20th IIFET Biennial ConferenceExternal

Activity Overview

Type: Conference
Start Date: June 29, 2020
End Date: July 3, 2020
Venue: Vigo, Spain
Contact: Ann L. Shriver
E-mail: Ann.L.Shriver [at] oregonstate.edu

The 20th edition of The International Institute of Fisheries Economics & Trade (IIFET) conference will take place from 29 June to 3 July 2020 in Vigo, Spain.

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


More information on the conference will become available in the coming months.