: Borneo Marine Research Institute (BMRI)
: International Conference on Marine Science and Aquaculture (ICOMSA) 2017
The annual International Conference on Marine Science and Aquaculture (ICOMSA 2017) organized by , Universiti Malaysia Sabah will be held on 14 & 15 March 2017, at The Magellan Sutera Resort, Kota Kinabalu.
The theme for ICOMSA 2017 is ‘New Frontier in Sustainable Marine Bioresources’, with twelve specific sub-themes covering a wide range of topics including aquaculture farming and production, ocean colour and remote sensing, oceanography and coastal processes, policies & legislation, feed & nutrition, marine natural products, and marine ecotourism. These topics are of global relevance and particularly important for a country such as Malaysia, where the marine ecosystem services play a significant role in socio-economic development, as well as an aquaculture industry that is growing at a fast rate and with high seafood consumption.
The keynote address will be delivered by the Director of Sabah Parks, Dr Jamili Nais followed by four distinguished plenary speakers:
Plenary 1: Prof. Dr. M. Zamri Saad
Professor, Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Plenary 2: Dr. Rodelio F. Subade
Professor 12 and U.P. Scientist 3, Division of Social Sciences,
University of the Philippines Visayas, Philippines
Plenary 3: Prof. Katuyuki Hamasaki
Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan
Plenary 4: Prof. Dr. Ridzwan Abdul Rahman
Professor, Institute of Sustainable Agrotechnology, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia
More than 100 participants from various universities and institutions within Malaysia as well as from overseas have confirmed their attendance, and will be sharing the latest research findings in their respective field. For further details, please visit our website http://www.ums.edu.my/ipmbv2/icomsa
, or contact the Conference Secretariat (Dr. Mohd Tamrin Mohd Lal) at 088-320000 ext. 2602.