The Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2016 or APA 2016 is a major podium where the giants of world aquaculture gather as a region. Aquaculture in the Asia pacific region is a rapidly expanding business venture providing employment in rural and coastal areas of many Asian countries and contributing towards the growth on their respective economies. Profitability, Sustainability and Responsibility for future will be the theme for APA 2016. As the highest producers in the world aquaculture, long term profitability cannot be acquired without being responsible for the environment or caring about the sustainability. Almost all the Asian uprising economies will gather to discuss about the latest developments, newest technologies in a period where recent climate changes have become a challenge for the industry.
Hosted by Ministry of Marine Affairs & Fisheries (MMAF), APA 2016 will be held on 26th to 29th of April 2016 at Grand City, Surabaya, Indonesia. With more than 17,000 islands and with an achievement of around 50 % production increase by utilizing only a 20% area increase for the last 5 years, Indonesia is undoubtedly the prominent location for the world to gather and share the latest developments on aquaculture. Apart from that, being an interesting tourist destination will attract more scientist and business holders from all over the world.
APA 2016, will also include Asia Pacific Aquaculture 2016, IndoAqua 2016, FITA 2016 and International Symposium on Tilapia (ISTA) 2016. A special industry session consisting the up-to-date applied technologies for Indonesian aquaculture producers and technical sessions covering on all the aspects of Indonesian and South Asian aquaculture will be parts of the Asia Pacific Aquaculture 2016. Parallel sessions that cover the full scope of Asia pacific aquaculture, submitted oral and poster presentations with student sessions and plenary sessions will also be a portion of APA 2016.
The APA 2016 will be an exceptional prospect for academics as well as aquaculture experts to enhance and share the knowledge, have peer engagements, widen the network, to expand the vision. It’ll also be a perfect international platform for industry to meet with potential business partners and acquire new markets while taking pleasure in a comforting and memorable time in Indonesia.
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