October 6-8, 2020 | Trabzon, TURKEY

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the symposium of SOFAS 2020 (International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences) will be held from 6 to 8 October 2020 at the Prof. Dr. Osman Turan Culture and Congress Center Trabzon, Turkey. The conference is organized by Republic of Turkey Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Agricultural Research and Policy General Directorate, Central Fisheries Research Institute (SUMAE).

The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers and professionals from academia and industry who are active in the study of fisheries and aquaculture.

Four keynote speakers will cover a wide range of topics and a special talk will be given by the chairs of the symposium Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ilhan Aydın and Dr. Ercan Küçük.

The theme of SOFAS 2020 is “Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture“. The program will be complemented by oral presentations, a poster session among with field visits and social trips, that aims to cover most of the many different disciplines of aquaculture and fisheries in extend to, but not limited to topics given here: http://www.sofas.gov.tr/symposium-topics/ .

More information on deadlines are given at our important dates page: http://www.sofas.gov.tr/important-dates/. In particular, from January 1, 2020 it will be possible to propose presentations and posters through Microsoft’s Conference Management Toolkit. The submission deadline for the symposium is July 3, 2020. Abstracts for consideration as oral presentations and poster presentations will be evaluated by the members of the Scientific Committee on the basis of scientific merit and novelty as well as practical application. You may find detailed information about the Scientific Committee at: http://www.sofas.gov.tr/symposium/committees/

The e-mail adress of the Organazing Committee is info@sofas.gov.tr

Feel free to contact us for further information.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee,

Dr. Ercan KÜÇÜK

Director of SUMAE