The Congress

The Congress

HydroMediT 2018 will focus on research and innovation technology applied mainly in the Mediterranean and its adjacent waters, but interesting solutions from other parts of the world will also be accepted.

Main topic of the Congress will be:
Blue Biotechnology in Aquatic Living Resources

The official language of the conference is English.

Papers will be peer reviewed by two (2) reviewers and only those accepted by the Scientific Committee will
be presented. The oral presentations must be less than 15 minutes.

A Poster Session will be included in the Congress. Scientific Committee reserves the right to re-assign
submission to a different type of presentation (from oral to poster, and vice – versa).

Proceedings will be available to delegates upon arrival on site (in digital or web-based format).


General Fields of Interest will be the following: 

  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries
  • Processing of Aquatic Products
  • Economics and Marketing of Fisheries Products
  • Environmental Management
  • Inland Aquatic Resources
  • Oceanography
  • Aquatic Biodiversity


The above general fields can include the following topics, as a non exhaustive list:

Field 1st: Aquaculture

  • Innovative Biotechnological Applications & Products
  • Aquaculture Genetics, Physiology, Nutrition & Welfare
  • New Species with Commercial Interest
  • New Farming Methods and Techniques
  • Diseases of Aquatic Animals
  • Sustainable & Organic Aquaculture
  • Integrated Multitrophic Aquaculture


Field 2nd: Fisheries

  • Fisheries Policy & Sustainable Management
  • New Fishing Techniques
  • Marine Fisheries Resources
  • Species Biology and Ecology
  • Fisheries Socio-Economics


Field 3rd: Processing of Aquatic Products

  • Processing of Products & Quality
  • Product Control & Microorganisms Risk Assessment
  • Hygiene of Products and Consumer’s Safety
  • Product Authentication & Certification
  • Products & Techniques of Promotion


Field 4th: Economics and Marketing of Fisheries Products

  • Innovative Productivity in Fisheries Production
  • Competitive Fisheries Products
  • Sustainability Criteria of the Enterprises
  • Fisheries Products Marketing


Field 5th: Environmental Management

  • Interactions Between Aquaculture and Environment
  • Interactions Between Fisheries and Environment
  • Sustainable Water Resources Management
  • Environmental Planning
  • Environmental Risk Management
  • Monitoring Ecosystem Health
  • Environmental Management Systems


Field 6th: Inland Aquatic Resources

  • Eco-Hydrology & Limnology
  • Wetlands and Aquatic Systems Management
  • Estuary Ecosystems, Transitional waters
  • Modelling and Monitoring of Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Legislation and Administrative Frameworks


Field 7th: Marine Diversity and Conservation

  • Ecology, Biogeography and Diversity
  • Invasive Species Biology
  • Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics of Marine Organisms
  • Marine Conservation Planning
  • Marine Protected Areas and Blue Economy


Field 8th: Environmental Management

  • Integrated Coastal Zone Management
  • Sustainable Water Resources Management
  • Monitoring Ecosystem Health
  • Environmental Management Systems