Following the very successful PARADI Conference held in Senegal in November 1993 and the Fisheries Society of Africa (FISA) Conference in Nairobi in August 1995, the two organizations have invited their respective representatives in South Africa to arrange the next meeting of each organization in South Africa. Members of both the PARADI Association and FISA are involved with fish and fisheries throughout Africa and it was therefore decided to combine forces to present a unified meeting.
The Conference venue will be the famous 1820 Settler Monument conference center, one the most modern of its kind anywhere. Abundant affordable accommodation is available at the adjacent Rhodes University.
In the traditions of both the PARADI Association and FISA, the Conference will be inclusive of a wide range of interests of marine, estuarine and freshwater fishes.
African Fish and Fisheries: Diversity and Utilisation Conference,
JLB Smith Institute, Private Bag 1015, Grahamstown, 6140, SOUTH AFRICA
Telephone: + 27 461 311002/6/9 Fax: + 27 461 22403
Internet updates: http://www.ru.ac.za/affiliates/jlb/fishcon
Languages: English and French (translation services will be available).
Venue: 1820 Settlers Monument, Grahamstown. This large, venue is ideal, with excellent, MODERN facilities which will allow for productive exchanges of ideas during the conference.
Start: Sunday 13 September 1998,
End: Saturday 19 September 1998,
Travel: International airports: Cape Town, Johannesburg or Durban. Local airport: Port Elizabeth, 120 km from Grahamstown. Buses will be available to transport delegates to Grahamstown. Delegates may also hire cars for which their travel agents can make the bookings.
Second announcement: Those responding to the First Announcement will receive the Second Announcement due out in August 1997.
Registration Fee: Preliminary estimate R900 (approx. US$200)
Accommodation: Rhodes University residences will be available for the delegates. There are also several hotels in Grahamstown and some good Bed and Breakfast Guest Houses. Details and costs will be included in the Second Announcement.
For more information contact: http://www.ru.ac.za/affiliates/jlb/fishcon
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