4th ANZPAC Workshop on Biofouling Management for Sustainable Shipping

Mon, 30 September 2019, 6:00 PM - Fri, 04 October 2019, 1:30 PM [AEST]

1 Convention Place, Melbourne, Victoria, 3006, Australia

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The Standard ticket includes meet & greet (evening of 30 September), lunch & morning and afternoon refreshments (1-4 October).

IMarEST Member Ticket Partial Approval -$800.00

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The IMarEST Member ticket includes meet & greet (evening of 30 Sept), lunch & morning and afternoon refreshments (1-4 October). IMarEST members will be asked for their membership number.

Student Ticket Partial Approval - $425.00

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includes meet & greet (evening of 30 Sept), lunch & morning and afternoon refreshments (1-4 October). Student status needs to be verified with a supporting letter from the student's academic supervisor, university department or institution.

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Event Information

Mon, 30 September 2019, 6:00 PM - Fri, 04 October 2019, 1:30 PM [AEST]

About the Event

Workshop Objective

To identify, promote and develop effective and practical biofouling management strategies that will ensure shipping and other maritime industries can continue to underpin trade, security, and economic development with minimal environmental impact

History

The inaugural ANZPAC Workshop on Biofouling Management for Sustainable Shipping in 2013 was an outstanding international event that brought industry together with scientists and regulators, and this success was repeated with the second workshop in 2015. The workshop is most similar in scope to the International Congress on Marine Corrosion and Fouling, and therefore held in alternate years to those events. It differs, however, in having a greater focus on practical issues facing the shipping sector in terms of regulatory compliance, efficiency of vessel performance, and other challenges posed by biofouling and its management.

Agenda

Oral presentations are by invitation only, and the invited speakers and their topics will be specifically selected to provide a global outlook on current biofouling management needs, requirements and practices, deficiencies in effectiveness and practicality, and the status of research in better understanding impacts and developing innovative solutions.

Specific goals of the workshop are to:

·   Explore the current and future maritime landscape as it relates to recent and proposed regulations, standard development and implementation;

·   Discuss the needs of vessel operators to find a balance between improved vessel fuel efficiency, reduced maintenance costs, effective biosecurity risk mitigation and compliance with proposed standards; and,

·     Identify where the knowledge and policy gaps are that are hindering the implementation of effective biofouling management strategies and standards

The themes for the 2019 workshop will include: regulations & requirements (biosecurity/antifouling), biofouling & vessel efficiency, biofouling management, in-water cleaning (methods & management), invasive & non-indigenous species risks, and domestic & small vessels (risks and management).

Poster presentations are invited.

 

 

Cancellation policy

A full refund is available up until September 5th, 2017 5pm.  After this date there is no refund.

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About the Organizer

The workshop is led by John Lewis, Principal Marine Consultant at ESLink Services.

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