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Colombia to host the Congress on Aquaculture in Latin America

Deadline for abstract submission is March 31, 2024, for an event that expects more than 1,800 attendees.

Credits: Luis Echeverri Urrea
February 16, 2024

Medellín, Colombia will be the headquarters of the Congress on Aquaculture in Latin America Innovation and Sustainability for Global Aquaculture, which will include LACQUA 2024, the VIII Latin American Conference on Native Fish Culture and the XI Colombian Aquaculture Congress, from September 24-27, 2024 at the Plaza Mayor Convention Center.

The event is the result of collaboration between entities such as WAS-LACC, the Latin American Association on Native Fish Farming, the Colombian Academic Association of Aquaculture, the CES University, the University of Antioquia and Fedeacua.

The congress will bring together experts on topics of global relevance, addressing the development, sustainability and growth of aquaculture in Latin America and the Caribbean. Participants will have the opportunity to send summaries of their most recent research and work to present orally or in poster format throughout the three days of the event and the pre-and post-congress courses. In addition, it will feature the largest aquaculture trade fair in Colombia.

Deadline for abstract submission is March 31, 2024.

Registration for the Aquaculture Congress in Latin America Innovation and Sustainability for Global Aquaculture offers differential rates for Colombians. Interested parties are encouraged to register before August 1 to take advantage of the early registration discount for LACQUA24 events. Check out the links below for all information related to programming, rules for submitting abstracts and rates for participants:



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“The trade show has been characterized as the ideal space for entities and companies since it offers the opportunity to show the public their offer of products and services to the more than 1,800 attendees that we expect in 2024. We had the participation of more than 100 companies in previous events,” the organization said.

On this occasion, the following companies are confirmed: TGV de Colombia, Feeding System SL, USSEC, Trovan, The Center for Aquaculture Technologies, CEDIA, Kennebec River Biosciences, TecnoAqua, Aquatic Equipment & Design Inc., Faivre, Prilabsa, Global Motor, Madan Technologies, Kaeser Compressors, AquaLabo, Ormendes SA, Aquamanager, Hanna Instruments and Italcol. Stands are still available.