20th IIFET Biennial ConferenceExternal

Activity Overview

Type: Conference
Start Date: August 31, 2020
End Date: September 4, 2020
Venue: Vigo, Spain
Website: Conference Website
Contact: Ann L. Shriver
E-mail: Ann.L.Shriver [at] oregonstate.edu

Abstract submission deadline: February 1, 2020
Early registration deadline: May 15, 2020
Application/registration deadline: June 27, 2020

Update: The 20th edition of The International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET) conference has cancelled due to the covid 19 crisis. The next IIFET conference will be held in the same location (Galicia, Spain) in the summer of 2022.

The conference will feature an abundance of plenary sessions, as well as featuring several keynote speakers. some possible themes for the conference include:

  • Fisheries Management, Policy and Regulations, including Ecosystem-based Management and Marine Spatial Planning
  • Bioeconomic Modeling
  • Aquaculture Economics and Markets
  • Seafood Trade and Consumer Behavior
  • International Trade, Agreements, Barriers and Conflicts
  • The Gender Dimension of Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Contributions of Fisheries and Aquaculture to Nutrition, Food Security and Poverty Alleviation in Developing Countries
  • Value Chains in Fisheries and Aquaculture

Topics of special interest for the local industry may also include

  • Shellfish Production and Markets
  • Quota Management
  • Seafood Processing and Value Addition
  • Conditions of Access to the EEZ of Third Countries
  • Social Transformations of the Fishing Industry
  • Seafood Connectivity between Local and Global Markets
  • The landing obligation and small-scale fisheries

For further details on the event, including deadlines, registering and abstract submission, please follow the link above. 

Update Feed

March 25, 2020 - News - Update or Reminder - IIFET 2020 postponed
November 18, 2019 - News - Update or Reminder - IIFET 2020 Galicia: Early abstract submissions now open