World Fisheries Congress 2021 is one of the largest gathering of research, industry and management sectors to discuss the latest advances in fisheries world-wide.
Abstract submission has now closed. Previously submitted abstracts will remain valid at a later date to be announced, abstracts will be able to be updated, confirmed or withdrawn. Read more.
Early Career Scientist support for WFC2021
ICES provides support to assist early career scientists from ICES countries to attend the WFC2021.
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:
Further information on how to apply for ECS support will be announced in March 2021.
For more information about the Congress, visit the WFC 2021 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