Registration will soon close for the Freshwater Invasives Networking for Strategy (FINS) Conference.
This important internation confernce is being hoted by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI), the CAISIE LIFE+ Project, together with the European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission (EIFAAC) in Galway from the 8th to 11th April 2013. The Freshwater Invasives – Networking for Strategy (FINS) conference will address key topics relating to freshwater invasive species and harmful aquatic pathogens.
The primary objective of the conference is to provide a forum where international scientists, policy makers and stakeholders will address designated themes with a view to informing management and policy development in this increasingly important area. The themes that will provide the focus for deliberations during the conference will be, Policy, Biosecurity, Management & Risk Assessment & Economics.
Asian clams – a problematic invasive in Irish water bodies (Image: Ruairí Ó Conchúir)
Invited experts from around the globe will address the above themes. Workshop sessions led by the keynote speakers and other experts, as required, will provide the main focus of the conference and will be arranged to facilitate involvement of all delegates in groups.
The conference registration fee is €250 and should be paid before 28th February, 2013. Full details of conference is available on the conference website here: FINS Conference Website