on research in Biology, Aquaculture and Fisheries. This year, StFX is proud to host this annual student conference. The conference, which is attended by faculty and students from institutions throughout the Atlantic Provinces, will feature oral and poster presentations by students, keynote speakers, and awards for the best student posters and presentations.

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Seafood Expo North America

March 19 - March 21

Don’t miss North America’s largest seafood trade event! Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America (formerly the International Boston Seafood Show/Seafood Processing America) is North America’s largest seafood trade exposition.  If you are a professional seafood buyer, you do not want to miss this event.  

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Clear Seas Symposium

March 29 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm

OTN alongside Dalhousie University, University of King’s College, University of Ottawa, and the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs (CCEPA) have organized the Clear Seas: Transparency in Ocean Science and Ocean Governance Symposium. The event will be held March 29-31, 2017 at 630 Francklyn Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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April 2017

21st International Pectinid Workshop

April 19 - April 25

Join pectinid biologists of all levels of experience for a stimulating workshop to be held in a collaborative atmosphere in the vibrant and welcoming city of Portland, Maine Brief History of IPW: The International Pectinid Workshop has been a biennial event on the calendar of marine researchers from all over the world since 1976. The IPW is attended by scientists, students and industry members from across the globe interested in pectinids. It remains a traditional conference with a single main…

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May 2017

National Indigenous Fisheries & Aquaculture Forum

May 15 @ 8:00 am - May 18 @ 5:00 pm

We welcome you to be part of the 2017 National Indigenous Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (NAFF lll) hosted by the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat and Co-hosts. Fisheries and aquaculture activities generate over $100 million in revenues for First Nations and employ several thousand Indigenous persons on the Atlantic Coast, the North, the Prairies and the West Coast. NAFFIII will focus on diversity, integration and leadership.

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This May the AANS has joined forces with the Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC) to bring an exceptional conference and trade show to Halifax. The focus of this event will be “Cultivating Our Future”, broadening on aquacultures role in the future of seafood harvesting and consumption. Click Here to Register Click Here for the Trade Show Forms CATHY ENRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP PDF  

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June 2017

World Oceans Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. This site serves as the central coordinating platform for World Oceans Day, with free resources and ideas for everyone – no matter where you live – to help expand the reach and impact of World Oceans Day on June 8 and year-round. Overall theme for World Oceans Day 2017: Our Oceans, Our Future Conservation action focus: Encouraging solutions to plastic pollution and preventing marine litter for a…

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