May 18, 2020


World Aquaculture 2020 in Singapore to push through on Dec. 14-18




World Aquaculture 2020 remains scheduled for December 14-18, 2020, in Singapore, organiser World Aquaculture Society (WAS) announced.


"The steering committee is working hard to keep track of the developing guidelines and regulations from the Singapore government, international health organisations and other authorities," WAS said in a press release.
"As these develop, we will be incorporating them into WA2020 to make it the safest and most effective conference and exposition possible".
The event is slated to be held at the Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre & MAX Atria. This is the first time World Aquaculture will be held in Singapore. This year's edition was originally set to be held on June 8-12.
Updates will be posted on the WAS website ( as they develop.
Abstract deadline has also been extended to August 3 to allow for latest submissions and submissions on the new special session, "COVID19 and Pandemics–Aquaculture and Food Security."
The brainstorming session welcomes ideas and solutions to address the impacts of current and future pandemics on production, supply chain, financial biosecurity, marketing channels and e-commerce, science and technology, recovery, sustainability and development, society, and governance.
"In these uncertain COVID-19 period, we like to suggest all exhibitors to consider WA2020 as an international platform where you can invite your customers, have your business meetings and organise your social functions. Save time and money and get together at one of the many meeting rooms at WA2020. Free trade show passes for all invitees. WA2020 will follow the strict Singaporeans safety regulations," WAS said.

For enquiries on conference management, please contact John Cooksey for inquiries about booths and sponsors at:; and Mario Stael for inquiries about other concerns at: The WAS-APC Chapter secretariat executive officer can be contacted at: