14 - 16 March 2018 | Kota Kinabalu, Sabah | Malaysia

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Borneo Marine Research Institute │ Universiti Malaysia Sabah


We are pleased to invite you to take part in the International Conference on Marine Science & Aquaculture 2018 (ICOMSA), 14 - 16 March 2018 that will be held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. This annual event was formerly known as International Seminar on Marine Science and Aquaculture (ISOMSA).


The conference will provide a platform for scientist to present, discuss and share their research, findings and experiences which are related to its theme "OCEAN GOVERNANCE: ISSUES, PRIORITIES & STRATEGIES " at international level.


We welcome your participation to attend, submit your abstracts for oral or poster presentation during the conference to share your achievements in the fields of Marine Science and Aquaculture.


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The "Annual Seminar on Marine Science and Aquaculture" commenced in 2003 in Universiti Malaysia Sabah. It provided a platform to exchange knowledge about the marine ecosystem and development of aquatic food resources through sustainable fisheries and aquaculture. From 2014, this annual event was rebranded and is now known as the “International Conference on Marine Science and Aquaculture (ICOMSA)”


The theme for ICOMSA 2018 is "Ocean Governance: Issues, Priorities & Strategies". This topic is of global relevance and is particularly important for a country such as Malaysia where marine ecosystem services play a significant role in socio-economic development, aquaculture industry is growing at a fast rate and seafood consumption is high. The conference program will be structured to include papers dealing with overcoming the challenges through innovative solutions.


Our goal is to demonstrate how science and new ideas can provide the best possible solutions to our ever-changing marine environment, and addressing existing and evolving challenges which are critical for ocean ecosystem balance and sustainability of benefits we derive from ocean-based economies such as fisheries, aquaculture, and ecotourism.


Post-conference EXCURSION


To Be Announced