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Final Call for Submissions for IFOAM Conference on Organic Aquaculture

The deadline for the submission of contributions is March 31, 2008

March 27, 2008

Final Call for Submissions for IFOAM Conference on Organic Aquaculture

The deadline for the submission of contributions is March 31, 2008 and the acceptance will be communicated by April 8.

The IFOAM Organic World Congress will take place in Modena, Italy, June 18-20, 2008. It includes a parallel conference on Organic Aquaculture in which key themes will be presented and discussed and includes organic aquafeeds - nutritional requirements, sources, sustainability, local versus imported origin, alternative feeds.

Besides the Scientific Conference, which is the main event, a BIOLFISH Exhibition is planned with numerous workshops, meetings and cultural events.

Submission of contributions
In order to have rich, diverse and effective participation, everybody who is engaged in organic aquaculture, who cultivates the future and is willing to contribute with her/his work to the conference, is invited to submit an abstract (oral presentation or poster).

Information on registration is on the Organic Aquaculture page at www.modenabio2008.org 

The contribution should consist of a short paper of 4 pages (max 2500 words) including: introduction, methods,
results, conclusion and bibliography. Contributions must be written in English.

Details on the submission process as well as the template to be used for layout and instructions are on the organic aquaculture page at www.modenabio2008.org 

Contributions will be evaluated through a peer review system, by the Steering Committee of the Conference and by
other relevant scientists and experts. The deadline for the submission of contributes is March 31 and the acceptance will be communicated within April 8.

Consorzio ModenaBio 2008, ICEA (Istituto per la Certificazione Etica e Ambientale) and COISPA (Stazione  Sperimentale per lo Studio delle Risorse del Mare) are the joint organizers. Contact:

Pino Lembo
ICEA
29, Strada Maggiore, 40125 Bologna (Italy)
Tel. +39 051 272986 - Fax. +39 051 232011

COISPA
18, Via Dei Trulli, 70126 Bari (Italy)
Tel. +39 080 5433596 - Fax. +39 080 5433586
e-mail: lembo@coispa.it

For more information go to: http://www.ifoam.org/events/ifoam_conferences/owc/organic_aquaculture.html

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