The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of Asian Fisheries Acoustics Society

AFAS 2023

THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON UNDERWATER ACOUSTIC TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE FISHERY IN ASIA


Program


DATE

November 13-16, 2023

Shanghai, China

 
a visa is needed
All visitors to China must have a valid visa to travel to and enter China. A Welcome Letter will be attached to your registration confirmation email following the completion of registration.

 

HOST

Shanghai Ocean University

 

Yangtze River Fisheries Research Institute,CAFS

 

 

MEETING VENUE

The conference will be held at the conference room in Paradise Jinjiang Hotel.

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Paradise Jinjiang Hotel

 

ACCOMMODATIONfully occupied

Paradise Jinjiang Hotel is available with special contract rate (50 rooms total):

Room rate: 450 RMB (ca. 65 USD, Double/day)

450 RMB (ca. 65 USD, Twin/day)

 

ABOUT SHANGHAI

Shanghai is the largest city in China and one of the most populous cities in the world. Located on the eastern coast of China, Shanghai is a global financial center and a major transportation hub, with the world's busiest container port. The city is home to a diverse range of cultures, with a long history dating back to the Qing Dynasty. It is known for its modern skyline, bustling streets and vibrant nightlife.

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THEME & TOPICS

The Asian Fisheries Acoustics Society (AFAS) has successfully organizedfifteen annual meetings under the umbrella named "The International Conference on Underwater Acoustics for Sustainable Fisheries in Asia" since it was established in Dalian, China in 2007. The annual meetingshavebeen effectively promoted the dissemination and development of fisheries acoustics in Asia.

Th 15th annual meeting of AFAS was held in Busan, Korea from 14 to 16 November 2022. Throughout the conferences so far, the main theme has been to contribute and exchange the knowledge and experience on marine science and technology especially fisheries acoustics with Asian Scientists.

The upcoming meetingwill be held in Shanghai, China from 13 to 16 November 2023. Both oral and poster presentations are welcome and deemed to inspire further discussions on the four special topics. Scientists, researchers and manufactures in the field of fisheries acoustics as well as other fisheries research areas are welcome.

 

 

STEERING COMMITTEE

Prof. Yong TANG
(Chairman)

Shanghai Ocean University, China

 

Prof. Tohru Mukai
 (President of AFAS)

Hokkaido University, Japan

 

Prof. Doojin Hwang
 (Vice President of AFAS)

Chonnam National University, Korea

 

Kouichi Sawada
(Vice President of AFAS)

Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency (FRA), Japan

 

Prof. Henry M. Manik

IPB University, Indonesia

 

Prof. Hsueh-Jung LU

National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

 

 

 

PROGRAM

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The abstract should be submitted to the meeting secretariat only by E-mail in the format of Microsoft Word. The deadline of abstract submission is by15th October (Deadline Extended)30thSeptember 2023.Please notice that your papershould belong to one of thefollowing sessions.

1) Acoustic Technology

 

2) Theory and Target Strength

  

3) Acoustic Application

  

4) Acoustic in Marine Ranch and Fresh Water

 

 

ABSTRACT FORMAT


Template
 Size: One page (A4 paper size).

Margin: Top 30 mm, bottom/left/right 25 mm.

Font: Times New Roman, 12 point.

Title: 13 point font size, bold and align center.

Author(s), Affiliation(s), and Address(es): 11 point, align center.

Text: 12 point, single space and fully justified.

Keyword: 12 point in one line volume at maximum.

 

AFAS AWARD

The AFAS award was established in 2012. "Young Fisheries Acoustician Award" is given to a fisheries acoustic researcher under the age of 40 for their excellent presentation. The "Student Best Presentation Awards" are given to students for their best presentation. If you are an entry for these awards, please indicate in your abstract.

 

PRESENTATION

The contributedpapers will be selected for oral or poster presentations. The language of the conference will be English. Each oral presenter including invited lecturers, oral and poster presenterswill be given 15 minutes. The maximum size for poster presentation is 120 x 90 cm.

 

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

All participants should complete the Registration Form and send it to the meeting secretariat by E-mail by 15th October (Deadline Extended)30th September, 2023.

The Registration Form can be downloaded here

Registration fees:

 

Non Student:  200 USD (30,000JPY or 1460RMB)

Student:            100 USD(15,000JPY or 730RMB)

Walk-in:             300 USD(45,000JPY or 2190RMB)

 

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

 

Prof. Xinjun CHEN (Chairman)

College of Marine Science, Shanghai Ocean University

 

 Associate Prof. Jianfeng TONG (Co-Chairman)

College of Marine Science, Shanghai Ocean University

 

Prof. Yong TANG (Vice-Chairman)

College of Marine Science, Shanghai Ocean University

 

Prof. Hui ZHANG (Vice-Chairman)

Yangtze River Fisheries Research Institute, CAFS

   

Prof. Wei SHEN

College of Marine Science, Shanghai Ocean University

 

Associate Prof. Xuguang ZHANG

College of Marine Ecology and Environment, Shanghai Ocean University

 

Dr. Ke WANG

Yangtze River Fisheries Research Institute, CAFS

 

 

 

MEETING SECRETARIAT

For further information, please contact the meeting secretariat:

Associate Prof. Jianfeng TONG

College of Marine Science,

Shanghai Ocean University

999, HuchengHuan Road, Nanhui New City, Shanghai 201306, P.R China

Tel: +86 15618623426

Fax: +86 21 61900304

E-mail:jftong@shou.edu.cn

 

 

 

LOCATION

Paradise Jinjiang Hotel No. 2558, Changyang Road,

Wujiaochang, Yangpu District, Shanghai, China

TEL:021-35129898

 

 

 

ACCESS

There are two ways to go to the Paradise Jinjiang Hotel from overseas. One is via Shanghai Pudong International Airport (Section 1) and the other is via Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (Section 2).

 

1.From Shanghai Pudong International Airport to the Hotel

From Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Paradise Jinjiang Hotel by taxi or Metro.

Metro transfer: line 2 ->line 4->line 12 (Longchang Road), D7 RMB

Taxi price: ca. D160 RMB

2.From Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to the Hotel

From Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to Paradise Jinjiang Hotel by taxi or Metro.

Metro transfer: line 10 (or Line2) -> line 12 (Longchang Road), D5 RMB

Taxi price: ca. D130 RMB