History - Fisheries and Aquaculture confernce 2018

ICFA 2018

Scientific and Programme Chair

Fisheries and Aquaculture conference

Professor S. C. Jayamanne,
Uwa WellassaUniversity,
Sri Lanka

Prof. (Ms.) Jayamanne is graduated from University of Sri Jayawardenepura in 1979 with a special Degree in Biology offering Fisheries as a special subject. She has also earned her MPhil degree in the field of Fisheries from University of Sri Jayawardenepura in 1991 for which she won a merit award from the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka.

The Success Story of ICFA 2018

The 5th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018 – (ICFA 2018) was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka in collaboration with Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia, Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh as the Hosting Partners while Curtin University, Australia and Tra Vinh University, Vietnam became the Academic Partners of the Conference. Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Sri Lanka was the supporting Ministry whereas National Aquaculture Development Authority (NAQDA), AquaEx India 2018 and Sri Lanka Convention Bureau were the successful strategic partners of the Conference.

Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker

Fisheries and Aquaculture conference

Albert G.J. Tacon Ph.D
Technical Director – Aquatic Farms Ltd

Dr Albert G.J. Tacon is Technical Director of Aquatic Farms Ltd in Hawaii, and works as an international aquaculture consultant, specializing in aquatic feeds and nutrition. After obtaining his PhD in fish nutrition at University College (University of Wales, UK – 1978).

Guest Speaker


Rohana Subasinghe (PhD)
Honorary Life Member of the World Aquaculture Society
President Elect of the World Aquaculture Society – Asia Pacific Chapter (WAS-APC).

Retired Chief of FAO Aquaculture Service
Managing Director, Future Fish
Sri Lanka 

Plenary Speaker

Session Technology advancement in

Aquaculture conference

Prof. P.R.T. Cumaranatunga
Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Faculty of fisheries and marine science and Technology
University of Ruhuna

Plenary Speaker

Session – Fish biology: Immunology, Physiology and Pathology

Department of Biotechnology,
Faculty of Applied Sciences
AIMST University, Malaysia

Plenary Speaker

Session – Climate change and
Aquatic Biodiversity

Aquaculture conferenceProf. Deepthi Wickramasinghe
University of Colombo
Sri Lanka

Oral presentation

Be an oral presenter of the conference and present your research to a truly international audience. Since time slots are limited send your abstract today

Poster presentation

Send your research paper to be a poster presenter at the conference and show your research work to the audience throughout the conference days. A good opportunity for extended discussions.

Attend, Network and Share

Attend the conference as a listener. Grab the most updated subject knowledge, meet the international community, Share your thoughts and get recognized.

Be a virtual presenter

If you can’t attend the conference in person but still you need to build your career with the international community? So, join as a virtual presenter. All the publication benefits are included.

Publication opportunities – Aquaculture Conference

All accepted abstracts for 5th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018 will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN (978-955-3605-06-1). All full papers will be reviewed through a double-blind reviewing process and published electronically with an ISSN (2386 – 1282) in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS and Google Scholar

  • Submitting for all major indexing
  • Double-blind peer reviewing
  • International scientific commitee
  • ISSN and ISBN
  • Free online publication
  • Digital preservation
  • Opportunity to publish with well-reputed journals
  • Easy guidance and year-round support center

Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences – Special Issue

Aquaculture conference journalThomson and Reuters Indexed Journal
Official journal of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources.

ISSN 1391 – 2038
Editor-in-Chief Professor : U. S. Amarasinghe- University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Indexed in FAO Aquatic Sciences; Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) and Thomson and Reuters Journals Published for The Sri Lankan Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (SLAFAR).

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Journal of Survey in Fisheries Sciences



ISSN: 2368-7487

Editor in chief: Dr. Zeliha Selamoglu

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Book of Abstracts – ICFA 2018


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Belive after listening to our past participants

Mr. Aprizle Bayus Heldinto
@ AQUA 2017

Ms.Raneesha De Fonseka
@AQUA 2017

Dr. Laghari Muhammad Younis
@ AQUA 2017

Fisheries and Aquaculture Conference Organizers & Partners

Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia

Uva Wellassa University
Sri Lanka

Bangladesh Agricultural University

Tra Vinh University, Vietnam

Curtin University, Australia

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Strategic Partners

AquaEx India 2018

National Aquaculture Development Authority (NAQDA)

Sri Lanka Convention Bureau

Supporting Ministry

Academic conference list 2018

Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Sri Lanka

Official Airline Partner

SriLankan Airlines
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