2nd International Aquaculture
Biosecurity Conference

1st International Aquaculture
Biosecurity Workshop

Advances in Practical
Approaches for the Disease
Prevention, Control and Eradication

August 14-16, 2011
Trondheim, Norway

Hotel Rica Nidelven

For information please contact:
Dr Roar Gudding, IABC Co-chair
(+ 47 23 216 340)
Marit Opøien, ViaTravel
(+ 47 73 807 720)

Held in conjunction
with Aqua Nor 2011.

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Photo of fish 2nd IABC Conference, August 14-15

A two day program of internationally-recognized keynote speakers and contributed posters on the following topics.

  1. Components of Ideal Biosecurity Plans and Programs
  2. Determining and Mitigating Critical Control Points and Risks of Disease Introduction
  3. Surveillance, Monitoring and Determining Disease Status/Freedom
  4. Diagnostic Testing, Veterinary and Farm Record Keeping
  5. National and International Biosecurity Strategies
  6. Contingency Plans for the Control and Eradication of Disease
  7. Immunoprophylaxis in Biosecurity Plans and Programs
  8. Use of biosecurity manual for aqauculture (practical benchtop exercise)
  9. Biosecurity check list

The goal of the conference is to provide science-based expert opinion and tools for implementing practical, economic and effective biosecurity plans and programs. Call for abstract submission is open for oral and poster presentations.

1st IABC Workshop, August 16

The 2nd IABC conference is followed by the first IABC Workshop, allowing on-site review of the biosecurity practices in an example salmon smolt production farm. The workshop includes visit to the fish farm near Trondheim, followed by discussion forum based on table top exercises and Biosecurity manual presented at the 2nd IABC conference. The number of participants is limited and requires participation in the conference.

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is now closed. Please contact IABC secretariat for further information.

Registration Fees

Conference Only

NOK 3,500 (~USD 650)

Workshop and Conference

NOK 5,200 (~USD 950)


Marine Harvest Norwegian Veterinary Institute WAVMA AquaGen OIE CFSPH The Research Council of Norway AquaNor Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs SalMar Fiskerifond Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences