With the prime objectives of promoting effective dialogue among those involved in research and development activities in fisheries and aquatic resources nationally and internationally and to build a bridge between government and non-governmental organizations concerned with such activities the third International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture (ICFA 2016) will be organized by the International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka on August 24 and 25 in Negombo, Sri Lanka.
This is the third such conference successfully organized and this time Asian Institute of Technology collaborates with ICFA 2016 as the Academic Partner, while Sri Lanka Convention Bureau, NAQDA, NARA and INFOFISH are collaborating with the conference as Strategic Partners.

Dr. K Pani Prasad, Professor at Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India, Dr. WMTB Wanninayake, Senior Marine Biologist and Former Professor of Fisheries and Aquaculture of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka and Dr. Steve Creech, Director of Pelagikos (Pvt) Ltd will be co-chairing the conference, and Prof. Sena S De Silva of School of Life & Environmental Sciences of  Deakin University together with Associate Professor Amararatne Yakupitiyage of Asian Institute of Technology of Thailand will be gracing the event as keynote speakers. In addition to this, Dr. Manoj R. Nair, Director and Chief Scientist at College of Micronesia Land Grant Programme will be sharing his knowledge through a plenary session.

The organizing body, TIIKM, Sri Lanka expects that around 100 participants will take part in this conference representing countries such as India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Nigeria, the United States of America, Germany and New Zealand, and they would wish to use this space to invite all individuals interested in the field of Fisheries and Aquaculture to take part in this event as an attendee of the conference. For more information call Nipuni Karunarathna on 077 6478957 or visit their official web site: