October 24, 2018 to October 26, 2018
Ágora Bogotá Centro de Convenciones Av calle 24 #38-47 - Bogotá - Colombia
General Info

LACQUA18 will be the 2018 Annual meeting of the Latin American & Caribbean Chapter of WAS. Following upon the previous successful LACQUA meetings, LACQUA will bring international attention to the aquaculture industry of Colombia and South America. The WAS Regional Meeting, SOUTH AMERICAN REGIONAL AQUACULTURE 2018 will join with LACQUA18. The LACQUA18 event will be combined with the VIII Colombian Aquaculture Congress. LACQUA18 will be held in Bogotá, the capital of Colombia. It is the biggest City in the country and situated in central Colombia on the Andes. The location is strategic with an important hub Airport for the región, and nearby production of tilapia, trout, shrimp and Amazonian and ornamental fishes.


Abstracts can be submitted in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Submission open soon. The conference indeed includes three languages. Oral and poster presentation in Spanish, Portuguese and English are possible. The conference will include all major aquatic species cultured in Colombia and the other LACC countries with a special focus on tilapia, trout, south American fish and shrimp.


There will be an exhibition of aquaculture suppliers from around the world displaying the latest in equipment, supplies and services.