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World Aquaculture Singapore on track to take place in November

The event is expected to welcome over a thousand participants from the Asian Pacific region and around the world.

October 10, 2022

The steering committee of World Aquaculture Singapore 2022 and World Aquaculture Society will hold the World Aquaculture Singapore 2022 at the Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Center and Max Atria from November 29 to December 2, 2022. The event is expected to welcome over a thousand participants from the Asian Pacific region and around the world.

“We encourage guests and customers who have already registered for the exhibition to invite their team members and customers to attend the conference and exhibition with no limit on the number of live participants,” the organization said.

WASingapore 2022 will be taking place as a large-scale in-person global conference and exhibition to be hosted in the Asian Pacific after a two-year gap with the relevant COVID-19 safety measures in place. On the first day of the event, during the plenary session on November 30, Matthias Halwart from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will present an overview of aquaculture's roles in food security. Following that, Grace Fu, Singapore’s Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, will open the conference and trade show. The theme of WASingapore 2022 is Next Generation Aquaculture: Innovation and Sustainability will Feed the World.

To enter Singapore, participants may check the ICA SafeTravel microsite for any travel-related policies and COVID-19 entry requirements to ensure a smooth journey. A program will be offered at WA Singapore 2022 for participants to learn more about Singapore’s aquaculture. Key highlights include the Singapore Pavilion showcasing its aquaculture industry’s innovation and advancement which encompasses major local aquaculture farms, Institutes of Higher Learning, startups, and the Marine Aquaculture Centre (Singapore Food Agency’s aquaculture R&D facility). Participants will also be able to gain first-hand experience through participating in farm tours, to visit various local farms and research centers in Singapore.

Those residing or living in Asian Pacific countries qualify for a special discounted registration rate for the full conference at WA Singapore 2022. To receive this special rate, you must reside in an Asian Pacific country. Students must be full-time college or university students and provide a copy of the student ID upon request.

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