[UK] Swansea University invites you to attend the 7th UK Algae Conference:“The best of both worlds- combining ideas from micro-and macro algae research” on the 6th and 7th of July, 2017 sponsored by Phyconet. We aim to link post-graduate students, Post-docs, academics and algae professionals working with all types of algae. From micro to macroalgae there will be keynote speakers, flash talks and poster presentations as well as a tour of the Swansea University macro and microalgae facilities, networking, conference dinner and more. Please check the Programme here.
Themes: Algae circular economy, Algal biotechnology, Disease and Contamination, Culture & Downstream processing, Algae ecology and algae biochemistry.
The 7th UK Algae Conference “The best of both worlds- combining ideas from micro-and macro algae research” welcomes national and international postgraduates and researchers working in different areas:
- algae and the circular economy
- disease and contamination
- downstream processing
Confirmed keynote speakers from both worlds:
- Professor John G Day (SAMS) – cryopreservation of micro and macro, challenges and future trends
- Professor Juliet Brodie (Natural History Museum) – a historical perspective of projects run by the Natural History museum including taxonomy, monitoring kelps for harvesting purposes, citizen science, macroalgae microbiome
- Dr Claire Gachon (SAMS) – diseases in macroalgae
- Joe MacDonald from Varicon Aqua – “Challenges and opportunities for PBR technology suppliers in the algae bio-economy”
- Dr Robert Lovitt from Membranology Ltd.
- Dr. John Dodd from AlgaeCytes Ltd. “- AlgaeCytes -A view on the algal product commercialization path”
- Intention of abstract submission : 15th May 2017
- Final deadline for abstract submission : 26th May 2017
- Final conference registration: 10th June 2017
- Registration regular fee: £45
- Registration student fee: £25
- Registration will open on the 28th of April
For more information about the conference, please visit: 7th UK algae conference