Abstract Submission for WEFTA 2017 is now openExternal

Innovative Technologies for Healthy and Sustainable Seafood production

Call Overview

Call Category: Proposals

Opening: March 10, 2017
Closing: June 1, 2017

Abstract submission for the 47th Conference of the West European Fish Technologists' Association (WEFTA) is now open. The theme for this years conference is "Innovative Technologies for Healthy and Sustainable Seafood production" with international experts across every field of seafood R&D providing in-depth insights across fish, shellfish, seaweed and marine ingredients technologies.

WEFTA has developed as the leading platform for seafood R&D experts to discuss hot topics and major breakthroughs with a combination of keynote lectures and opportunities for active discussion and networking with SME’s from the Seafood sector. Participants will have the chance to learn from the leaders in seafood R&D and to gain valuable insight into cutting-edge technologies which will impact how we develop new products, implement new processes and create new value-streams for existing and emerging markets.

The four main themes of the 47th WEFTA are:

Énvironmentally sustainable aquaculture and fisheries technologies

Innovative and sustainable processing and packaging technologies

Research into consumer attitudes and market drivers for seafood

Emerging health and wellness attributes of seafood products