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The 8th International Oyster Symposium (IOS8)

Sustainable expansion of global oyster production

5th~8th November, 2019

Qingdao Huanghai Hotel, Qingdao, Shandong, China


Organizers
The World Oyster Society
Ocean University of China

Supporting Organization
Ocean University of China

Local Organizing Committee

Dr. Qi Li Professor, Ocean University of China
Dr. Guofan Zhang Professor, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dr. Qingyin Wang Professor, Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Science
Dr. Ziniu Yu Professor, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dr. Caihuan Ke Professor, Xiamen University
Dr. Qinggang Xue Professor, Zhejiang Wanli University
Dr. Dahui Yu Professor, Qinzhou University
Dr. Zhinan Zeng ProfessorCFujian Fisheries Research Institute
Dr. Ruihai Yu Professor, Ocean University of China
Dr. Jianmin Yang Professor, Ludong University
Dr. Qiongzhen Li Professor, Guangxi Academy of Fishery Sciences
Dr. Ying Pan Professor, Guangxi University
Dr. Qingzhi Wang Associate Professor , Liaoning Ocean and Fisheries Science Research Institute
Dr. Shikai Liu Professor, Ocean University of China

International Advisory Committee

Chairman  
Dr. Katsuyoshi Mori President, The World Oyster Society; Professor Emeritus, Tohoku University, Japan.

 
Members (in alphabetical order of family name)
Dr. Ching-Fong Chang Director of the Asican and Oceanian Chapter, The World Oyster Society
Dr. Jonathan King Director of the European and African Chapter, The World Oyster Society
Dr. Qi Li Director of the Chinese Chapter, The World Oyster Society
Dr. Keisuke Takahashi
Vice President, The World Oyster Society
Dr. Aswani K. Volety Director of the North and South American Chapter, The World Oyster Society
Dr. Mitsugu Watanabe Director of the Japanese Chapter, The World Oyster Society


Theme of the Symposium

Sustainable expansion of global oyster production

Objectives
The Symposium aims to support this theme by inviting presentations on:

- Breeding high quality oysters
- Developing new markets
- Innovation
- Reducing disease and climate risks
- Shellfish hygiene
- Environmental sustainability
- Ecosystem services
- Restoration
- Sustainable expansion of global oyster production
IOS8 invited abstracts in these and related areas, in support of the global oyster community.

 

Program

This programme is being updated.

Tuseday 5th NOVEMBER 2019
  14:00 - 18:00 Registration and poster display
     
Wednesday 6th NOVEMBER 2019
  08:00 - Registration desk opens
  09:00 - 09:30 Welcome and opening
  09:30 - 10:30 Plenary session 1
  10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
  11:00 - 12:00 Plenary session 1 (continued)
  12:00 - 13:30 Lunch break and poster viewing
  13:30 - 15:30 Sessions 1
  15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
  16:00 - 18:00 Sessions 1 (continued)
  18:00 - 19:30 Welcome reception (TBD)
     
Thursday 7th NOVEMBER 2019
  08:30 - 10:30 Sessions 2
  10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
  11:00 - 13:00 Sessions 2 (continued)
  13:00 - 14:30 Lunch break and poster viewing
  14:30 - 16:00 Sessions 3
  16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break
  16:30 - 18:00 Sessions 3 (continued)
     
Friday 8th NOVEMBER 2019
  08:00 - 17:00

Conference tours to Rushan (Shandong) for showing around oyster industry in China. Transportation and meals will be provided with no additional charge, but registration is required for this activity. Please indicated your intention to join this tour when you register for the conference.



Invited Speakers

INvited Speakers
Organization (more details)
Dr. Bernard Degnan Professor, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia (https://biological-sciences.uq.edu.au/profile/429/bernard-degnan)
Dr. Dennis Hedgecock Profesor, College of Letters, Arts and Science, University of Southern California, USA
(https://dornsife.usc.edu/cf/faculty-and-staff/faculty.cfm?pid=1003344)
Dr. Guofan Zhang Professor, Institute of Oceanology Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (http://english.qdio.cas.cn/pe/fas/201105/t20110519_70002.html)
Dr. Ximing Guo Professor, Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, Rutgers University
Dr. Christopher Langdon Professor, College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University

 

Travel & Lodging

The Four-Star Qingdao Huanghai Hotel is one of Shandong Province's excellent hotels and ranked among the ten best establishments in Qingdao. It is a member of both the Tourist Hotel Association of China and the Friendship Hotel Group of China.

The Huanghai Hotel boasts an excellent location near picturesque Huiquan Bay. Its main towers provide visitors with breathtaking views of the ocean, islands, trees, and the hills. Not only is the setting gorgeous, but the air in Qingdao is clean and sweet. The scenic Number One Bathing Beach and Zhongshan Park are nearby, as is the German Governor's Mansion and other attractions, including many fine restaurants. The World Financial Center and other business spots are just minutes from the Huanghai Hotel.
These features make the Huanghai Hotel the great option to stay in Qingdao for visitors all over the world coming to the city for business, pleasure, or both together. The property is approximately three kilometers from Qingdao Railway Station and 30 kilometers from Qingdao International Airport.
You are always welcome!

Conference price:
Standard room (two beds): RMB 380/night, breakfast included.
Queen room (one bed): RMB 490/night, breakfast included.
Suite room: RMB 880/night, breakfast included.

 

Registration Fees

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USD/Person
RMB/Person
Registration by
20 Sep. 2019
Registration after
21 Sep. 20199
Registration by
10 Sep. 2009
Registration after
10 Sep. 2009
Non-Student Fee
(Non-WOS member)

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($360)
$350
($420)
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Student Fee
(Non-WOS member)

$250
($300)

$300
($360)
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Note:
The World Oyster Society (WOS) members are eligible to give oral or poster presentation at the International Oyster Symposium (IOS) and can receive a discount of the IOS registration fee.
The symposium attendees are welcomto apply for the WOS membership with NO cost.
*To qualify for Member Rate, your Membership Number of the World Oyster Society is required.

How to pay

PAYMENT METHOD and Bank Transfer Information

Name Of Organization :Qing Dao Huang Hai Hotel
Costomer's Bank in China :Industrial and Commercial Bank of China QingDao Branch Shinan Sub-Br.
Add :16 Guangxi Rd, Qingdao, China
SWTIFT BIC : ICBKCNBJQDO
Account Number : 3803021009006508442

IMPORTANT NOTES:
Please make the note "Oyster symposium registration" when making registration payment using bank wire transer.
After remittance, please write down your name and email on the bank remittance receipts, then scan and submit through registration portal.

ONLINE (www.ouc.edu.cn/en/login.html) Register online using our secure site

 


Important Dates

June 20, 2019 Regisutration Open
June 20, 2019 Abstract Submission Opens
September 20, 2019 Early Bird Registration ends
September 20, 2019 Deadline for submission of abstracts
October 20, 2019 Late online registration deadline





Abstracts Submission

Instructions for Abstract Submission
Guidlines for abstracts, abstract template, oral presentation, submission of PowerPoint presentation, posters and registration.

Please click here for the detailed information.


Sponsorship & Exhibbitor Opportunities

The official IOS 2019 industry prospectus is now available. If you are interested in collaborating with us in the symposium, please contact Prof. Shikai Liu (Local Organising Committee).



Contact

Prof. Shikai Liu

Email: liushk@ouc.edu.cn

Tel: 86 532 82032595