2nd Australia New Zealand Marine Biotechnology Conference and 4th International Conference on Coastal Biotechnology, Incorporating the New Zealand Aquaculture Science Association
The 2017 symposium will be held in Tauranga, New Zealand along with the 4th International Conference on Coastal Biotechnology.
Dates: 8-10 August, 2017
ANZMBS was pleased to offer scholarships for 2 registrations ($570 ea) to postgraduate student members of ANZMBS to attend the above course, these were awarded to students from James Cook University and The University of Waikato.
The Australia New Zealand Marine Biotechnology Society was formed on 1st September 2014 and incorporated in October 2014. It currently has 95 members (July 2016).
The Australia New Zealand Marine Biotechnology Society exchanges ideas and develops collaborations between researchers, technologists, industry and Government colleagues and other interested parties towards the advancement of marine biotechnology in Australia and New Zealand.
Professional (current or retired) $30
Associate (non-voting, includes international – non Australian or New Zealand – members) $35
The 1st Symposium was held in Adelaide, South Australia, for more information and to see the abstract booklet see the symposium website
Australia’s National Marine Science Plan, launched on 11 August 2015 at Australia’s Parliament House, was developed in response to the 2013 position paper Marine Nation 2025: Marine Science to Support Australia’s Blue Economy.
In July 2014 the National Marine Science Committee (NMSC) called for white papers towards the development of a National Marine Science Plan for Australia. These white papers are available for viewing on the FRDC website. A workshop was held at the Shine Dome in Canberra 25-26th Nov to examine the outcomes of the white paper process and start the development of the marine plan. The biotechnology paper fits under the theme “Biodiversity conservation and ecosystem health” Baker et al. Marine Biotechnology; extracting value from marine biodiversity
Australian Marine Science Association Conference “Connections through shallow seas” Darwin, Australia. 2-6 July, 2017 (Includes a session on the Blue Economy)
10th Biannual AAOCS Meeting “Biotechnology, lipidomics and nutrition” 11-13 Sept, 2017, Barossa Valley, South Australia Submission deadline is the 28th July 2017