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NEFSC Milford Laboratory
212 Rogers Avenue
Milford, CT 06460-6499
(203) 882-6500 (voice)
(203) 882-6570 or -6517 (fax)

The 36th Milford Aquaculture Seminar will be held January 11-13th, 2016!

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Please join us for the next gathering of the Milford Aquaculture Seminar, January 11-13th, at the Courtyard by Marriott in Shelton CT.

Remember to register for the meeting by the December 11th to get the best rate!

The schedule of speakers can be downloaded HERE.

Please see the tentative agenda below.  Details will be updated as the program develops.

Monday, January 11th, 2016
6:30 PM Registration opens
7:00-10:00 Poster session and opening reception
Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
8:00 AM Registration opens
8:00-9:00 Continental breakfast
9:00-9:30 Opening remarks
9:30-10:30 Technical presentations
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:00 Technical presentations
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:00 Special Session: Eco-Forecasting for Shellfish Management
3:00-3:15 Coffee break
3:15-4:45 Technical presentations
Dinner on your own

Detailed schedule of speakers can be downloaded HERE.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
8:00 AM Registration opens
8:00-9:00 Continental breakfast
9:00-10:30 Technical presentations
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:30 Special Session: Kelp Aquaculture
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 Technical presentations
2:30-2:45 Coffee break
2:45-4:00 Technical presentations

Full registration includes a poster social on Monday January 11th as well as formal presentations, breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks on January 12th and 13th.  This year, daily registrations are also available.

Registration Fees

  Early Bird Rate After December 11th
Full Registration 135 160
Student Registration 80 100
Opening Reception, Jan 11th 35 35
Tuesday Only, Jan 12th 65 65
Wednesday Only, Jan 13th 65 65

Meeting registration is now online (payment via credit card)!  Register here.

We're happy to announce that the 36th Milford Aquaculture Seminar will once again be held at the Courtyard Marriott in Shelton, Connecticut; approximately 10 miles from the Milford Laboratory. 

A block of rooms has been held at the hotel for a rate of $109 + tax.  Reservations can be made by calling 203.929.1500 or 800.MARRIOTT and mentioning Milford Aquaculture Seminar.  If you would rather make your reservations online, use this link: Book your group rate for Milford Aquaculture. Please note, you will only receive this reduced room rate if you use the code or mention the meeting!

The cut-off date for reservations at this rate is Friday, December 11th, 2015 at 5pm.

Oral Presentations
Speakers are limited to a total of 15 minutes for their presentations and questions.  A projector with IBM-compatible computer will be available for oral presentations using Powerpoint.  Presentations can be loaded from a CD or USB thumb drive prior to your session.   

After the meeting, presentations will be converted to PDF files and made available via this website once presenter approval is received.  Presenters are welcome to opt-out of making their presentation publically available.

Posters

Posters must be no larger than 36" by 48" and can be set up anytime after 6:30pm around the pool on Monday, January 11th.  Poster boards and pins will be provided.   After the opening reception, posters will be relocated to the ballroom where they will remain displayed for the duration of the meeting

Previous Meetings

The 35th Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held January 14-16, 2015, in conjunction with the Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition.

The 34th Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held February 24-26, 2014. Download the complete 2014 abstract book.

The 33rd Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on December 12 - 15th, 2012 in conjunction with the Northeast Aquaculture Conference & Exposition and the International Conference on Shellfish Restoration. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol 32, no.2, 571-612.

The 32nd Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on March 12 - 14th, 1-2012. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 31, no.1, 201-230.

The 31st Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on February 7 - 9, 2011. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 30, no.2, 437-458.

The 30th Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on February 8 - 10, 2010. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 29, no. 2, pages 535 - 564.

The 29th Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on February 23 - 25, 2009. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 28, no. 3, pages 641 - 659.

The 28th Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on February 25 - 27, 2008. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 27, no. 4, pages 939 - 964.

The 27th Milford Seminar was held with NACE 2006 on December 6 - 8, 2006. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 26, no.2, pages 645 - 672.

The 26th Milford Seminar was held on February 27 - March 1, 2006. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 25, no.2, pages 651 - 656.

The 25th Anniversary Milford Seminar was held on February 28 - March 2, 2005. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 24 no 4, pages 1257 - 1277.

The 24th Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on February 23 - 25, 2004. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 23, no.2, pages 628 - 645

The 23rd Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on February 24 - 26, 2003. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 22, no.1, pages 285 - 304.

The 22nd Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on February 25 - 27, 2002. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol.21, no.1, pages 329 - 356.

The 21st Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on February 26 - 28, 2001. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 20, no.1, pages 509 - 530.

The 20th Anniversary Milford Aquaculture Seminar was held on February 28 - March 1, 2000. Abstracts are published in the Journal of Shellfish Research, Vol. 19, no.1 pages 563 – 584.

Aquaculture and Enhancement Division

Since 1975, Milford Laboratory has presented research results at the Milford Aquaculture Seminar and transferred information and technology to the aquaculture industry, the scientific community, and the public.

Contacts:

Walter Blogoslawski
walter.blogoslawski@noaa.gov
(203) 882-6535 voice
(203) 882-6570 fax

 

Lisa Milke
lisa.milke@noaa.gov
(203) 882-6528 voice
(203) 882-6570 fax

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