We are pleased to announce that the 4th International Oyster Symposium will be held in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia in September 2011. IOS4 is being organised jointly by Oysters Tasmania, the World Oyster Society and NSW Industry and Investment.
IOS4 will be held at The Hobart Function and Conference Centre in Hobart. The venue is located right on the historic Hobart waterfront on the Elizabeth Street Pier.
Hobart is the capital city of Tasmania and is Australia’s southern-most capital city. Nestling between the lofty heights of Mt Wellington and the sparkling estuary of the Derwent, Hobart is a city that's shaped and defined by hills, bushland and water.
THEME OF THE SYMPOSIUM
Embracing the Future through Innovation
15 – 18 September 2011
Hobart Function and Conference Centre
1 Elizabeth Pier Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Innovation in supply
• Improving hatchery seed supply and seed quality
• Improving oyster production through breeding programs
Innovation through diversification
• Producing better oysters
• Producing new species
Innovation in a changing environment
• Managing risks caused by:
- Climate change
- Heavy metals
- Endocrine disrupting chemicals
- Oyster diseases
Innovation in promotion, handling and marketing
• Improving human health
• Increasing shelf life
• Improving retail packaging
• Building social licence
|First Announcement||November 2010|
|Abstract submissions close||6 May 2011|
|Second (Final) Announcement||June 2011|
|Early-bird registrations close||25 July 2011|
|Registrations close||8 September 2011|
|Symposium commences||15 September 2011|
The 4th International Oyster Symposium
phone: +61 3 6231 9033
When & Where
A joint initiative of the The Tasmanian Shellfish Executive Council and the Tasmanian Oyster Research Council, formed in 2009 as the communication and organisational hub of the Tasmanian oyster industry.
Terms and Conditions
All registrations will need to be made through on-line registration. Payment can be made by credit cards (we only accept VISA & Mastercard), eCheck and PayPal. Individual tickets will NOT be sent out. A confirmation of your booking will be issued on receipt of your payment.
Payments will be refunded with notification of cancellation at least 14 days prior to the event. Under no circumstances will payments or tickets be refunded after this time, however, registrations are transferable to another name.
In the instance of unforeseen circumstances requiring cancellation of the event, full refunds will be issued. Credit card details are not stored in a database of any form.
All fees must be paid in Australian Dollars (A$) and are inclusive of a 10% GST.